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Sukkot Building in Grade 3

Sukkot Building in Grade 3

Grade 3 at Waldorf schools is a pivotal year for children. Around their 9th birthdays, children become more aware of their own individuality and more curious about the world around them.  The curriculum this year, therefore, strives to support them during this...

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Reflections on Michaelmas

Reflections on Michaelmas

As our school community gets ready to celebrate Michaelmas, one of our parents, Michael Givens, was inspired to write this lyric piece which invites us all to reflect deeply on this festival and the meaning it can bring to our thoughts and actions.   Heeding the Call...

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A Rosh Hashanah Gift for Grade 2

A Rosh Hashanah Gift for Grade 2

In second grade at Waldorf schools, students study the lives and good deeds of heroes, saints and helpers of humanity throughout history. As the children learn about these people who devoted their lives to helping others, they often feel inspired to emulate these good...

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10-Year Reunion for Class of 2008

10-Year Reunion for Class of 2008

The Class of 2008 recently celebrated their Ten Year Reunion! It is always interesting to hear about our alumni’s adventures and accomplishments when they come together for reunions.The members of the Class of 2008 have been busy in the last ten years!  They are...

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2018 Graduates Head to First Choice Schools

2018 Graduates Head to First Choice Schools

Receive the child with reverence, educate them in love, send them forth in freedom. –Rudolf Steiner The twenty-six members of the Portland Waldorf School Class of 2018 are a formidable group. At their graduation ceremony this past weekend, their teachers had the...

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