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October 2014 Calendar

1 / Wednesday

  • Torin Finser: Building the Waldorf Community
    7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    One of the leading Waldorf educators in the country, Torin Finser, will be joining us for a full day of lectures and workshops on how to build the parent-teacher community in Waldorf schools. Torin is currently Chair of the Educational Department at Antioch College New England and General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in America. He has been a class teacher at Great Barrington Waldorf School and served on the board of six Waldorf schools. He is author of seven books, most recently "A Second Classroom: Parent-Teacher Relationships in a Waldorf School."

2 / Thursday

  • Torin Finser: Parent, Faculty Workshop
    8:30 am – 10:00 am

  • Rain Date for Michaelmas
    1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

  • G10 Parent Potluck and Class Meeting
    6:30 pm – 9:30 pmHome of Linda Reinisch
    Dinner and social time at 6:30, followed by class meeting

3 / Friday

  • Development Committee Meeting
    8:30 am – 10:30 amTBD

7 / Tuesday

  • Observation Morning
    8:00 am – 10:30 am
    Observation Mornings include a presentation on the philosophy and approach of Waldorf education and visits to five classes to see the Waldorf approach “in action.” The tour spans the grades, observing our youngest students in the Children’s Garden, several Lower School grades, and a class in the High School. Observation Mornings begin at 8:00 a.m. in the school library and end in the library at 10:30 following a Q & A period. These events are for adults. For more information or to RSVP, please contact our Enrollment Director, Lezlie Lawson, at 301-229-6107 x154 or by email at llawson@washingtonwaldorf.org.

8 / Wednesday

  • G8 Parent Evening
    7:45 pm – 8:30 pm

11 / Saturday

  • SAT for G12
    10/11/2014 – 10/11/2014

13 / Monday

  • No Classes, Fall Break
    10/13/2014 – 10/13/2014

17 / Friday

  • High School Spirit Day & Contra Dance
    3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

18 / Saturday

  • PSAT for G11
    8:30 am – 11:00 am

21 / Tuesday

  • G11 Parent Evening
    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    With Laurent Andre and Valerie LeBlanc, Humanities II

25 / Saturday

  • HS Open House and Alumni Brunch
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Share light breakfast and learn about Waldorf education at the high school level with our teachers, alumni, and parents. For prospective parents and 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. For more information or to RSVP, please contact our Enrollment Director, Lezlie Lawson, at 301-229-6107, x154 or via email at llawson@washingtonwaldorf.org.

28 / Tuesday

  • High School Open Day
    8:00 am – 12:30 pm
    High School Open Days are for middle school and high school age students and their parents. The morning begins at 8:00 a.m. with a presentation about the Waldorf approach for the high school years and then offers an opportunity to sit in on a number of classes for the morning. Visitors are invited to stay for an organic lunch from Chef Eron at 12:30. For more information or to RSVP, please contact our Enrollment Director, Lezlie Lawson, at 301-229-6107, x154 or via email at llawson@washingtonwaldorf.org.

  • G9 Parent Evening
    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    With Barb Bancroft and Max Urmey

29 / Wednesday

  • Parent Organization Meeting
    8:45 am – 10:00 am

31 / Friday

  • High School Service Learning
    8:15 am – 1:30 pm
    G9 will work at Red Wiggler Community Farm. Students should meet at WWS at 8:15. They will be transported to and from the farm in activity busses, arriving back at 1:30. Students should bring a bag lunch. G10-G12 will be working at DC Central Kitchen. Students should meet at the lower level food court at Union Station (Red Line) at 8:15. They will walk together to DCCK, then be dismissed at the end of the day at 1 p.m. at Union Station. Lunch will be provided by DCCK.

  • Early Dismissal, Teacher Professional Development Day
    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm