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DVWS on WGN

The artistry of Da Vinci alumni parent Claudia Lenart was featured in a news segment on WGN this week, and our school—along with Miss Ieva and a few our our students—made an appearance within the story, as well! You can view the segment here. You can read Claudia’s heart-warming

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class—Saturday, February 11, 10am

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class Saturday, February 11, 10:00 a.m. Children 2 to 5 years old are invited to Da Vinci Waldorf School to play, enjoy some circle games, and hear a story told with handcrafted table puppets. This is a free event! Please register by calling (847)5

Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School

Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School Tuesday, January 24, 8:45 a.m. 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 Earl

Christmas Pageant 12/21/2016

We had our annual Christmas pageant on Wednesday, and it was a beautiful and special experience. Throughout the seasons there are festivals of many kinds that are traditionally taken up in Waldorf schools. During this darkest time of year, people of all faiths ceremoniously lean into

Santa Lucia 12/13/2016

Our Santa Lucia celebration was Tuesday, December 13th. As is our tradition, the oldest girl at Da Vinci Waldorf School led the procession. Santa Lucia was an Italian saint from the island of Sicily. She is the complement to St. Nicholas during this time of Advent, representing Divine

Advent Garden 12/12/2016

Advent Garden  Advent Garden, a special experience for early childhood through third grade students, was held Monday, December 12th. Advent, a time of waiting and becoming, is perhaps the favorite and most precious time of year for children. There is much warmth, anticipation, and lov

JOIN DVWS GIVING CIRCLE by February 3rd

Why are we doing it this way? After years of experience with Shared Gifting through the Rudolf Steiner Finance grant, we wanted to bring this model to our community to change the the way donors are involved in the uses and direction of their gifts. A true community spirit is kindled w

DVWS Alumni Take Flight Grant

The Da Vinci Waldorf (DVWS) Board of Trustees believes in the school’s students and wants to help them to get a little air beneath their wings and make a difference in the world. A $200 fund has been created and will be awarded in full or parts to student alumni who meet the eligibili

Christmas Pageant 12/21/2016

Giving Circle, Milestone reached!

As of Tuesday, December 13th, we have twenty-two giving circle members for a total of $6,000.00! We have reached our first milestone; the $6000 fund for the operating budget has been met, and now every dollar given to the Giving Circle will be used for projects, as the members direct.