Big news from Da Vinci alumna Olivia Love! We are so proud of her! Olivia has been selected as a delegate for Bernie Sanders for the 10th District in Illinois. She will be one of two women on a five person slate. It is an incredible opportunity for someone just 18 years old. When she
The Holiday Market was a resounding success! Despite the wintry weather, our turnout was excellent, our spirits high, and our joy abounding. Heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you who braved the elements to spend the day making merry, while supporting our school. Thanks, as wel
Early childhood families gathered together on Saturday, November 14th, in the spirit of St. Martin to enjoy a story, a Lantern Walk, a bonfire, and each other’s company. Thanks to our early childhood room parents, Nancy Cross, Heather Martin, and Katie Hulls for organizing appet
October 24-26, Camp Edwards, East Troy, WI Context One of the greatest aspects of Waldorf education is starting from the whole and going into the parts. As an example, Rudolf Steiner suggested that if we imagine a clock or a watch, it makes sense that a child would be able to take it
Inviting Da Vinci family and friends to "like" our early childhood teacher Donna Brooks' music Facebook page. By following her, you can find out where and when she is playing next. (Psst, she will be at Bliss Wine in Wauconda this Monday evening, 5:30-8:30!) ...
Growing up in the Andersen family, there was always music in the house. In her twenties and early thirties, Donna sang background vocals in the band The I-Lites, headed by her brother, Dave Andersen. From this she branched off and picked up the guitar to showcase her vocals more in the contemporary folk band Prairie Smoke. Donna Brooks still collaborates with siblings and friends along with taking the stage as a solo performer of music and storytelling.