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Michaelmas 2019

Posted 6 days ago

The 2019 Michaelmas Festival was a true celebration of courage and community! Thank you to those who committed extra time to make it truly special. The morning started with a lovely assembly filled with singing, performances by the Grade 1- 8 students, which highlighted various aspects of our rich curriculum. It also included a rather comical eurythmy re-enactment of the French tale, Micheal and Diablo.

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AWS vs CCA

Posted 6 days ago

On September 30th, the AWS Eagles soccer team hosted the Central Christian Academy Crusaders. Playing a 4-4-2 formation, under Coach Mark Lim-Aranduque, the Eagles starters included forwards Jayla Paul (G8) and Elias Nojaim (G6), mid-fielders Matt Day (G6), Drew Kemp (G8) and Fiona Murphy (G8) and on defense, Owen Day (G7), Audrey Watts (G8), Decca Vukelic (G8) and Joe Ceu (G8), with Jack Barbier (G7) in goal.

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Waldorf Wednesdays Tours

Posted 3 weeks ago

Every week there will be a group tour for prospective parents on Wednesdays from 9 am to 10:30 am.  We will visit classrooms, observe the main lesson, and discuss the value of a Waldorf Education.  Please share with friends and neighbors!  Contact admissions@aurorawaldorfschool.org with any questions or referrals.

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Middle School Sports - 9/20/19

Posted 3 weeks ago

On September 20th, a gorgeous fall day, the AWS Eagles soccer team opened their season against the Gow Ravens. The final score was 6-3, with Gow taking the lead early in the first half, including a “bicycle kick” by a Pele-like Raven. Our Eagles, led by Coach Mark Lim, appeared to have great chemistry and aggressiveness to come from behind to score three goals in the second half. Calloway Nussbaumer (G8) with an assist from Elias “Wheels” Nojaim (G6) had the first goal, George Nussbaumer (G7) was unassisted on the second, and Nojaim had the third goal on an assist from C. Nussbaumer. 

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Volunteers Still Needed

Posted 3 weeks ago

AWS will be at the Roycroft Fall Festival for the first time! The festival is from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on both days. During the festival, AWS volunteers will do simple beeswax molding with visitors. This is another opportunity for AWS to engage with the local community, and for parents to continue being great ambassadors for the school. 

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Awakening Connections Workshops - Register by Tuesday, 9/24

Posted 3 weeks ago

UPDATE: Last day to register for either the Friday evening or Saturday morning Awakening Connections workshops is now Tuesday, September 24th.  Both workshops are free. The 24th is also the last day to sign up for childcare for the Saturday workshop.

AWS was one of only seven Waldorf Schools in North America chosen by the Center of Biography and Social Art to host Awakening Connections workshops with the intention of developing and deepening connections between like-minded people.  We are excited to announce two different Awakening Connections workshops options.

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Education for Balance and Resilience

Posted 3 weeks ago

Developmental Movement, Drawing and Painting in Waldorf Education
Waldorf Development Conference at the Rudolf Steiner Centre, Toronto
Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9th, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Jeff Tunkey

Workshop Presenters: Kathryn Humphrey, Jeff Tunkey, Jaime Thompson, Lisa Krogh, Margaret Bleek, Siobhan Hughes & Mary Jo Clark

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Michaelmas Fall Festival

Posted 3 weeks ago

Our Michaelmas Celebration begins at 10 AM on Thursday, September 26th. Please wear your warm red and orange fall colors and come join us!

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New in the School Store

Posted 1 month ago

New in the school store this fall: main lesson book paper and covers, kits and lots more.

Open 8:00 - 8:30 am, during dismissal, during class meetings, and by appointment!

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Summer Gratitude

Posted 1 month ago

Thank you, Bill Michalek, for leading us on the "Foraging for Wild Edibles and Medicinals" hike this past summer. 

Thank you to the AWS parents that volunteered and visited our tent at the Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts.  It was a beautiful day and your support is greatly appreciated. 

Congratulations to the Dotson-Trimmer Family! Winner of the volunteer reserved parking spot for September. 

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