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Back to School Night Remarks by Head of Administration Dan Ingoglia

This is a modified version of comments delivered at both the grade school (Sept 12) and high school (Sept.14) Back-to-School Nights.  We are excited to welcome you and your student to the 2011-2012 school year at SF Waldorf, our 14th year at the high school, and our 33rd year overall. Having just received LEED Gold certification for the high school campus—and we are the first educational building in SF to do so (see LEED article)—we are very pleased to welcome our high school families to... Read More

New Board of Trustees President Craig Appel

SFWS is delighted to welcome Craig Appel as the new president of the Board of Trustees. Craig takes over from Michael Gowe who has led the Board these last three years. (Thank you, Michael!) We are fortunate to have Michael continuing to serve as a member of the Board. Craig was first approached to join the Board by trustee and SFWS parent Paul Hurley when they were looking for help and expertise to strengthen the school’s structure for fundraising and broad community support. Craig, with his... Read More

SFWHS First LEED Gold Certified School in SF

As the first school in San Francisco to be awarded the coveted LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, San Francisco Waldorf High School begins the 2011-12 academic year with a tremendous accomplishment to celebrate.  The overall goal of the project was to create an environment that is in harmony with the philosophy of Waldorf Education. Perhaps the greatest reflection of this success is the fact that the building itself will be incorporated into the curriculum as an... Read More

Dakin Hall Dedication Ceremony

Dakin Hall (formerly the Main Hall) will be dedicated on Thursday, October 27 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM in memory of Henry Dakin and in honor of Vergilia Dakin. Light Refreshments will be provided. RSVP to events@sfwaldorf.org, (415) 931-2750 ext. 307, or using the form below: Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world's leading questionnaire tool. Read More

Coffee Tasting & Selection

Stern Grove (19th Avenue at Sloat Blvd.)Friday, 9/30, 10:00am - 12:30pmPlease join us this Friday, September 30, for an all school assembly, preceded by a unique coffee tasting event!    All School Assembly, 11:15am - 12:30pmThis special assembly is the only time of the school year when all students (Grades 1-12) meet in one location. Many classes will perform (music, theater, etc...), so it is a great time to see what is going on in the school. Although the Kindergarten children... Read More

SFWS at the San Francisco Symphony

September 29, 30 and October 1 The San Francisco Symphony will honor the San Francisco Waldorf School music department at upcoming performances, Thursday, September 29th through Saturday, October 1st by naming us in the concert program notes. This was made possible through a generous donation by high school parents Rick and Kim Beleson. The tribute performances include the following pieces: MOZART: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K.385, HaffnerADÈS: Polaris: Voyage for OrchestraSTRAVINSKY:... Read More

Stern Grove Assembly, Friday, September - Grades 1 - 12

Parents are warmly invited to a morning of activities at Stern Grove on Friday, September 30. Beginning at 10:15am the school will host a coffee tasting event. SFWS is partnering with CoffeeCSA.org to produce our own SFWS blends that will be for sale in the coming month. This organic, shade grown coffee comes directly from farmers in an arrangement that goes beyond the usual Fair Trade standards. Come taste the possibilities and help us choose our own blends! As you are enjoying your coffee,... Read More

Professional Directory is Online

We are excited to announce our new Professional Directory that features the businesses and services of SFWS friends and families. Copies of the directory can be found at the front desk as well as online. Read More

Dolphin Scientist, Diana Reiss, to speak to SFWHS

On Wednesday, September 21st during "club period" from 2:55 to 3:35 pm, Dr. Diana Reiss, author of The Dolphin in the Mirror:  Exploring Dolphin Minds and Saving Dolphin Lives will speak to the entire student body.  Diana Reiss is one of the world’s leading experts on dolphin intelligence. In addition, as a dolphin advocate, she is a leading rescuer who helped inspire and served as an adviser for the Oscar-winning film The Cove. Parents are welcome. If you would like to come... Read More

Tickets Fore Charity: 2011 Charles Schwab Cup Championship

San Francisco Waldorf School is participant in the TICKETS Fore CHARITY program for the 2011 Charles Schwab Cup Championship. The final event on the Champions Tour in the season-long race for the Charles Schwab Cup will conclude at TPC Harding Park, San Francisco, November 2 - 6, 2011. Players such as Fred Couples, Tom Lehman, Corey Pavin, Nick Price and Tom Watson are expected to join defending champion John Cook and last year's Charles Schwab Cup winner Bernhard Langer in the field. Both the... Read More

Class of 2011 High School Commencement

On Saturday, June 11, at 11am, the Class of 2011 held their commencement exercises at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center around the corner from our high school campus. Thirty-six of the thirty-eight graduating seniors (seniors Logan Hart and Cairo Stewart were in Tennessee participating in the US National Youth Rowing Championship) proceeded to the stage accompanied by the SFWHS orchestra. SFWS Head of Administration Dan Ingoglia welcomed the audience to the Masonic Center – the first time the... Read More
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