On Thursday, February 6th, grades one to eight participated in Cultural Diversity Assembly and the classes offered poems and music from different cultures and peoples around the world. The assembly opened with Mrs. Reed, our CARE Class teacher, leading everyone in a Samba dance lesson which can be seen here on our Community Facebook Page and closed with Ms. Smith, our Music teacher, leading the grades in a Ghanaian rhythm song. (more…)
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New EC playground inauguration
Tuesday, February 4th was the first day for EC children to use their brand-new playground located at the back of the school, adjacent to the existing nursery playground. Included in the playground is a play structure, a mini-house, and a sandpit. Mrs. Hill’s parent and child class were the first to break the playground in and by the happy looks on all of the children’s faces, the inaugural use was a huge success! This playground is currently being used by parent and child, Snowdrop and aftercare classes. (more…)
WCA Update for Week of February 10
Last week we enjoyed a Natural Cleaning class hosted by the WCA. In this case, we were taught by the parents, for the parents. We reviewed homemade cleaning products and made samples to take home. We shared ideas about keeping our homes clean and non-toxic. Jamie Carbone won our raffle basket of natural homemaking items. Thank you to all who contributed and inspired our efforts.
Next WCA General Meeting
Tuesday, February 11, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm in the Trayes Room
We will offer articles on nature tables and lazure painting. Learn why and how these have become hallmarks of a Waldorf classroom. Our craft will support the animals recovering from the bushfires in Australia. Your help is welcome as we plan our second annual Pi Day Pie Auction fundraiser, our next family Freecycle, movie night, playgroups and more.
Save the date!
Pi Day Pie Auction – Saturday, March 14, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
It’s going to be a Wonderful Night For Pie! Save the important date, secure the babysitter, and join us for an adult evening filled with music, laughs, appetizers/wine, and loads of pie. The signup list for baking pies will be available at the end of February. For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CPR/First Aid Class – April 4, 10:00 am – 11:30 (CPR) and 11:30 – 1:00 (first aid)
Certification for these handy skills will be offered to parents interested in knowing the basics of administering CPR and other first aid techniques.
Cost is $40 for CPR training, $20 for first aid training. A minimum of eight attendees is required, so please rsvp to email@example.com. Thank you!
Lastly, but not least, we share the verse we speak at each meeting…
“A healthy social life is found only when, in the mirror of each soul, the whole community finds its reflection, and when, in the whole community, the virtue of each one is living.”
– Rudolf Steiner
WCA Update for Week of February 3
We are in full swing with fun events so take out your calendar as you read our updates below! A reminder that every evening gathering we offer has childcare offered free of charge.
Eurythmy for Parents found a room full of parents moving through the stages of child growth via eurythmy exercises, learning the advantages of each exercise to each stage. (more…)
100 Acts of Service Update
Our 100 Acts of Service Project is off to a great start thanks to so many community members jumping right in and sharing opportunities for others to join! Each week more leaves are added to the tree in our front entryway describing the various activities folks are engaging in. We already have about twenty service acts that have been submitted and recorded on our tree! Some completed projects include: (more…)
WCA Update for Week of January 27
January is winding down. We can’t wait for February because February means more gatherings and events with you! By popular request, we are planning another Class Parent Gathering. The first one was full of productive conversation, sharing ideas across the generations of classes doesn’t happen very often. We’ve carved a new pathway for communication and that is something!
You will want to think about what your community association has to offer you. From our upcoming Eco-friendly Cleaning Class (more…)
Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Service
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…)
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…)
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…)
WCA Update for Week of January 6
Welcome back! Happy New Year!
Please RSVP for a couple of upcoming events so we can plan for appropriate childcare.
- Discounted Massage
- Next WCA General Meeting (BigSis tutorial)
- Eurhythmy for Parents
- Book Group
- CPR for Parents, Pi Day, Faculty Lunch, etc…
- Current Volunteer opportunities around the school