The art and science of imagination

Winter Grades Assembly, January 28th

Please join the grade school children and faculty for presentations from each grade school class, and stay for social time afterward. Though entertaining, the purpose of the assembly is to give you a glimpse into the unique ways students learn in Waldorf classrooms. It also serves to

6th Grade Astronomy – Looking outward

In their current block, students are observing the night sky, sunrise and sunset. Their scope of interest is being directed outward, challenging their senses and intellect. They are beginning to see themselves as part of a larger and more complex place.

4th and 5th Grades Learn about Winter Beekeeping

Did you know you can still be stung by a dead bee, just by touching its stinger? The 4th and 5th graders learned this (and more) last week during their farm and garden lesson, focusing on winter beekeeping.

DVWS Giving Circle—Thank you!

Thank you to all who have already given to the DVWS Giving Circle!  

Our Christmas Pageant

We had our annual Christmas pageant on Friday, and it was such a beautiful, reverent, and special experience. Throughout the seasons there are festivals of many kinds that are traditionally taken up in Waldorf schools. During this darkest time of year people of all faiths ceremoniousl

Birthday Celebration—Waldorf Early Childhood Style

“Once upon a time, there was a child who lived among the sun, the moon, and the stars…” so begins the birthday story. In our Waldorf kindergarten, we are treated to a special birthday story. Family members are invited to join us. Older siblings in our grades program

Nicole Griffith—Final Project for Fiber Craft Studio, Applied Arts Program, 7th Cycle

Earlier this year, twelve students of the 7th cycle of the Applied Arts Program of Fiber Craft Studio in Chestnut Ridge, NY presented their final projects and received a certificate of completion. Among them was our Grades’ Handwork Teacher, Nicole Griffith. Nicole Griffith from