Parent Handwork Prepares for Spring Cleaning

May 24th, 2021 | Announcements, Events, Parents

Get yourself ready for spring cleaning at our next Parent Handwork gathering on Friday, June 4! No experience needed. We will be making knitted or crocheted cotton dishcloths. All materials provided.

Join us any Friday after drop-off at 8:10 AM.

Heather Collis Puro, Handwork Teacher will be hosting. Meet us on the quad, and children are welcome during the sessions. It has been fun to sit and make things together these last few weeks! Come each week or drop in as you are able. Any maker in search of camaraderie is invited to bring their own projects to work on – the more the merrier! Questions? Contact Heather hcollispuro@waldorfmoraine.org for more details or to make a suggestion.

Adult-Friendly Gifts • Enchanted Caravan

May 24th, 2021 | Announcements, School Store

Did you know that the Enchanted Caravan online shoppe offers much more than creative toys and gifts for children? Store manager, Natalie DiBello, has curated a special collection of items for adults and families including eco-friendly housewares, jewelry, accessories, personal care, pottery, and so much more.

When searching for unique gifts for Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Siblings, and beyond… consider shopping from the Enchanted Caravan! Not only will you be supporting local makers and artisans, but your purchase also helps to raise funds for our school.


Click Here to Shop for Adult-Friendly Gifts


 

This Saturday — Running of the Gnomes & Scavenger Hunt!

May 17th, 2021 | Announcements

* THIS SATURDAY *

The Gnome Run is happening on May 22! We have adjusted the date of our Gnome Run to ensure that all of our students have a chance to participate.


Two fun events for the whole family.
One exciting day full of magic.
All while supporting WSMF!

May 22 • 10:30 AM — 12:00 PM


Family Scavenger Hunt

Our campus has been overrun with roaming gnomes! Join in a family scavenger hunt to find them all. Spot these mischievous little characters (10 in all) hiding in the trees, nestled in the bushes, and peeking from behind stumps. Each child will receive a gnome hat, gnome DIY magnet kit plus their name is entered into a drawing. Thank you for wearing a mask.

$9 per child — Sign up HERE

5K Fund Run

Join us for our annual 5K trail race through Moraine Farm! This is an exclusive opportunity to run on this private property, thanks to our Moraine Farm partners at Project Adventure. Your registration fee includes a WSMF bandana plus your name will be entered into a drawing for a gift card. Walkers are also welcome! Prizes for the winners.

The race will start and end at Waldorf School at Moraine Farm and is open to children ages 7 and older.

Registration:

$18 for runners aged 7–11
$25 for runners aged 12 and over.

Click Here to Register Online

All proceeds of the event will go to the Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Fund. Race day registration opens at 10:00 AM. The race through the woods kicks off at 10:30 AM… so be ready to run (or walk). We encourage to you invite your family and friends to place a pledge in your name using this link.

 

Pop-Up Shoppe this Friday & Saturday

May 17th, 2021 | Announcements, Events, School Store

Join us for an Enchanted Caravan Spring Pop Up Shop this Friday and Saturday on the quad at school. Come see our collection of spring items for the whole family. We always have a wonderful selection of gift ideas for all ages, including jewelry, crafts, home decor, and toys.

Pop-Up Shoppe Hours

Friday • May 21 • 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Saturday • May 22 •  10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Shopping at our store not only supports socially responsible, local artists and craftspeople, but also helps add revenue to our school. Already our school has doubled our budget goal from the Enchanted Caravan store. We appreciate the enthusiasm and support this year!

Join Us this Friday for Parent Handwork

May 17th, 2021 | Announcements, Events

Parent Handwork Weekly Gathering
Every Friday • 8:00 – 10:00 AM
May 21 through June 11

Waldorf School Moraine Farm Quad

Come one come all to Parent Handwork! It is a thrill to be able to start meeting again now that warmer weather has arrived! Bring your morning coffee and join us for crafting and conversation. In honor of the upcoming Gnome Run we will be sewing simple gnome friends at our kickoff meeting. No experience necessary!

Feel free to bring your own project work. We will be meeting on Fridays in the Quad Tent from now until the end of School. All are welcome, even spectators! If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Heather Collis Puro, Handwork Teacher at hcollispuro@waldorfmoraine.org.

Below are some pictures from last week’s gathering. Hop to see you this Friday!

