The art and science of imagination

3rd Grade Holi Celebration

Holi is a spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the festival of colors. The third graders celebrated on Thursday, March 24th, using special, non-toxic paint to creatively paint themselves, as per tradition. Fun was had by all!  

Early Childhood Field Trip

On March 21, the Early Childhood classes embarked on a field trip to Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg. The children enjoyed feeding cows,  feeding chickens, petting horses, climbing trees, learning about farm life, tapping maple trees for sap, and taking in the great outdoors

3rd Grade Smoothie-and-Granola Fundraiser

This past Friday, the third grade held a Smoothie-and-Granola Fundraiser. The class is currently in a measurement block—with a focus on time, size, weight and amount. As both cooking and farming are also a major part of the third grade curriculum, the class decided to raise funds for

The bees have arrived!

The 4th/5th grade class (left) and 6th/7th/8th grade class (right) tending the bees. They opened up the hive to find out if the queen was released from her traveling cage.

May Faire 2016: Saturday, May 14th

May Faire 2016 Saturday, May 14th, 1:00—5:00 p.m. Join us for a Celebration of Spring! The merriment will include: Live music “Roots & Shoots” cafe Pony rides Petting zoo May Pole dancing Cake Walk Face Painting Games & Bubble Blowing Treasure Hunt, for the little

Parent-Baby Class & Lunch

Parent-Baby Class & Lunch Saturday, April 30th, 11:30 a.m. Expecting parents & moms and dads with babes in arms (conception through age one) are warmly invited to join us for a FREE lunch-and-learning event. Over a simple, delicious lunch of homemade, organic bread and soup, w

Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School—Tuesday, April 19, 8:45 a.m.

Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School Tuesday, April 19, 8:45 a.m. Come tour and observe Waldorf education in action! Experience the warmth of our Early Childhood classrooms. Watch the lively engagement of our grade school students in math, science, and history, taught like you’v

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Woodworking

Our 6th, 7th and 8th Graders have gathered wood for their woodworking projects and are beginning to saw and shape the pieces. Students chose their pieces of wood with their projects in mind, and are learning to identify natural elements in the wood that can add to the aesthetic of the

Spring Chicks!

This week the third graders welcomed six baby chicks to the world!  The children helped incubate them, and eagerly anticipated their arrival, while learning about their development every step of the way. Helping eggs to hatch and then taking care of the chicks as they grow touches on

3rd Grade Play: “The Child of the Nile”

Last week the third graders presented their play for this year—”The Child of the Nile,” by David Blair.  It’s the story of Moses from Hebrew Scriptures. During this year they have spent a great deal of time exploring Hebrew legends and learning about the Israelites a