Spring is here! You are invited to join us on Wednesday, May 1st to celebrate May Day. Join us from 12:00 p.m.- 2 p.m.at the Sportsman’s Club (property adjacent to the school).
Watch this video to experience a taste of this upcoming festival.
Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket or chairs. Spend the afternoon with us welcoming spring as our younger children dance and weave maypole ribbons while our older children play music. The schedule for the day is as follows:
12:00: Picnic lunch. Bring a blanket and picnic for your family
12:45: May Day Opening. Community circle with verse
Students perform Maypole Dances
1:50: Closing verse and dismissal
We would love to see you there! Please register if you plan to join us.
Last week our sixth graders traveled to the Cincinnati Waldorf School to participate with 5 other schools in the inter-Waldorf School Medieval Games. This is a hands on experience of sixth grade curriculum, which studies Medieval history in depth.
Class Six children will study the rise and fall of Rome and the affect Greek and Roman culture had on European civilization up through the Middle Ages.
As the host of this year’s games, Cincinnati Waldorf says:”As students engage with these historic eras, they experience the shift from the Ancients’ poetic consciousness to the Medieval search for truth and development of modern scientific concepts, paralleling change in the sixth grade student. This study culminates in a two-day, Medieval Games beginning with a Medieval Feast featuring bards, musicians, food and live presentations by each sixth grade class.”
The competition includes sport such as jousting, archery, moat jumping, and tug-of-war. Here are some pictures from this year’s games!
As Waldorf parents, you know the value of screen-limited living. Now, help spread the word and encourage the people you know and love to take part in Screen Free Week this upcoming Monday, 4/29 through Sunday 5/5.
Screen Free Week is organized by The Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood.
And screen free week is not just for the kids. Stop checking that smart phone first thing in the morning and leave Facebook and Twitter alone in the evening and at lunchtime. You can do it. Turn Off media and turn On Life!
So proud of all our students who share their many talents at Assembly. Here’s a wonderful video of Eighth graders, Patrick and Jackson, performing Haydn at our March Spring Garden Assembly. Great performance gentlemen!