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Lifeways Courses Opening in September and October

Posted 2 months ago

Join the LifeWays community and journey with Jack Petrash, and learn to L.O.V.E with Cynthia Aldinger. Choose from TWO exciting and resource-filled online courses:

Discover DISCIPLINE tools, concepts, and strategies for parenting EVERY AGE: Birth to Adult in this NEW Online Course Opens September 11, 2019: Navigating the Terrain of Childhood, Parenting Birth through Adulthood featuring Jack Petrash & Cynthia Aldinger. Read more here.

Cynthia Aldinger's Discipline With Loving Awareness online course for Parents, Caregivers, and Early Childhood Teachers begins October 23, 2019. EC Caregivers & Teachers: earn a certificate for 15 hours of continuing education. Read more here.

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2019-20 Board of Trustees New Appointments

Posted 3 months ago

We are pleased to introduce two new members of the AWS Board of Trustees: 

Bill Michalek, father of Violet in Grade 3, and incoming Vice-President and Chair of the Governance Committee; and Chris Naughton, husband of Grade 5/6 teacher LauraLee Naughton, father of three AWS graduates, and incoming Chair of Building & Grounds Committee. 

Both Bill and Chris have served on the afore-mentioned committees throughout the last school year, and we are thrilled that they are expanding their commitment to our school by joining the Board.

 

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Mill Road Bridge Closure

Posted 3 months ago

Mill Road, from Davis Road to West Falls Road, will be closed starting August 5th until September 30th. 

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AWS Bookstore Open!

Posted 3 months ago

AWS  bookstore open to one and all! 

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AWS Waldorf100 Community Potluck

Posted 3 months ago

Waldorf Education is 100!

You’re Invited to Help Us Celebrate

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AWS at Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts Kidsfest

Posted 3 months ago

August 24th & 25th -  Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts

AWS will again be at the Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts with an activity tent located in the Kidsfest area (the Lexington Coop parking lot). This is a great opportunity for us to meet new people while their children are doing a craft that we provide.  In years past, we have met new AWS families at this festival and reconnected with Alumni as well.  We hope to see you there and please look for the parent engagement sign-up in the next newsletter.  

https://elmwoodartfest.org/kidsfest/tent/

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AWS Receives Donation from EA Music Fest

Posted 3 months ago

Thanks to the grant writing expertise of several parents, including Brady Barbier and Megan Mills-Hoffman, AWS received a donation of $4,000 from the East Aurora Musicfest.

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Bridge to Nursery

Posted 3 months ago

AWS is hosting our Bridge to Nursery event on Thursday, August 15th, from 10-11:15 am. Our Willow Wood Nursery program serves children ages 3 to 4 years old. Ms. Janelle, Willow Wood teacher, will host families and offer a peek into a morning of our Nursery program. Spaces are very limited and RSVP is needed. Please contact us at admissions@auororawaldorfschool.org or (716) 655-2029 to RSVP or ask any questions.

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Wild Edibles Hike

Posted 4 months ago

Foraging for Wild Edibles and Medicinals with Bill Michalek

Place: West Falls Town Park (JP Nicely Park), right next to AWS

Date / Time: Sat., Aug 3 at 10 AM

Registration is appreciated: vlucca@aurorawaldorfschool.org or call 655-2029 x 104

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2019-20 AWS Calendars Now Live

Posted 4 months ago

The 2019-20 Year-at-a-Glance calendar is available and the online monthly calendar been updated for the 2019-20 school year. Mark your calendars and plan your vacations and days off!

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