WCA Update for Week of December 23

December 22nd, 2019 | Announcements, Outreach, Parents, Volunteer, Waldorf Community Association

Many updates shared by WCA.

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A Waldorf Guide For The Holidays

December 22nd, 2019 | Outreach, School Store

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.

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Welcome New Member of the Hanscom Family

December 20th, 2019 | Administration, Announcements

Congratulations to Jessica and Bill Hanscom (parents of Elliot in third grade and Lincoln in sixth) for the arrival of their baby girl, Luna. Luna was born on December 17 at 8:51 am.

A group of parents have put together a SignUp Genius for meals, if anyone would like contribute. Wishing them a restful and bonding time with their family.

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Shepherds Play (4:30 pm and 7 pm) and Paradise Play (6 pm) Thursday December 19

December 16th, 2019 | Announcements, Events

One of the most beloved traditions at our school is the performance of the Paradise Play and the Shepherds Play before the winter holiday break. These unique plays are part of a trilogy of three ethnic German plays that originated in the middle ages. Since the plays were collected and passed to Rudolf Steiner and others, they have become part of the rhythmic schedule of festivals and celebrations, often being performed almost simultaneously at many Waldorf schools across the world.

This Thursday, December 19, in the Great Hall, The Shepherds Play will perform at 4:30pm and 7pm. The Paradise Play performance is at 6pm. (more…)

New play structure in 1st & 2nd grade playground

December 15th, 2019 | Announcements, Parents, Students, Volunteer

The school recently purchased a beautiful, lightly used play structure for the first/second-grade playground, which was dismantled and transported from its original home to the school two weeks ago. Last weekend, on December 8, a group of five nursery parents lovingly put it together in its place. (more…)

Waldorf 100 Project: 100 Acts of Service

December 15th, 2019 | Announcements, Outreach, Parents, Volunteer

As you know, this year marks the 100th birthday of Waldorf Education. What better way to honor the legacy of an education that gives so much to each of us than to give back to our communities? Waldorf School at Moraine Farm is excited to officially invite you to participate in our 100th-anniversary celebration initiative: 100 Acts of Service! Over the course of this year, classes, teachers, and families are invited to perform acts of service to give back to the many communities that support our school. (more…)

WCA Update for Week of December 16

December 15th, 2019 | Announcements, Outreach, Parents, Volunteer, Waldorf Community Association

Many updates shared by WCA.

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Parent & Child Drop-In Class Thursdays

December 9th, 2019 | Admissions, Programs

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

December 9th, 2019 | School Store

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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Enchanted Fair Pre-sale Tickets Now Available

December 9th, 2019 | Events, Fundraiser

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”

December 9th, 2019 | Announcements, Enchanted Fair, Volunteer

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?

December 9th, 2019 | Announcements, Committee, Events, Festival

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

December 9th, 2019 | Announcements, Waldorf Community Association

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

December 9th, 2019 | Announcements, Athletics, Students

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

December 9th, 2019 | Announcements, Outreach, Parents, Volunteer, Waldorf Community Association

Many updates shared by WCA.

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