Urban Prairie Family

Resources

Welcome to the parent/guardian portal and parent/guardian resources page. We strongly believe that clear and regular communication between parents/guardians, faculty, and staff is important to support children, families and the school. This page is where you will find access links to resources like your children’s schedules, health forms, and the school calendar, as well as internal parent/guardian communications like our regular admin newsletter and class specific class note’s from you children’s class teacher.

Admin Newsletter

Updates from our school administration on what is happening on campus.

Admin Weekly 5/20/2021

ADMIN WEEKLY 5/20/202 UPCOMING DATES May 22 -Urban Prairie Alumni Reunion, 1-3:00 pm May 23 -Jump Rope Making - Grade 1,2  (9 - 11 a.m.); Grade 6,7,8  (2-4 p.m.) May 28 -Pentathlon May 31 -No School - Memorial Day June 1 -Jump-A-Thon Grades 1 and 2 -Orchestra Concert ...

ADMIN WEEKLY 5/12/2021

ADMIN WEEKLY 5/12/2021 UPCOMING DATES May 13 -   Final Picture Day May 13 -   Board of Trustees Meeting May 15 -  Grade 2 Parent/Guardian Meeting, 9:30-11:30 am May 22 -  Urban Prairie Alumni Reunion, 1-3:00 pm May 28 -  Pentathlon May 31 -  No School - Memorial Day...

Admin Weekly 5/5/2021

Calendar May 5 Grade 3/4 Parent / Guardian Night, 5:30 - 7:00pm May 7 No School - Records Day May 11 & 13 Picture Day May 13 Board of Trustees Meeting May 15 Grade 2 Parent/Guardian Meeting, 9:30-11:30 am May 22 Urban Prairie Alumni Reunion, 1-3:00 pm May 28...

1st Grade Classroom 

Updates from Mat Riendeau, Class of 2029 – 1st grade teacher.

Thoughts on School Lunches

Thoughts on School Lunches

Written by Mat Riendeau - Urban Prairie Waldorf School teacher There’s been a request to talk a bit about school snacks and lunches. As a parent, I know that getting those bags packed up and ready to go in the morning can be a bit of a stressor, especially when we...

Sir Ken Robinson’s Famous TED Talk

Sir Ken Robinson’s Famous TED Talk Here are links to two TED talks by the late Sir Ken Robinson. I do not know his relation to Waldorf Education, but I feel a real connection between his ideas and what I attempt to bring to life in the Urban Prairie classroom. It is...

Why Waldorf?

Why Waldorf?

Written by Mat Riendeau - Urban Prairie Waldorf School teacher I had mentioned at our Meet the Teacher event that I consider it my responsibility to help you articulate as clearly as possible what an Urban Prairie Waldorf education is and why you chose it for your...

Classroom Notes

Updates from our class teachers on what is happening in their classrooms.

Sir Ken Robinson’s Famous TED Talk

Sir Ken Robinson’s Famous TED Talk Here are links to two TED talks by the late Sir Ken Robinson. I do not know his relation to Waldorf Education, but I feel a real connection between his ideas and what I attempt to bring to life in the Urban Prairie classroom. It is...

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...