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Weekly News for Students, Parents, and Friends of Waldorf Moraine

Things to know for the Enchanted Fair 2019!

The Fair will happen, rain, snow or shine on December 14. Be sure to dress your children for the weather, especially if our hayride turns into a sleigh ride! (more…)

Parent & Child Drop-In Class Thursdays

Special offer in December and January. Experience a Waldorf Parent & Child Class for just $30! Morning Glory class is for parents, grandparents and caregivers with children/grandchildren 20 months to 3 1/2 year old. Class takes place on Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:00 am. Classes follow the normal rhythm of our Parent & Child classes, with bread making, circle games, play in our beautiful classroom and outdoor playground. Limited to 10 families per class. RSVP to Coleen Ryan at cryan@waldorfmoraine.org

Enchanted Caravan Store: Featured Item of the Week: Handmade Felted Ornaments and Garlands

Save room for these adorable handmade felted ornaments. The Enchanted Caravan Store has many unique stocking stuffers this year, like these felted ornaments and garlands. Fair trade, made in Nepal and a portion of the business’ profits pay school tuition for the workers’ children. Stop by the Enchanted Caravan Store this week before the fair and get yours.

Ornaments $8-10, Garlands $14.

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A Waldorf Guide For The Holidays

Read our latest blog post.

The holidays are upon us. During this glorious time of year, how do we show our children that the holidays are not just about receiving but most importantly about giving? Here are our top tips and recommendations for getting through this holiday season with a sense of peace, goodwill, and gifts you and your children will both love, and that won’t break your budget.

Read full story on The Chalkboard

Enchanted Fair Pre-sale Tickets Now Available

Available now through Dec. 13.

Purchase online and pick them on at Will Call on Dec. 14, starting at 10am. You can also purchase tickets in advance through the Main and Business Office.

Purchase Here

Enchanted Fair Volunteer Signup aka “THE BIG CHART”

The Big Chart is online now! This sign-up sheet is for volunteer positions outside of class responsibilities. Each Waldorf family and staff member is asked to volunteer at least four hours on Friday and/or Saturday working on either your class responsibilities or overall fair shifts. We welcome alumni, parents of alumni and Waldorf community members to also volunteer during the fair. It’s a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Shifts include: Set up and Decorating on Friday, Clean up, Van Driver, Parking, Ticket Sales, Candle Dipping, Pocket Lady/Gnome and more.

The Big Enchanted Fair Sign-Up Chart

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…)

Bread oven’s first pizza cooked

The new bread oven got its first test run on Tuesday, November 26, and it was a big success! Linda and Bill Wrinn fired up the oven and they, along with many other volunteers, cooked up delicious pizzas of all varieties in the afternoon. A great number of parents, faculty, staff, and students came out to enjoy the delicious snack. (more…)

Soccer Team Photo Available

The 2019 Waldorf Pioneers soccer team photo has now been added to the Sports Wall. It is an especially good team shot after a great season, so please take a look. Anyone who would like to obtain a JPEG file of the photo can email Anita at brewersil@yahoo.com and she’ll be happy to forward the file so you can have a print made if you wish. (more…)

WCA Update for Week of December 9

Many updates shared by WCA.

  • Next WCA General Meeting
  • Crafting Session for Enchanted Fair
  • Book Group
  • Current Volunteer opportunities around the school
  • Upcoming Events

Please click “more” below to read the full text.
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Advent Calendars For Sale Now at Enchanted Caravan Store

During the Enchanted Fair, Dec. 13 and 14, our Enchanted Caravan Store will be filled with amazing gifts, from eco-friendly baby toys to sustainable housewares. All our items are carefully selected from artisans and vendors local and across the world, with Waldorf inspired, eco-conscious, and ethnically diverse choices for everyone in your family.

Right now we are featuring our Advent Calendars, Solstice Candles, Menorahs and Honey gifts.

The store will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 to 1 pm and open upon request through the Main Office during school hours.

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Tomten Candles & Honey at School Store

The Enchanted Caravan school store is stocked with Tomten candles and raw honey, just in time for Thanksgiving! The pure beeswax taper candles are available in 2 sizes, and the raw honey jars are available in 3 sizes. You can also purchase online and pick-up your order in the main office. Enchanted Caravan Store Website (more…)

Dining for Dollars December 14 @ Bravo By the Sea

Join us for another fun night dining for dollars. Grab your hungry family and swing by Bravo by the sea in Manchester-by-the-sea for delicious artisan wood-fired pizza. Done anytime Thursday, December 12 between 4:30 and 8 PM. You MUST mention this ad, bring a printed version or show on your smartphone so our school gets credit!! (more…)

All Community Meeting Dec. 5, 6:30pm

All are welcome and encouraged to come to the next All Community Meeting on December 5 at 6:30 pm. This is an opportunity for you to hear about our ongoing efforts to strengthen our school, hone our vision and stay in touch with you, our valued community members. We welcome questions in advance if you would like certain topics to be addressed.

Free childcare will be provided if you RSVP to the Main Office with your child’s age.

WCA Update for Week of December 2

Many updates shared by WCA.

  • WCA General Meeting
  • Crafting Session for Enchanted Fair
  • Book Group
  • Outdoor Life Committee seeks new membership
  • Current Volunteer opportunities around the school
  • Upcoming Events

Please click “more” below to read the full text.
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Upcoming Events

Wed 11

WCA Crafting for Fair

December 11 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Wed 11

Board of Trustees Meeting

December 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu 12

Dining for Dollars in December @ Bravo By the Sea

December 12 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 13

Sip & Shop Adults-Only Enchanted Fair Evening

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 14

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