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Thursday, October 28, 2004

Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor Burlarized  
The Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor was burglarized. "The intruder threw things about in the principal's office, then went through the school. It's not clear whether anything was taken."
posted by John 1:22 PM


Friday, October 22, 2004

OpenWaldorf has a revised Privacy Policy  
I've just posted the revised Privacy Policy for OpenWaldorf.com. The standard policy is that all communications from parents are completely confidential at OpenWaldorf.com.
posted by John 4:49 AM


Thursday, October 21, 2004

Waldorf Teacher Trainer touts benefits of Eurythmy  
There's an interesting story on Eurythmy in the Oregonian. "Siegward Elsas, a neurologist at Oregon Health & Science University, said that for those seeking alternative medical treatment, combining good nutrition, counseling and eurythmy has offered promising results." Mysteriously, the article doesn't mention Elsa's more meaningful expert credentials as a faculty member at the Micha-El Insitute for Waldorf Teacher Training. Why does the Waldorf community have such a problem with communicating the most important credentials of their experts?
posted by John 2:53 PM


Thursday, October 14, 2004

Waldorf school hosts robotics tournament  
The Fair Oaks Waldorf school hosted a robotics tournament for local high schoolers.
posted by John 12:37 PM

Cape Ann Waldorf School student killed by train  
A 14-yr. old Waldorf student from the Cape Ann Waldorf School was hit by a train. "Any parent who has lost a child can understand what we feel. Any school that's lost a beloved student can understand what we feel. We'll be celebrating our son.," the boy's mother said.
posted by John 12:32 PM


Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Journalist chooses Waldorf  
There's an interesting story by a journalist who recently chose Waldorf for their family. "we were already happy members of the Rudolf Steiner community," writes new Waldorf parent Susan Cheever.
posted by John 7:00 AM


Saturday, October 09, 2004

Controversy surrounds Napa Valley [Waldorf] Charter School  
"We completely believe there are no grounds to it," said Bill Bindewald, administrator of Napa Valley Charter School, in response to charges that the school has a religious bent.
posted by John 1:24 PM


Wednesday, October 06, 2004

Waldorf student teaches at orphanage  
Emma Dornan, a Waldorf student from Billerica, MA, is teaching at an orphanage in the Dominican Republic. Asked if she has thought about what she'd like to do in the future, Emma said, "I want to work with kids."
posted by John 1:14 PM


Tuesday, October 05, 2004

Description of a Michaelmas play  
There's a great description of a Michaelmas play at the Waldorf school of Mendocino County. "...all the assembled people gave thanks to the Creator for this good turn of events."
posted by John 1:09 PM


Friday, October 01, 2004

Baltimore Waldorf School students tutor public school students in reading  
A group of middle schoolers from the Waldorf School of Baltimore tutored local public school third graders in reading. "Mrs. Galloway, vice-principal of Pimlico Elementary, noted that the 3rd graders who participated in the program had soaring 'test scores.'"
posted by John 1:04 PM


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