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Saturday, August 4th: All School Meeting & Community Building Event Thursday, July 12, 2018 - All families are encouraged to attend. Childcare will be available from 5:00–7:30. PLEASE RSVP FOR THE EVENT HERE, ESPECIALLY IF YOU NEED CHILDCARE.  We will gather together as a community to: meet with faculty, board, and administration to ask questions and discuss important topics ahead of the new school year. receive updates from the board and administration, allow families to share feedback, and establish a recurring agenda for future community meetings (based on feedback). meet and mingle with other school families to establish and build relationships. provide a catalyst for positive growth and development of our strong, diverse, and vibrant community Read More...
Kindergarten Graduation 2018 Thursday, July 12, 2018 - Thursday, May 31st was Kindergarten Graduation in our Sunflower Garden and Apple Blossom Garden Classes and was an exciting milestone! Congratulations to our "Mighty Oaks," who have crossed the bridge and left our early childhood program. We look forward to welcoming many of them into our largest-ever first grade class at our Rose Ceremony in the fall! Enjoy many more photos from the day here. The password is waldorf2016.
Many Hands Make Light Work—A Call for Volunteers Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - Many hands make light work! Our school is in need of a deep cleaning. Board members have been tackling the task on weekends and evenings, but we would welcome and appreciate the help of a few volunteers. Please contact Joe Anderson if you are willing and able to help with the deep cleaning and/or provide earth friendly, organic cleaning supplies for the task. Thanks in advance!
Last Call for Summer Camp Thursday, July 5, 2018 - It's not too late to enroll your child(ren) in the remaining summer camps! Online registration and payment is encouraged. Grades Camps (for grades 1-6) 5-day Camps: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Grades Camps Fee: $225.00 Week of July 9–13: Knitting, Dyeing, Weaving Camp (Teacher: Nicole Griffith) A 5-day summer camp, led by Waldorf handwork teacher Mrs. Griffith. Children will enjoy lots of fresh air and movement in addition to fiber craft work including knitting, weaving, and dyeing yarn using the natural colors from native plants grown on school grounds! For students entering grades 3-6 in the fall / ages Read More...
Welcome New Board Members Friday, June 29, 2018 - Please join me in welcoming Anita Zagraniczny, Miriam Swann, and Bill Jones as our newest DVWS elected board members, as well as Stephanie Gray who is joining the board as our PTO representative. Our gratitude goes out to all applicants, each of whom have offered their expertise to DVWS in numerous areas. Their commitment to DVWS is inspiring. A special thank you to Harish Rao for his service as board secretary for the past three years.  We will miss him and wish him all the best. Sincerely, Joe Anderson President, DVWS Board of Trustees Stephanie Santos Gray While on maternity leave Read More...
6th, 7th & 8th Grades – Class Trip Friday, June 29, 2018 - Many photos below. Arriving at school at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, May 20th, we began by putting our spatial awareness skills to the test by fitting a week's worth of belongings for 11 people into 2 cars (that we all had to fit into as well). It was 40 degrees and raining as we pulled out of the school's gravel drive and headed toward the 90-degree sunshine of Kentucky. The five hour drive was a musical education for adults and students, alike! We arrived at our Airbnb in the St. Matthew's District of Louisville in the early evening and Read More...
Graduation 2018 Sunday, June 10, 2018 - Friday, June 1st we gathered together to say goodbye and good luck to this year's 8th grade graduate, David S. We wish him perseverance, blessings and success in all he does and look forward to cheering him on!
Summer Camp @ DVWS—Register Now! Saturday, March 24, 2018 - Registration is OPEN for this year's summer camps! We are offering camps for four weeks between June 25 and July 27 (skipping the week of July 4.) There are summer camps for children from age 1 through 6th grade, offering a positive social experience where storytelling, music, hiking, handwork, gardening, art, games, fresh air, healthy physical activity and free play abound!  There are Early Childhood Camps for children 3-6 years old (preschool – 1st grade in the fall) and there are Grades Camps for children entering grades 1-6 in the fall. Parent-Child camps are also offered for children ages 1-3 Read More...

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