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July 01, 2015

Fulfilling a Vision

The very first time I visited Waldorf School of Princeton in 2003 I was in awe! I wasn’t a parent yet, but I could just imagine how amazing it would be to grow up and learn in this magical and peaceful haven. To tell you the truth, I was jealous! I wish I had gone to school here! I wanted to learn by creating my own textbooks and dolls! I wanted to experience sculptural arts and handwork and gardening and eurythmic dance as part of my curriculum. How awesome to have had class teachers who knew all of your talents and quirks and taught you and treated you like your parents would! That day my husband and I decided that one day our (yet unborn) children would go to this school.

Our daughters are now 9 and 11 years old, and my husband Sanjeev and I are so happy and proud to be Waldorf School of Princeton parents. On the last day of 4th grade, our daughter Jasmine wrote us a thank-you note for her first year at WSP. It read, “Dear Mom and Dad, Thank you for putting me in this awesome school … this was my best school year ever … I have learned so much and I can’t wait to learn more. …” What more could we ask for as parents?!

I feel doubly blessed because not...

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November 11, 2016

El Día de los Muertos Celebration!

November 2 is known as Day of the Dead, or El Día de los Muertos, a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and other Spanish-speaking countries. Although it seems like it might be spooky, especially being so close to Halloween, Day of the Dead is spirit-filled, but...
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February 03, 2016

A Toast to New Beginnings: The All-Community Meeting

Tuesday, February 2, marked Waldorf School of Princeton’s annual All-Community Meeting, a “state of the school” event that every adult in our midst is encouraged to attend. Almost 50 attendees, comprising all circles within the current community, gathered in Hagens Hall at 7 p.m. For the...
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October 22, 2015

Review of "Beyond Measure": Film Screening on Education Reform

I was fortunate to attend a screening of Beyond Measure at John Witherspoon Middle School on October 20, at an event sponsored by the Princeton Public Library and Princeton Public Schools.  The premise is this: “Rather than ask why our students fail to measure up, this film asks us to...
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