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New EC playground inauguration

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

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.

Upcoming Events

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 wca@waldorfmoraine.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 wca@waldorfmoraine.org. 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

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

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

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…)

WCA Update for Week of January 20

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 wca@waldorfmoraine.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

WCA Update for Week of January 13

Dear community,
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

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
  • ECO-Cleaning
  • CPR for Parents, Pi Day, Faculty Lunch, etc…
  • Current Volunteer opportunities around the school

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Waldorf Education celebrates 100 years!

Waldorf Education celebrates 100 years!

Waldorf Schools around the world are coming together to share knowledge, and through acts of responsibility and kindness, contribute to the world around us.

As you may have heard at our All-Community Meeting on December 5, parents, teachers, and students are working together to contribute to the Waldorf 100 project, which celebrates the “Centennial as (more…)

WCA Update for Week of December 23

WCA Update for Week of December 23

Many updates shared by WCA.

  • Minutes from Class Parent Meetings
  • New WCA Meeting Format
  • Next WCA General Meeting
  • Eurhythmy for Parents
  • Book Group
  • ECO-Cleaning
  • Upcoming Events: CPR for Parents, Pi Day, Faculty Lunch, etc…
  • Current Volunteer opportunities around the school

(more…)