Yearly Archives: 2009


Article: “The Growing Backlash Against Overparenting”

This recent article has been passed around by a number of parents and teachers at our school.  We’ve decided to share it here, so it can be easily passed along to the rest of our community as well as friends and family: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1940395-1,00.html Please feel free to leave comments here!


Vote for Water’s Edge School!

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


New Water’s Edge School Fundraiser

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%…


Pardon Our Dust

Some people may have noticed one or two items on the web site not working recently.  This is due to a change in the hosting company that provides the server space for our web site.  While we have been trying to get things back up quickly, some things take a…


Michaelmas

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.…


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…


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 Ceremony. Elizabeth…