WSMF STANDS group
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee has created a group in WhatsApp geared towards sharing events, marches, protests, etc, in your area so that we can be in the know about where our voices can be heard. Join the WSMF STANDS group here. (you must have WhatsApp to join)
New Solar Panel is Operating
The new solar panel is now up and running in the Quad, designed to run the rope lights attached to the canopy structure using 100% solar energy. These cheerful lights will brighten the space underneath, turning on automatically each afternoon and evening at no cost in fossil fuel consumption. (more…)
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…)
OLC Update (Outdoor Life Committee)
The Outdoor Life Committee (OLC) met on Sunday, January 19th. We planned our upcoming meetings for the remainder of the school year and have listed them below. We discussed garden maintenance and we have a tip to share with you that we think you will find helpful at home. We also have a message for you about sticks and our lovingly curated and landscaped pathways. (more…)
What is the Spiral of Light?
Inside the Great Hall, the early childhood teachers will have arranged pine boughs in a large spiral, decorated with crystals, flowers and shells. When all the attendees have sat down and settled, an angel will appear, carrying a single lit candle. With this, she will enter the spiral and light the flame in the center. (more…)
Donations Needed for Wee Folk Shoppe
The Wee Folk Shoppe needs your donations for the Enchanted Fair on December 14! We ask that each family (grades families, too!) donate 5-8 items for our delightful Wee Folk Shoppe. Please ensure that all donations fit our school policy – no character depictions, made from natural materials and considerate of all holiday traditions. (more…)
Many opportunities in our community! Come see what’s cooking! (more…)
New Patio Tables & Umbrellas
Two new eye-catching patio tables with bench seats and umbrellas have been given to the school by the Freysinger, Dowley, and Brewer-Siljeholm families. Their gift is intended to complete the bluestone patio which was built in 2017 with community donations from the Enhancement Fund. Constructed by Forever Redwood, a California-based company, the tables are made from pieces of redwood and douglas fir in a style called Mosaic Eco-Wood. This pattern takes leftover pieces of old growth timber that are traditionally scrapped due to their small size and reclaims the wood as fine furniture.
Dinner for Two Anywhere in the World Raffle Winner
The winner of the 2019 Dinner for Two Anywhere in the World Raffle is Brian Pletcher! Congratulations!!! Winning ticket was sold by Anita Brewer-Siljeholm, alumni parent and long-time supporter of our school.
Thank you to everyone who participated in our raffle, bought tickets, sold tickets, counted tickets and more. Together, we raised $26,500, a new record for our school! This is a great accomplishment. Big thank you to everyone.
Quad Project Starting This Week
Thanks to the inspiration of alumni parent Anita Brewer-Siljeholm and vision of the school community, the handicap parking/dismissal area will be converted into a beautiful outdoor community space. The quad project will start today and, for this reason, we will be closing the area off through mid-June. The handicap parking spots will be moved to the paved parking area closest to the pathway to the school. Some of the uses for the quad will be: an outdoor classroom, a meeting space, and rental venue for weddings and parties during the summer, fall and spring seasons. During Phase One of the quad project, to be completed by the end of this summer, a fence and path along the paved parking lot will be installed, as well as a grass area and canopy. Phase Two of the quad project will include landscaping details, new plantings, and lighting. The landscape design for the quad is on display in the community space. If you would like to be involved in the planning and fundraising for Phase Two of this project, please connect with Facilities Manager, Jack Hogan and/or Caroline Horner. Any further questions or ideas about the quad project, please contact Jack Hogan.