Opening Day Ceremony

Introductory Words Kat McFee, Whole School Administrator Dear Students, Faculty ...Read More

2022 Graduating Class Sacramento Waldorf School Accomplishments

Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

Congratulations to the Class of 2022! We are so proud ...Read More

Sacramento Waldorf High School Grade 12 Students in Physics 2021, photo by Zoart Photo

Why Is the Sacramento Waldorf High School Experience Remarkable?

By Dean Smith Every morning in our high school, teachers ...Read More

SWS Athletic Director, Dean Smith

Athletic Director, Dean Stark

Dean Stark was interviewed by Justin Clymo for his "Contacts" podcast recently. ...Read More

Child in Raingear is Playing in a Puddle

11 Ways to Transform Your Backyard into a Learning Space for Kids

Providing our children with the opportunity to learn and explore ...Read More

Seniors Collaborate Over Climate Change Project

Teaching Kids to Love Science

Teaching Kids to Love Science Deborah Cornelison on motivating students ...Read More

Sacramento Waldorf School student violinists

Want Smarter Kids? Teach Music, Not Coding

Want Smarter Kids? Teach Music, Not Coding, According to MIT ...Read More

Sacramento Waldorf High School Orchestra class

Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons Stick

Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons StickBy Perri Klass, ...Read More

2020 Sacramento Waldorf High School Orchestra

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

The Power Of Social And Emotional Learning: Why SEL Is ...Read More

Amanda Gorman 2018

A Young Poet’s Inspiration

This interview was published in the New York Times on ...Read More

Grade 10 Working with Clay

How do Schools Keep Students Motivated?

How to Do School When Motivation Has Gone MissingHere’s what ...Read More

2019-20 Grade 8 Students studying Physics with Teacher

Why Teacher-Student Relationships Matter

Why Teacher-Student Relationships MatterNew findings shed light on best approachesBy ...Read More

SWS Alumni Dave Kovar and Stephen Morairty Alumni Highlights

Alumni Highlights, October 6, 2020

Dave Kovar ‘78 and Stephen Morairty ’78 on Mental and ...Read More

#BlackLivesMatter march Photo by alexis-fauvet on Unsplash

How to Speak to Young Children About Race

For some families, talking about race is a regular part ...Read More

Kim-Fredrik Schneider, Alum 1997

Alumni Changing the World: Kim-Fredrik Schneider

By Jennifer Alafranji, Community Outreach and Event ManagerI first met ...Read More

Heidi Boucher, married to a Sacramento Waldorf School Alum '81, Alum Parent

Heidi Boucher, Sacramento Waldorf School Graduate of ’82

On this day we honor Heidi Boucher, Sacramento Waldorf School ...Read More

Community Fund to raise tuition assistance families during the COVID-19 pandemic

Beau Brown’s Speech from the Thursday, May 7, 2020, Town Hall Meeting

For tonight’s Town Hall, I was asked to look through ...Read More

Ann and Leon Mathews circa 1976

Honoring Leon and Ann Matthews

Ann and Leon Mathews circa 1976 Our school campus sits ...Read More

Discovering Who I Am at SWS

By an Anonymous SWS Student When I was in kindergarten, I ...Read More

February 2020 our high school students volunteer at the GreenHouse and are shown here with the new friends they made

The GreenHouse

Seventeen years ago, a group of recent UC Davis graduates ...Read More

High School students behind tables covered with donated supplies for the Homeless Period Project

Sacramento Waldorf School Students Embrace the Homeless Period Project for the 3rd Year

Our school is committed to helping our community, and the ...Read More

Senior Concludes Waves Career in Optimist All-Star Volleyball Match

By Ripley and Kenney Hanson  On December 8th, senior Ripley Hanson ...Read More

Down the hill to the Sacramento Waldorf School

Driving Down the Hill

By Lynne Golodner  The approach to Sacramento Waldorf School is ...Read More

Winning Through Healthy Competition

By Dean Stark When people learn that Sacramento Waldorf School ...Read More

Rita Keefer: Heading to College, with a Scholarship to Row

We celebrate whenever one of our students accomplishes a goal, ...Read More

A Global Education: The post-high school journeys of Sacramento Waldorf School graduate Charlie Bingaman

Sacramento Waldorf School 2019 graduate Charlie Bingaman embodies the global focus of ...Read More

Diversity & Inclusion: Overused and Undervalued

By Tabor Martinsen, SWS Alum (2011) and Recruiter and Diversity ...Read More

Light, Reflection, and Diversity by Kat McFee, Lower School Administrator

As we enter the most reflective time of the year, ...Read More

Confidence to Succeed in College: a Reflection a Year after High School Graduation

By Hunter Lowery, SWS Alum (2018) When I was home ...Read More

In Darkness, Light

Light and Dark Drawing in SWS High School Nestled alongside ...Read More

Why Waldorf’s Educational Approach Prepares Students for STEM Strength, and Lifelong Success

By Paul de Gennaro When our children were little, we felt that we had some sense ...Read More

A Soccer Star’s Journey at Sacramento Waldorf School

Zade Alafranji Zade Alafranji has been a Waldorf student his whole ...Read More

SWS Harvest Faire: A Woven History

Our 2019 Harvest Faire was a great success, as this ...Read More

Opening Ceremony

Wonder to Wisdom: Celebrating our 60th Anniversary in Full Community

By Kat McFee and Dean Smith September 21, 2019 was an ...Read More

Traveling to Find Yourself: A Sacramento Waldorf School Student’s Story of Study Abroad in Argentina

By Olivia Cooper  In the house where I spent two ...Read More

When Climate Change Becomes an Educational Endeavor

Sacramento Waldorf School high school students don’t wait for graduation ...Read More

Students make a garden bed ready for planting

Growing Tomorrow’s Leaders – The Work of our School Farm

By Stephen Payne  Any time you are given a tool, ...Read More

Celebrating 60 Years of Waldorf Education in Sacramento

This year, we mark 60 years since Sacramento Waldorf School opened ...Read More

The Legacy of Learning: A Letter from the College of Teachers

Every Thursday afternoon, self-selected members of our faculty and staff ...Read More

100 Years of Waldorf Education

On September 19th, we will celebrate 100 years of Waldorf education in ...Read More

What is Waldorf?

As we celebrate 100 years of Waldorf Education, we explore ...Read More

Student-Teacher Relationships

In a recent opinion piece entitled “Students Learn From People ...Read More

Building Confidence: To Change the World, Teens Must Know the Good in Themselves

By Nicole Bradshaw and Izabela Deleon This article was published ...Read More

A Look at Standout Grads in Sacramento Area - The Sacramento Bee

Marley Dooling was sitting through Sacramento Waldorf School assembly just ...Read More

Sacramento Waldorf School Angler Sam Christman shows his catch

Teen Angler Advocates for Wild Fish and Mindful Fishing - Valley Community Newspapers

When Sam Christman, a high school student at Sacramento Waldorf ...Read More

CNBC: Waldorf Schools Teach without Technology

In most public and private schools across the nation, Chromebooks, ...Read More

SacWaldorf Knight Ceremony - Latest Events

Knighting Ceremony

Thirty-one Sacramento Waldorf School 6th graders were knighted recently in ...Read More