Complete Calendar

Monday, September 7, 2015

Labor Day - NO SCHOOL
National Holiday

A symbolic end to summer. Enjoy this national day off. (Start of school is just two days away!) 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

First Grade Welcome
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Auditorium

Students will be welcomed by their teacher, Ms. Shaffer, and escorted to their new classroom by the High School senior class. Parents will learn about what to expect on the first day of school and how to support their child’s transition to the grade school. 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

New Parent and Student Orientation
10:00 am - 11:45 am
Main Entrance- outside

Check-In for all new families, including refreshments. Please see Lisa Payton & Jennifer Zielinski at the welcome table to receive your New Family Welcome packets. (Welcome table will be outside; in case of rain it will be moved to the back of the auditorium).High School Orientation: 9th grade students only report to the High School History Room for your HS curriculum orientation. 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Early Childhood Parent Meetings
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
EC Classrooms

All Early Childhood parents are strongly encouraged to attend. Your teachers will discuss what to expect on the first day of school, what things to bring, as well as other helpful information to support your child’s transition to Early Childhood. 

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

First Day of School and Rose Ceremony
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Auditorium

School assembly and Rose Ceremony for Grades 1-12, followed by a Welcome Coffee in the back of the auditorium for parents to socialize. Parents are invited to attend the Rose Ceremony to welcome the students and launch our school year! 

Thursday, September 10, 2015

First Day for 5 day and 2 day Early Childhood programs
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Early Childhood

Welcome (back) to the Early Childhood Program! We are so happy to see all returning and new children in the 5-day and 2-day programs. Please enjoy the Parents Welcome Coffee in the back of the auditorium immediately after drop-off. 

Friday, September 11, 2015

New Families Dinner
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Local CWS Parent Household

Meet and socialize with other new parents, faculty and staff who have just joined the school community! Hosted at the Wild/Donofrio residence. Contact Cat Bradley at cbradley@chicagowaldorf.org for more details or to RSVP. 

Saturday, September 12, 2015

High School Marine Biology Trip
Hermit Island, Maine

The High School students join with many students from other regional Waldorf schools for a week of field research in the Hermit Island costal tide pools for their marine biology block. 

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Final Deadline For Spiritwear Sale Orders
Online Spiritwear Store: chicagowaldorf.org/spiritwear

Today is the deadline for all orders of CWS apparel and merchandise in Fall semester’s “Back To School Sale.” Place your orders for school t-shirts, hoodies, sweats and tote bags by midnight tonight. The next sale will not happen until the Spring, so makesure you get your school spirit items today! 

Monday, September 14, 2015

First Day for 3 day Early Childhood and Parent-Child programs
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Early Childhood

Welcome (back) to the Early Childhood Program and the Parent-Child Program! We are so happy to see all the returning and new children. Please join other parents for a chance to socialize and catch up immediately after drop-off at the Parent Welcome Coffeein the back of the auditorium. This event is for parents to meet, reacquaint, and share summer stories and the touching experiences of the children’s return to school.   

Monday, September 14, 2015

High School Boys Soccer vs British School
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Montrose Field

High School Boys Soccer vs British SchoolGame starts at 5:30pm.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Middle School Girls Volleyball at British School
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
814 W Eastman Street

Junior Varsity starts at 4:00pm, Varsity starts at 5:00pm. 

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