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Wild Edibles Hike

Posted 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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Rummage Sale Update!

Posted 2 weeks ago

Was the rummage sale a success?  YES! Cash receipts totaled more than 6,500.00, not quite as good as last year, but it’s not just about the money.   Any time community comes together and has fun recycling household goods and finding treasures for home and school, is a success.  

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With your help

Posted 4 weeks ago

Just one week left to donate to the Aurora Waldorf School Annual Fund. With only $1,000 left to raise to fully benefit from the $5,125 matching grant created by the School Leadership, now is the perfect time to donate. With your help, we can reach our goal! 

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Smooth Sailing

Posted 1 month ago

Now is the perfect time to donate to the AWS Annual Fund and help us smoothly navigate the financial waters! The next $2580.75 donated will have twice the impact during the matching challenge from the AWS Annual Fund Leadership Grant. No gift is too large or too small!

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Fathers Day Weekend Rummage Sale

Posted 1 month ago

The 2nd Annual AWS Rummage Sale, July 14 - 16, is shaping up to be a huge event!  Bring your friends & relatives shopping Father's Day Weekend! All proceeds support the students of AWS. 

Volunteers still needed

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Almost There!

Posted 1 month ago

The Board of Trustees is offering extra incentives to donate to the 2018-19 Annual Fund this month. They are matching donations and everyone who donates will be entered in a weekly drawing for a choice of free soup or for a AWS Store gift certificate.

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End of Year Assembly and Rose Ceremony

Posted 2 months ago

Friday, June 7th at 10:50am

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Class of 2019 Graduation

Posted 2 months 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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May Faire

Posted 2 months ago

We enjoyed marvelous May Faire at Aurora Waldorf School on May 18th. Thank you to all who lent warm hearts and ready hands to help make the day so delightful.

Big thanks to Fika Midwifery for being the stalwart sponsor to get us going for this first year staging a full-on Spring Festival.

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The History of the May Celebration

Posted 2 months 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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Annual General Meeting Notes

Posted 2 months ago

On Thursday, May 2nd, the Aurora Waldorf School community was invited to gather together for a spaghetti dinner followed by the Annual General Meeting led by the Board of Trustees. Highlights of the meeting included hearing about the accreditation process, marketing and enrollment efforts, and the financial state of the school. View the meeting notes.

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AWS Awarded Spring Therapeutic Eurythmy Grant

Posted 2 months 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 months 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 months 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 months ago

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

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May Faire

Posted 2 months 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 3 months ago

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Gratitude Day Brunch and Assembly

Posted 3 months 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 months ago

Early Childhood Open House

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 10am

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Winter Warm Up

Posted 5 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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