March 2015 Calendar


5 / Thursday

  • Admissions Tour
    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 by email at llawson@washingtonwaldorf.org.

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

  • Community Forum
    7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    All the latest news on WWS's construction/renovation project to begin this summer.


10 / Tuesday

  • Community Forum
    7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Update on plans for renovating our building this summer, with TC Chair, Allison Fultz; Faculty Chair, Jennifer Page; and Capital Campaign Director, Caitlin MacKenzie. Short presentation with lots of time for Q&A.


11 / Wednesday

  • Community Forum
    8:30 am – 9:30 am

    The renovation of our building is scheduled to begin in June 2015. On Wednesday morning, March 11, 8:30-9:30 a.m. we will be hosting a community forum to share information and answer questions on the project. We hope you will join us to learn details of the scope, construction timeline, fundraising, and financing of the planned renovation project that will transform our school for the FY 2015-2016 school year.

    The presentation will be conducted by Jennifer Page, Faculty Chair; Dan Wacker, Project Financing Committee and Campaign Co-Chair; and Caitlin MacKenzie, Capital Campaign Director. The planned program includes time for questions and answers. All WWS community members are welcome to attend.

    This is a tremendously exciting time for WWS - we look forward to sharing the near-final plans with you.


12 / Thursday

  • Admissions Tour (Observation Morning)
    8:00 am – 10:15 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 please contact our Enrollment Director, Lezlie Lawson, at 301-229-6107 x154 or by email at llawson@washingtonwaldorf.org.


17 / Tuesday

  • Trustees Council Meeting
    6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


18 / Wednesday

  • HS Drama Club Shakespeare Excepts
    2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

    The HS drama club will present excerpts from their performance at the Folger Library Shakespeare Festival. Parents welcome.


20 / Friday

  • 7th Grade Renaissance Banquet
    6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Renaissance "Living History" Banquet
    March 20, 6-9 p.m.
    Let the 7th Grade Class and Parents take you back in time to a Renaissance “Living History” Banquet. They will feast you and entertain you with a play, and we will end the evening dancing English Renaissance country dances. Come dressed up in Renaissance garb if you wish!

    Play: The 7th Grade will perform “The Music of the Spheres,” an exciting portrayal of the historic meeting between two of the Renaissance’s most eccentric astronomers, Johannes Kepler and Tycho de Brahe, and the discovery of Mars’ orbit.

    Dance: Thrir Venstri Fœtr (Three Left Feet) will play Renaissance music, perform English Renaissance country dances and then lead us into the dances.

    Tickets: Adults $15 - Children $12 - Children under 5 free
    Families of 5 or more $12 each
    Tickets can be purchased in advance from Gloria Leon (7th Grade Teacher), Caitlin Mackenzie (Development Office), during pick-up (on some days), or at the door on the day of the event.

    Why: To support the 7th Grade Class trip and to have fun!


21 / Saturday

  • Workshop for Adults on Eurythmy and Gymnastics
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Movement, in all its many forms is vital in the Waldorf curriculum and goes far beyond what is traditionally understood as physical education. Our students learn to move with purpose, focus, and grace, and they have fun as well. Please join us for a comprehensive look at role of eurythmy and movement in the WWS curriculum on Saturday, March 21, from 9-noon. The workshop will be led by eurythmist Corinna Clark and movement teacher, Christian Gardiner, and will include participatory demonstrations, short lectures, and plenty of time for discussion. All adults welcome. Free. Wear comfortable clothing. Minimum of 7. Your RSVP appreciated to ssmith@washingtonwaldorf.org or 301-229-6107 x123.


26 / Thursday

  • 5th Grade Play, The Peacemaker, A Native American Play
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm