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WCA Updates

WCA Updates

WCA General Meeting – Tuesday, October 8th, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm in the Trayes Room

The WCA General Meeting will take place on the second Tuesday of every month. We discuss upcoming events, ideas, and projects and enjoy some social time with fellow community members. Please join us. (more…)

Oct 5, Waldorf Teacher to Conduct World Premier Concert

Oct 5, Waldorf Teacher to Conduct World Premier Concert

The Marshunda Project

On Saturday, October 5th at 7pm, Marshunda Smith, our very own 1st – 8th grade Music Teacher and Homeschool Program coordinator, will lead an ensemble of musicians on a journey through works by British composers Ralph Vaughan Williams, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and a “World Premiere” from local Danvers composer, Charles Turner. (more…)

Bread Oven Project (UPDATE)

Bread Oven Project (UPDATE)

The outdoor bread oven is an element of our campus that we have desired to get back into working order for some time now. The oven was originally built six years ago by a former Waldorf staff member and alumnus parent, Kristen Fehlhaber. Unfortunately, it has succumbed to the elements after a few winters. Now, through the ongoing efforts of Linda Wrinn (more…)

Earth Oven Restoration and Call for Volunteers

Earth Oven Restoration and Call for Volunteers

Calling all parents, faculty, alumni, and staff to come help with our step of the earth oven construction. The students will build most of the oven. On Monday, September 30 from 10 am until 2 pm adults are invited to mix and apply a layer of cob as our contribution to this legacy project. Please come with work gloves and clothing that can get dirty. There are tasks appropriate for all ages so supervised children are welcome. If you can commit to helping any time on this day please RSVP to wca@waldorfmoraine.org. Be a part of a legacy project for school!

Waldorf Community Association (WCA)

Waldorf Community Association (WCA)

The WCA held a New Family Welcome Table at the 1 pm dismissal last week and enjoyed meeting some of our new families. The WCA also held its first general meeting this past week. We welcomed many new faces and a full schedule of activities and programs to keep us busy this year.  These monthly meetings take place on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8:30pm at school. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 8th. (more…)

New Mural

New Mural

We want to thank Stella Hellmann Flatt for her artistic drawing,  Isabel Hogan for the beautiful words and Marshunda Smith & Ryan Hemphill for their artistry and all for the collaborative effort to create the beautiful new mural on the wall to the garden level. If you haven’t seen it yet, please take a walk down the stairs toward the Great Hall. Click more to see an image of the artists by the mural.

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Waldorf Community Association (WCA) Upcoming Events

Waldorf Community Association (WCA) Upcoming Events

September

  • New Family Welcome Table Monday 9/9 – Thursday 9/12 at early years dismissal times in which WCA seeks to meet our new families and welcome them to this warm community of parents and educators.
  • WCA General Meeting Saturday, Sept 14 10 am – 12 pm in Gloucester at Linda Wrinn’s house (50 Bennett Street South.) All are welcome.
  • Faculty/Staff lunch Friday, Sept 27 in which we provide a warm, nourishing meal in appreciation for the people who educate and guide our children here at school. To participate in this gratifying activity, please contact Jessica Brand-Alves at brand.jessica@gmail.com

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Back-to-School Ice Cream Social. Friday September 6

Back-to-School Ice Cream Social. Friday September 6

The Waldorf Community Association (WCA) welcomes everyone, old and new, to an ice cream social on Friday, Sept. 6. The social is right after the end of the school day, outside the main building. 1 pm for Nursery & Kindergarten students and families. 2:45 pm for Community & Grades students and families. (For students and families who have allergies & dietary restrictions, we will have alternatives available.)

The WCA is a volunteer, parent led organization that plans educational and social events throughout the year. Everyone is invited to be a member. Interested in getting involved? Reach out to Linda Wrinn or watch the school calendar and emails for monthly meetings.

Silk Dyeing Workshop Saturday, May 4, 9:30 am to noon

Silk Dyeing Workshop Saturday, May 4, 9:30 am to noon

This weekend, celebrate spring with this fun, easy, hands-on workshop where you’ll learn the art of silk dyeing. Spend an hour or two with friends, learning to dye silks naturally. Each participant will dye 3 silks (like the ones we have in nursery and kindergarten) with beautiful natural colors like blue, yellow, red, and brown.
$50 workshop fee includes hands-on instruction and 3 silks. Delicious breakfast snack, coffee, and tea will be served.
Workshop will take place at the main school in the kindergarten playground.
Please RSVP to Kate Hill at khill@waldorfmoraine.org. Limited to 20 attendees.

Earth Oven Restoration Project Postponed

Earth Oven Restoration Project Postponed

The earth oven restoration project has been postponed until this fall. We have discovered other possibilities for this project that will take more time to plan and execute. More details to share on this soon.