The art and science of imagination

Santa Lucia

Santa Lucia—Tuesday, December 13th Third of three in-school celebrations of divine wisdom & love Santa Lucia was an Italian saint from the island of Sicily. Santa Lucia is the complement to St. Nicholas during this time of Advent. Santa Lucia represents Divine Love and comes to th

Advent Garden

Advent Garden—Monday, December 12th Second of three in-school celebrations of divine wisdom & love The Advent Garden is a special experience we offer for our preschool through third grade students. While the experience is meant for children and their teachers only, parents are wel

St. Nicholas Day

St. Nicholas Day—Tuesday, December 6th First of three in-school celebrations of divine wisdom & love St. Nicholas of Patara was a third century Bishop of Myra (near the present day village of Demre in Asia Minor). He left anonymous offerings to the poor in their shoes or stockings

Holiday Market—Thanks!

The Holiday Market was a resounding success!  Our turnout was excellent, our spirits high, and our joy abounding. Heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you who came out to spend the day making merry while supporting our school. Thanks to Jen Nichols for the incredible amount of ti

Martinmas—Grades Lantern Walk 11/10/2016

Martinmas—Grades Lantern Walk 11/10/2016 Our annual Martinmas Lantern Walk was held yesterday, Thursday, November 10th, for all grades students. Children and their families met in their respective classrooms to hear a story and/or song from their teachers before lighting their lantern

Harvest Festival: Recap & Photos

A big thank you to all the wonderful parents, family and friends of the DVWS community for making this year’s Harvest Festival a success! Rain did not stop our community from showing up and having fun making caramel apples, watching blacksmithing demonstrations, decorating pumpk

May Faire—Reawaken, Reconnect & Rejoice!

On May 14th we joyously celebrated the return of the sun to our Northern climate with a public festival full of dancing, nature-inspired crafts, games, and live music at our annual May Faire! Da Vinci Waldorf School celebrates many festivals throughout the year, each full of meaning a

Da Vinci Waldorf School Music Festival

DVWS Music Festival, May 1st, 2016 Video: Our 6th, 7th & 8th Graders Perform “Thuma Mina” As the teacher of music at Da Vinci Waldorf School, I am always intrigued to see what the work of our classes together will become. As I often say at class meetings, we are not so

¡Una Fiesta FUNdraiser Exitosa!

¡Una Fiesta FUNdraiser Exitosa! (A Successful Fiesta FUNdraiser!) Thanks to the generous contributions and efforts of this dedicated community, the DVWS Raffle and ¡Fiesta FUNdraiser! netted over $40,000 in profit for our school! THANK YOU ALL for selling those raffle tickets and comi

Spring Grades Assembly 4/28

Thursday, April 28th, 8:45a.m., Wauconda Township Hall, 505 W. Bonner Road All are welcome to join the grade school children and faculty for presentations from each grade school class, and stay for social time afterwards. Come experience first-hand the unique way in which our grade sc