The art and science of imagination

Water’s Edge Community Garage Sale

  Water’s Edge Community Garage Sale Friday, June 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 150 W. Bonner Rd., Wauconda  Come shop at our sale and support Waldorf education.  A percentage of the profits from each vendor will be donated to support the school! Somet

Link of The Week

An article on Slow Parenting that I think will sound very familiar to many of our Waldorf families… http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/sfmoms/detail?entry_id=36995 Please share your thoughts!

Picture of The Week: Call for Summer Pictures

Do you have great pictures you’d like to share from your summer break adventures?  Please send them our way and they may be featured on our Picture of The Week section!  Feel free to include a caption or small story to share details about the image.

On The Web: Understanding How Waldorf Education is Unique

This week’s online tidbit comes from our own Claudia Lenart.  In case you didn’t catch it then, here is a link to an article she wrote last fall: http://primary-school-curriculum.suite101.com/article.cfm/understanding_how_waldorf_schools_are_unique Please feel free to leav

Congratulations to our 2009 Graduates!

(click to view larger) Please join all of us at Water’s Edge Waldorf School in congratulating our newest graduates.  8th-graders Nikala Purcell and Tessa Wallis-Deering received their diplomas today in a beautiful and emotional ceremony. (Photos by Amy Howard)

Upcoming Events

Here are the upcoming events for our last week of this school year: Thursday, June 4, 7 p.m., “Where Do the Children Play?” Screening at Water’s Edge. Please RSVP.  Our last screening of this thought-provoking documentary.  If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure t

Picture of The Week: Sunflower Garden Graduates

(click on image to view larger) Today the Sunflower Garden Early Childhood class celebrated the students who will be going to the First Grade in the fall.  Each child holds a puppet that they sewed for the puppet show they performed for their classmates and parents as part of the fest

On The Web: “The Miracle Worker”

This just in from Susan Love, a timely bit of news for our weekly web link! The Daily Herald reported on the school play, “The Miracle Worker”: http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=296588 They also include three great pictures: http://www.dailyherald.com/story/image/?id=29

Where Do The Children Play?

You are invited to view a PBS documentary that examines the imortance of unstructured outdoor play and the growing concern that more and more children are growing up without it.  Why is this so important?  Join us and find out.  Discussion will follow the film.  There is no cost for t

Quote of The Week

“Only as a child’s awareness and reverence for the wholeness of life are developed can his humanity to his own kind reach its full development.” ~ Rachel Carson, Edge of the Sea ~