Author Archives: Amy Howard

Michaelmas: Saturday, October 2nd, 1pm to 6pm

This year’s Michaelmas Festival will be held on Saturday, October 2nd from 1pm to 6pm.  This festival is open to the public, so feel free to bring your friends and family!  Pony rides, food and other fun activities will be available.  Tickets are sold at the door. For more information on Michaelmas, please read last […]

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Welcome Back to School Pot Luck on Saturday

Just a reminder to all our currently enrolled parents to join us at the Pot Luck on Saturday, September 11th. The event will run from noon to 3pm and will give us all a chance to mingle with old and new friends while the children can enjoy free play on the playground. Everyone please bring […]

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Brilliant Parenting Discussion Group

The Brilliant Parenting Discussion Group will meet at Water’s Edge Waldorf School, 150 W. Bonner Road at 7:00 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of each month to discuss a variety of topics of interest to parents who take a mindful approach to the choices they make in raising their children. The group is open to […]

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On The Web: Research Finds No Advantage In Learning To Read From Age Five

Great article about a study about the ages children learn to read and whether or not late readers showed any disadvantages later on: http://www.voxy.co.nz/national/research-finds-no-advantage-learning-read-age-five/5/33888 Thanks to Donna Brooks for forwarding this along.  Comments on the article are welcome!

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Article: "The Growing Backlash Against Overparenting"

This recent article has been passed around by a number of parents and teachers at our school.  We’ve decided to share it here, so it can be easily passed along to the rest of our community as well as friends and family: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1940395-1,00.html Please feel free to leave comments here!

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"Art in the Waldorf School: Meeting the Developing Child" with Leo Klein

Saturday Parent Morning with Leo Klein “Art in the Waldorf School:  Meeting the Developing Child.”  9:00 to 11:00 a.m.   All parents should plan to attend.  Limited childcare will be offered for a fee by some of our older students and graduates, but we encourage you to make your own childcare arrangements if you can. If […]

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Pardon Our Dust

Some people may have noticed one or two items on the web site not working recently.  This is due to a change in the hosting company that provides the server space for our web site.  While we have been trying to get things back up quickly, some things take a little longer than others. Thanks […]

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Helping Hands Day, 9/19/09

Just a reminder for all our parents – Helping Hands Day is this Saturday. Child Care will be provided for those who need it.(please bring a water bottle and snack for your child)   Work is scheduled to run from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. There will be some general cleanup of the yard and garden in […]

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Welcome Back Water's Edge!

Welcome back to all of our students, faculty, and staff.  And to all the new families that have joined us this year – welcome to our school and our community. Older students from Kathy Matlin’s class wait to welcome this year’s first grade students in the yearly Rose Ceremony. Elizabeth English (on the right) performs […]

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Link of The Week

Water’s Edge parent, Claudia M. Lenart has written another wonderful article!  Here is the link to it: http://nutrition.suite101.com/article.cfm/best_brain_foods_for_children Feel free to share your comments too!

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