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Reminder: Fall Grades Assembly – Thursday, October 19 Monday, October 16, 2017 - Fall Grades Assembly Thursday,  October 19, 8:45 a.m.! Location: Wauconda Township Hall, 505 W. Bonner Road Please join the grade school children and faculty for presentations from each grade school class, and stay for social time afterward. All Da Vinci families are invited. We especially encourage Early Childhood parents to Read More...
Cynthia Trevillion Funeral Fund Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Click here to support Cynthia Trevillion Funeral Fund. Dear Waldorf Friends, As many of you know, the Chicago Waldorf School community unexpectedly lost a wonderful and caring friend, teacher and leader, Cynthia Trevillion, on Friday, October 14, 2017. We mourn this tremendous loss together along with Cynthia’s loving husband and Read More...
Kindermarket Event Details & Call for Crafters! Friday, October 13, 2017 - The DaVinci Waldorf School Kindermarket is a magical community event for everyone. Enjoy children's crafts & activities, parent-merchants, delicious snacks, treats and warm refreshments, music, and much more all in one place on Saturday, November 18th from 1pm – 4pm! Volunteers Needed There are many different ways to volunteer for Read More...
Martinmas Coat Drive – Now through November 11th Friday, October 13, 2017 - School-wide Coat & Outerwear Drive In the spirit of St. Martin, between now and November 11th we will be collecting the following items to share with those in need: coats (Coats only may be gently used. Must be clean.) NEW items only: hats mittens gloves scarves socks Child and adult sizes are welcome! Items will Read More...
Recap: John Bloom Parent Night & FAB Intensive Friday, October 13, 2017 - Recap of Parent Night and FAB Intensive by Kristine Fiskum On Thursday September 21st, Waldorf and financial expert John Bloom and his RSF (Rudolf Steiner Foundation) peer Mark Herrera visited with DVWS parents, faculty, and board during our Reimagining Money Parent’s Night.  John and Mark again visited with our faculty, Read More...
DUE TODAY: Image Selections for Student Portraits Friday, October 13, 2017 - REMINDER: Image selections for student portraits are due TODAY—Friday, 10/13/17! Individual Portrait images are now online for DaVinci Waldorf School! If you ordered a print package of your child, you may now view your child's images by clicking this link: https://studiowest.smugmug.com/View-Your-Images/Special-Events/DaVinci-Waldorf-School-2017/ The password is "waldorf" (lowercase, no quotes). Alternatively, you Read More...
All-School Food Drive – Now Through Thanksgiving Break Friday, October 6, 2017 - Da Vinci Waldorf School is partnering with the Wauconda/Island Lake Food Pantry to provide donations to build up their offerings for the colder months. During this season of Michaelmas, we focus outward beyond ourselves to the needs of others. As part of our Service Learning curriculum we give the children Read More...
Save the Date – Kindermarket – Saturday, November 18th Friday, October 6, 2017 - Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 18th for Kindermarket 2017. Stay tuned for more details—coming soon!
Share & Invite – Upcoming Tour & Observe Event – 10/18 Friday, October 6, 2017 - Do you have friends, family or neighbors with preschool, kindergarten or grade school children? Please consider visiting our Tour & Observe Facebook event page and sharing it to your timeline or directly inviting those you feel might be interested. Share links to our Tour & Observe RSVP form. Forward the Read More...
Save the Date – Thursday 10/19 – Fall Grades Assembly Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - Save the Date: Thursday,  October 19, 8:45 a.m.! Fall Grades Assembly Location: Wauconda Township Hall, 505 W. Bonner Road Please join the grade school children and faculty for presentations from each grade school class, and stay for social time afterward. All Da Vinci families are invited. We especially encourage Early Read More...
Please Check Your Parent Boxes Friday, September 29, 2017 - Let's start some conversations. Do you love Da Vinci Waldorf School? Let your personal endorsement show by placing a static window cling in your car window. These aren't stickers or magnets—they're simple, transparent clings that will stay put via static electricity and can be removed in an instant when needed. Read More...
All Grades – Glimpses from Beach & Nature Exploration Day Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - On Friday, September 8th, the students and teachers of Da Vinci’s grade school enjoyed Beach and Nature Exploration Day! They ventured to Adeline Jay Geo-Karis Illinois Beach State Park in Zion for a day filled with exploration and fun. We are extremely grateful for the transportation by bus, which was made possible Read More...
