The art and science of imagination

Helping Hands Day, 9/19/09

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 a

Welcome Back Water’s Edge!

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

Link of The Week

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!

Water’s Edge Community Garage Sale

  Water’s Edge Community Garage Sale Friday, June 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 150 W. Bonner Rd., Wauconda  Come shop at our sale and support Waldorf education.  A percentage of the profits from each vendor will be donated to support the school! Somet

Link of The Week

An article on Slow Parenting that I think will sound very familiar to many of our Waldorf families… http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/sfmoms/detail?entry_id=36995 Please share your thoughts!

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