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
Dear Families, Next week concludes our time together. Please make sure to double check your child’s bag and belongings going home. If you can send in a paper shopping bag on Monday or Tuesday, that will help us with our packing. There will be laundry needs and ironing projects s
The following events are coming up at Water’s Edge School: May 30, Saturday, 4:30 p.m. 5th-8th grade class play, The Miracle Worker, Matthews Middle School, Island Lake Monday, June 1, Fees due Thursday, June 4, 7 p.m., Where Do the Children Play Screening at Water’s Edge.
Did You Know? Did you know that Water’s Edge School gets money from Box Tops 4 Education in more than one way? As always, your box tops can be placed in the jar marked for them in the lobby (currently by the parent mailboxes), but you can also earn more for the school by signin
(click image to view larger) Here is a collage of moments from our float in the Wauconda Memorial Day Parade this morning. Parents, students, and faculty pooled together to decorate the float, get everything set up and hand out flyers along the parade route. Many thanks to Kristen D
Dear Families, Miss Nicole and I are continuing the marionette puppet show of “Queen Bee” we shared at the May Faire. If you missed it that day, know that your child will have several opportunities to receive this story. I know some were unable to enter once the story was
Several people have asked to have commenting open on all posts. Previously we were limiting comments to only a few types of posts, but after bringing these requests to the faculty, they have agreed that commenting can be available on all our future posts! Thank you, Faculty!! A few g
The following are the events upcoming at Water’s Edge School: May 22, Friday, Teacher In-Service, No school May 25, Monday, Memorial Day, no school – don’t forget to join us at the Memorial Day Parade! Lineup begins at 9am at the Wauconda High School. The parade beg
Inviting Da Vinci family and friends to "like" our early childhood teacher Donna Brooks' music Facebook page. By following her, you can find out where and when she is playing next. (Psst, she will be at Bliss Wine in Wauconda this Monday evening, 5:30-8:30!) ...
Growing up in the Andersen family, there was always music in the house. In her twenties and early thirties, Donna sang background vocals in the band The I-Lites, headed by her brother, Dave Andersen. From this she branched off and picked up the guitar to showcase her vocals more in the contemporary folk band Prairie Smoke. Donna Brooks still collaborates with siblings and friends along with taking the stage as a solo performer of music and storytelling.