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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!


AWS: A School for the Whole Family

AWS: A School for the Whole Family

Waldorf education is often described as an education not only for the students but for the entire family. As a parent of two AWS alums and a current Middle Schooler, I have been pa...
Mar 27, 2023
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Making the Switch from Public School to Waldorf: A Parent’s Perspective

Making the Switch from Public School to Waldorf: A Parent’s Perspective

As I write this, school has just resumed after the winter holiday break. My daughter has been at Aurora Waldorf School (AWS) since September, having switched from public elementary...
Feb 03, 2023
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Why Bake Bread with Young Children

Why Bake Bread with Young Children

In this age of instant gratification, it is a gift to slow down and experience a process from beginning to end. So it is with weekly bread baking in the pre-K and kindergarten clas...
Jan 11, 2023
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Bonding as a Family in the Outdoors

Bonding as a Family in the Outdoors

“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair”- Kahlil Gibran Discovering and exploring the Earth is the most organic method ...
Dec 07, 2022
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Life Skills Learned in Gym Class (8th-grade requirements and how they develop the capacities of strength, stamina, perseverance, and resilience)

Life Skills Learned in Gym Class (8th-grade requirements and how they develop the capacities of strength, stamina, perseverance, and resilience)

Formal movement classes at Aurora Waldorf School start in first grade and continue through eighth grade. Each class begins with playful games taught through stories and songs in lo...
Nov 14, 2022
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