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Waldorfschoolfebgrade2015Experience the Grades:  An Evening for Waldorf Parents

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Come be a Waldorf student for the evening!  Grades teachers will guide you in both early and upper grades lessons to give you a first-hand experience of the enlivening quality of this education and a taste for how well-prepared Waldorf student are when they go on to high school.  All parents of students currently enrolled in Maple Village or any other Waldorf school are invited to attend.

RSVP by calling us at (562) 434-8200 or emailing us at info@maplevillageschool.org

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Maple Village Waldorf School Presents:

Explore Waldorf Education
An Informational Evening for Parents
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

All parents and educators are welcome to come enjoy a screening of “Preparing for Life”, a wonderful short documentary about Waldorf education – developing the capacities for creativity, resilience, innovative thinking, and social and emotional intelligence over rote learning.  After the screening, a panel of Waldorf teachers, parents and high school students will take audience questions and facilitate a discussion.

RSVP required, at 562-434-8200 or info@maplevillageschool.org

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Walk Through the Classes
Thursday, November 6, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

We are now taking RSVPs for our November walkthrough.  Our Dean of Education, Lisa McCarthy, will take a small group of parents into each of our classrooms (preschool through 5th grade) to observe for a short time while the classes are in session.  Afterwards, there will be time for questions and discussion.  Current and prospective families are welcome to attend, but space is limited so please RSVP (562-434-8200 or info@maplevillageschool.org)!  Walkthroughs are for adults only.

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Summer Camp 2014

 

Maple Village Waldorf School is very happy to once again offer our Summer Camp!   Two different day camps, each with a weekly theme, will provide children with Waldorf-inspired summer fun.   Program activities will be led by Maple Village aftercare teacher Victoria Seaborn.  Children do not need to be enrolled in any MVWS program to enroll in Summer Camp.

Visiting the World Together, June 16th – 20th

Imaginative Journeys, June 23rd – 28th

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Children can come for one or two weeks.  Drop-ins are also welcome as space allows.  

Ages: 4 years to 10 years old

One week: $195 | Two weeks: $390 | Daily drop-in rate: $45

Full payment is due at time of registration.

Registration Form PDF:  Summer Camp 2014

To register, please bring your completed registration form and payment to the office.  You can also mail it to us at:

Maple Village Waldorf School    4017 E. 6th St.    Long Beach, CA  90814

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Our big evening “Under the Stars” is coming up soon! Please buy your tickets in the office and invite your family and friends!  We hope to see you there!  Folks from outside the Maple Village community are welcome and encouraged to attend. 🙂

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Step Into Waldorf Preschool

Presented by Deborah Parrish

May 6, 2014 6:00 – 7:30 pm

What is a Waldorf Preschool? 6:00-6:30

Come and find out what a Waldorf Preschool is and how it differs from a

Waldorf Kindergarten and mainstream programs. We will talk about the role

of circle, cooking and storytelling, and imitation in early childhood.

The Magical World of Play in the Waldorf Curriculum 6:30-7:30

Play has a crucial importance in the Waldorf preschool. We will cover some

practical insights about play and ways to best facilitate play in order to

support the developing young child. We will also look at how the role of play

is unique in Waldorf Education.

This event is open to all who are interested!  Donation-based childcare is available with Ms. Mele, our assistant preschool teacher.  Please let us know if you intend to use childcare.  Contact us if you have any questions and we’ll see you on Tuesday!

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Hello Maple Village families and friends,

We’d like to pass on the following information and invitation from Pasadena Waldorf School:

We would like to bring to your attention an important event this Sunday in Old Town Pasadena hosted by ReGeneration, a non-profit working to seed Waldorf education in the Middle East. These start-up kindergartens are tangible evidence of the social renewal mission of Waldorf education and their stories are quite inspirational. This is an opportunity to learn more about how Waldorf is working in the world, and support the Palestinian kindergarten effort.

The Parent Education Mandate Group of PWS

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Bring your friends to this inspiring presentation in the heart of Old Town Pasadena and help us get a matching grant for $10,000 for Waldorf kindergarten teacher training.

In Israel there are over 200 Waldorf kindergartens providing peaceful and healing classrooms for thousands of young children growing up under the stress of regional conflict…

Now is your chance to help Palestinian children receive this healing education as well.

Protecting the Spirit of Childhood
Educating Palestinian Children Experiencing Trauma

3 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014
Rudolf Steiner Community Center
110 Martin Alley, Pasadena

Your presence at this event helps us to continue making a difference.
$15 pre-event price/ $20 at the door
Buy your tickets now

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Violence of any kind, early in life – either experienced or observed – can have long-lasting and detrimental impacts on children.  Research has shown that the early years in a child’s life-while the human brain is forming-represent a critically important window of opportunity to develop a child’s full potential and shape key academic, social, and cognitive skills that determine a child’s success in school and in life.

A nurturing environment in the early years can modify an individual’s brain development and the ability to deal with stressful conditions later in life.

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