Dear Parents, This time of year brings an opportunity for deepening in learning. Routine and rhythm have been established in the classrooms creating a calm and order that can allow class work to flourish. A new level of interest is active both in students and teachers. We can see thi
Dear Parents, Below is a peek into last week’s goings-on in the school. There are so many things to say, but here are just a few to share. It is a joy to greet and teach your children each day! From the DVWS Faculty 1st Grade Block: Qualities of Number. Students are discovering the t
We’d like to wish a warm welcome to all our new and returning students as they begin the school year today! Here is a photo of first grade students waiting to receive roses from the eighth grade students during this morning’s Rose Ceremony: Let’s all have a safe and
Welcome back to all of our students, faculty, and staff. And to all the new families that have joined us this year – welcome to our school and our community. Older students from Kathy Matlin’s class wait to welcome this year’s first grade students in the yearly Rose
In what has seemed like a snapshot in time, the first grade year has come to an end. We are finalizing our play, ” The Nixie in the Mill Pond.” The children are so excited about their upcoming performance! We have reflected on the full year, and to hear all the enjoyable m
(click on image to view larger) Today the Sunflower Garden Early Childhood class celebrated the students who will be going to the First Grade in the fall. Each child holds a puppet that they sewed for the puppet show they performed for their classmates and parents as part of the fest
"We can build optimism by validating children’s efforts, even in the face of failure. Look for what went right and point it out to your child. Also, do not focus solely on the outcome, but help your child examine the steps. " ...