Main Calendar

Saturday, May 12, 2018

May Fair
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Street Block Festival- Rogers Park Campus

The public is invited to our open street festival celebrating the arrival of Spring. May Fair activities are varied and range from face-painting and tie-dyeing to child-made crafts and games. There are plenty of table vendors to peruse and delicious food to enjoy. Live performances on the street stage include music, dramatic scenes, singing, and story-telling. At noon the children’s maypole dance is featured as the iconic centerpiece of the fair. This colorful performance follows in a tradition of May festivals that started as early as the sixteenth century.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Community Yoga for All
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Upper Eurythmy Room, Rogers Park Campus

Chicago Waldorf School and Phoenix Yoga Project have joined forces to offer a donation-based yoga class to our community. All proceeds go to the Annual Fund. Come join us for an all-levels yoga class that will focus on learning Asanas (poses), Pranayama (breath), and the joy of moving together! This class is also open to outside community members, so please feel free to bring a friend.Questions? Contact Tarah Hartung at thartung2@gmail.com

Monday, May 14, 2018

Parent Evening- 6th grade
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6th grade classroom

Parents meet with sixth grade teacher, Carol Triggiano, to discuss the student's progress and final class planning.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Steiner Study Group
8:15 am - 9:30 am
CWS Library (2nd floor)- Rogers Park Campus

Waldorf schools pursue an innovative educational practice that can enliven, inspire and renew education today. Join a spirited group of parents & teachers who read and discuss related topics. This is your time to learn and question. No experience necessary; Everyone is welcome. Contact Sheila Donohue at 312-907-6914

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Pentathlon- 5th grade class trip
May 16, 8:00 am - May 18, 3:00 pm
Heartland Camp, Wisconsin

Fifth grade students from many regional Waldorf schools come together in the woods of Wisconsin to participate for three days (May 16-18) in physical acts of skill, endurance and beauty as modeled after the classic Greek Pentathlon games. Teams representing various Hellenistic city-states bring the students from different schools together to witness their performances in the areas of long jump, javelin throw, Greek-style wrestling, discus throw, and the track events: sprinting and team baton-passing relay races. Fifth grade parents are invited for one day (Thurs 17th) to witness the students present their best efforts to model truth and beauty in athletics.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Parent Spiritual Science Study Group
8:00 am - 9:45 am
CWS Library (2nd floor)- Rogers Park Campus

Anthroposophy, which means “Wisdom of the Human Being,” is a spiritual science built on the research of Rudolf Steiner. Our current conversation explores the riddles of existence, the truth of karma, the mystery of evil, historic connections, and more. We incorporate “The Calendar of the Soul,” eurythmy, focused discussion and seasonal artistic explorations in our study. All are welcome; contact Hazel Archer Ginsberg (773) 549-3026

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Parent-Teacher Organization Council Meeting
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lower Eurythmy Room- Rogers Park Campus

The Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) warmly welcomes all CWS parents, teachers and staff to attend our meetings. This is an opportunity to learn more about what is happening at school, get insights into understanding how the school functions, and get involved in supporting our school. Drafts of the meeting agendas are available prior to each meeting if you'd like to see what will be discussed. Further inquiries? Contact PTO Co-Chair Judy Shaver-Chungbin at jshaver9832@gmail.com

Monday, May 21, 2018

Circus Club Performance- for all Grade School participants
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CWS Gymnasium- Rogers Park Campus

Parents, students and friends are invited to attend this final circus performance by all grade school students of the Circus Club.

Monday, May 21, 2018

SEED Meeting- Faculty & Staff
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rogers Park Campus, High School History classroom

Congratulations to the CWS Faculty and Staff who at this meeting complete their full training for Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity (SEED). May you carry the principles forward that you discussed for personal, organizational, and societal change toward greater equity and diversity.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Steiner Study Group
8:15 am - 9:30 am
CWS Library (2nd floor)- Rogers Park Campus

Waldorf schools pursue an innovative educational practice that can enliven, inspire and renew education today. Join a spirited group of parents & teachers who read and discuss related topics. This is your time to learn and question. No experience necessary; Everyone is welcome. Contact Sheila Donohue at 312-907-6914

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Parent Spiritual Science Study Group
8:00 am - 9:45 am
CWS Library (2nd floor)- Rogers Park Campus

Anthroposophy, which means “Wisdom of the Human Being,” is a spiritual science built on the research of Rudolf Steiner. Our current conversation explores the riddles of existence, the truth of karma, the mystery of evil, historic connections, and more. We incorporate “The Calendar of the Soul,” eurythmy, focused discussion and seasonal artistic explorations in our study. All are welcome; contact Hazel Archer Ginsberg (773) 549-3026

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The 12th Grade Play
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Auditorium in Rogers Park Campus

Attend the opening night ofthe 12th grade play presented by the seniors for the CWS community. Based on a work chosen by the students and adapted for the stage by them (including stage design, props & costuming) the seniors produce and perform in this, their final gift to the school. More details about the play will be announced in April. The public is invited to support the seniors (admission is free; all donations will go to support the Senior field trip). Recommended for students in 4th grade and up.

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