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End of Year Assembly and Rose Ceremony

Posted 1 day ago

Friday, June 7th at 10:50am

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Class of 2019 Graduation

Posted 2 days ago

Friends, family, and community are invited to celebrate our newest graduating class on Sunday, June 9th at 2pm at Aurora Waldorf School. Reception to immediately follow. 

To view and print invitation, please click here

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The May Celebration

Posted 2 days ago

If you took a walk in a small Swiss village in the spring, you might still be witness to the impressive sight of a tall wooden pole, decorated with flowers and many colored ribbons, placed upright in the center of the village square or park. After the long, cold winter, this becomes the focal point to celebrate the glorious month of May.

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AWS Awarded Spring Therapeutic Eurythmy Grant

Posted 2 weeks ago

This spring Aurora Waldorf School was awarded a $500 grant from the Association for Therapeutic Eurythmy in North America (ATHENA) to fund a visit by Michael Chapitis, therapeutic eurythmist from Toronto, Canada. Over the past two decades, Mr. Chapitis has been working at three different Waldorf schools, travels internationally to give courses, and has a private therapeutic practice in southern Ontario. He observed Mrs. Ebersole working with several AWS students, providing insight and guidance for the therapeutic work. We are very grateful to Mr. Chapitis for his support and to ATHENA for this generous grant!

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Faculty News

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are thrilled to welcome Nathan Kershner as our Woodwork/Practical Arts teacher, Sara Kensinger who will be assisting in the Parent Toddler Program, and  Sarajane Brognano as our Middle School Handwork teacher.  

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2018-19 Annual Fund Total and Participation Rates Update

Posted 2 weeks ago

We have received annual fund donations totaling $72,861!  Please help us raise the remaining amount needed for our 2018-19 budgeted goal!

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AWS Rummage Sale

Posted 2 weeks ago

AWS Rummage Sale - June 14th, 15th, and 16th (Father's Day Weekend)

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May Faire

Posted 3 weeks ago

SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2019 - 10:00 am until 3:00 pm

Our May Day Festival returns to Saturday and is followed by afternoon activities which are open to the public.

Please join us and bring a friend!

 

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AWS Raffle Winners!

Posted 1 month ago

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Gratitude Day Brunch and Assembly

Posted 1 month ago

On Friday, April 12th, Aurora Waldorf School invites all AWS parents, grandparents and special friends to our annual Gratitude Brunch and Assembly. Brunch is scheduled to begin at 9:30 am, followed by an assembly with performances from grades one through eight. 

This brunch is our way of showing the wider Waldorf community our deep appreciation for all of its support.  Please mark your calendars and join us for this enjoyable morning!
Please click here to view and print the invitation.

 

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AWS 16th Annual Artisan Auction

Posted 2 months ago

The 16th Annual Artisan Auction at the Roycroft Inn in East Aurora is quickly approaching! 

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Artisan Auction Basket Raffle

Posted 2 months ago

The Artisan Auction Basket Raffle is underway in our front lobby: tickets cost $12 for 3 sheets of raffle tickets or $5 for 1 sheet of raffle tickets.

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Summer Movement Intensive Week

Posted 2 months ago

Announcing the fifth (and final) session: Gym & Developmental Movement Intensive Week at AWS from June 23 to June 30, 2019. 

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Spring Equinox Eurythmy

Posted 2 months ago

On Wednesday, March 20th, Parents, Alumni and Friends of AWS are invited to join us for Spring Equinox Eurythmy! Maria Ebersole, AWS Eurythmy teacher, will lead us through centering and refreshing movements to welcome the new season. Please meet in the Eurythmy room from 8:30-9 am. You may RSVP at office@aurorawaldorfschool.org or call 716-655-2029. 

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Early Childhood Open House

Posted 3 months ago

Early Childhood Open House

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 10am

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Winter Warm Up

Posted 3 months ago

Still thawing out from last week's artic vortex? Join us this Sunday at the Waldorf Winter Warm-Up! Brick oven pizzas, soups, and desserts. Cash bar with wine and craft beers. Rejuvenate, remember and reconnect. Get your discount pre-sale tickets today!

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Alumni Panel and Envision 2020 Kickoff

Posted 3 months ago

On Saturday, January 12, Aurora Waldorf School hosted two special events in the rainbow Eurythmy room. One centered around alumni, who were invited to reflect on their experiences of the school in the past, and the other centered around current parents and faculty, who were invited to engage themselves in its future.

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AWS Envision 2020

Posted 4 months ago

Join parents, faculty, staff, trustees, and AWS friends on Saturday, January 12th at AWS for our Annual Alumni Panel and a special Envisioning session.  Be part of creating and realizing the development and growth of our school and community.

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Winter Faire 2018

Posted 5 months ago

Aurora Waldorf School's annual Winter Faire is Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The Faire is open to the public with a low $6 per person admission and plenty of free parking available. Children ages 16 and under will receive six activity tickets with their admission. Activities range from 1-6 tickets, with additional activity tickets for $1 each.

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Dr. Cathy’s Visit to AWS

Posted 5 months ago

On Friday, October 5th Dr. Cathy Sims-O’Neil, anthroposophic physician, and Maria Ebersole, therapeutic eurythmist, gave a demonstration and talk entitled “Understanding and Supporting the Whole Child - Experience how Therapeutic Eurythmy and an Anthroposophic Medical Approach Help Achieve Balance in Body, Mind and Soul”. We began by doing eurythmy all together, experiencing how the act of standing upright is a constant dynamic balancing between gravity, levity, forward and backward, right and left.

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Recap of Outdoor Teacher Retreat

Posted 7 months ago

Close experiences with nature are vital to optimal health and development for both children and adults alike! This was the overarching theme of the recent Outdoor Teacher Retreat. I invite you to read this brief excerpt from Play the Forest School Way by, Peter Houghton & Jane Worroll, may it lend some insights into the importance of spending time outdoors for us all.

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Gratitude Corner

Posted 7 months ago

The lower playground now has 2 mud kitchens!

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