Main Calendar

Monday, September 18, 2017

Financial Aid for College Night
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lower Eurythmy Room

This evening is for HS Juniors & Seniors, and their parents, to receive information and resources to assist with applying for financial aid in the college application process. Led by CWS College Counselor, and additional guest speakers.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Rosh Hashanah

Enjoy the holiday and your two days off!

Friday, September 22, 2017

Rosh Hashanah Break

Enjoy the holiday and your two days off!

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Caving Trip- 6th Grade
September 27, 8:00 am - September 29, 3:00 pm
Marengo Caves, Indiana

The sixth grade students travel for three days to explore and revel in the magic of the underworld at the end of their block on Mineralogy. They will float on boats down a subterranean river and also visit the Marengo Caves exhibition walk and then suit up for a guided underground cave crawl.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Picture Day
Rogers Park & Lincoln Square Campuses

Portrait photographers are taking individual and class portraits today onsite. Send your children to school with nice shirts and their bright smiles. Photographs will be taken of students in all grades 1-12 and all EC children.

Friday, September 29, 2017

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 29, 2017

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.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Inclusion & Diversity Committee Meeting
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
location TBD

Join with parents, faculty, staff and board members on this committee to support initiatives that foster and celebrate the diversity, inclusion and strength of our full Waldorf community. All parents are welcome to attend!

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Parent Evening- 5th grade
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5th grade classroom

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

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

High School Parent Evening
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
High School classrooms

Parents meet with the HS grade advisors; 12th Grade will be in Painting Studio, 11th in Music Room, 10th in Biology Room, and 9th in English Room. The faculty advisors will make introductions to the class and review the current work in the block schedule and class curriculum. Both parents and teachers will share observations. Refreshments will be served before the meeting starts.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Parent Evenings- 3rd, 4th & 8th grades
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3rd, 4th & 8th grade classrooms

Parents meet with third grade teacher, Andrea Shaffer, fourth grade teacher, Danny Hallum, and eighth grade teacher, Kathy Matlin, to review the students' progress, profile the year's blocks schedule and discuss class planning.

Friday, October 6, 2017

High School Contemporary Issues Colloquium
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Various Classrooms

We were prompted to organize this event by the expressed desire of the high school students to understand the current issues of our world and ask what their next step might be to make a difference. For the full day, presenters will share their areas of expertise with the students. These experts from the field share their knowledge and unique perspectives to offer glimpses of what a young person can do to “take the next step.” The day will run on the "Free University" model: the High School will divide up (not by grades or age) by student interest. The students will participate in multiple workshops and a final closing session where the whole high school will come together in the auditorium to discuss their impressions of themes/topics from the day and develop a school-wide conversation on the act of participating in change.

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