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Ithaca, NY, 14850
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Grandparents & Special Friends Day

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Grandparents & Special Friends Day

Join Ithaca Waldorf School for Grandparents & Special Friends Day
Friday, May 5, 2017 • 8:30 am for a beautiful morning of exploring, visiting, and sharing. 

Schedule

8:30-9:30
Breakfast buffet for Grandparents & Special Friends in the Main Lobby
Brief tours of the classrooms during Main Lesson
(escorted by the Director and Administrative Staff)

9:30-9:45
Grades String Ensemble (Lobby)

10:00-10:15
Grades Classes dance around the Maypole (Great Playground)

10:15-10:30
Early Childhood dance around the Maypole (Great Playground)

10:30-11:00
Building Expansion Blessing - with Board President, David Whitmore
Grades Recess

11:00 – 12:20
Glimpses of Waldorf Learning: Handwork, Music, Farming, Spanish…Choose up to four presentations (20 minutes each) that interest you!

  • Music - (Ms. Lesser) walk through the IWS music curriculum (MP Room)
  • Spanish – (Professora Marraccini) - experience the rich tradition of language arts in a Waldorf Spanish mini-lesson (Peach Blossom Classroom)
  • The Great Build! – learn from Board Vice-President and Project Coordinator about our growing, expanding school
  • Farm/Land Stewardship – (Dr. Butler) – hear how the activities at the Three Swallows Farm provide dynamic learning opportunities (Library)
  • Tour the Farm (weather permitting) led by 4th /5th grade students (Deck)
  • Handwork (Ms. Gray) – self-guided tour of handwork (MP Room)

12:25  Closing Thanks – David Whitmore, IWS Board President (Lobby)

Later Event: May 6
MayFaire