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Waldorf Weekly 3/29

March 29, 2024


IMPORTANT DATES


April

4/8 - 4/12: Spring Break (NO SCHOOL)

Ms. Mona's Spring Break Camp

4/8 - 4/18: Senior Trip

4/16:  PA Meeting, 6:00pm

4/17: Parent Ed Event, 6:00-8:00pm

4/19: Community Singing, 8:30am (Location TBD)

Grade 6-8 Spring Dance, 4:30pm

4/20: Foundation Studies, 10:00am

4/25-26: Grade 7 Renaissance Faire

4/26: Community Singing, 8:30am (Location TBD)

4/27: High School Prom


CWS New School Day Time For Next School Year


Preparations for the 2024-2025 school year are already in full swing. As we look to next year,

we want to inform parents that we have made some adjustments to the school day time.


The school day for all students will begin at 8:30 am each day. The school day will end at 3:15pm for Preschool-Grade 8 and 3:30 pm for High School grades. See the specifics below:


Official School Day Time:

2024-2025 School Year

  • 8:30 am-12:00 pm (Preschool & Kindergarten)

  • 8:30 am-3:15 pm (Grades 1-8)

  • 8:30 am-3:30 pm (High School)

New Arrival Time Window:

8:00-8:30 am Arrival Window:

  • Preschool Park & Walk to Preschool Play Yard

  • Kindergarten, Grades 1-3 Carline Drop-off Outdoor Arrival

  • Grades 4-12 Carline Drop-off at designated areas


8:30 am School Day Starts

  • Students are Tardy if arriving after 8:30 am

New Dismissal Time Window:

Class

Dismissal Window

Preschool & Kindergarten Dismiss

11:45-12:00 pm

Preschool & Kindergarten students who stay for Early Care Dismiss

2:45-3:00 pm

Grades 1-3

3:00-3:30 pm

Grades 4-8 Dismiss

3:15-3:30 pm

Grades 9-12 Dismiss

3:30 pm

New Aftercare Hours:

3:15-5:30 pm Aftercare


As we get closer to the exciting Back-To-School season, we will communicate more details and specifics about Arrival and Dismissal instructions for parents. In the meantime, we wanted you to know, in advance, about the change in the School Day Time for next school year.



Thank You for Building the Strength of Our School at the Spring Benefit!


Ben and Carmen Jones won the Costume Competition! Don't they look amazing?!


Give yourselves a hand for making this year's Spring Benefit an event to remember — and a BIG fundraising success!


Thanks to everyone who supported this event — by sponsoring, by attending, by bidding on auction items, by donating auction items, by helping with the planning and set-up — we built community and and achieved some stellar fundraising success, raising ...


$41,700!!


This money supports our students, faculty, and school and helps to ensure that we can provide the best education possible for every student and family at CWS.


Thank you CWS for your love and generosity! 💜


We Have Ukeleles — and a Violin! — for Sale!

Thanks to Antonio Violins, who generously donated a large number of instruments to our Spring Benefit silent auction, we have a number of ukeleles for purchase to benefit CWS! these ukeleles (and one violin!) are listed on our auction website as Buy Now items for very reasonable prices. Or, make a donation offer by emailing bmcdaniel@cinciwaldorf.org.


A big thank you to Antonio Violins for helping us raise money to support our school!!



Let Sound Move You: There Are Still Spots for Sarah Kimball's Spring Adult Eurythmy Series

Eurythmy has incredible benefits for adults and children alike! So, treat yourself to a 4-part spring movement series with the incredible Sarah Kimble — and "Let Sound Move You" on a path toward greater well-being! (Plus, experience for yourself what this eurythmy thing is all about 😂).


Parent Ed. Creating Rhythm & Joy from Birth to 6 Years



Time & Location

Apr 17, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Cincinnati Waldorf School











Find Your Lost Items in the Lost and Found!!!

Is your child missing a coat or a hat? Chances are its in the lost and found.




Remembering Maggie Kelley

Click HERE to read more about the life of Ms. Maggie Kelley, long time member of our Cincinnati Waldorf School community and the Anthroposophical Society.


Announcement from Rose Hill Farm:

Please halt your orders from Rose Hill Farm temporarily due to low inventory. They are planting new spring crops, so get excited for some yummy fresh veggies in the coming weeks!


Sign Up for Spring Break Camp with Ms. Mona

Spots are filling up fast, so be to sure to sign up soon for Ms. Mona's Spring Break Camp!



CWS is Hiring!




Please click the links above for job descriptions.


If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and resume listing background, training, experience, and three references. Please call or email Susan Gray, Administrative Director, at 513-541-0220 or sgray@cinciwaldorf.org


Adult Eurythmy with former CWS Faculty Connie Michael


“I have thoroughly enjoyed the challenge of the Eurythmy class, the movement with its richness of language and verse has been life giving.  Connie is an excellent teacher, sharing her depth and beauty in this art form of Eurythmy.'' -Kare Egan 


Support the PA's Spring Flower Power Fundraiser!

Spring is coming... spring is coming... flowers are coming too... roses, lilies, daffodillies, little crocuses too 🎶


Time to get those spring flower orders in so that your yard will be blooming and beautiful when spring arrives!


Plus, 50% of your order goes directly to the CWS Parent Association. Gifts to the PA support faculty appreciation, community events, facilities improvements, teacher training, and more!




Nature's Haven Summer Camp with Sarah Hammond & Saren Wozniak!

Explore nature with us this summer! Each day will be spent outdoors engaging in free play, focused exploration, Waldorf-inspired circle, and listening to nature stories. Camp will be based at CWS, but we will spend most of our time at Dogwood Nature Trail across the street. Feel free to invite friends and family who are not Waldorf students! 


Dates: June 24th - August 2nd

Monday-Friday   8AM-1PM


Ages: Rising Kindergarten - Second Grade

$300 per week (or $250/ week if attending all 6 weeks) 


Register for camp HERE!



Sign Up for Ms. Mona's Summer Camp!





Thank You to the Following Sponsors!


Supporting CWS at the Mahogany Level:

Supporting CWS at the Cedar Level: