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When Climate Change Becomes an Educational Endeavor

Sacramento Waldorf School high school students don’t wait for graduation to try to change the world. It has become a ...Read More


Sacramento Waldorf Turns 60 as Global Program Marks Centennial

The Sacramento Waldorf campus turned 60 years old and the worldwide school is celebrating its 100-year anniversary. Here’s a look ...Read More


KTXL: Extracurricular Activities at Sacramento Waldorf School

School administrators discuss stimulating activities to inspire imagination and creativity to expand your child learning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJZoH3X3CXA ...Read More


Sacramento Waldorf Administrators Speak About Back to School Routines on KCRA

Administrators from Sacramento Waldorf School discuss the back to school routine, and three things parents should focus on this year. ...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 on 06.06.19 in the Sacramento News and Review Nicole Bradshaw, ...Read More


A look at standout grads in Sacramento area - The Sacramento Bee

Marley Dooling was sitting through Sacramento Waldorf School assembly just weeks ago, and little did she know Duke University officials ...Read More


Teen angler advocates for wild fish and mindful fishing - Valley Community Newspapers

When Sam Christman, a high school student at Sacramento Waldorf School, saw the trailer for the documentary “Artifishal”, it really ...Read More


CNBC: Waldorf Schools teach without technology

In most public and private schools across the nation, Chromebooks, iPads or Windows devices are everywhere. But things look very ...Read More


Question for the Spring Newsletter

Who is a teacher that has helped you the most? And Why?   Ms. Schneider Bobby Ingram, 1st grade: Ms. ...Read More


Chris Olson 12 Grade Student at Sacramento Waldorf High School

College Application Essay By Chris Olson, 12th Grade

College Application Essay By Chris Olson, 12th Grade Setting bow to string, I begin to play Bach’s Prelude in G ...Read More


College Application Essay Minh Thuc Tran, 12th Grade Student

College Application Essay By Minh Thuc Tran, 12th Grade Student

College Application Essay Minh Thuc Tran, 12th Grade Student For me, “Chicken Nut Bread” are the most profound words in ...Read More


Why a Waldorf Education Matters

By Tenaya Morkner-Brown, SacWaldorf Alum '14 Growing up attending a Waldorf school, I heard every day from my father how ...Read More


Tales of Garden Waves by Farmer Steve

Tales of Garden Waves by Farmer Steve

Tales of Garden Waves By Farmer Steve Sometimes I wonder if we live in a land of extremes. How quickly ...Read More


Open Mind, Open Heart By Dunja Popovic

Student-Teacher Relationships In a recent opinion piece entitled “Students Learn From People They Love," New York Times columnist David Brooks ...Read More


Against the Odds by Brian Wolfe, Varsity Basketball Coach

A season with the Sacramento Waldorf Varsity Girls Basketball team Last summer, I received a message that Eric Wetterstrom had ...Read More


“Community” Commencement Speech to SWS Class of 2012 By James Meier

“Community” Commencement Speech to SWS Class of 2012 By James Meier The Class of 2012. My, oh my! What thrills ...Read More


Sacramento high schoolers play nine hours of basketball in showcase for good cause

Sacramento high schoolers play nine hours of basketball in showcase for good cause The Sacramento Bee April 6, 2019 The ...Read More


42nd Optimist All-Star Basketball Games

Optimist All-Star Basketball is a Senior Showcase and Final Game for Noted Area Coach The Sacramento Bee April 4, 2019 ...Read More


Learning to Learn by Dean Smith, High School Administrator

Driving down the hill for the first time onto the SWS campus 17 years ago, I stepped out of my car and felt that ...Read More


7th Grade Short Stories: Enthios by Maren Cooper

7th Grade Short Stories The 7th  grade recently completed a short story unit, culminating in an original short story. After ...Read More


7th Grade Short Stories: Greenhouse by Maia Hosler

7th Grade Short Stories The 7th  grade recently completed a short story unit, culminating in an original short story. After ...Read More


A Letter from Grade 3 by Hema Srikant

Up my neighbor, come away,See the work for us today,The hands to helpThe mouths to feedThe sights to seeThe books ...Read More


SacWaldorf Knight Ceremony - Latest Events

Knighting Ceremony

Thirty-one Sacramento Waldorf School 6th graders were knighted recently in a special ceremony that culminates their study of the Middle ...Read More


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Sacramento Waldorf High School to stage Mamma Mia!

This month, Sacramento Waldorf High School students will present their production of Mamma Mia!, Catherine Johnson's feel-good musical extravaganza based ...Read More


2018 SWS Cross Country: A Season of Smoke and Fire by Michael Levangie, Head Cross Country Coach

Unlike most of our Waldorf sports teams, who compete in Division 7 with other high schools that have less than ...Read More


Farm to Fork Learning By Stephen Payne, Gardening Teacher (aka Farmer Steve)

Local reports have suggested this year's fall colors have been some of the best in recent years. We have had ...Read More


Teaching Memoir to 10th Graders by Andrew May, HS Humanities Teacher

“In some ways, writing a memoir is knocking yourself out with your own fist, if it’s done right. Sure, there’s ...Read More


A Walk Down Sacramento Waldorf School Memory Lane by Nicole Fields, LS Handwork Teacher & SWS Alum '85

Imagine... ​​driving down the hill to find that the parking lot is gravel. ​the administration building is a geodesic dome, ...Read More


Sacramento Waldorf School Presents Anne Frank: Connecting people to our campus through a thoughtful exhibit by Marley Dooling, 12th grade student

No one put it better than Naomi Harper, Science NGSS Educator of Will Rogers Middle School, when she thanked Sacramento ...Read More


The Enduring Relevance of Waldorf by Zach Menzer, Lower School Administrator

There are countless types of schools and programs throughout the world: Public. Private. Charter. Religious. Traditional. Waldorf. Waldorf-Inspired. Progressive. IB. ...Read More


Grand May Day

Saturday, April 28, 2018 Years ago, when Grand Day began, there were 80 attendees. By 2014, our Grand Day attendance ...Read More


Tu B'Shevat

On a recent sunny morning, our third grade class gathered with Mrs. Deutsch in a circle on our high school ...Read More


Our Annual Auction and Gala is Here!

Pssst! It’s time to party like it’s 1920 at The Lucky Club - Speakeasy Edition, a fundraiser to benefit Sacramento ...Read More


The Inkwell

Our wonderful 7th and 8th grade class has completed the October/November issue of The Inkwell. We couldn't wait to share ...Read More


Gratefully

Dear SWS Community, As I look out my office window on a daily feast of color, hearing giggles from bundled ...Read More


Annual Giving is Here!

Dear Sacramento Waldorf School Families,  October has come and gone in a flurry of events we have enjoyed together. From ...Read More


7th Grade Cooking Lessons!

Our 7th grade class made a wonderfully warming lunch today, and we wanted to share so that you could make ...Read More


The Meaning of Michaelmas

A treasured fall tradition in many Waldorf schools, including our own, Michaelmas is an ancient festival whose central message remains relevant across ...Read More