Student Portraits – Viewable 10/1 – Order by 10/14 Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - Edited to add: Direct link to the DVWS gallery. You may view your child’s individual images online beginning Sunday, 10/1/17, by going to Studio West's web site at www.studiow.com. Select “View Your Images” at the top of our home page. Select “View Your Images” (again), then “Special Events”, and finally Read More...
Yearbook Team Assembling Now – Volunteers Needed Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - Do you like to organize? Or are you more of a photographer? Is your talent in writing? Editing? Proofreading? Print Layout? Creating? Managing? We need one to two more individuals to work on the Yearbook. This is an AT-HOME, online-only endeavor. There will be minimal to no meetings, and you Read More...
Do You Have 30 Seconds? Sunday, September 24, 2017 - Thirty Second Second Survey Literally 30 seconds (or less). Anonymous. Please consider answering these 3 questions to help with future events and planning.Thank you!
October Lunch Ordering – Now Open Friday, September 22, 2017 - October's lunch menu is now set, and online ordering is open! NOTE: Anyone who ordered lunch for Monday, 9/25 has a credit for October.   Order Online or turn in a paper form to the "Lunch Orders" mailbox at the bottom left of the parent mailboxes at school. Please do Read More...
An interview with Da Vinci Waldorf School in Wauconda was recently featured in VoyageChicago magazine as a hidden gem of Chicago and the surrounding areas! Da Vinci Waldorf School – a Hidden Gem! Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - We are excited to share that our own Kristine Fiskum was interviewed recently, representing Da Vinci Waldorf School in an interview with VoyageChicago. VoyageChicago is a magazine that writes about the hidden gems of Chicago and the surrounding areas - from the best restaurants to the best gyms, salons, photographers etc. They are Read More...
Da Vinci Waldorf School Grant Awards Saturday, September 16, 2017 - We are excited to announce that Da Vinci Waldorf School was recently selected to receive a 2017 Back to School Supplies-For Our Schools grant from The Meemic Foundation for the Future of Education! The award was presented in person on Thursday, September 14th. With this grant, our school will have Read More...
Retirements from the DVWS Board of Trustees Friday, September 15, 2017 - It is with a mixture of sadness and gratitude that the Board of Trustees for Da Vinci Waldorf School announces the retirement of three of our members. Nilo de Castro For five years Nilo has served the Board as Treasurer. His work in finance and budgeting has brought the school Read More...
Aftercare Now Available on Thursdays and Fridays! Friday, September 8, 2017 - Aftercare Now Available on Thursdays and Fridays! Aftercare will now be offered on Thursdays and Fridays, and will be lovingly taught by Mrs. Beth Kelly. Our Da Vinci AfterHours Schoolhouse is designed to meet the needs of Early Childhood and Grades students’ families by offering after-school childcare and a later afternoon pickup Read More...
School Bus Transportation to DVWS Thursday, September 7, 2017 - The Wheels on the Bus Go Round-and-Round….Right to our School! School bus transportation has  arrived at Da Vinci Waldorf School in Wauconda, Illinois! Our school now coordinates with Community Unit School District 1118 (serving the communities of Wauconda, Island Lake, and parts of Lakemoor, Volo, Port Barrington, and Lake Barrington) Read More...
In the Classroom Monday, September 4, 2017 - In the Classroom Follow each class through the school year. Visit often to enjoy photos and information about curriculum, field trips, exciting happenings, special moments, celebrations and more. Stay tuned—this year's  journey begins September 5th!
Welcome to a new school year! Thursday, August 31, 2017 - Welcome to a new school year! A wonderful year of learning, fun, and community has been planned, and we are eager to welcome your children to school. Before you enjoy the Labor Day holiday weekend, we ask that you take a moment to read through the information below. Reminders: First Read More...
Announcing Online News Sunday, August 27, 2017 - Welcome to our new web site and the Online News! This new portal will serve as our one-stop destination for keeping up to date with school happenings. The Online News will include the school calendar, lunch menus, “In the Classroom” features, school announcements, community classifieds, and more. Make sure to bookmark Read More...

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