With news and information about the COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus) changing quickly, we have established this page as a resource for Waldorf School at Moraine Farm families, staff, faculty, and community.
We are closing our physical school, suspending all in-classroom learning, and canceling all in-school events at Waldorf School at Moraine Farm. We will not open for normal operations prior to May 4, 2020.
Latest Messages from the Waldorf School at Moraine Farm
- School closure update – Baker announcement sent to the community by email – 3/15/20
- School closure announcement sent to the community by email and text – 3/13/20
- Planning update sent to the community by email – 3/13/20
- Update on community members possible exposure sent to the community by email and voicemail – 3/11/20
- Initial message sent to the community – 3/6/20
Resources For Parents & Children
Need guidance to help you talk with your child about coronavirus? Have parenting questions? The following links may help:
- Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource (National Association of School Psychologists)
- Explaining the News to Our Kids (Common Sense Media)
- How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus (New York Times)
- 9 Questions Parents May Have About Coronavirus (New York Times)
We’ve also compiled a page of resources for at home learning (and living!) – don’t miss it!
Q: Are you closing the school?
A: The school building, our campus, and all outside amenities (including the playgrounds) are closed. Per Governor Baker’s latest order, we will not open for normal operations prior to May 4, 2020.
Q: What are you doing to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the school?
A: We have just completed a deep clean of the building and are closing the building through 4/6/2020.
Q; Do you have any tips on prevention?
A: As we do throughout the year, we ask all members of our community to take proactive precautions as recommended by public health authorities to prevent the spread of sicknesses, including:
- Wash your hands frequently, with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or your elbow when you sneeze or cough. Do not sneeze or cough into your hands.
- Please read the CDC’s recommendations for prevention and household preparedness.