The art and science of imagination

In the Classroom 9/25/2016

1st Grade: Chalkboard Drawing Little snail, Dreaming you go, Weather and rose is all you know. Weather and rose Is all you see, Drinking the dewdrops’ Mystery.  ~Langston Hughes 1st Grade: Watercolor Painting Yellow streaming out into the sky. In this exercise, first graders pul

In the Classroom 9/18/2016

1st and 2nd Grades: Cooking Class The first and second graders enjoyed cooking class this week, making use of our new “teaching island” outside the kitchen. They loved preparing their birthday celebration meal, which consisted of lemon-herb bread and homemade ice cream! 2n

4th Grade Norse Mythology

The flip side of the chalkboard drawings you saw here last week, these were rendered by our fourth graders, re-created from the teacher’s chalkboard drawings. The images came first to the children through storytelling. The children listened as their teacher brought a lesson thro

Harvest Festival: Octcober 1st, 1-5pm

Harvest Festival 2016 Saturday, October 1st, 1:00—5:00 p.m. fall into fun! Come Celebrate autumn and enjoy the gifts of the harvest with the whole family with pony rides, live music, food, games, apple cider, blacksmith demonstrations, crafts and more! Admission, live music, and selec

Chalkboard Drawings in the Grades

Chalkboard drawings are a part of Waldorf Education that not everyone is aware of, and even fewer get to see for themselves. They are a cornerstone of Waldorf classrooms, and are an integral part of the way lessons are brought to students. The images come first to the children through

2016 Rose Ceremony

Welcome first graders! Our Rose Ceremony on the first day of school. A tradition of Waldorf schools around the world, the incoming first graders were welcomed to their new world by the eighth graders on the first day of school.  

Rose Ceremony, Welcome First Graders, Tuesday, September 6th

A tradition of Waldorf schools around the world, the incoming first graders are welcomed to their new world by the eighth graders on the first day of school. This simple ceremony is a marker of an important transition for the children. Entering the grades is something many of the Kind

Meet & Greet for New Families

New to the School? NEW FAMILIES, Please come out a little bit early on Tuesday, September 6th, at 12:00 noon to meet and mingle with other families new to the Da Vinci Waldorf School Community!

Back-to-School Picnic Potluck, Tuesday, September 6th, 12:30 p.m.

Please join us on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 6th, at 12:30 p.m. for the Back-to-School Picnic Potluck! We ask that families in attendance kindly bring an item to share, according to your child’s family name, as follows: A-F side dishes, fruits, cheese and crackers, ve

Graduation 2016

Graduation 2016 Friday, June 3rd, we gathered together to say goodbye and good luck to Grace, Sadie, and Iris.  The day was beautiful—warm and sunny—setting just the right mood for our celebration. Mrs. Julian, Mrs. Dudeck, Mrs. English and Mrs. Paulsen spoke from the heart, recountin