Waldorf School of Bend Blog

Lively Parent Enrichment Discussions at WSB

Lively Parent Enrichment Discussions at WSB

The Waldorf School of Bend is not only a place of growth and discovery for our children, but is a resource for us all as families, parents and individuals.  Under Laura Holtsberg’s guidance, Parent Council has begun to grow relationships with people in our region who...

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Now Enrolling in Our New Nursery School!

Now Enrolling in Our New Nursery School!

Supporting the Growing Child - At the Waldorf School of Bend we provide a warm, homelike environment for our 2 year olds.  Through creative free play, storytelling, songs and movement the young child experiences the world through their senses. Like all of our early...

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The importance of warmth and sleep

The importance of warmth and sleep

One of the best pieces of advice I received was from my child's Kindergarten teacher. It was simply "keep your child well-rested, well-dressed and well-fed." It's remarkable how those three simple things can make such a difference in the health and wellness of a...

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Introducing our expanded Parent Toddler program!

Introducing our expanded Parent Toddler program!

Our Parent-Toddler program offers a gentle first experience for young ones to join in the rhythm of a nurturing class. Parents and caregivers participate with their child in a seasonal circle time and mindful movement, preparing and sharing daily snack, and creating...

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New Waldorf 100 film – Becoming

New Waldorf 100 film – Becoming

We are celebrating 100 years of Waldorf education worldwide. "Becoming" is the third film in a series of short films produced on the occasion of the centenary of Waldorf Education under the direction of the award-winning Californian documentary filmmaker Paul Zehrer,...

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Calling all Summer Campers!

Calling all Summer Campers!

It's time to register for the Waldorf School of Bend's summer camp for children ages 3 1/2 to 6 1/2! We are so excited to share summer camp adventures with your child. This summer we offer two fun filled weeks, each with their own exciting theme for our littlest...

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Waldorf vs. Mainstream Education Curriculum

Waldorf vs. Mainstream Education Curriculum

When parents first come to a Waldorf school from a public school environment, they will notice many differences. These often make broad brush stroke impressions such as: “this school seems art centric, it values nature, limits technology and the children are allowed...

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Waldorf 100 – The Films, part 2

Waldorf 100 – The Films, part 2

Waldorf Education has been around for close to 100 years. Discover why it is the fastest growing educational movement in the world. After the great success of part 1 of our film "Learn to Change the World", the second part deals with encounter, engagement and...

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Second Grade – Stories and Service

Second Grade – Stories and Service

In second grade students find themselves in juxtaposition to the world they have known, and the world yet to come. With a full year of grade school behind them, they enter the year with confidence and a sense of knowing. They still have every desire to please those...

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Supporting Food Security in Central Oregon

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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