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Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Waldorf Parent Wins Forest Service Award  
Phyllis Ashmead, a parent at the Sierra Waldorf School won the Gifford Pinchot Excellence in Interpretation and Conservation Education Award.
posted by John 11:47 AM


Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Profile of Plum Hill Waldorf  
Here's a profile of the Plum Hill [Waldorf] School: "Each child is a very important soul," Ms. Hughes explains. "They may be older souls than you are as the teacher."
posted by John 11:42 AM


Saturday, November 20, 2004

Pine Hill Waldorf Proposes Subdivision  
The Pine Hill Waldorf School has proposed to subdivide a seven-acre parcel from the western side of their property. The site is to be leased to the Center for Anthroposophy, which would construct an administration building and a facility for teacher training. A dormitory could be added later.
posted by John 1:15 PM


Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Waldorf Alumnus Served, Died in Fallujah  
Waldorf Alumnus, Lance Cpl. David Branning was killed in Fallujah.
posted by John 1:33 PM

Article on Eurythmy Performance  
Here's an article on a eurythmy performance at Tennessee State University"Essentially, it's an art in which the striving human being discovers that they can lift up what they've been given, mainly body, soul and spirit, and actually create from those base materials something finer," [David] Phillips, [a eurythmist from California] said. There is no mention of the fact that eurythmy is believed to be able to have curative applications for flatulence.
posted by John 1:26 PM


Tuesday, November 09, 2004

Portland Waldorf School Student Takes Ninth Place  
Hannah Rowley, the Portaland Waldorf School track star who qaulified for the state championship took ninth place. Still, it's a great accomplishment to qualify for the state finals.
posted by John 9:17 AM

Saratoga Waldorf School Receives Rotary Funds  
The Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs benefitted from a Rotary Club fundraiser.
posted by John 9:14 AM


Sunday, November 07, 2004

Waldorf Charter School Pays $50,000 to Settle Lawsuit  
The Napa Valley Charter School decided to pony-up $50,000 to prevent a lawsuit from going to court. "Our IEP was never enforced, and so badly not enforced that I just won a big lawsuit with Twin Ridges school district because of their, or the charter school's, lack of paying attention to my son's IEP," the father said at the public hearing.

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posted by John 9:07 AM


Saturday, November 06, 2004

Waldorf Unicyclists at Phoenix Arts Festival  
Some kids from Kimberton Waldorf School rode unicycles at a Phoenix arts festival. "... at Kimberton Waldorf, students are required to learn how to ride a unicycle."
posted by John 8:40 AM


Friday, November 05, 2004

Portland Waldorf Student Top Contendor for Track Champion  
Hannah Rowley, a Junior at the Portland Waldorf School qualified for Oregon's state cross country finals in the 5,000 meter race.
posted by John 8:35 AM


Thursday, November 04, 2004

Waldorf School of Garden City Varsity Soccer Team Wins IPPSAL Championship  
The Varsity soccer team from the Waldorf School of Garden City won their league Championship. "It was the very least they deserved after such a wonderful season, proving to themselves and the teams they played that hard work and dedication wins at the end of the day," Coach Steve Elliot said.
posted by John 8:28 AM


Wednesday, November 03, 2004

Waldorf Students Clash with Pro-Bush Fanatics  
Some Waldorf students from the Spring Hill Waldorf School in New York clashed with pro-Bush fanatics who were sporting inflammatory "Terrorists for Kerry" signs. "We had a discussion with them," said 10th-grader Kassie Sarr. ..."We're for women's rights," she said.
posted by John 8:21 AM


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