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Our Waldorf Community:  Who are we?

Our Waldorf Community: Who are we?

During our in-service week, we spent time re-imagining our mission as a school in the light of the changes our community, nation, and world have been experiencing. As I stated previously,  to describe the essence of Waldorf Education is not a simple task. Yet that week I tried to distill what it has become to mean for me. As we are currently...

Michaelmas Time

The weather is cooling off noticeably, and signs of autumn are evident in nature around us. Goldenrod lines the sides of roads, mushrooms are popping up everywhere, and leaves are beginning to change color and fall to earth. In Waldorf schools around the world, this time is celebrated with a beloved festival, Michaelmas ("mikel-mas"). Rudolph...

Our Waldorf Community – Part II

I Look Unto the World  “I look unto the world, In which the sun is shining, In which the stars are sparkling. In which the stones repose. The living plants are growing The animals live in feeling, The human being ensouled Gives dwelling to the spirit.”  Last week we began a conversation about how the Waldorf school approaches education in a way...

Our Waldorf Community-Why are We Here?

If you are a parent of a student of Asheville Waldorf School, a teacher, both, or a relation of someone in the community even, you surely have your own individual values that draw you to this school community. However, if you are anything like myself, even though I have been on a journey of exploration in Waldorf education for the last twenty...

Preschool & Kindergarten: Open for Outdoor Education

Nature Based Waldorf Education Our school days will be spent primarily outdoors following the wisdom and knowledge of Waldorf education and the long standing tradition of forest kindergartens. Our teachers provide nurturing relationship-based care and foster social awareness, along with opportunities for creative exploration through artistic...

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ASHEVILLE WALDORF SCHOOL

531 Haywood Road

Asheville, NC 28806

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The Asheville Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or national origin in its employment policies, educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

FOUNDED IN 2010 | ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF AWSNA, AND WECAN | PRE-K THROUGH GRADE 8