Celebrating el Día de los Muertos

Celebrating el Día de los Muertos

Festivals are an important part of community life at Seattle Waldorf School. Among the many festivals we celebrate, two are held by the SWS World Language program. In the spring, Mandarin teachers Daisy Tsang (grade school) and Yi Wang (high school) bring a...
Indigenous People’s Day

Indigenous People’s Day

We are on the ancestral lands of Indigenous peoples. In 2014, the Seattle City Council unanimously voted to honor and commemorate Indigenous Peoples’ Day, named on the second Monday in October to honor Native American cultures and traditions and to celebrate diverse...
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Each May we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. These 31 days acknowledge the accomplishments and contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities to the United States—and the world—be it through their voices,...
Early Childhood Educators Attend WECAN Conference

Early Childhood Educators Attend WECAN Conference

I was honored to be one of the organizers for the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN) conference that took place February 5–7. The conference title was “Toward a Kinder, More Compassionate Society: Black Lives Matter in Waldorf Early Childhood...
Celebrating the Lunar New Year

Celebrating the Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year starts at the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar that is traditionally used by many East Asian countries, including China. On February 12, 2021, we entered the Year of the Ox. The 15-day celebration with its themes of fortune, happiness, and...