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December 12, 2018

Earlier this week, our Third Grade made use of the fruits of their spring, summer and fall labor, turning their school-grown sweet potatoes into delicious latkes shared with the rest of our Grade School in a beautiful celebration of Hanukkah. 

The sweet potatoes went in...

November 19, 2018

Every year, our grade school students create an elegant and delicious Thanksgiving feast for the neighborhood fairies to enjoy. These photos show last year's feast, which was created with much love and enthusiasm, and by all appearances, eaten with enthusiasm as well....

June 4, 2018

Free, imaginative play offers children the chance to learn all the pre-academic skills they need, as demonstrated by this episode of storytelling in a four-to-six-year-old mixed-age kindergarten class.

May 25, 2018

This is the first in a series of posts from PCWS alumni. Elaine Maag, a former PCWS parent, addresses questions of parents who wonder if a Waldorf Early Childhood education, including Kindergarten, will prepare their children for First Grade in another environment.

April 6, 2018

There was a child went forth every day,

And the first object he look'd upon, that object he became; 

And that object became part of him for the day, or a certain part of the day,

Or for many years, or stretching cycles of years. 

- Walt Whitman, "There Was a Child" in Leav...

March 16, 2018

We adults need to remember: children just want to go outside and play with friends, and there’s a reason for that.

PCWS was fortunate to recently host Joan Almon, Director of the Alliance for Childhood and longtime early childhood educator, for a talk on how we can rais...