Thank you to everyone who came to see the senior class in their brilliant rendition of "Arabian Nights." The stories, costumes, and music were fantastic and now you have a chance to save this wonderful event for posterity. The production was filmed by our own Tim Evans and a DVD will be available soon for purchase at the high school front desk for $15! You can also purchase the DVD online (see link below). For those who can't wait to re-watch this fabulous production, check out the scene below... Read More
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
May 9, 2012, is the first National Bike-to-School Day. We are encouraging both faculty and students to participate. Mark your calendar and encourage your student to participate.
National Bike-to-School Day
SF Bike Coalition
High SchoolPlease contact Jessica Eicher if you are interested in organizing a group biking plan and rendezvous point.
Grade SchoolSeveral faculty members have generously offered to give up their garage spaces to provide... Read More
Thank you to everyone who attended the seventeenth annual Founder's Night Showcase at the high-school.We hope you enjoyed the open house style exhibition of academic work, the sciences, mathematics, languages, and humanities as well as the fine gallery of work from our many art classes,and musical performances. To help you relive this wonderful night we've prepared a slideshow of photographs below!
Online Auction Now Closed
Closes April 25 at 10 pm
Click here to view items, make a donation, or RSVP for the Auction party. Everyone can participate in the online auction, even if you are not able to attend the Spring Night Benefit.
Check out these items and more:
Ten Day Thanksgiving Stay at Private, 40-Acre Estate in Hawaii
Starting Bid: $2,000
Other catagories:... Read More
Winston Churchill said that democracy is the worst form of government-- except for all of the others. The basic question of democratic government has always been some variation of “how much is enough?” This question speaks to our individual ability to observe, reflect upon and change our own internal or self-“government,” as well as our collective ability to do the same with the formal government that interweaves and binds our cultural and economic lives.
At the grade school, government... Read More
Michael Tobias “Toby” Bloom, SFWS GS ’97, HS ’01, is a Senior Advisor for Nancy Pelosi in Washington, DC. As Senior Advisor, he handles intergovernmental affairs, acting as a liaison between the office of the Minority Leader and state and local governments throughout the country. In this capacity he is primarily maintaining partnerships with officials and government representatives and building relationship with new mayors, new governors, and other officials.
Toby has worked with Nancy Pelosi... Read More
We recently talked with Kathryn Lundquist, SFWGS ’01, HS ’05, who has been working as an International Trade Analyst at the International Trade Commission (USITC) in Washington, DC since 2010. Her focus is trade of nonferrous metals, primarily aluminum, magnesium, and titanium and industrial materials, including cement and gypsum. Her work involves a lot of studies regarding trade issues – for instance, Congress might request a business competitiveness study to find out if another country is... Read More
Sunday, April 22, 10am-4pm (Earth Day)
This coming Earth Day, the school community is invited to the first ever all-school Field Day, which will be held in Lindley Meadow at Golden Gate Park. John DiDomenico (parent, grades 1 and 4) and Justin Ganz (grade school Games Teacher and high school alumni parent) are helping to organize a number of contests for students from kindergarten through grade 12. These events might include running relays, tug of rope, sack races, long jump,... Read More
Friday, March 30, 2012
Grade School (K-8) - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm2938 Washington Street (valet parking)
High School (9 - 12) - 1:30 - 3 pm470 West Portal Avenue (parking at school)
Each year, family and friends are welcomed into the life of the school on this special day. Please complete the form below to let us know you will be attending.
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Spring Night Auction Party: May 10, 6 - 11 pm High School Pre-Party Reception at 5:30 pm
RSVP for Spring Night
Online Auction: May 2 - May 15 Closes at 10:00 pm
Click here to veiw the Online Auction
The EventWhere, when, and what
Auction BenefitAll about the Online, Silent, and Live Auctions
Donations of Items and ServicesIdeas for unique things (Soup/dessert of the month, visit to see your business, etc...)
