April 2013 Calendar

4 / Thursday

  • Senior Project Presentations
    7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

5 / Friday

  • 5th Grade Talent Show
    6:00 pm – 8:30 pm / WWS Auditorium

    Talent show and dinner presented by 5th grade, open to all grades to participate. Proceeds benefit 5th grade.

6 / Saturday

  • Science Workshop through the Grades
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm / Library and Classrooms

    Experience how science is brought to the students throughout the grades and learn how the curriculum is uniquely tailored to the developmental stages and needs of children of all ages. Light breakfast, snack, lunch, and childcare provided. RSVP required.

9 / Tuesday

  • Trustee's Council Meeting
    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm / Library

11 / Thursday

  • Observation Morning
    8:00 am – 10:00 am

13 / Saturday

  • Father's Workshop with Jack Petrash
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm / WWS Library

18 / Thursday

  • “Nurturing the Spiritual Life of a Child,” a conversation with Rev. Patrick Kennedy
    8:45 am – 10:00 am / Library

    Rev. Patrick Kennedy is a priest in The Christian Community. He is also a dedicated student of Anthroposophy. He is very interested in the universal aspects of religion and spirituality. In this talk he will be exploring ways to cultivate a spiritual life in the home that is not bound to any one religion.

20 / Saturday

  • Spring Gala - Time TBD
    7:00 pm – 11:00 pm / Hearst Hall

    Details, including ticket and auction info, available at www.washingtonwaldorf.org (see button at bottom of home page).

23 / Tuesday

  • Time Crisis: Healing Time The 'time arts' in Waldorf education, with a focus on the spoken word
    7:30 pm – 9:00 pm / Library

    (This is an update from the previously announced topic for this evening.)

    The experience of ‘not enough time’ can become acute, leading to challenges to our health and well-being. We will explore how through the art of the spoken word, an integral aspect of Waldorf education, we can begin to befriend time and receive its support and vitality.

    An evening of observations, reflections and practice: finding our way in the challenging relationship to time in our culture today. What is at stake?

    Helen Lubin trained at Novalis School for Speech and Drama and at the School for the Art of Speech and Speech Therapy (Germany). Founded Speech and Drama in Waldorf Schools in North America, now in its 19th year, working with teachers, classes, individual students, staff and parents. Rudolf Steiner College faculty since 1992; other Waldorf teacher education programs; private practice. - International Camphill Seminar in Curative Education (10 years' experience in this field); BS Special Educational Studies, BS Speech Pathology and Audiology, MA Human Development; former Waldorf student.
    (This is an update from the previously announced topic for this evening.)

27 / Saturday

  • Spring Festival
    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Students arrive at 3:30 p.m.