DVWS Michaelmas


All-School Food Drive – Now Through Thanksgiving Break

Da Vinci Waldorf School is partnering with the Wauconda/Island Lake Food Pantry to provide donations to build up their offerings for the colder months. During this season of Michaelmas, we focus outward beyond ourselves to the needs of others. As part of our Service Learning curriculum we give the children…


5th Grade – Helping & Service

Our class parents AND students are staffing the Roots & Shoots Cafe during the Fall Festival on Saturday. The children spent some time this week preparing the menu and cafe signs for the big day. Children learn service, helping, and develop a sense of seeing beyond themselves throughout their curriculum…


🐲 Student Michaelmas Celebration – This Friday 9/29

Students will celebrate Michaelmas during the school day on Friday, September 29. Children will NOT need to bring snack or lunch on Friday. School will provide the necessary ingredients for this shared meal, although donations are welcome for groceries. Each class is responsible for part of the meal and its distribution. Students…


In The Classroom, 10/14/2016

Moving Along From the youngest in our school to the oldest, the children learn to carry along what they need, to be innovative, and to be strong. Early Childhood: Knighting Ceremony In the spirit of the Michaelmas season, some of the early childhood classes are singing a song about taming a…


In The Classroom 10/2/2016

Early Childhood Our early childhood children are enjoying the time we all share together on the playground in the morning and afternoon.  Visit our blog to view larger images. 1st Grade: Fairy Tales   First graders hard at work with images from fairy tales. From these stories a living image…


In the Da Vinci Waldorf Classroom: Fall, 2014

Fall 2014 In September we welcomed first graders with the Rose Ceremony. They were sent off with a story of strength and adventure to begin their grade school journey. The community gathered to ring in the season of Michaelmas and embrace the courage needed to bring down our dragons. Students…