Waldorf School of Bend Blog

Supporting Food Security in Central Oregon

Nourishing education starts down in the belly at the Waldorf School of Bend (WSB). Walk through the halls of a Waldorf School and one can usually smell something delicious wafting through the air. Teachers and parents here love cultivating a deep relationship to one’s...

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How do we support big emotions in our children?

Waldorf School of Bend held its first “First Friday Gathering” October 5th in the Great Room at our school.  2nd Grade and Jr. High each shared work they are exploring in their classrooms so far this year. On First Fridays at WSB, Parent Council and our faculty...

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5th grade curriculum highlight – Botany

Botany is the science of the fifth grader, recapitulating their lives thus far through a picture of the plant world growing in complexity from the fungi and mosses through to the trees.  By the end of the fifth grade year, their foundations have been solidified and,...

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Parent Council: Building Inspiration and Community

Parent Council began the 2017-18 school year with inspiration and a commitment to strengthen the beautiful community that is the Waldorf School of Bend (WSB). Building on the year's theme, "You are the Light", Parent Council hosted five community potlucks where...

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Experience Summer Camp at the Waldorf School of Bend

The weather is finally getting warm and summer is fast approaching.  Have you planned out what your children will be doing? The Waldorf School of Bend offers four amazing weeks of Summer Camp for students aged 6-12 beginning in July.  Each week students will be...

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100 years of Waldorf

Waldorf Education has been around for close to 100 years. Discover why it is the fastest growing educational movement in the world. The global spread of Steiner/Waldorf education, even into the furthest corners of the earth, started in 1919 and continues today....

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Waldorf Pre-k + Kindergarten Education

Once upon a time, a child stepped into a Waldorf Early Childhood classroom.  A soft, joyful voice of welcome folded him into his morning activity, which had been carefully chosen to nourish, nurture, and respect his specific developmental stage. He is surrounded by...

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The Waldorf Experience: Parent Perspective

Our family has been involved in Waldorf education for eleven years. When our family first stepped into a small Waldorf school in Connecticut, we knew that it was this education model we wanted for our three young daughters. During these past years, we have experienced...

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The Waldorf School of Bend cultivates academic excellence through our experiential curriculum rich in the arts, sciences and practical works. We honor each child’s unique spirit by building capacities of will, free thought, compassion and social responsibility. In this way, children develop with purpose to act as powerful world citizens.

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