April 2015 Calendar


2 / Thursday

  • Development Committee Meeting
    8:30 am – 10:30 am / TBD


14 / Tuesday

  • Admission Tour (Observation Morning)
    8:00 am – 10:30 am


    Observation Mornings include a presentation on the philosophy and approach of Waldorf education and visits to five classes to see the Waldorf approach “in action.” The tour spans the grades, observing our youngest students in the Children’s Garden, several Lower School grades, and a class in the High School. Observation Mornings begin at 8:00 a.m. in the school library and end in the library at 10:30 following a Q & A period. These events are for adults. For more information or to RSVP, please contact our Enrollment Director, Lezlie Lawson, at 301-229-6107, x154 or via email at llawson@washingtonwaldorf.org.

  • G11 Parent Evening
    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

  • G10 Parent Evening
    7:30 pm – 9:00 pm


15 / Wednesday

  • All HS Service Learning Day
    8:15 am – 3:00 pm

    at Calleva Farms


17 / Friday

  • G12 Parent Meeting
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

  • Senior Project Presentations
    7:00 pm – 8:00 pm


18 / Saturday

  • Sacred Gifts: Indigenous teaching and how they can help us raise healthy children
    8:30 am – 12:00 pm

    A morning workshop for parents and educators. Keynote speaker, Robin Wall Kimmerer, scientist, writer, and Distinguished Teaching Professor at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. She is also director of the Center for Native People and the Environment. Robin is an enrolled member of the Powatomi Nation and has been awarded the John Burroughs Medal for Nature Writing. Dr. Kimmerer will be joined by Dr. Mary Rivkin, professor of education at UMBC; Joan Almon, former director of the Alliance for Childhood; and Leimomi Brown, an experienced teacher of young children at Acorn Hill Waldorf Nursery and Kindergarten. For more informaiton call the Nova Institute at 301-946-2099 or email jpetrash@novainstitute.org. $50 registration fee, payable to Nova Institute, 3106 Edgewood Road, Kensington, MD 20895


22 / Wednesday

  • Beginning Knitting Class
    8:30 am – 10:30 am / TBA


24 / Friday

  • HS Music Festival with Emerson WS
    7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Students arrive 6:30 p.m.


25 / Saturday

  • Children's Garden Open House
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Spring Festival
    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Students arrive 3:30 p.m.


26 / Sunday

  • Upcycle Sewing Project
    1:00 pm – 5:00 pm / TBA

    Registration required