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After-school Games for 3rd Grade and up

“Games” has begun! Our Tuesday/Thursday after school program is Games. Students play and learn strategy in a variety of team-building card and board games to increase cooperation, problem solving, and the art of being a good winner and loser. Tuesday and Thursday...

Strategic Planning Initiatives

The Board continues its work in strategic planning. One current effort is a Request for Qualifications to begin planning for our next facility when our current lease expires in 2018. The Long-term Facilities Task Group, which includes Board and community members from...

2013-14 State of the School Report

The Board was pleased to oversee the third annual State of the School presentation this October, a year-to-date report on the school’s finances, curricular planning, and the ongoing establishment of our Administration. The school remains financially healthy, unfolding...
Science in the Waldorf Curriculum

Science in the Waldorf Curriculum

Did you know that 42% of Waldorf high school graduates go on to major in science and math? This is significantly more than the national average. Science is central to the Waldorf curriculum, and the lessons begin in 1st grade. From the start, students are immersed in...
Chinese Calligraphy Comes to UPWS

Chinese Calligraphy Comes to UPWS

During the professional development day on Friday, November 7, Mandarin instructor Glenda Ding introduced the faculty to Chinese calligraphy. Both an art form as well as the traditional form of writing throughout East Asia, Chinese calligraphy employs special brushes...

The Zero Waste Vision

Richly woven throughout our curriculum is a deep love and reverence for Mother Nature, a rich habit life of taking care of the place where we learn, and the seeds for the next generation of environmental stewardship. Please take a moment to look around and notice...