The art and science of imagination

Wonder Garden—First Hike!

Our littlest ones went on their first hike this week!

6th, 7th & 8th Grades: Light Catcher Window Hangings

6th, 7th & 8th Grades: Light Catcher Window Hangings The 6th, 7th and 8th graders are studying world geography in their main lesson block, and so Mrs. Ecklund explored that theme with the recent class art project. The students each created a light catcher window hanging with the g

RECAP & TESTIMONIAL: First Annual DVWS Giving Circle Event

RECAP & TESTIMONIAL: First Annual DVWS Giving Circle Event Jump to: Proposals | Testimonial | Photos Thirty-three members of our community came together on Saturday, March 5th to “put our money where our mouth is.” We came together with the goal of allocating a large c

RECAP:Music Recitals, 4th-8th Grades

RECAP:Music Recitals, 4th-8th Grades The students showed great delight in performing for their audience last Thursday night. All of the students performed with great presence, and the audience enjoyed the beautiful sounds!                

6th, 7th & 8th Grades: World Geography

6th, 7th & 8th Grades: World Geography The 6th, 7th and 8th graders are studying world geography through the lens of formation and processes of water, land, heat and air. We have explored how rivers, wind and rain have carved the landscape (canyon painting) and how forces of heat

1st, 2nd & 3rd Grades: Maple Tree Tapping, Sap Boiling & Syrup Making!

1st, 2nd & 3rd Grades: Maple Tree Tapping, Sap Boiling & Syrup Making! Grades 1, 2 and 3 has a wonderful time last Friday learning about the tapping of maple trees and the process of making maple syrup at the Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg. They were able to watch t

“Take Flight” Alumni Grant Recipients

Announcing our “Take Flight” Alumni Grant Recipients Congratulations to our “Take Flight” grant recipients: Katie Hurt-Haller and Elise Fiskum! Elise and Katie both graduated from DVWS in 2015 and have received $100 each for study abroad trips. Elise will be ta

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class—Saturday, April 16th, 10:00 a.m.

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class Saturday, April 16th, 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)52

1st & 2nd Grade Play: “Mother Earth and Father Sun”

1st & 2nd Grade Play: “Mother Earth and Father Sun” The first and second grade play “Mother Earth and Father Sun” was well-received last Friday. The students did their very best dramatic presentation of this story of the seasons, complete with fairies, grea

Girls’ Night Out—A Big Hit!

Girls’ Night Out—A Big Hit! Thank you to all who attended our Girls’ Night Out at Alley 59 in Barrington on February 5th. A fun time was had by all! Thanks to the PTO chairs Megan Tegelman and Lynda Julian for hatching the idea and organizing it. A special thanks to those