 

Enchanted Caravan • Featured Products

May 17th, 2021 | Announcements, School Store

Order Seeds & Seedlings from Maitland Mountain Farm

The Enchanted Caravan is excited to bring you seeds and seedlings from Maitland Mountain Farm, which is owned and operated by WSMF parents, Holly Maitland & Andy Varela!

We have a wonderful variety of herbs and vegetables including kale, lettuce, broccoli, radish, cauliflower, oregano, parsley, cilantro, and more! Maitland Mountain Farm’s seeds are organically grown in organic potting soil and fertilized with fish fertilizer from Gloucester, MA.


Order Online for pick up on Friday, May 21 or Saturday, May 22.


 

Special offer from New Entry • 2 Week CSA Trial

May 10th, 2021 | Announcements

Not sure if you’re ready for the full share? Try our 2-week trial program!

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is offering CSA members the chance to receive the CSA for the first two weeks of the season! Purchase a 2-week trial and pick up a share the week of June 15th and June 22nd. If you love the CSA, you can purchase a pro-rated summer or full season share after the first two weeks — Sign up here.

* Bonus *

Check out this short video showing what will be in a share and how to pick it up.

Tonight — Technology Mindfulness (Grades 2–5)

May 3rd, 2021 | Announcements, Events, Parents, Waldorf Community Association

Waldorf School at Moraine Farm is excited to offer a series of Technology Mindfulness webinars!

TONIGHT • May 3 • 6:30 PM

Today’s live webinar is about best practices for technology use for families with students in grades 2–5. Please join us as we talk about “family tech contracts,” safe use of technology at home, and what the research is stating about children’s development in a world saturated with technology.

Zoom Link

Hosted by the Waldorf Community Association

This Thursday — 8th Grade Project Presentations

May 3rd, 2021 | Announcements, Curriculum, Events, Parents, Students

 

You’re Invited

8th-Grade Project Presentations
Thursday • May 6 • 6:00 PM

Please join us for the 8th-grade project presentations outdoors on David’s Court this Thursday at 6:00 PM.

Students will individually present projects which they have been working on since September. Students have been working with mentors from our community, supported by their teachers to plan, design, undertake and present these unique and self-directed projects.

This year’s program includes:

All are welcome to attend! Each presentation is about 10 minutes, with the entire event running between 1½ to 2 hours.

Note: This is an outdoor event and we ask everyone to be masked and socially distanced.

April Assembly Recordings

May 3rd, 2021 | Announcements, Events, Students

Dear Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Community,

It is our pleasure to share with you our April Assembly recording:

With a bonus recording of Class 2 & 3:

Please subscribe to our youtube channel and view all our recordings whenever you would like!

 

Now that it’s Spring, I want to hang with my Gnomies!

May 3rd, 2021 | Announcements, Events

Parent Handwork Weekly Gathering
Every Friday • 8:00 – 10:00 AM
May 7 through June 11

Waldorf School Moraine Farm Quad

Come one come all to Parent Handwork! It is a thrill to be able to start meeting again now that warmer weather has arrived! Bring your morning coffee and join us for crafting and conversation. In honor of the upcoming Gnome Run we will be sewing simple gnome friends at our kickoff meeting. No experience necessary!

Feel free to bring your own project work! We will be meeting on Fridays in the Quad Tent from now until the end of School. All are welcome, even spectators! If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Heather Collis Puro, Handwork Teacher at hcollispuro@waldorfmoraine.org.

 

Invitation • Waldorf Education Presentation

May 3rd, 2021 | Announcements

Cocktails & Canapés Thank You

May 3rd, 2021 | Announcements

Thank you to all who were able to attend our sold-out cocktails and canápies fundraising event on Sunday. It was a beautiful day in the quad garden sipping refreshing cocktails and enjoying delicious bites. A big thank you to Luke Beardsley for sharing his culinary expertise in such a fun and engaging way. Stay tuned for more fun events!

 

WCA Update

May 3rd, 2021 | Announcements, Waldorf Community Association

View the most recent Waldorf Community Association (WCA) newsletter: April 1 • WCA Newsletter. Below are highlights of WCA’s current projects and events. All community members are invited to participate.

A Note from Caroline Mercier

April 26th, 2021 | Announcements, Faculty

Dear Moraine Farm Community,

My family and I would like to express our sincere gratitude for the outpouring of love and kindness you’ve shown to us over the last several weeks. Your loving gestures, kind words, and incredible meals have all been comforting and so helpful during this difficult time. Please know that you have made a difference, and we are so very thankful to all of you.

With much love,
Caroline Mercier & Family

 

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