Early Childhood The circle time in early childhood is a winter movement adventure (see photos above) where we go on a journey “O’er mountain high and bridges low…ever onward we must go!” The children walk across a balance beam “bridge” over an icy river below. We move from fine motor activities to gross […]
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Time is running out to sign up for the last Preschool-Kindergarten Experience for this school year! This is a great way to introduce friends to the Waldorf Experience. Bring children ages 2 to 5 to experience a Waldorf preschool classroom. Children and parents will start the morning together with bread making. Children will then engage […]
Great article about a study about the ages children learn to read and whether or not late readers showed any disadvantages later on: http://www.voxy.co.nz/national/research-finds-no-advantage-learning-read-age-five/5/33888 Thanks to Donna Brooks for forwarding this along. Comments on the article are welcome!
Saturday Parent Morning with Leo Klein “Art in the Waldorf School: Meeting the Developing Child.” 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. All parents should plan to attend. Limited childcare will be offered for a fee by some of our older students and graduates, but we encourage you to make your own childcare arrangements if you can. If […]
Water’s Edge School has been entered in the America’s Favorite Schools Contest sponsored by Care2.com and GreatSchools.net! Please go add your vote now and help us try to win $20,000 for the school: http://www.care2.com/schoolcontest/1706718?refer=17494.02.1256047008.102874
Parents, check your school mailboxes for your information on this terrific fundraiser! ““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““ Water’s Edge is starting a new fundraising drive. We are excited to offer Equal Exchange: organic, fairly traded coffees, teas, chocolates, and healthy snacks! Help us raise money to support our school programs. Our school earns 40% of each Equal Exchange sale! […]
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This year’s Michaelmas celebration is this Saturday, September 26th, 2009. Festivities are open to the public and will run from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. For those who are new to Michaelmas, here is an article prepared by Early Childhood teacher, Donna Brooks: Michaelmas is the feast of St. Michael. St. Michael is known as […]
Just a reminder for all our parents – Helping Hands Day is this Saturday. Child Care will be provided for those who need it.(please bring a water bottle and snack for your child) Work is scheduled to run from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. There will be some general cleanup of the yard and garden in […]
Welcome back to all of our students, faculty, and staff. And to all the new families that have joined us this year – welcome to our school and our community. Older students from Kathy Matlin’s class wait to welcome this year’s first grade students in the yearly Rose Ceremony. Elizabeth English (on the right) performs […]
Water’s Edge parent, Claudia M. Lenart has written another wonderful article! Here is the link to it: http://nutrition.suite101.com/article.cfm/best_brain_foods_for_children Feel free to share your comments too!