Events this Autumn 

Please see the school calendar for up-to-the-minute details

Autumn is the time of harvest and abundance. The days begin to grow short as darkness comes earlier and earlier each evening.  Many festivals of this time relate to “light”.  Jack-o-lanterns, Lantern Walks and the Advent Spiral (in the winter) are all reminders to find the light within to help us through the winter’s darkness. Below are the upcoming events for Autumn 2014.

 

 

Opening and Red Rose Ceremony - First Day of School

The first day of school is a rite of passage for the rising First Graders. The ceremony marks the beginning of their journey through grade school. All of the grades classes assemble along with parents, faculty, and staff. Kindergarten parents and children are also invited.  Each First Grade student receives...

Date: August 27, 2014
Time: 08:30am
Shepherd Valley Waldorf School
Niwot   CO 80503
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Golden Harvest Celebration - All welcome!

The fall Golden Harvest Celebration is a one-day event which brings the school community and community-at-large together to celebrate the bounty of the harvest.  The Faire encompasses activities, demonstrations for children and adults, a food truck, music and entertainment.


Date: September 27, 2014
Time: 10:00am
Shepherd Valley Waldorf School
Niwot   CO 80503
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Halloween Journey (On Halloween) - All Welcome!

This is one of the most beloved of festivals for children in the United States and originated as the Celtic festival of Samhain which celebrated the first day of winter on November 1st.  Carving pumpkins or turnips is often an activity around the school at this time. 

Please RSVP for the...

Date: October 31, 2014
Time: 04:30pm
Shepherd Valley Waldorf School
Niwot   CO 80503
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Open House

Meet with teachers, talk with current parents, view student work, and tour our classrooms. Families welcome to attend with children.


Date: November 03, 2014
Time: 03:00pm
Shepherd Valley Waldorf School
Niwot   CO 80503
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Martinmas/Lantern Walk

St. Martin of Tours was known as a deeply religious man who shared his cloak with a beggar and represents the attitude of brotherliness.  According to old customs , as the days become shorter and the stars appear earlier, children would walk with lanterns through the streets singing.  As the...

Date: November 11, 2014
Time: 05:30pm
Shepherd Valley Waldorf School
  CO
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Meet with First Grade Teacher to discuss readiness for First Grade next year or beyond

Visit Shepherd Valley and learn from our experienced First Grade teacher what signs to look for to discover that your kindergartener is getting ready for "grade school". Learn about the transition into first grade and expectations for the child. Parents from all schools welcome to attend to learn more about...

Date: November 17, 2014
Time: 06:30pm
Shepherd Valley Waldorf School
  CO
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A Day in the Life of a Kindergartener

Together with your prospective pre-school child, participate in a condensed version of an ordinary day - make snack, sing circle songs and enjoy creative playtime!

Please RSVP to reverse your space.


Date: December 05, 2014
Time: 09:00am
Shepherd Valley Waldorf School
Niwot   CO 80503
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Winter Concert

Enjoy a musical ensemble of strings, band and choir performed by our students in Winter celebration.


Date: December 08, 2014
Time: 06:30pm
TBD
  CO
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A Day in the Life of a Kindergartener

Together with your prospective pre-school child, participate in a condensed version of an ordinary day - make snack, sing circle songs and enjoy creative playtime!

Please RSVP to reverse your space.


Date: January 16, 2015
Time: 09:00am
Shepherd Valley Waldorf School
Niwot   CO 80503
Event Details




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