Category Archives: Festivals & Events

Upcoming Events

The following events are coming up at Water’s Edge School: May 30, Saturday, 4:30 p.m. 5th-8th grade class play, The Miracle Worker, Matthews Middle School, Island Lake Monday, June 1, Fees due Thursday, June 4, 7 p.m., Where Do the Children Play Screening at Water’s Edge. Please RSVP to 847-526-1372. Friday, June 5, Last Day of […]

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Happy Memorial Day from Water's Edge School

(click image to view larger) Here is a collage of moments from our float in the Wauconda Memorial Day Parade this morning.  Parents, students, and faculty pooled together to decorate the float, get everything set up and hand out flyers along the parade route.  Many thanks to Kristen DePue for organizing everyone and letting the school […]

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Upcoming Events

The following are the events upcoming at Water’s Edge School: May 22, Friday, Teacher In-Service, No school May 25, Monday, Memorial Day, no school - don’t forget to join us at the Memorial Day Parade! Lineup begins at 9am at the Wauconda High School.  The parade begins at 10am. May 26, Tuesday, 7 p.m., 4th Grade […]

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Picture of The Week: May Faire

(click image to view larger) Early Childhood Teacher Donna Brooks and Teacher’s Assistant Nicole Griffith perform the May Faire puppet show in the Sunflower Garden classroom. The beautiful story was featured twice during the event and was enjoyed by both children and parents alike.

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On The Web: Where Do The Children Play?

This week’s link is to Michigan Television’s site for their documentary, “Where Do The Children Play?”. This PBS documentary examines the importance of unstructured outdoor play and the growing concern that more and more children are growing up without it.  Water’s Edge School has done two free screenings of this documentary, in cooperation with the […]

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Weekend Update: May Faire Picture

(click to view larger) May Faire 2009 – Onlookers watch as the 4th & 5th grade students weave an intricate pattern with ribbons of the May Pole as they dance to music performed by the older students.  This was just one of the many fun events at the Water’s Edge School May Faire today.

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Upcoming Events

Everyone who’s anyone at Water’s Edge School knows that Saturday, May 16th from 2-6pm is May Faire, but do all your friends and family know too?  See yesterday’s post for the terrific poster with all the details! Members of WES community should be aware of the following upcoming events: May 15, Friday, 6:45 p.m., first […]

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Picture of The Week: May Faire Poster 2009

(click on image to view larger) Rumor has it that these will be available in poster and flyer version by tomorrow morning!  Please pick up some to share with local businesses, libraries, etc.  You may also contact Amy Howard ( for a PDF version if you would like to email announcements to your friends and […]

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May Faire is Coming!

Be sure to mark your calendars for May Faire on Saturday, May 16th!  The event runs from 2pm to 6pm and is open to the public, so be sure to bring your friends and family.  Tickets will be sold at the door – don’t forget to save some for pony rides or the Pocket Lady! Parents – […]

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Events: May Faire is Coming!

Things are winding down after the flurry of excitement with this year’s auction.  Now it’s time to switch into spring and start thinking about preparations for May Faire! May Faire will be held Saturday, May 16th, from 2-6 pm and is open to the public.  What a great opportunity for friends and family to come […]

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