The art and science of imagination

Upcoming Events

Here are the upcoming events for our last week of this school year: Thursday, June 4, 7 p.m., “Where Do the Children Play?” Screening at Water’s Edge. Please RSVP.  Our last screening of this thought-provoking documentary.  If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure t

Where Do The Children Play?

You are invited to view a PBS documentary that examines the imortance of unstructured outdoor play and the growing concern that more and more children are growing up without it.  Why is this so important?  Join us and find out.  Discussion will follow the film.  There is no cost for t

Sunflower Garden News: Friday May 29, 2009

Dear Families, Next week concludes our time together. Please make sure to double check your child’s bag and belongings going home. If you can send in a paper shopping bag on Monday or Tuesday, that will help us with our packing. There will be laundry needs and ironing projects s

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.

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 D

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 beg

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 ali

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.  Wat

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

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 follow