October 2013


1 / Tuesday

Michaelmas Celebration
Tuesday, October 1 from 1pm to 2:45pm
rain date, October 3


2 / Wednesday

Choosing Waldorf High School
Wednesday, October 2 from 7pm to 9pm Library
What are the important questions to ask when choosing a high school? We will consider these questions, offering the perspective from the WWS High… MORE 


3 / Thursday

Grade 9 Class Parent Evening & Potluck
Thursday, October 3 from 6:30pm to 9pm Offsite
Grade 9 parents are invited to a potluck supper followed by a meeting with class sponsors Susan Elfstrom and Max Urmey, at the home of Linda Reinisch.


4 / Friday

Children's Garden Parent Coffee
Friday, October 4 from 8:30am to 10am Starbucks at Sangamore Mall
The POSC invites all Children's Garden parents for an informal gathering at Starbucks down at the Sangamore Road mall.


5 / Saturday

G11 Yard Sale
Saturday, October 5 from 9am to 12pm WWS Auditorium


8 / Tuesday

Observation Morning
Tuesday, October 8 from 8am to 10:30am WWS
Observation Mornings include a presentation on the philosophy and approach of Waldorf education and visits to five classes to see the Waldorf… MORE 

Library Orientation
Tuesday, October 8 from 8:45am to 9:30am Library
Librarians Susan Walsh and Pam Trochesset invite you to attend an orientation to the school library on Tuesday, October 8th, from 8:45-9:30… MORE 

Trustees Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 8 from 7pm to 9pm Library
All welcome

When and Where Do We Go From Here? (at Acorn Hill)
Tuesday, October 8 from 7:30pm to 9pm Acorn Hill
First Grade Readiness from a Waldorf Perspective w/ Jack Petrash. Hear about the next steps of your child's education and what Waldorf Education can… MORE 


9 / Wednesday

Grade 2 Class Parent Evening
Wednesday, October 9 from 7:30pm to 9pm


10 / Thursday

The Social Inclusion Approach: How WWS Addresses Social Issues Such as Bullying and Teasing
Thursday, October 10 from 8:45am to 10am Library
Every child faces a variety of social challenges at school and in life. WWS is committed to creating a social environment in which all students are… MORE 

Grade 10 Class Parent Evening
Thursday, October 10 from 7pm to 9pm


14 / Monday

Fall Break, No Classes
Monday, October 14


15 / Tuesday

Eid-al-Adha, No Classes
Tuesday, October 15
No classes for students but teacher professional development day


17 / Thursday

Developmental Stages of Childhood POSTPONED
Thursday, October 17 from 7:30pm to 9pm Library
POSTPONED due to illness, new date TBA Developmental Stages of Childhood: A Road Map for the Journey w/ Nancy Foster, long-time Acorn Hill teacher… MORE 


19 / Saturday

PSAT for G11
Saturday, October 19 from 8:30am to 12pm

High School Open House
Saturday, October 19 from 10am to 12pm WWS
Share light breakfast and learn about Waldorf education at the high school level with our teachers, alumni, and parents. For prospective parents and… MORE 


22 / Tuesday

High School Open Day
Tuesday, October 22 from 8am to 12:30pm High School Open Day
High School Open Days are for middle school and high school age students and their parents. The morning begins at 8 a.m. with a presentation about… MORE 


24 / Thursday

Grade 4 Class Parent Evening
Thursday, October 24 from 7pm to 9pm


29 / Tuesday

7th Grade Class Play
Tuesday, October 29 from 7:30pm to 9pm Auditorium
The seventh grade will be performing a play of The Devil and Daniel Webster on Tuesday evening, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. This play tells the tale of… MORE 


31 / Thursday

CG & LS Parent-Teacher Conferences, No Classes CG and LS
Thursday, October 31
HS in session as a service day.

High School In Service Learning Day
Thursday, October 31 Service Learning Day