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PWS Named 2017 US Department of Education Green Ribbon School

From the press release: The US Department of Education announced last week that Portland Waldorf School in Milwaukie, OR is among the 2017 US Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) award honorees. Portland Waldorf School (PWS) was nominated by the...

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The Kindergarten at Tree World

The Kindergarten at Tree World

Once a week, the kindergarten classes at PWS go to a magical place they call Tree World.  Just a five minute walk from school, and they are in a private, forested area. Once there, the children run, climb, build houses made of grass, whittle sticks, wade in the creek...

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It’s Senior Project Time at Portland Waldorf!

It’s Senior Project Time at Portland Waldorf!

Photo|Jesse Michener Each year, we are pleased to announce the presentation of senior projects. Based on their interests, each senior undertakes an independent research project that culminates in an essay, an activity (usually related), and an oral report. Seniors...

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PWS Quartet Plays with National Beatles Tribute Tour

PWS Quartet Plays with National Beatles Tribute Tour

PWS students Tadan Baartz-Bowman, Dominic Burkhart, Adeline Averill, and Alden Baartz-Bowman took the stage at the Newmark Theater last night, joining professional musicians to play with the national touring performance of “In My Life – A Musical Tribute...

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Nasturtium, Repurposing, Food Forest

Plant of the Week: Nasturtium Nasturtium (Tropaeolum) are growing in multiple locations on campus. These cheery, edible flowers are deliciously spicy and taste wonderful in salads. They make a lovely companion plant because they also deter pests in the garden. Enjoy a...

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