News & Announcements:Special Events

Summercamp is Around the Corner! Register Now!

Posted by Alex Abbott, Auxiliary Revenues Coordinator on February 12, 2019

It’s that time of year again – frost on the rooftops means it’s time to plan your summer! Camp Roadrunner and Summergarden promise to provide children with a memorable summer experience. A classic day camp with outdoor play, crafts, games, and a chance to make new friends. Camp registration opened... Full Article »

Join Us for the Waldorf 100 Anniversary Party

Posted by Kirsten Ingram, Development Director on February 12, 2019

The Austin Waldorf School has so much to celebrate! On March 29, 2019 we will toast a century of Waldorf education with The Waldorf 100 Anniversary Party at Pecan Springs Ranch, a beautiful Hill Country site just two miles from our campus. The evening will feature a locally inspired menu... Full Article »

How a Cigarette Factory Sparked an Educational Movement

Posted by Kathy McElveen, General School Leader on February 12, 2019

The first Waldorf school was born in the wake of the hopelessness, chaos, and devastation of World War I. Rudolf Steiner had been lecturing widely about a “Three Fold Social Order” beginning before the war and in an attempt to prevent it. He argued for a social structure that would separate... Full Article »

Waldorf100 | Learn to Change the World

Posted by Catherine Ashton on February 15, 2018

In 1919 the first Waldorf school was founded in Stuttgart, Germany. Today, Waldorf Education has become a worldwide phenomena with more than 1,100 schools and 2,000 Early Childhood programs in 80 countries. Around the world, Waldorf schools are undertaking projects and activities to recognize and celebrate 100 years of Waldorf... Full Article »

The 2018 Variety Show Extravaganza: A Night of Wonder and Talent

Posted by Teresa Carbajal Ravet, Class of 2018 Parent Rep on February 15, 2018

Last Saturday night’s Variety Show Extravaganza presented by the Class of 2018 was a sensation. Truly an experience for all the senses. The Class of 2020 opened with a mouthwatering Buddha Bowl Dinner, a beautiful, multicolored meal piled high with wholesome ingredients to fill any type of diet! The refreshing,... Full Article »

The 37th Annual Winter Fair is Around the Corner!

Posted by Karen Draker, Winter Fair Coordinator on November 14, 2017

Join us for a wonderful family event! Austin Waldorf School’s 37th annual Winter Fair Saturday, December 9th, 2017 10 am to 4 pm The Winter Fair is a magical community event for everyone, it is a truly unique and heartfelt gathering for families and children. Our beautiful campus is transformed... Full Article »

AWS CALENDAR OF MAJOR EVENTS 2017-2018

Posted on May 30, 2017

This is a list of major performances, plays, festivals, and events. These dates are subject to change, and this list is not intended to be a complete representation of the whole calendar of events. For a full view of the calendar, go to the school calendar. FALL 2017 High School starts... Full Article »

SandFest 2017

Posted by Robert Miller on May 1, 2017

On Friday, April 21st the 11th grade made their way to Port Aransas to compete at the annual Texas SandFest sand sculpture competition. The students were confident in their abilities as they had recently undergone a several week block in the sand yurt that included a week long workshop with... Full Article »

2017 Pentathlon

Posted by Kate Moran on May 1, 2017

On April 22, 2017 our fifth grade class (Class of 2024) participated in The Pentathlon here at AWS. Joining us this year were the Waldorf School of New Orleans and the Great Oak School, making our total number of students 53!  Supporting the 5th grade curriculum, The Pentathlon offers an... Full Article »

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