connecting with other schools and professional groups

Grade Eight Service Projects

Posted by: Chris Nelson   -   Posted in: Middle School, News, Outreach, Student Work/Class Projects- May 23, 2018 Comments Off on Grade Eight Service Projects

Every year the BWWS Eighth Grade graduating class presents their service project work. Each student spent time with a local organization of their choice and then details their work in a live presentation to the BWWS community and through the displays pictured here. Peruse these images to share in this culminating aspect of our Eighth […]

Sugar Plum Faire – Vendors Needed!

Posted by: Chris Nelson   -   Posted in: Community Spotlights, Extracurriculars, Festivals & Celebrations, News, Outreach, School Culture- Oct 13, 2017 Comments Off on Sugar Plum Faire – Vendors Needed!

Sugar Plum Faire is just around the corner! On Saturday, December 9th from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Bright Water Waldorf School will be hosting our annual winter event. In addition to all of the great crafts, activities and delicious chili and sweets, we’ll have vendors peddling their wares: books, handmade dolls, clothing and everything […]

Alumni Panel Reflections from Admissions Director, Jill Leahy

Posted by: David Bergler   -   Posted in: Outreach- Nov 05, 2014 Comments Off on Alumni Panel Reflections from Admissions Director, Jill Leahy

It’s through time and reflection that we gain a true understanding of how our past experiences have built, shaped, and molded our lives in some capacity. It is through new experiences and new opportunities that we see where our capabilities lie. Our Alumni Panel offered an evening that did just this. We were fortunate enough […]

Team Read–Kids Helping Kids

Posted by: Laura Crandall   -   Posted in: News, Outreach, School Culture- Jan 15, 2013 Comments Off on Team Read–Kids Helping Kids

Team Read is an independent non-profit that works in Seattle Public Schools to help students in grades two and three with reading.  The program trains students in grades 8-12 in reading tutoring and then pairs tutors with students.  The pairs meet twice-weekly  for  in one and a half hour sessions at elementary schools around Seattle.  Tutors […]

A Visitor From High Mowing School

Posted by: Laura Crandall   -   Posted in: Outreach- Mar 08, 2012 Comments Off on A Visitor From High Mowing School

On Tuesday, March 6, Deb Abrahams-Dematte, Associate Director of Admissions at High Mowing School, took a tour of BWS. Ms. Abrahams-Dematte was visiting Waldorf schools in Washington State and in British Columbia to become acquainted with our schools and to talk about High Mowing School’s program. High Mowing School is the oldest Waldorf high school […]

Guest Blogger: Spanish Language Teacher, Emily Affolter

Posted by: Laura Crandall   -   Posted in: Outreach- Mar 01, 2012 1 Comment

I had the opportunity to visit the Waldorf school in Cuernavaca, Mexico over our professional development week. The school is located at the North end of the city of Cuernavaca in the state of Morelos. It was an inviting outdoor space, with tropical gardens, (both edible and decorative), fountains, and impressive child-built wooden sculptures. It […]

Regional Waldorf School Leaders’ Meeting

Posted by: Laura Crandall   -   Posted in: Outreach- Dec 13, 2011 Comments Off on Regional Waldorf School Leaders’ Meeting

Today, I attended a meeting of regional Waldorf school leaders hosted by Seattle Waldorf School and held at the Seattle Waldorf High School. In attendance were school leaders from Tacoma Waldorf School, Whatcom Hills Waldorf School, Sunfield, Whidbey Island Waldorf School,  Madrona School, Three Cedars Waldorf School, and Olympia Waldorf School.  Among the topics we discussed were […]

Winter Spiral With Seattle Waldorf School’s Board of Trustees

Posted by: Laura Crandall   -   Posted in: Outreach- Dec 07, 2011 Comments Off on Winter Spiral With Seattle Waldorf School’s Board of Trustees

Seattle Waldorf School’s Board of Trustees hosted a winter spiral for current and former board members and administrators of area Waldorf schools on December 5th.  The spiral was held at Seattle Waldorf High School and was a welcome opportunity to build relationships between schools. This was my third winter spiral at SWS, and I always appreciate the […]

Workshops: Differentiation in a Brain-Friendly Classroom

Posted by: Laura Crandall   -   Posted in: Outreach, Professional Development- Dec 03, 2011 Comments Off on Workshops: Differentiation in a Brain-Friendly Classroom

On Friday, December 2, I attended Gayle Gregory’s workshop  Differentiation in a Brain-Friendly Classroom with Pedagogical Chair Trish Bondurant and two  members of the Education Support committee, Nazneen Kateli-D’Souza (Grade Three Teacher), and Marla Smith (Education Support Teacher).  Hosted by Hamlin Robinson School, this day-long workshop provided educators with practical tools and ideas for creating a classroom that […]

Connecting With Area Schools–Annie Wright Schools

Posted by: Laura Crandall   -   Posted in: Outreach- Dec 01, 2011 Comments Off on Connecting With Area Schools–Annie Wright Schools

It seems that many Heads of School in our region are interested in getting out to meet each other and tour other schools this year. On Wednesday, November 30th, I met with Christian Sullivan, the Headmaster of Annie Wright Schools in Tacoma. We toured the school and discussed governance models, board work, faculty committees, and […]