The Chalkboard - Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Blog

Studying Virtue

Perhaps you’ve noticed the sixth graders looking particularly noble and valiant lately. On Friday evening, May 30, 2014, a beautiful knighting ceremony was held for them to culminate their studies of the Early Middle Ages. Each student carved a wooden sword and...

Annual Fund Success!

Annual Fund Challenge Met!  $10,000 Gift Spurs Success Thanks to a wonderful response from the CAWS community, we met our challenge goal of 90% participation in this year’s annual fund! As a result, CAWS will receive an additional $10,000 gift from a generous,...

Working Outdoors

Monday saw the whole school working outside, helping to weed and improve the kindergarten playground.  This was part of the annual Michaelmas celebration.  Unfamiliar to many, Michaelmas was celebrated in England on September 29 and marked the end (and beginning) of...

Creating an Outdoor Oven for the School

The school’s new oven is almost ready for baking.  The first step was making a sand dome of the proper proportions.  Yoko Yeaton, Daisy Nursery teacher, came out to help build the sand form.   The next step was checking the shape against our template.  Still...

A New Look in the Hallways

This summer, we were fortunate to have the talented Lena Fransioli and Kasia Mirowska paint our main hallway.  Here are some photos from the undertaking. Above: Kasia and Lena, hard at work. Below:  Their brushes had to keep moving to create the effects they wanted....