2020 Sacramento Waldorf High School Orchestra

The Power Of Social And Emotional Learning: Why SEL Is More Important Than Ever

Posted Posted in Administrator's Blog, High School, Lower School, Waldorf Education

It’s become increasingly critical that we embrace and embed social and emotional learning (SEL) in both in-school and out-of-school environments.

What does SEL focus on? The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) has established five core competencies

SWS Alumni Stefan Klocek and Renoir Pope Alumni Highlights December 2020

Alumni Highlights, December 2, 2020

Posted Posted in Alumni Journeys, Alumni News, Community, Waldorf Education

Our third “Alumni Highlights” webinar featured two graduates who work in the fields of “UX” or User Experience and Information Sciences. The conversation with Ren Pope ’83 and Stefan Klocek ’93 provided a fascinating look into these careers. They also spoke of the impact and opportunity of their Waldorf education …

SWS Alumni Mosie Boyd Alumni Highlights November 2020

Alumni Highlights, November 4, 2020

Posted Posted in Alumni Journeys, Alumni News, Community, Waldorf Education

Our second “Alumni Highlights” webinar on November 4, 2020 featured Mosie Boyd, a Class of 1987 graduate who has devoted her life to politics, activism and getting women elected. Faculty emeritus Betty Staley facilitated our conversation with Mosie. It was a fascinating discussion to have in the midst of our national election.  Watch …

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How to Speak to Young Children About Race

Posted Posted in Administrator's Blog, Community, Kindergarten, Latest News, Lower School, Parent-Child

For some families, talking about race is a regular part of life. For others, it is a subject that can be difficult to discuss. For everyone, it’s an incredibly important conversation and should not be avoided. Children are learning and hearing about race, regardless of whether parents are talking to …