The art and science of imagination

Picture of The Week: Call for Summer Pictures

Do you have great pictures you’d like to share from your summer break adventures?  Please send them our way and they may be featured on our Picture of The Week section!  Feel free to include a caption or small story to share details about the image.

On The Web: Understanding How Waldorf Education is Unique

This week’s online tidbit comes from our own Claudia Lenart.  In case you didn’t catch it then, here is a link to an article she wrote last fall: http://primary-school-curriculum.suite101.com/article.cfm/understanding_how_waldorf_schools_are_unique Please feel free to leav

Sunflower Garden News * Summer Vacation 2009

Dear Sunflower Garden Families, Thank you for your kind words, hugs, and positive expressions of what our school year together has meant for your child and family. Your gratitude is such a gift for me as is the love I feel from your children. That is my greatest reward for this work I

Sunflower Garden News * Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Dear Families, Thank you all for your support this school year. Our kindergarten children have crossed the bridge and are excited about their adventures into first grade for next year. The children staying in our garden are also very full of love and joy right not. I’ve been hug

In The Classroom: A Note From 1st Grade

In what has seemed like a snapshot in time, the first grade year has come to an end. We are finalizing our play, ” The Nixie in the Mill Pond.” The children are so excited about their upcoming performance! We have reflected on the full year, and to hear all the enjoyable m

Congratulations to our 2009 Graduates!

(click to view larger) Please join all of us at Water’s Edge Waldorf School in congratulating our newest graduates.  8th-graders Nikala Purcell and Tessa Wallis-Deering received their diplomas today in a beautiful and emotional ceremony. (Photos by Amy Howard)

Upcoming Events

Here are the upcoming events for our last week of this school year: Thursday, June 4, 7 p.m., “Where Do the Children Play?” Screening at Water’s Edge. Please RSVP.  Our last screening of this thought-provoking documentary.  If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure t

Picture of The Week: Sunflower Garden Graduates

(click on image to view larger) Today the Sunflower Garden Early Childhood class celebrated the students who will be going to the First Grade in the fall.  Each child holds a puppet that they sewed for the puppet show they performed for their classmates and parents as part of the fest

On The Web: “The Miracle Worker”

This just in from Susan Love, a timely bit of news for our weekly web link! The Daily Herald reported on the school play, “The Miracle Worker”: http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=296588 They also include three great pictures: http://www.dailyherald.com/story/image/?id=29

Where Do The Children Play?

You are invited to view a PBS documentary that examines the imortance of unstructured outdoor play and the growing concern that more and more children are growing up without it.  Why is this so important?  Join us and find out.  Discussion will follow the film.  There is no cost for t