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All School Tours
October 17, November 14, December 12, January 16, January 30, February 6, February 27, March 6, March 20, April 3, April 24, May 8, May 22, Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. 
Please join us for an all-school tour of the campus. You'll have a chance to peek into some of our classrooms while they are in session, including grades, preschool and kindergarten; learn about Waldorf education, and have your questions answered. Adults only. Please call (530) 753-1651 to RSVP. If you cannot make one of our regularly scheduled tours, please call for a private tour. We currently have openings in most grades.

Preschool and Parent Child Open House
December 8, Saturday, 10:30-12:00
Curious what Waldorf preschool is like? Please join us for a relaxed morning in one of our beautiful classrooms. Children are invited to play inside (and outside if the weather is willing). Teachers will be on hand to answer parents' and caregivers' questions about our programs. All are welcome.
 
In January, we will begin accepting applications for Fall 2019. Preschool is open to children who will be at least 2 years 3 months by Sept 1 (born between 6/1/2015 and 5/31/2017).

What is Waldorf Kindergarten?: An Informational Evening for Parents
January 15, Tuesday, 6:00-7:30 pm
During this meeting for prospective kindergarten parents, our kindergarten teachers Mary Caridi-Gorga and Jennifer Slater will discuss what to expect in a Waldorf kindergarten, the differences between Waldorf preschool and kindergarten programs and how classroom assignments are made. They will also speak about how Waldorf kindergarten prepares children for their journey into the grades. There will be time to have your questions answered. Please R.S.V.P. to office@daviswaldorf.org.

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Davis Waldorf All-School Open House
February 1, Friday, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Experience the richness of a Waldorf education in our Preschool-8th Grade Open House and view student work from our academically rigorous, arts-enriched curriculum. Meet our teachers, tour our campus and visit classrooms -- and come prepared to be inspired! Enjoy food, music and more! Children of all ages are welcome. (Preschool and kindergarten families are welcome to visit our preschool and kindergarten rooms for play and crafts.) A night the whole family will enjoy. All are welcome.

Guided Tour of Kindergarten through Eighth Grade at our All-School Open House
February 1, Friday, 5:00-6:00 p.m. 
 What does Waldorf student work and curriculum look like? Join us for this tour to find out! We’ll be hosting a special Guided Tour of Kindergarten through 8th Grade for preschool and kindergarten parents led by our preschool teacher Jessica Efstratis. She’ll guide you through our open house and you will have a chance to hear each K-8 teacher give a brief synopsis of the curriculum and view samples of the children’s work. It’s a great way to learn about how the Waldorf curriculum builds year over year. Meet in the Golden Poppy preschool classroom at 5 pm. One parent or caregiver and child are welcome to stay in the preschool while the other joins the tour. For adults only.

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Why Choose Waldorf Education?
February 13, Wednesday, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Multipurpose Room
How do Waldorf teachers, parents and graduates view Waldorf education? This evening's discussion will be sure to be lively, with insights that only those who have experienced Waldorf education can share. Joining us will be two teachers who are passionate about Waldorf education. They will give an overview of Waldorf education and speak about their experience teaching.  Also present will be Amy Zuber, current Davis Waldorf parent of a Davis Waldorf of an 8th grader as well as a graduate. We also hope to have a DWS alumni student join us. This evening is sure to be informative and warm. Open to all, adults only please.

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Introduction to Grades 1-4: An Informational Night for Parents
January 15, Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Explore child development from a Waldorf point of view and learn about how the curriculum supports and nourishes children on their educational journey through the grades. We will also explore ways parents can support their children’s development and help them gain the most from their Waldorf school experience, and end with a Q & A session. Open to all, adults only please.

Preschool and Parent Child Open House
February 16, Saturday, 10:30-12:00
Curious what Waldorf preschool is like? Please join us for a relaxed morning in one of our beautiful classrooms. Children are invited to play inside (and outside if the weather is willing). Teachers will be on hand to answer parents' and caregivers' questions about our programs. All are welcome.

 
In January, we will begin accepting applications for Fall 2019. Preschool is open to children who will be at least 2 years 3 months by Sept 1 (born between 6/1/2015 and 5/31/2017).


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