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Monday, September 26, 2016

Class Trip- 6th Grade
September 26, 8:00 am - September 29, 3:00 pm
Marengo Caves, Indiana

The sixth grade students will travel to Marengo Caves to explore the magic of the underworld at the end of our block on Mineralogy.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Class Trip- 7th Grade
September 26, 8:00 am - September 29, 2:30 pm
Essential Skills Outdoor School, Viroqua, WI

The seventh grade students face the challenges of a high ropes course. Team-building and other bonding exercises are also a part of the planned activities as students at this age need to assert their will and develop trust and confidence.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Early Childhood Harvest Festival
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Parking lot vestibule- Rogers Park Campus

The Early Childhood faculty warmly welcome all Early Childhood and Parent-Child families from the Rogers Park and Lincoln Square campuses for this Waldorf traditional festival for our young children and their families. Join us to celebrate the harvest season with music, a dancing circle, craft-making and snacks.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Michaelmas Festival
1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Sidewalk / Parking lot vestibule at Rogers Park Campus

Join the crowds watching this festival in which students from grades 2-12 celebrate the principles of courage, initiative and transformation as depicted in the story of Saint Michael. To honor these essential human capacities, the elementary, middle and high school students join in parts to perform a play of St. Michael and the Princess taking on the fearless dragon. After the play, the 12th graders will “ring the iron” and the classes will collectively throw into the fire, something they've written on pieces of paper that they wish to transform in themselves. Parents are invited to attend this outdoor spectacle to witness and support the children.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Waldorf Oktoberfest
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Evanston Arts Center / 1717 Central Street, Evanston

The CWS community comes together for the opportunity to socialize and appreciate the home-brewers and bakers at our school. From craft beers and ciders to kombucha teas, sample a variety of brews made by our own parents, faculty and staff. This adult-only evening is a great chance to celebrate this traditional German Festival, Waldorf-style! Admission includes 15 tasters of local microbrew and home brews, as well as the souvenir taster glass itself. Pretzels and other home-made food items complement the brews. A music DJ, t-shirt sales and raffle of tickets to Hamilton! the play will be part of the activities. Call the Main Office, 773.465.2662, for details and to purchase tickets with credit card. Alumni (over 21), their parents, guests and friends are encouraged to join our parents, faculty & staff at the festival!

Monday, October 3, 2016

Rosh Hashanah

Enjoy the holiday and your day off!

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Parent Evening- 8th grade
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8th grade classroom

Parents meet with eighth grade teacher, Carol Triggiano, for introductions to the class and review of the block schedule and class curriculum.  

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

High School Camping Trip to Indiana Dunes
Indiana Dunes National Seashore Campgrounds from 10/5 through 10/7

As a traditionally inaugurating event to solidify the new school year, the camping trip involves all High School students in a shared “character-building and settling-in” experience. Over these three days, the older grades and High School faculty welcome the new freshman class into the High School community with daytime workshops, outdoor class activities, communal meals, and the shared experience of camping in the woods (all possibly enlivened by one or two pranks as well!)

Monday, October 10, 2016

Waldorf in the Home (WITH) Parent Group
8:30 am - 9:30 am
CWS Library- Rogers Park Campus

WITH is a parent support group focusing on topics specific to the Early Childhood (EC) experience.Led by knowledgeable members of our Waldorf community, WITH offers a supportive environment where parents gather to learn the principles and teachings used in the EC classroom with intent to bring them into their homes to support a calm, nurturing environment. Additional discussions and resource sharing aids parents who face the challenge of parenting in today's fast-paced, technology-driven society. All members of the CWS community are welcome to attend.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Parent Evening- 7th grade
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7th grade classroom

Parents meet with seventh grade teacher, Kathy Matlin, for introductions to the class and review of the block schedule and class curriculum.  

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Yom Kippur

Celebrate this holiday and enjoy your day off!

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Parent Evening- 4th grade
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4th grade classroom

Parents meet with fourth grade teacher, Chris Kuck, for introductions to the class and review of the block schedule and class curriculum.  

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