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...
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...
SWS Celebrates El Día de los Muertos

SWS Celebrates El Día de los Muertos

El Día de los Muertos is a special holiday for many people, especially in the Latin American, Mexican, and Central American communities. Celebrated over three days, the multi-day holiday begins on October 31 (All Hallows Eve), continuing on November 1 (Día de los...
A Michaelmas Message for 2020

A Michaelmas Message for 2020

Seattle Waldorf School grade 1 class teacher Andrew Gilligan spoke at our school assembly held in honor of Michaelmas, an annual festival of courage celebrated at Waldorf schools around the world each autumn. He delivered an answer to the question of what Michaelmas...