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March Lunch Ordering – Now Open Saturday, February 17, 2018 - March'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 right of the parent mailboxes at school. Please do your best to order at least 3 days in advance. If you need to Read More...
Enjoy Winter Break – Classes Resume Tuesday, 2/20 Friday, February 16, 2018 - Have a Wonderful Winter Break! Classes resume Tuesday, 2/20.
This Wednesday Morning: Parents are Invited to an Open Discussion Friday, February 16, 2018 - DVWS Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend to an open discussion this Wednesday morning from 8:30-10:00 a.m. Please RSVP here so we can best plan a meeting space. Thank you. Come learn about AWSNA (The Association of Waldorf Schools of North America), our steps toward accreditation and our path Read More...
2018 Spring Benefit – Saturday, April 14th – All are Invited Friday, February 16, 2018 - All are invited to our 2018 Spring Benefit! Saturday, April 14th, 5:30–10:30 p.m. Our "Like Totally '80s Murder Mystery Dinner and Auction" (an adults-only event) will be $40/person for tickets purchased on or before March 30th ($50 after that.) <—To RSVP online, click here! At the end of your online Read More...
A Fond Farewell and Welcome Back Friday, February 16, 2018 - Da Vinci Waldorf  School bids a fond farewell to Elizabeth Kelly who has taught in the Early Childhood for a year and a half. We welcome back Donna Brooks who will take her place as lead teacher in the Sunflower Garden. She is happy to be returning to this role Read More...
Welcome Megan VerPlancke, our New Aftercare Teacher Friday, February 16, 2018 - Join us as we welcome Megan VerPlancke as our new Aftercare Teacher! Megan was pulled to DaVinci Waldorf school while looking for a preschool for her oldest daughter in 2014. When she walked though the doors of our school to tour, she was instantly overcome by a feeling of coming Read More...
From the Development Desk: Bread Baking Class—The Recount Friday, February 16, 2018 - From the Development Desk: Bread Baking Class—The Recount Sally Fallon wrote in her book Nourishing Traditions, “if the woman could see the sparks of light going forth from her fingertips when she is cooking and the substance of light that goes into the food she handles, she would be amazed to Read More...
From Roots to Fruit – Community Education Conference for Parents, Caregivers and Educators- Saturday, 3/3 Friday, February 16, 2018 - From Roots to Fruit -- Parenting & Education Toward Goodness, Beauty and Truth 6th Community Education Conference Saturday, March 3rd, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Prairie Hill Waldorf School, Pewaukee, WI Early Bird Ticket Price: $30 Until Feb. 15 This year’s 6th Community Education Conference is a one-day conference for Read More...
Save the Date – Thursday, April 5th @ 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2018 - Please Save the Date Thursday, April 5th @ 7:00 p.m. All-grades Parent Evening / Open House Stay tuned!
Lunch Program News Friday, February 16, 2018 - If you ordered lunch on our snow day (Friday, February 9th), you will receive a credit toward a future lunch. March lunch ordering will be open this weekend or very early next week; check back soon! Our lunch program participants enjoyed a love-filled lunch on Valentine's Day, see pics below!
Next Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School – February 28 @ 8:45 a.m. Friday, February 16, 2018 - Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School Next Tour Date: Wednesday, February 28th, 8:45 a.m. 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 Read More...
DVWS Giving Circle 2018 – Recap, Proposal Summary & Thanks Saturday, February 10, 2018 - This year's Giving Circle fund sharing event took place last weekend, Saturday February 3rd, and was a very successful evening of building friendships and strengthening our community from the inside out. Our only wish is that we'd had more members join together with us! Twenty-six parents, faculty, staff and board Read More...
Extended Day is Extending to Five Days Per Week Friday, February 9, 2018 - Due to increased enrollment our Early Childhood teachers will now be hosting Extended Day five days per week! Extended Day begins after our regular early childhood classes end and takes place from 12:30-3:30p.m., now Monday - Friday in both Apple Blossom Garden and Sunflower Garden classrooms. Wonder Garden children will Read More...
Winter Break – School Closed February 16 & February 19 Friday, February 9, 2018 - Reminder-No School Friday, February 16th or the following Monday, February 19th for our Winter Break. Enjoy a four day weekend!
Mom’s Night Out – 2/23 @ 7 p.m. Friday, February 9, 2018 - Join us for a DVWS Mom's Night out! We'll enjoy dinner and visit together on Friday, February 23rd at 7:00 p.m. at Lindy's Landing in Wauconda. Please RSVP by email to Sarah Canga (Apple Blossom Garden mom) if you plan to attend so we can reserve a large enough table Read More...
Saturday: Bring a friend to Songs & Storytime for a play date! Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - Early Childhood Families: Bring a friend and join us this Saturday for Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class & Play Date Saturday, February 10, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Sign Up Here! Word of mouth is invaluable to our growth. Please consider visiting our Songs & Storytime Facebook event page and sharing it Read More...
Bread Baking Class – This Sunday 2/11 – Please RSVP Monday, February 5, 2018 - Let’s Start a Conversation! You invited to a DVWS community-building event: Bread  Baking Class, led by Elizabeth English Guest of Honor: Candace Purcell, one of our founders, will share the roots and early history of our school. WHEN: Sunday, February 11 @ 3:00 p.m. WHERE: Zagraniczny Home, Barrington Minimum donation: Read More...
Save the Date—Annual Spring Benefit! Monday, February 5, 2018 - Dear friends,  please mark your calendars for our upcoming annual spring benefit! Saturday, April 14th Doors Open at 5:30 p.m. The auction will be held at St. Michael's Episcopal Church 647 Dundee Ave, Barrington, IL 60010 Stay tuned for more details!
2017 Tuition Tax Reports Monday, February 5, 2018 - Dear Parents, It's that time of year again—tax time! To access your tuition tax report: Log into TADS. Go to the Billing tab. Click "Household Paid Tuition Tax Report". Type in the tax year (2017) and submit. Download or print your document. Billing tab > Household Paid Tuition Tax Report Read More...
Reminder: Accessible Parking Spaces Monday, February 5, 2018 - Reminder: Please do not park in the accessible parking spaces without the proper identification. We do have families who need these spots and have been unable to use them. The police department has jurisdiction to write a ticket to any vehicle which does not display the proper permit. Thank you !
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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