News & Announcements

Welcome Christina Dixon as the New Kindergarten Teacher Assistant!

Posted on March 23, 2017

The Austin Waldorf School is very excited to welcome Christina Dixon as the new kindergarten teacher assistant in the Sungarden. If you see Christina around campus, please give her a warm welcome! Hello, Waldorf community! My name is Christina and I am originally from northern California, but also consider Austin... Full Article »

3rd Grade Book and Cookie Sale

Posted by Monica Erb on March 22, 2017

        Join us on Friday, March 31st and Friday, April 7th during Tea Garden for the Annual 3rd Grade Book and Cookie Sale! Come help our 3rd grade students practice their math skills while you pick up a few (new-to-you) books and some freshly baked cookies. You’ll... Full Article »

Students Discover the Hidden Magic of Plants

Posted by Taelor Monroe on March 22, 2017

The 9th and 10th grade classes have been connecting to our natural world by discovering the hidden magic of plants. The students’ most recent project introduced them to the art of companion planting and which plant varieties can grow in the spring and fall seasons here in Austin. As we... Full Article »

Meet the Aftercare Staff

Posted by Alex Abbott on March 3, 2017

Flor Castillo, Donna Zollinger, and Daniel Cline are the friendly folks spending afternoons on our playground. Flor and Donna work together on the lower grades playground starting at 2:30pm. Donna has been with us since the beginning of the school year and partnered with Flor in January. Daniel began working... Full Article »

Juniper Tree News | Extended Saturday Hours

Posted by Carson Fustes on March 1, 2017

The Juniper Tree has extended its Saturday hours! We’re now open from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays! Monday through Friday we’re open 8 am to 4 pm. Hours may change during school holidays. Store hours during Spring Break March 11 – 19: Saturday March 11: open 10 am... Full Article »

Parent Society | March Update

Posted by Jeff Roberts, Parent Society President on March 1, 2017

A longtime Dallas/Fort Worth-area sports scribe (Blackie Sherrod) used to include a segment called “Scattershooting” in his weekly column, in which he’d deliver short, quick-hitting thoughts. The Parent Society version of Scattershooting gives us the nuts and bolts of what is happening in the world of the Parent Society. Scattershooting… … While... Full Article »

Morning Care Help Still Needed!

Posted by Donna Zollinger on March 1, 2017

Help! We are still looking for a few more people to work in extended care.  It is a wonderful way to connect with the school and the children! We would also like to build our list of substitutes and those available to work Saturdays during parent mornings.  These are paid... Full Article »

Camp Roadrunner is Open For Registration

Posted by Alex Abbott on March 1, 2017

Austin Waldorf School’s summer programs have been voted Favorite Overall Camp by the 10,000 Austin families using Nurture My Child for 2013, 2014 and 2016! Don’t miss your chance to have your child experience an incredible summer. Camp Roadrunner and Summergarden are (again) quickly filling. Remember that AWS students are... Full Article »

Roadrunners Compete in Regional Finals and Boys Head to State

Posted by Corey Horton on March 1, 2017

The 2016-2017 basketball season has been an exciting one! Both the girls and boys teams played in the Regional Finals on February 25th. After a close and exhilarating game against Shiner St. Paul, the girls were defeated by their opponent and ended their successful season with a 24-10 record. The... Full Article »

A Sneak Peak at Waldorf at UMLAUF

Posted by Catherine Ashton, Development Director on February 27, 2017

Have you purchased your tickets for Waldorf at UMLAUF, our 2017 gala? Here is what you can expect from this year’s annual spring fundraising event. A magical, art-filled silent auction This year’s gala features a silent auction of art curated from artists in our community and local Austin artists. The... Full Article »

“I especially love the activities like gardening and handwork. I believe these skills are important in cognitive development. Many schools today are mandated to focus on academic achievement and testing while forgetting the building blocks of learning to think for ourselves and to be creative. ”