Yearly Archives: 2015


Our Christmas Pageant

We had our annual Christmas pageant on Friday, and it was such a beautiful, reverent, and special experience. Throughout the seasons there are festivals of many kinds that are traditionally taken up in Waldorf schools. During this darkest time of year people of all faiths ceremoniously lean into the darkness…


Birthday Celebration—Waldorf Early Childhood Style

“Once upon a time, there was a child who lived among the sun, the moon, and the stars…” so begins the birthday story. In our Waldorf kindergarten, we are treated to a special birthday story. Family members are invited to join us. Older siblings in our grades program “come back”…


Third Grade Shelters Project

In this past block, our Third Grade explored various shelters and habitats from around the world. From the igloos of ice and snow in the north to the adobe huts of the desert south, we looked at the climate, geography and cultural aspects of many places. Beginning with prehistoric shelters…


Advent Garden

Our Advent Garden, a special experience for preschool through third grade, was held Monday, December 14th. Advent, a time of waiting and becoming, is perhaps the favorite and most precious time of year for children. There is much warmth, anticipation, and loving preparation for the holiday season. At a time…


Santa Lucia

We celebrated Santa Lucia this past Friday. The oldest girl at Da Vinci Waldorf School led the procession, her head adorned with lit candles in remembrance of Santa Lucia. Santa Lucia was an Italian saint from the island of Sicily. She is the complement to St. Nicholas during this time…


DVWS Giving Circle

Have you heard about the DVWS Giving Circle? It is a unique way to give charitable dollars and have a say in how they are spent. Like all non-profits, our school needs your support to meet its mission, but we also want your involvement. A portion of donations received will…