French Comes Alive

Every year the entire third grade at the Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs performs a play entirely in French.  It is the hardest challenge for the students who have been studying the language in class since grade 1.  “In third grade the child is eager for harder work,” says Patricia Hrebenach, the French teacher for grades 1-8,  “for this play, we work from a written script but I don’t give it...
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Spreading Kindness

The excitement surrounding random acts of kindness is something that should never come to an end. As we’ve seen more and more random acts of kindness go unnoticed in the news and on Social Media channels, it’s important to remember that doing something nice for someone else, regardless of the time of year, shouldn’t be done for attention. Rather, a random act of kindness should be done simply...
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Fourth Grade’s Taste of Saratoga

A Taste of Saratoga Springs – by Astrea Ravenstar   In fourth grade, the students study local geography and history. As a part of our studies, the class and I went on a walking tour to taste the mineral springs here in Saratoga. The springs combine both the geography and history of our city, while providing the students with a multi-sensory experience. We visited eight different...
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The Simpsons Love Waldorf?!?

The Simpsons gave a well-crafted, comic shout out to Waldorf Education during their Season 26 finale for 2015 — “Mathlete’s Feat”, which aired May 17, 2015. Waldorf-centric Plot Summary: After a scathing math competition defeat, tech bigwigs take pity on Springfield Elementary and outfit the school with all the latest technology. But Principal Skinner’s ineptitude leads to a server farm...
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Blue – by Mary Roberts

      The Waldorf curriculum leads the students on a journey through the feeling life of color. Winter is a wonderful time to explore the color blue. We paint the frosty ice blue of snowy fields and icicles, the cold aquamarine of the sea, the quiet indigo expanse of the nighttime sky , and the moonlight on a frozen pond. Each color journey cultivates the child’s connection with...
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Music at Waldorf

Mr. Fron explains how Music works at the Waldorf Schools!
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