Lunch Clubs Inspire Connection, Belonging, and Fun!

Lunch Clubs Inspire Connection, Belonging, and Fun!

By Brandon Hoang Inspired to promote positive change and make an impact on their communities, Seattle Waldorf School students have begun to make a mark on their school. This all stems from the lunch clubs students are voluntarily attending during their school week....
Obstacle Course Club Teaches Life Lessons

Obstacle Course Club Teaches Life Lessons

By Mikio Shioya and Syd Shannon Cool, muddy days are giving way to warmer weather! Students in grades 1–4 are outside and blossoming, right alongside the flowers, at our spring Obstacle Course Club. Jump here, side-step there, slow down and balance on this…. The...
Banned Books

Banned Books

By Poppy Siobhan Hufstader, grade 11 student History. You can see the story in the very word. I always have. From my first tale of Mesopotamia baking the first bricks in the beating sun to ancient Greece- their wild myths, bloody, beautiful sacrifices, white-robed...
Wet-on-Wet Watercolor

Wet-on-Wet Watercolor

Excerpted from the grade 5 weekly update from Grace Bowen Wet-on-wet watercolor painting is a fairly challenging painting technique taught in many Waldorf schools. It asks the students to balance water and pigment to create a painting that is not too dry and scratchy,...
Grade 4 Salmon in Schools Project

Grade 4 Salmon in Schools Project

By Ashley Umlauf, Grade 4 Class Teacher For the first time ever, Seattle Waldorf School is participating in the Seattle Salmon in Schools project. This project is a city-wide effort supported by Seattle Public Utilities and several area watersheds, as well as a...
“Love Rocks” High School Climbing Program

“Love Rocks” High School Climbing Program

At Seattle Waldorf School, the physical education classes we offer align with student development throughout the grades and emphasize healthy development of physical and social skills, confidence, team collaboration, and sportsmanship. In the early grades, students...