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Martinmas—Grades Lantern Walk 11/10/2016

Martinmas—Grades Lantern Walk 11/10/2016 Our annual Martinmas Lantern Walk was held yesterday, Thursday, November 10th, for all grades students. Children and their families met in their respective classrooms to hear a story and/or song from their teachers before lighting their lantern

Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School

Da Vinci Waldorf School offers developmentally-appropriate education for children, from age one all the way through 8th grade. Come tour and observe Waldorf education in action! Experience the warmth of our Early Childhood classrooms. Watch the lively engagement of our grade school st

Coat & Outerwear Drive, November 1-12

School-wide Coat & Outerwear Drive November 1-12 In the spirit of St. Martin, we will be collecting the following items for the next two weeks to share with those in need. coats (may be gently used and must be clean)   NEW items only: hats mittens gloves scarves socks  

In the Classroom 11/6/2016

El Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) As part of our Spanish program we celebrated the Day of the Dead this week in traditional Mexican style, with tamales, Pan de Muertos (bread of the dead), Alfeñiques (sugar skulls), and of course the Ofrenda, the altar where loved ones who h

In the Classroom 10/29/2016

  Early Childhood Moment Peeling a quail egg helps develop dexterity and certainty in the hands. 1st Grade: Woodland Story First grade chalkboard drawing from a woodland story. Observation of nature and seasons, along with the magical stories of the tiny creatures are the beginni

4th Grade Trip to Camp Edwards, 10/24-10/26

4th Grade: Camp Edwards The fourth grade went to Camp Edwards this past week. They had an amazing experience learning about different animals of the Midwest and participating in activities such as canoeing, shelter building and learning about Native American life. They were joined by

5th & 6th Grades: Starved Rock State Park

5th & 6th Grades: Starved Rock State Park The fifth and sixth graders enjoyed a trip to Starved Rock State Park near Oglesby, Illinois this week, enriching their study of geology with real-world exploration. They enjoyed hiking French Canyon and Tonty Canyon (especially the waterf

In the Classroom 10/21/2016

Hike Day Hike Day in Sunflower Garden. Wonder Garden Glimpses Miss Kelly providing a bit of TLC to start the day—soul food! 1st & 2nd Grades: Extra Lesson Extra Lesson brings “Wool Winding” to first and second graders. This exercise develops both a sense of left and ri

Holiday Market 2016!

Join us Saturday, November 19th for an amazing day of artisan shopping, live music, delicious food, holiday merriment and FUN! This annual event is an all-around favorite.  We hope you can join us!

Fall Grades Assembly 10/20

Fall Grades Assembly Thursday, October 20th, 8:45 a.m.