Main Calendar

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Tour & Orientation
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Main Entrance- Rogers Park Campus

Share with friends this opportunity to see Waldorf in action and visit classes while they are in session. Registration is required for the tour, so please contact Lisa Payton at 773.465.2371

Friday, December 9, 2016

12th grade Field Trip to Fermi Lab
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Batavia, Illinois

As part of their Modern Physics block, the senior class will visit and tour Fermi Lab which has the world's fourth largest particle accelerator. This national laboratory is run by the U.S. Department of Energy and specializes in high-energy particle physics. The students will tour the facilities and meet with an onsite staff astrophysicist to discuss current research and discoveries.

Monday, December 12, 2016

4th Festival of Light
8:00 am - 8:30 am
Main Entrance- Rogers Park Campus

Join us for this student-led assembly (led by the twelfth grade) that honors the power of light as illumination and inspiration. Also the second grade will perform a processional honoring Santa Lucia and later bring sweet saffron buns to the classrooms and other areas of the school. Please enter in silence and observe the tableau peacefully to maintain the festival’s tone of reverence.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Steiner Study Group
8:15 am - 9:30 am
CWS Library- Rogers Park Campus

Do something for your own inner development and at the same time learn more about the ideas that inform our school mission. It’s part history, part philosophy and part spiritual awareness. Parents meet after drop off every Tuesday to read and discuss select lectures by Rudolf Steiner. Contact Sheila Donohue, 312-907-6914.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Santa Lucia Festival at Lincoln Square Campus
9:15 am - 9:30 am
Lincoln Square Campus classrooms

Today the second grade will bring the festival to the EC classrooms in Lincoln Square campus with a processional honoring Santa Lucia. Traditionally, the oldest girl of the family, wearing a white dress, red sash and crown of light, leads her brothers and sisters in song, through the house, carrying saffron buns to her relatives. The second grade carries this festival for the school and community as part of their year-long study of heroes, sages, and saintly people. Please observe the procession in silence to support the reverent mood of this beautiful ritual.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Steiner’s Core Mission- Parent Study Group
8:00 am - 9:45 am
CWS Library- Rogers Park Campus

This parent study group focuses each year on a seminal text from Rudolf Steiner, the founder of Waldorf pedagogy, and incorporates other studies and practices that illuminate the underlying intentions behind Waldorf education. All are welcome to attend. Contact- Hazel Archer Ginsberg at Hazel@ReverseRitual.com

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Holiday Concert
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Auditorium- Rogers Park Campus

The students and faculty in the music program are pleased to present an evening of seasonal music for the school community. Student musicians in fifth through twelfth grades perform in the Grade School and Middle School orchestras, choruses, bands and the High School jazz band, chamber ensemble and vocal ensemble.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Holiday Assembly
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
NOON DISMISSAL- Rogers Park and Lincoln Square campuses

Teachers, children, staff and parents join together in the Rogers Park Campus Auditorium to honor the spirit of the holidays. Enjoy a variety of presentations by the grades on seasonal themes to close the Fall semester. Then enjoy your break and see you when classes resume in the New Year!

Monday, December 19, 2016

Winter Break Begins
NO SCHOOL- Dec 19 thru Jan 2

Enjoy the time off for the holidays, travel and connecting with family. See you when we return in January.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Steiner Study Group
8:15 am - 9:30 am
CWS Library- Rogers Park Campus

Do something for your own inner development and at the same time learn more about the ideas that inform our school mission. It’s part history, part philosophy and part spiritual awareness. Parents meet after drop off every Tuesday to read and discuss select lectures by Rudolf Steiner. Contact Sheila Donohue, 312-907-6914.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

School Resumes
Rogers Park and Lincoln Square Campuses

Welcome back!

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Steiner’s Core Mission- Parent Study Group
8:00 am - 9:45 am
CWS Library- Rogers Park Campus

This parent study group focuses each year on a seminal text from Rudolf Steiner, the founder of Waldorf pedagogy, and incorporates other studies and practices that illuminate the underlying intentions behind Waldorf education. All are welcome to attend. Contact- Hazel Archer Ginsberg at Hazel@ReverseRitual.com

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