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Admin Weekly 1/25/2022

Week 18 “Martin Luther King Jr.” UPWS Class of 2022 Dear Urban Prairie families, In this Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekly newsletter, we encourage the community to join the faculty and staff in reflecting on the Waldorf principle of Social Renewal and our shared...

Admin Weekly 1/12/2022

Week 17 Q: How do you keep the Canadian bacon from curling in the frying pan? A: Take away its little broom. –Mr. Riendeau, grade 1 teacher Dear Urban Prairie families, It’s been too long since we’ve all had the pleasure of hearing one of Mr. Riendeau’s jokes. Seems...

Admin Weekly 1/5/2022

Week 16 What is the root of all these words? One thing: Love. —Hafiz Happy New Year, Urban Prairie families. What a blustery good circle the grade school had this morning out on the playlot, singing over the wind to a birthday friend and three good rounds of our...

Admin Weekly 12/16/2021

Week 15 To carry Spirit Light into world-winter-night…. —Rudolf Steiner Season’s Greetings Urban Prairie Families. How ready the entire world is for a break right now. As our community disperses tomorrow and we enter into the very darkest nights of the year, I am...

Admin Weekly 12/9/2021

Week 14 Dear Urban Prairie Families, As these long dark (and cold!) nights stretch out before us, I find myself looking forward to the moments of community that await us in the coming weeks – Holiday Orchestra Concerts and of course the Solstice Spiral and...

Admin Weekly 12/1/2021

Week 13  Dear Urban Prairie Families,  The spirit of generosity in this community this week has been, in a word, profound.  Together we raised $72,000, exceeding our Board match challenge by $12,000. Thank you. From $25 to $10,000, every single one of your gifts...