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...

Senior Projects Launched!

Every year, 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 strengthen skills that last a lifetime—including the ability to think for themselves...

Math: The World of Thinking

By Jeremy Bates, Math Specialist: Don’t you just love math? Mathematics is different than every other subject taught in school, even the Waldorf school. Only in mathematics are we able to enter into the world of thinking in such a way that the practical, tangible...

Writing a Class Play

Over the years, we get to see and do so many wonderful class plays. Every single one manages to bring special qualities into the light, and bring the curriculum alive for the students. There are great scripts in circulation, many of which were written by inspired...