December 15, 2023
12/18-1/2: Winter Break (NO SCHOOL)
1/3: School Resumes
1/4: Community Singing, 8:30am (Community Room)
1/9: Parent Education Event: Developmental Stages of Childhood (1:30-3pm)
1/12: Community Singing, 8:30am (Community Room)
MLK Assembly (11am-12pm)
1/13: Foundation Studies, 10am-3pm
1/15: (NO SCHOOL)
Re-Enrollment is OPEN for 2024-2025!
Re-enrollment for current students is now open for the 2024-25 school year! Please take time now to complete your student's re-enrollment for next year. The deadline to re-enroll is January 8, 2024, in order for your child's space in their class to be saved.
Click here for more info and instructions!
A Glimpse At All The Fun We've Had This Year (so far)!
CWS Spiritwear Makes a Great Gift!
Looking for some last-minute gifts for your kids and family? Check out our selection of CWS Spiritwear! Sweatshirts, long sleeved shirts, tote bags, and more! Make the holidays bright, and show your love for CWS. Check it out under the Support tab on the CWS website.
5th Grade Wins the Class Pizza Party Competition!
Congratulations to the 5th grade for being the first class to reach 100% participation in this year's Pizza Party & Games Night Competition! A big thank you to the 5th grade families (and students!) and all of the families who have given to this year's Annual Fund! We appreciate YOU 💜
(See how the 5th graders reacted to the news 😂)
After School AIKIDO Classes Begin In January!
Aikido for children 9 years and older will be available at the Waldorf main campus. Beginning 1/3/24 from 3pm - 4pm. The first class is free so that every child may try a class if desired. Aikido will be offered from January 3rd until mid May.
When: 1/3/24 - mid May 2024
Who: 9 years and up
Where: The Gym
What to where: Normal street clothes as worn to school or sweatpants.
To sign up: email Wade at firstname.lastname@example.org. Put in the subject line 'aikido'.
What is Aikido? In this class I will be breaking groups up by age and teaching the basic understanding of how to fall so you will not get hurt, how to improve your balance and physical strength, improve your personal power, and understanding the value of listening with attention. We will learn the martial art of Aikido, self defense, strength & flexibility, balance, and the philosophy of Aikidos harmony principles.
Adult classes: Wednesdays from 6pm - 7pm
About Wade, 4th degree black belt in Aikido
Wade has been studying Aikido for 30 years and has had dojo’s (schools) in Milwaukee Wisconsin, Lexington KY and is working on a location in Cincinnati. He taught last year at CWS and saw 5 students receive their yellow belts in Aikido with a certificate.
RSVP for Holiday Faire Thank You Sound Bath 12/17
Calling all CWS Holiday Faire volunteers! As a token of gratitude for your efforts, Kateri Sparrow of Sparrow Song Healing invites you to relax, unwind, and reset during an hour-long Sound Bath experience hosted by Megan Kelley and Andy Thomas at the beautiful Hoffner Lodge in Northside. Adults and student volunteers welcome.
Find more info and RSVP here.
Save the Date for the Next Parent Education Event!
Tuesday, January 9
Developmental Stages of Childhood:
What to Expect at 6,9,12, and 15
What Are You Doing During February Break?
If you're looking for something fun to do over the February Break, this could be it! Great Wolf Lodge is once again offering a discount to CWS families on the Tuesday and Wednesday of our February Break.
GWL will also give us a FREE night to auction at our Spring Benefit if 20 or more families book this deal. Last year's families had a blast, so consider booking your stay today!
Additional details: Each standard room comes with (6) Water Park passes and can sleep up to 6. You may show up as early as 10am to begin using the water park. You may pre register at the front desk upon arrival. If your room is ready, you can go ahead and get checked in. If it is not ready yet, you can still collect your wristbands to go have fun in the water park. Check out is at 11am, and you can utilize the water park until close that day once checked out of your hotel room!