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Kindermarket – TODAY! Saturday, November 18, 2017 - There will be fun things for children AND parents, come out and enjoy a great kick-off to your holiday week! TODAY! Saturday, November 18th, 1-4PM Kindermarket (Click for full details.) A magical community holiday event for everyone. Enjoy holiday jingle rides, children’s crafts, games, and activities, parent-merchants, delicious snacks, treats Read More...
Reminder: No School Next Week Saturday, November 18, 2017 - Reminder: No School next week! Classes resume Monday, November 27th. Have a safe and happy holiday, and Happy Thanksgiving!
Grades Lantern Walk – Glimpses Friday, November 17, 2017 - Enjoy some glimpses of this year's lantern walk. Each year at the time of Martinmas our community gathers for a walk, lit only by lanterns, as the evening dims to darkness. It is a time of reflection, as Autumn is turning colder and we prepare for the long dark winter Read More...
An Invitation: Advent Garden Evening, 11/30, 7PM Friday, November 17, 2017 - Winter festivals are a special time in a Waldorf School. The season begins with the Advent Garden Spiral. This year we offer a special opportunity for parents to experience this heartwarming and soul enriching celebration.  Advent Garden Evening—Thursday, November 30th at 7 p.m. Parents, alumni, and all adult community members Read More...
Reminder: Winter Recess & Movement Gear Requirements Thursday, November 16, 2017 - Winter Recess & Movement As we  move closer to winter weather, an important reminder: students need to come to school each day prepared to participate in movement classes and have outdoor recess with weather-appropriate: winter coat winter hat snow pants (for all cold days, regardless of snow) gloves rain/snow boots (it Read More...
Another Suspicious Activity Alert Saturday, November 11, 2017 - We are again passing along important information, which comes to us from the Wauconda Community Unit School District 118. Dear District 118 Families, The Island Lake Police Department has notified us of a “suspicious activity” report that was filed earlier today by a concerned parent. The reported suspicious behavior had Read More...
Coat Drive – Thanks! Saturday, November 11, 2017 - Many thanks to all the families who donated to our coat drive this year! Thanks as well to Kevin Kane & family and Sarah DuRocher for bringing boxes for the coat drive!
Weather-Related School Closings Saturday, November 11, 2017 - Though we never like to cancel school, weather-related closings sometimes happen. All emergency school closings will be posted at www.emergencyclosingcenter.com You can also sign up for personalized email notification to have the most up-to-date information on any school closings.  
Whittling & Carving for Grade 5 & Up – Kindermarket 11/18 Saturday, November 11, 2017 - Have yourself a Merry Whittle Christmas! Pat Ackles of Pat's Decoys (and Jessica Vealitzek's step-dad) will join us for our Kindermarket event on November 18th. He will be teaching the older children (grade 5 and up) the basics of carving and whittling, and will lead them through the creation of Read More...
Chair Massage During Kindermarket – Sign Up Saturday, November 11, 2017 - Neeru will be offering 10-minute chair massages in the Winter Wonderland room during Kindermarket on November 18th.   Secure your spot now!
Da Vinci Waldorf School Board of Trustees – New Meeting Schedule Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - The Da Vinci Waldorf School Board of Trustees is pleased to roll out our new meeting schedule. Effective immediately, all board meetings will be held at DVWS on the second Thursday of the months listed below, starting at 7:00 p.m. Meetings will be held during the following months: September (Agenda: Read More...
Exciting Language Program News! Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - The faculty and staff of Da Vinci Waldorf School are happy to share our exciting language program news!  Starting this week we will begin the first block of a new and engaging language program. The diverse cultural heritage and story-rich traditions of Asia will allow for an enlivened classroom experience learning Read More...
Suspicious Activity Alert Friday, November 3, 2017 - We are passing along this important information, which comes to us from the Wauconda Community Unit School District 118. Dear Wauconda CUSD 118 Families, We want to make you aware of a police report that was filed yesterday with the Lake County Sheriff’s Department. The report indicated an adult male Read More...
Parking Lot Rules – Keep Our Children Safe Friday, November 3, 2017 - Please take a moment to read this plea for your safe driving, awareness and cooperation in the parking lot. There is a lot to manage, but it can be done quite effectively if there is cooperation by parents, students and staff. PLEASE: DO NOT TALK ON CELL PHONES while you Read More...
Fundraiser Kickoff – Serrv – Unique, Handcrafted Fair Trade Items From Around the World Friday, November 3, 2017 -            Serrv Fundraiser Kickoff For the 2017-2018 catalog fundraiser, we are excited to offer the amazing variety of fair trade products available from our partner Serrv!  Serrv is a nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty.  They offer a wide array Read More...
Lunch Program: Lunch and snack will be offered Monday through Friday, with occasional days off due to travel or school events. December Lunch Ordering – Now Open Monday, October 30, 2017 - December's lunch menu is now set, and online ordering is open! 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 your best to order at least 3 days in advance. If you need to Read More...
A Celebration of Light, Love and Hope – Tuesday, December 19th Friday, October 27, 2017 - To mark the holiday season as a community, this year we will offer A Celebration of Light, Love and Hope. This departure from the Christmas Pageant will give us an opportunity to involve the whole community in activities and celebration. All families and family members are welcome to join us Read More...
November Lunch Ordering – Now Open Thursday, October 26, 2017 - November's lunch menu is now set, and online ordering is open! 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 your best to order at least 3 days in advance. If you need to Read More...
Kindermarket – Community Event – Saturday, November 18th Friday, October 20, 2017 - Our elves are hard at work planning this year's event, and here are the details we have so far! For all Kindermarket information all in one place, visit our Kindermarket Portal! The DaVinci Waldorf School Kindermarket is a magical community event for everyone. Enjoy children's crafts & activities, parent-merchants, delicious Read More...
Kindermarket Volunteers Needed – Many Ways to Help Friday, October 20, 2017 - There are many different ways to volunteer for the Kindermarket. For all Kindermarket information all in one place, visit our Kindermarket Portal! Kindermarket Crafters Needed (More information) ... to create small, handmade gifts/crafts/toys which children may purchase for loved ones in our Children's Shoppe. Craft ideas and instructions can be 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...

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