Dear Parents, This time of year brings an opportunity for deepening in learning. Routine and rhythm have been established in the classrooms creating a calm and order that can allow class work to flourish. A new level of interest is active both in students and teachers. We can see thi
In some Native American cultures, a rite-of-passage event, called a Vision Quest, was used for an adolescent to seek purpose and meaning in his life. An individual was sent out alone, in nature, with only the bare essentials to survive. His time was spent in prayer and meditati
Dear Parents, Below is a peek into last week’s goings-on in the school. There are so many things to say, but here are just a few to share. It is a joy to greet and teach your children each day! From the DVWS Faculty 1st Grade Block: Qualities of Number. Students are discovering the t
We’d like to wish a warm welcome to all our new and returning students as they begin the school year today! Here is a photo of first grade students waiting to receive roses from the eighth grade students during this morning’s Rose Ceremony: Let’s all have a safe and
Felted autumn mural, made by our third grade class. After their teacher made the backdrop, little hands made and added the sun, stream, turkey, basket, and each leaf, pumpkin, rock, bird, and cloud. Beauty, collaboration, tuning of fine motor skills, a sense of accomplishment, and a celebration of the season all in one. #waldorfeducation #waldorf #handwork #felting #childrensart #davinciwaldorfschool #wauconda ...