Class Projects What are they and how do they... Read More
After graduating from San Francisco Waldorf High School, Liv Leuthold (SFWS Class of 2002) went to Brown University where she majored in neuroscience. Between college and medical school, she worked with Teach for America where she taught middle school special education for two years in San Jose. She is now finishing her fourth (and final!) year of medical school at UCLA and is applying for residencies in surgery. Advancement Associate Seraph White recently interviewed her about her studies.... Read More
A milestone was reached for worldwide Waldorf education on 10 January 2012 when the Chengdu Waldorf school received a full license as a grade school (as well as kindergarten) from the education authorities in Chengdu, Sichuan province. This was the result of a “Long March” and some tireless work over seven years by the whole faculty, especially the three founding teachers Li Zhang, Harry Huang, and Zewu Li (father of Mai in the SFWHS tenth grade). Zewu will be visiting the San Francisco... Read More
Congratulations to K3, 3rd Grade, and 4th Grade for joining K1 and 1st Grade at 100% participation for our 2011-2012 Annual Fund campaign. This wide-based support greatly strengthens our fundraising and supports the mission of the school. Thank you! Read More
San Francisco Youth Eurythmy Troupe Program 2012Jewish Community Center SF
Tuesday February 7th at 7:00 pmWednesday February 8th at 4:00 pm
This new program by director Astrid Thiersch will be premiered in February 2012 with students from San Francisco Waldorf High School, 15 to 18 years old. It features choreography to music of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Paul Winter. A special tale, The Dream Eater by Michael Ende, shows the magic side of sleep, and poems in several languages and humoresques... Read More
We recently caught up with America Whitten (SFWGS/HS ‘09), currently a junior at University of California, Santa Cruz, where she is working towards an undergraduate degree in psychology. She will be taking the GRE next summer, and upon receiving her BA she is planning to attend graduate school in abnormal psychology.
America is pursuing her major through UCSC’s more demanding psychology intensive. Among the requirements for participation is the Field Study program where students gain the... Read More
"Forgotten History: The Lost Stories of Women's Lives in China"
All School AssemblyTuesday, February 14, 20122:45 - 3:35 pm*Parents are welcome to attend. Please RSVP to Jessica Eicher at 415.213.6111 or email email@example.com.Book signing to follow program at the SF Waldorf High School
From Lisa See's highly regarded international bestseller Snow Flower and the Secret Fan to her bestseller, Shanghai Girls, Lisa See’s novels have been infused with her Chinese... Read More
Join your friends at our two annual reunions this year:
Annual Alumni & Family Winter ReunionSaturday, December 20, 20147 - 10 pm
San Francisco Waldorf High School 470 West Portal Blvd.San Francisco, CA 94127
Summer Alumni ReunionSaturday, June 20, 20156:30 - 9:30 pm
18+ for attendance. 21+ for cocktails, beer, & wine.
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// If you are interested in participating in the planning for the alumni reunions or other alumni events, please... Read More
San Francisco Waldorf School is excited to announce that alumnus Benjamin Weber, Class of 2003, received the Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year award for high school from the National Council for the Social Studies. This achievement recognizes his outstanding work at the Marc and Eva Stern Math and Science School in Los Angeles.
Ben is committed to teaching and enjoys “the immediacy of the work at hand, learning from the students and knowing that you make a difference each and... Read More
Thank you to all the parents, faculty and students who contributed to making a festive fair on a gorgeous, sunny day. A special thank you to Mary and Joseph Manzare (parents, grade 4 and K3) who brought their extensive restaurant expertise to us this year. The food was extraordinary and the advice for moving forward invaluable!! For more of chef Joe’s masterful cooking and menu planning visit one of his four restaurants—Globe, Zuppa, Hecho or Tres—you won’t be disappointed!
Winter Fair... Read More
Waldorf Alumna Helping Organize the 6th annual Salaam Kivu International Film Festival (SKIFF) in Goma, Congo
SFWS alumna Allason Leitz is currently in the Congo helping to organize the 6th Annual SKIFF, an incredibly successful film festival run by Yole! Africa. Yole! Africa, founded in 2000 by internationally acclaimed filmmaker and human rights activist Petna Ndaliko Katondolo, provides artistic opportunities in music, cinema, dance and theatre to the youth of Goma who would... Read More