Ami Wolovitz, a sixth grader at Ashwood Waldorf School, is the winner of the Bixler Junior Prize for violin solo performance. Ami studies with the Bay Chamber Music School. In 2021, she was awarded 1st place in the Late Elementary Strings Division of the Biennial Pine Tree Competition.
Thea Lavin, a Wisconsin-born-and-raised Jewish woman, co-founded Supporting Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting and sustaining the House of Hope Vision School -- a Waldorf school in the West Bank designed to help children overcome trauma-induced obstacles to learning.
Last year, Lake Champlain Waldorf School students spent the entire day outside to manage COVID-19, no matter the weather. Now, students can learn indoors, but are still learning outside as often as possible.
On behalf of AWSNA, we are holding the families of Uvalde, Texas as they grieve from the unimaginable nightmare of the shooting at their childrens’ school, Robb Elementary, where the lives of 18 children and one teacher were cut short. The following resources may be helpful in addressing these events for ourselves and with our students and children.
Housatonic Valley Waldorf School’s celebration of May Day made their local news in The Newtown Bee with a special focus on parents' return to in-person participation on campus. Many Waldorf schools in the Northern Hemisphere celebrate the festival of May Day, which derives from an ancient tradition of celebrating the arrival of summer.