The Chalkboard - Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Blog

Eighth Grader Selected for Prestigious Junior Festival Orchestra

Congratulations to our Eighth Grader, Nico Moldovean, and his teacher, our own Strings Teacher, Susan Slowick. On January 28, Nico competed against violinists selected from their schools in 58 towns. He won a spot to perform in the Jr. Festival Orchestra Concert which...

Waldorf Math through Plato and Dodecahedrons

By Heather Collis-Puro, Handwork Teacher At Waldorf School at Moraine Farm, beautiful geometric drawings are often what come to mind when we think about math in sixth grade.   Many of us have purchased the notecards that Mr. Yoors’ (sixth grade) class sold at the...

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...

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....