Handwork Teacher Growing through Training Program

Handwork Teacher Growing through Training Program

Our Assistant Handwork teacher Zan Edson is currently completing a two year Waldorf Handwork Teacher Training program with Waldorf Handwork Educators. She’s learning all sorts of lovely new handwork projects to knit, crochet, cross stitch, and sew while also...
What Does it Mean to be in Waldorf Community?

What Does it Mean to be in Waldorf Community?

As someone who left the Waldorf community at the end of elementary school as a student and then re-entered it towards the beginning of adulthood as an administrator, I have a very clear feeling of what this means to me. It is a place where you can talk to someone and...
Grade 6 Trip to Mt. St. Helens

Grade 6 Trip to Mt. St. Helens

Grade 6 had a wonderful, adventurous trip to Loowit (Mt. St. Helens) in mid-October. The trip was tied into their Geology block, in which students studied the science of the forces of the earth and how they affect the landscape around us, as well as minerals, rocks...
World Cooking Elective

World Cooking Elective

In the World Cooking Elective, middle school students embark on a culinary and cultural adventure that involves all of their senses as they learn to create delicious food from around the world. Focused on the humble pancake, students develop their knife and cooking...
Academic Rigor at SWHS: Honors Research Class

Academic Rigor at SWHS: Honors Research Class

How does scientific progress occur? What is scientific truth? How does scientific knowledge shape the way we see the world around us? These are some of the meaty questions that the Grade 12 Honors Humanities group has been wrestling with this semester. I was excited...
Place-Based Field Chemistry

Place-Based Field Chemistry

In the spring of 2021, when we were just able to come back from online COVID education to in-person school (but only outside!) our 12th grade engaged in field chemistry. As the ultimate project in that class, the seniors created a curriculum and field guide for our...