In the Classroom 3/3/2017

Early Childhood In the Wonder Garden, free play is flowing, with many water themes like “the deep ocean” and  “super-heroes at the water park.” 1st Grade: Handwork Students are moving along on their scarf knitting. 1st & 2nd Grades: Painting A painting of A

In the Classroom 2/18/2017

Early Childhood: Valentine’s Day A little extra love being sent home from Apple Blossom Garden to their siblings. One of our precious boys said that as he was kneading the dough  “I shooted love down my arms, through my hands and into the bread.” He took it home and

In the Classroom 2/12/2017

Early Childhood The children and early childhood are enjoying cracking ice crystals and eating them! This week we also enjoyed a fire on the play yard. Early Childhood Early childhood is preparing for Valentine’s day! Early Childhood: Mighty Oaks Mighty Oak kindergartners streng

In the Classroom 2/5/2017

Da Vinci Waldorf Service Learning As our pilot program for service learning continues, students are engaging in some wonderful community activities. As part of our service learning curriculum, the seventh and eighth grade class is developing a relationship with the residents of Libert

In the Classroom 1/29/2017

Early Childhood The children in Apple Blossom Garden have been busy building “Angel Town.” Early Childhood: Tooth Fairy Pillows The Mighty Oaks in Apple Blossom Garden have been making their very own tooth fairy pillows. 1st Grade: Math First grade continued its math block

In the Classroom 1/20/2017

EC: Finger Knitting Our “Mighty Oaks” in the early childhood program working on finger knitting. Making treasures! EC: Beeswax Modeling Little hands in the early childhood program making beeswax stars and snowflakes for King Winter! 1st Grade: Color Study Color stories abo

In the Classroom 1/13/2017

Snow Mountain Apple Blossom Garden enjoyed snow mountain and the snowy path adjacent to our school before break. Father Winter’s and Brother Wind’s chill in the air did not stop the mountain goats and penguins in our class from enjoying outdoor play! 1st & 2nd Grades F

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class—Saturday, February 11, 10am

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class Saturday, February 11, 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)5

Kindergarten Graduations 2016

Thursday, June 2nd was Kindergarten Graduation in our Sunflower Garden and Apple Blossom Garden Classes. Congratulations to our seven “Mighty Oaks” who have crossed the bridge and left our early childhood program and will be welcomed into first grade at our Rose Ceremony i

Michael Hedley Burton at DVWS

Storyteller, author, and playwright Michael Hedley Burton visited our school this past week and treated the children and faculty alike to his storytelling. Originally from New Zealand, he now makes his home in Sydney, Australia. Students from Early Childhood through eighth grade were