The Bulletin

12th Grade Play Introduces the Chronicles of Narnia

The High School Drama Program and the 12th grade present:

The Lion, The Witch & the Wardrobe

Thursday−Saturday, May  21st−23rd
All evenings at 7:00 pm & Saturday matinee at 2:00 pm

CWS Auditorium

Enjoy this dramatization of C.S. Lewis’s iconic children's fantasy novel, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. Join the 12th grade cast as they tell the beloved adventure story of the four Pevensie children who travel to Narnia, a mystical land full of magic, mystery, and the talking lion, Aslan. The 12th grade play is traditionally the culminating event of the Waldorf drama curriculum; the acting, all stage craft (set-building, costumes and props fabrication) are handled by the seniors. Come support them and appreciate their final dramatic performance! 

Free Admission (though any donations are gratefully accepted and will be applied to the 12th grade trip).
Recommended for children in 1st grade and up.

Poster Artwork by 12th grade student: Augie Verciglio

May Fair Unveils Spring Celebration in Our Waldorf Community

CWS May Fair 2015
Saturday, May 16th


We are eagerly readying for Saturday. Here are the great activities, vendors and entertainment that will be part of the day’s events.

Please invite your friends to come together with the children, teachers, parents and friends to enjoy the day of our May Fair.



Our Waldorf community brings you music & performing arts:

10:00am    The Levinson Family
                    CWS father and sons playing international
                    folk tunes on keyboard and strings.

11:00am    The Kelson Twins
                     Maddie and Juliet Kelson (high school juniors)
                     are an Americana duo who blend sibling harmonies
                     and poetic lyrics that have attracted local
                     & international fans.

12:00pm    Maypole Dance
                    Performed by the 4th grade, with musical
                    accompaniment by the 5th grade. Young children
                    may join with 4th grade partners in the
                    participation round.

1:00pm      Anna Fermin & Tony Richards
                   Anna is a well-known singer-songwriter who fronts
                    the alt-country band Trigger Gospel. Musician &
                    CWS parent Tony Richards accompanies on guitar.

2:00pm      Michelle Shafer
                    CWS parent Michelle Shafer is a singer-songwriter-
                    poet who will be performing an eclectic mix of
                    classical, Flamenco, pop/rock and traditional guitar.

3:00pm     Waldorf High School Students
                   Dramatic scenes, music & singing are presented
                   by the CWS high school students.



For young children in Early Childhood years:

Roll the Troll                                                                             
Bowling with the forest creatures. Watch the trolls fall; Get ‘em all!

Treasure Hunt      
Explore the hay pile to find special treats and treasures inside.

Plant A Seed   
You plant a seed in good soil... then take it home to watch it grow!

Roving Butterflies      
Children make their own floating/flying butterfly toy.

Bean Bag Toss
Enjoy helping the bees (bags) find the flowers (their targets).



Jumprope Making
Hand-crank the machine to turn yarn into your colorful jump-rope.

Flower Crowns     
Adorned with a festive crown, you embody the spirit of the Fair!

Cake Walk   
Walk to music but be the last one sitting to win a choice cake.

Face Painting / Hair Wraping   
Select your Waldorf style face art or choice of hair adornment.      

Henna Dyeing    
Get a traditional India henna skin tattoo that will last for days!

Take home your own organic designs on a colorful shirt!

Plunger Derby
Who is the fastest in this crazy race? Speed & skills required.

Color Maze   
Can you find your way out of the maze? Multiple challenges await.



Dragon Shoot    
Test your accuracy. You’ll need nerves of steel to slay the dragon!

Carpet Ball    
Who will rule this billiard game? Use strategy & cunning to win.



These artisans vendors were specifically selected for wares and services that are valued by the Waldorf community:

Baizaar     /     Lauren Bishop 
Hand-crafted jewelry and accessories from artists around the world, vintage hill tribe & sari bags, handmade journals & cards.

Ro Hart 
Products made with all natural fibers. Handmade items for children & teachers, classrooms & season tables.

SW1’s Exotic Reflections     /     Sheronna Williams
Hand-crafted jewelry, gemstones, unique sterling silver, artifacts.

Nomadic Ant     /     Suzanne Miranda  
Jewelry, children’s international souvenirs.

Claybration     /     Martha Plaza-Weber
Felted wool sweaters, birds, garlands, necktie fashions, skirts, totes, purses, needle felted denim.

Pacha Love     /     Lenin Morales 
Jewelry, sunglasses, t-shirts, purses.

Katherine-Anne Confections  /     Kelsey Schroeder 
Handmade chocolate truffles, caramels, marshmallows, and European style sipping chocolate.

doTERRA Essential Oils     /     Megan Hall 
Single oils and blends, instructional uses.

Unan Imports     /     Al Ntamere  
Handmade crafted jewelry, hats, organic body care items.

The Dribbly Pear   /      Marieke Van Der Maelen 
1:12 scale modern dollhouse miniature, science themed toys, Chicago-themed culinary jewelry.

Maureen Flannery 
Dolls, gnomes, felt items, fairie houses, imports.

Bootleg Batard    /     Melina Kelson  
Long-fermented, handmade and wood-fired breads. Jams featuring
local, sustainably and organically raised fruits. All natural granola.

Clay Ceramics    /     Jane Wohlreich 
Hand made clay pots, bowls, trays, platters & mugs.

Twinkles and Twigs    /     Sue Erickson 
Wool felted fairies and more.

Esther’s Place  
Spinning wheels, weaving looms, felting and knitting supplies, kits and classes and everything Fiber-Arts related.

Balance Through Motion     /     Liz Kantorski
Hand-made balance boards. Using balance boards strengthens balance, bodies & minds through motion!

Urban Yoga Chicago     /     Anna Gratzl  
Kundalini yoga & meditation classes. Vegetarian cooking classes.

Welcome Your Light     /     Laura Pryzby 
Health coaching , Reiki, angel healing and meditation.

Think Like a Fairy     /     Dawn Servitto 
Fairy doors, handmade by Waldorf 5th grade students.

Barefoot Books     /     Terri Arain
Multicultural children’s books that spark the imagination and inspire
creativity from birth to 12 years of age. Celebrate art and story!

Children’s Vending Table   /      CWS Students
8th grader, Ely is offering his paintings, drawings & trading cards.
Visit Drake’s new crystal rock shop: “We Know Rock, Worldwide”


We can’t wait to see you at the fair!!