Go Take A Hike!

Go Take A Hike! by Donna Brooks Early childhood students witness the seasonal unfolding of the natural world through our weekly hikes. Rigorous movement adventures are experienced as we walk, climb, roll, jump and balance our way into the woods. The children participate with lively at

Giving Circle, Milestone reached!

As of Tuesday, December 13th, we have twenty-two giving circle members for a total of $6,000.00! We have reached our first milestone; the $6000 fund for the operating budget has been met, and now every dollar given to the Giving Circle will be used for projects, as the members direct.

In the Classroom 9/18/2016

1st and 2nd Grades: Cooking Class The first and second graders enjoyed cooking class this week, making use of our new “teaching island” outside the kitchen. They loved preparing their birthday celebration meal, which consisted of lemon-herb bread and homemade ice cream! 2n

2016 Rose Ceremony

Welcome first graders! Our Rose Ceremony on the first day of school. A tradition of Waldorf schools around the world, the incoming first graders were welcomed to their new world by the eighth graders on the first day of school.  

Graduation 2016

Graduation 2016 Friday, June 3rd, we gathered together to say goodbye and good luck to Grace, Sadie, and Iris.  The day was beautiful—warm and sunny—setting just the right mood for our celebration. Mrs. Julian, Mrs. Dudeck, Mrs. English and Mrs. Paulsen spoke from the heart, recountin

Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School—Tuesday, March 22, 8:45 a.m.

Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School Tuesday, March 22, 8:45 a.m. Come tour and observe Waldorf education in action! Experience the warmth of our Early Childhood classrooms. Watch the lively engagement of our grade school students in math, science, and history, taught like you’v

3rd Grade Color Studies

3rd Grade Color Studies Third grade is in the midst of various color studies. We have done a few of these—working to balance and blend colors, making them even and vibrant. We spend a great deal of time in third grade doing practical projects and using our thinking (for when engaging

Handwork Happenings

Handwork Happenings Left: The 4th grade student is doing cross stitch embroidery. The final result will be a hand-sewn pencil case. Right: The 6th, 7th and 8th graders are hand-sewing cloth elephants, using patterns of their own making, based on drawings they made earlier this year.

Two Final Visions – DVWS Giving Circle

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.