On Monday, January 20, Waldorf School at Moraine Farm will be closed to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A powerful orator and influential civil rights activist, MLK led many non-violent protests in the 1950s and 1960s to fight for the rights of all people. His legacy is one of diversity, equity, and inclusion; important ideals to the Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Community. Martin Luther King Jr. also shared a message of compassion which is the CARE class theme for January. (more…)
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Upcoming Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Meetings
Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee’s mandate, and purpose are to celebrate the diversity that exists within the Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Community and recommend ways to enhance all forms of diversity at the school community. Join us for our community-wide meetings (more…)
Adult Workshop: Mouse Felting Class. Saturday, January 25
Join us on Saturday, January 25, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm for a fun, hands-on workshop where you’ll learn the art of needle felting. Elizabeth Stubbs, a Waldorf early childhood teacher and artist will provide gentle, hands-on guidance to attendees as we create our mice. We’ll also learn some sweet verses and movements to enjoy with our mouse. All skill levels welcome. (more…)
Upcoming Open Houses
Save the Date! We invite existing families and new families to join our Open Houses this month.
Nursery & Kindergarten Open House on Saturday, Feb 1, 10 am to 12 pm
Grades 1- 8 Open House and Open Classrooms on Friday, January 31, from 8:30 to 9:30 am.
RSVP to Coleen Ryan at email@example.com
Dining for Dollars at Flatbread Pizza January 28
Join us for our next Dining for Dollars at Flatbread Pizza in Salem. Onn January 28 come support a local business that appreciates farm to fork like we do. Dine together with your school family and friends and Flatbread will give us a portion of all pizzas sold between 5-10 PM! We will even have a 50/50 raffle so come join the fun!
Drop-In Parent Handwork
Please bring your craft projects to our Parent Handwork Meet Ups on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, and January 29, 2020, from 8:10 until 10:00 am. We will be meeting in the Community Space on the First Floor across from the Parent and Child Classroom. Children are welcome. Please bring your current craft project to work on. Or perhaps you have an aspirational project and you need advice getting started? Or perhaps you just want to chat and be a voyeur? Have any questions? Please reach out to Krystal LeBrun at firstname.lastname@example.org or Heather Collis Puro at email@example.com.
WCA Update for Week of January 20
Wishing a thoughtful MLK Jr Day to all. How do you acknowledge the day? Those who have children they feel are old enough to process some of his messages might acknowledge it with their children. We’d love to hear from you? Write to us and tell us at firstname.lastname@example.org Your ideas could be our inspiration!
We have a fun class next week. It is the first class featuring a guest speaker (more…)
February Vacation Week Camp
Join us for a winterful Waldorf vacation camp led by our beloved Mr. Mansur, After School Coordinator. Your children will explore the outdoors, cook warm snacks around the campfire, and play games in the snow-covered woods. Inside they will get crafty in our cozy classroom and listen to magical stories! (more…)
Winter Camp at Glen Brook
During the week of February 17 – 22, 2020 Camp Glen Brook offers an overnight winter program for 3rd through 9th graders. Glen Brook is located in southwest New Hampshire and is owned and operated by the Waldorf School of Garden City, NY. Go to www.glenbrook.org for more info and to register.
WCA Update for Week of January 13
A reminder in this week’s update that we are part of a larger Steiner community, worldwide! We are one point of light in a network of warm lights across the globe that are dedicated to providing a supportive developmental approach to education. In addition to our children enjoying this thoughtful style of interaction, Steiner shared ideas that are utilized throughout our culture. For example, Community Supported Agriculture. (more…)