wasatch wonders

a collection of wonderings and wonderful happenings for Wasatch Waldorf parents and community members

wasatch wonders




Weekly Notes May 3-7

Changes to the Dress Code Our school's Governing Board voted to approve an adjusted Dress Code policy in their meeting last week.  Nothing was removed from the policy, so all of th...

Why is May Day Celebrated in Waldorf Schools?

By Michelle Simmons, 2nd Grade Teacher and Festivals Committee The sense of the sacred at the school has to do with the recognition (or maybe it’s hope) that time doesn’t just pass...

2020-2021 Yearbook purchasing

We are so excited, our yearbook is coming along! This year we decided to go with a company called TreeRing for our yearbooks. TreeRing plants a tree for every yearbook sold and you...

Weekly Notes April 26-30

No In-Person School This Thursday There is no school this Friday, April 30, for a teacher work day.  For in-person students, there is school on the usual schedule on Monday, Tuesda...

The Gift of Music

By Katie Houts, Music Teacher The gift of music is present in our earliest moments. Lullabies and sing-songs and lilting voices create musical cadences in newborns’ ears. Throughou...

Weekly Notes: April 19-23

Cooking with Chef Erin, via Zoom, this Saturday! Saturday, April 24th 10:30am - 12pm*Zoom info below!On Saturday morning Chef Erin will be hosting a Zoom cook-a-long and preparing ...

As Summer Approaches… Just Keep Reading

by Colleen Cook, Librarian, and Caroline Hopewell, Early Literacy Director   Reading doesn’t have to be a chore. There are many ways to encourage your child to read more often by m...

Parents are the Foundation of our School's Success

By Nancy Henry, Family Council Chair What a school year it has been! I have been so grateful for our Wasatch Waldorf community, where our children have been safely nurtured through...

Parent and Student Activity: Cooking with Chef Erin (via Zoom) on April 24!

Join us on Saturday, April 24th 10:30am - 12pm.  Zoom Link: Click Here.   Chef Erin is hosting a Zoom cook-a-long and preparing a school favorite! We’ll be making the ever-popular...

Weekly Notes April 12-16

Hiring for Next School Year We are in the process, this week and next, of interviewing candidates for part time positions for next school year (with work to begin in August 2021). ...

Weekly Notes April 5-9

Spring Gala is This Week! Dear Wasatch Parents,Our 2021 Virtual Gala Event is this Saturday! We have extended food sales through today, Monday, April 5th and BINGO card sales throu...

Weekly Notes March 22-26

Days off this week, Spring Break Remember that for in-person students, there is only in-person school today and tomorrow (Monday and Tuesday) this week.  Wednesday is school online...

Befriending Your Nervous System

By Sarah Windes, ACMHC Social Inclusion & Student Support After over a year’s worth of exposure to a global pandemic, we are noting unprecedented strain and stress on our nervous s...

Weekly Notes March 15-19

Reminder:  Re-Registration is Due Thursday If you have not completed re-registration for your student(s), please be sure to do so by the deadline (this Thursday, March 18).  The em...

Ms. Gwen Wahlquist, Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade Remote Teacher In a Waldorf second grade program, Saints and Fables are major themes of study.  (Heroes are often also mixed in...

Weekly Notes March 8-12

Daylight Savings Time:  March 14 Don't forget to set your clocks forward an hour on Saturday night/Sunday morning, March 13/14, as we move to Daylight Savings Time. Hiring We are c...

Math at Wasatch

By Alison Hodgkin, Math Specialist When enrolling a student at Wasatch Charter School, many parents are probably not considering how math will look for their child. Why would you w...

Weekly Notes March 1-5

Summer Camps Registration Opening Soon Summer Camps will again be offered this summer hosted by the Wasatch Family Foundation at the Wasatch Charter School for children ages 4 thro...

By Marla Macdonald, Creekside Preschool Teacher  How do we create a little entitled emperor? By giving our young children too many choices and overloading them with decision making...

Weekly Notes February 22-26

Will you have a kindergartener in 2022-23? If you have a child who will be in kindergarten in the 2022-23 school year, now is the time to submit your application.  Remember, even s...

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