Town Square

Post a New Topic

Waldorf Presents: A Renaissance in Education

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula, Mountain View, on Jan 28, 2013

6 – 9 PM
180 N. Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View

Waldorf School of the Peninsula invites the public to discover A Renaissance in Education at the school’s Mountain View campus on Thursday, February 7 from 6 to 9 PM. A dynamic blend of musical and dramatic performances with artistic and academic displays, this multi-faceted event will showcase the rich interdisciplinary facets of Waldorf middle and high school curriculum. Classroom exhibits will feature main lesson books (student-created, hand-bound texts) on subjects ranging from The Renaissance and Revolutions to Organic Chemistry and Projective Geometry. Art works on display include stone sculptures, clay portraits, woodworking, fabric designs, veil paintings, notan, baskets and more. Throughout the evening, visitors can enjoy student performances of drumming, orchestra, Eurthymy (a form of movement unique to Waldorf education), Shakespearean monologues, and an array of offerings in choral and instrumental music. Light refreshments will be served.

Waldorf School of the Peninsula was established in 1984 by a small group of parents and educators motivated by the great need, in the highly technological area of Silicon Valley, for a school that would address children’s hearts and wills, as well as their minds. This whole-child approach, which allows young people to blossom as their physical, moral, emotional and cognitive capacities unfold, is the cornerstone of our philosophy, curriculum and environment. Waldorf education offers children of all ages the opportunity to thrive through a developmentally appropriate academic program integrated with the practical, fine and performing arts. Waldorf School of the Peninsula currently serves approximately 300 students in our toddler through high school programs.

For more information about the Waldorf School of the Peninsula, please see our website at www.waldorfpeninsula.org.

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


To post your comment, please login or register at the top of the page. This topic is only for those who have signed up to participate by providing their email address and establishing a screen name.

California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 28 comments | 2,647 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,071 views

Love is a Verb
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 649 views

Oh, My Aching Knees
By Max Greenberg | 14 comments | 612 views

 

Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

Register Here