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Summer Camps 2023

Registration is now open for our 2023 Summer Camps. Learn more and register today!
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Fall Update

The construction schedule for the Gym remains on schedule, and a recent exciting development is ...
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Registration Open for Winter Parent-Child Classes

We still have space in our all-outdoor forest class for caregivers and children ages 2.5 ...
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The Concrete Slab is Poured

The concrete slab for the gym base was poured on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. The ...
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WWS High School Teacher Recognized as an Extraordinary Educator by Bethesda Magazine

We are thrilled that Bethesda Magazine chose to highlight WWS's own Taisto Saloma as one ...
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A New Website for WWS

WWS has launched a new website with Design TLC a local, small, woman-owned design firm ...
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August Update

The current construction is focused on site preparation. Yesterday, the modular that was stationed on ...
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Kicking Off the WWS Gymnasium Project

A Zoom Community Meeting to discuss the upcoming construction with our Head of School, Lelia True, was ...
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The Benefits of Teacher Looping

In our Lower School (grades 1-8) the "Class Teacher" is a central figure that stays ...
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Announcing Our New Head of School

The Trustees Council is honored and delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Lelia True ...
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The Greatest Scientists Are Artists Too

Louis Pastuer was a painter. Albert Einstein and Francis Arnold were both accomplished musicians. New ...
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Knitting Our Community Together

Bethesda, Maryland (12/02/21): The Washington Waldorf School (WWS), a PreK through Grade 12 independent school ...
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Fostering the Power to Imagine

A recent opinion piece from Scientific American highlights how the mainstream educational system is not designed to foster ...
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The Washington Waldorf School Goes Solar

Bethesda, Maryland (6/15/21): The Washington Waldorf School (WWS) a PreK through Grade 12 independent school ...
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Celebrating Our Community Members

We celebrate the contributions that our school community members make on local, national, and global fronts. ...
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Strengthening Foreign Language Skills Through Performance and Humor

At the Washington Waldorf School, as at many schools, students get to showcase their musical, ...
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Love of Language Binds Teacher to Waldorf

It seems fitting when Valerie LeBlanc, a longtime English teacher at the Washington Waldorf School, ...
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Report Supports Age-Appropriate Reading Instruction

Sooner isn’t always better. Efforts to teach reading in kindergarten are not only misplaced but ...
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Fostering Passionate and Skilled Readers

Waldorf educators love reading and understand its importance for all learning. That’s why we teach ...
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Teaching Geometry From Every Angle

Geometry instruction at the Washington Waldorf School takes the same shape as that of all ...
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Inspiring and Challenging Students with Single-Subject Lesson Blocks

At the Washington Waldorf School, we do more than teach students what they need to ...
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Art, Science, and the Waldorf Way

From the outside looking in, Sarah Vakkur’s public school education was a resounding success. She ...
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