Curriculum Features at Open House

Curriculum Features at Open House

This coming Saturday, January 27, we are hosting our annual All School Open House from 10am to noon. Our classrooms will be open and filled with examples of our students’ beautiful work. Student musicians will fill the halls with the sounds of their talent and...
Reduce, Reuse, Regenerate

Reduce, Reuse, Regenerate

In a balanced natural ecological system, the needs of the elements within the system do not exceed the input provided by the system itself. There is no such thing as “waste” because everything produced by the system becomes healthy input without ever being in excess...
Knitting Together

Knitting Together

Every year around this time, we have the great pleasure of witnessing one of the sweetest exchanges of education a Waldorf school has: the week where the eighth graders teach their first grade buddies to knit. We talked to Grades Handwork teacher Ms. Mariama about...
Wish, Wonder, and Surprise: Poetry in Grade 7

Wish, Wonder, and Surprise: Poetry in Grade 7

“You Reading This, Be Ready” Starting here, what do you want to remember? How sunlight creeps along a shining floor? What scent of old wood hovers, what softened sound from outside fills the air? Will you ever bring a better gift for the world than the breathing...
Michaelmas

Michaelmas

This year’s Michaelmas celebration takes place Friday, September 29, 2017, at 11am on the steps in front of the gym. Parents and friends are welcome to join us! Summer is gradually passing into Autumn. On clear mornings the intense golden light meets our eyes as...
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...