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Blog: The Light of Aurora

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AWS Blog:The Light of Aurora

Our school song, The Light of Aurora, inspired the name of our school Blog. May the light of wisdom embodied in Waldorf education shine out into our community!


Performing Arts:  Behind the Scenes Learning

Performing Arts: Behind the Scenes Learning

Every year starting in First Grade, all Waldorf students participate in a class play and multiple smaller stage performances highlighting aspects of the curriculum. Performing arts is one aspect of ...
Oct 13, 2021
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Three Tips to Support Your Child’s Success in School

Three Tips to Support Your Child’s Success in School

There are many ways that parents offer support to their school-age children. From feeding them a healthy breakfast, to helping pack backpacks with all the essentials, to overseeing that homework assig...
Sep 14, 2021
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The Founding of Aurora Waldorf School

The Founding of Aurora Waldorf School

1987: We’re sitting in the upper story of a huge, ancient barn in Eden, NY, listening to a newly-minted Waldorf Kindergarten teacher, Dawn Mullen, talk about a completely different approach to educati...
Aug 20, 2021
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The Surprising Ways Waldorf Education Prepared my Children for Life  (and why it’s worth the tuition money)

The Surprising Ways Waldorf Education Prepared my Children for Life (and why it’s worth the tuition money)

First, let me dispel a myth. There is no school utopia, and despite the brilliance of our children, I have yet to experience the heavens opening when my child arrives at a new place – a high school,...
Jul 21, 2021
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Let Us Play!

Let Us Play!

When was the last time you played? Rudolf Steiner, the founder of Waldorf education, gave a picture of human beings as having three distinct yet interconnected aspects: thinking (brain), feeling (h...
Jun 17, 2021
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