News & Events

First Days of School

Beginning our 52nd school year with the Rose Ceremony and the first exciting days of Grade School and Early Childhood.

Join us! May Day @ BWS

Berkshire Waldorf School May Day Celebration MONDAY May 1, at 11:00 a.m. Wear your May crown! Berkshire Waldorf School invites our community to enjoy this joyous Waldorf Spring festival, celebrated every May 1 on the school Green. Free; rain or shine. To welcome in the summer Wear your May crown! Festivities begin at 11:00 a.m., featuring […]

SPRING Adult Education

Parent and Caregiver Lectures The Berkshire Waldorf School Parent Association is excited to sponsor two upcoming Adult Education talks on March 28 and April 3. Building Resilience to Meet the World: Social Understanding and Healthy Relationships with Self and Others NEW Date: Tuesday, March 28 | 7:00 p.m. With speaker Meaghan Witri in the BWS Auditorium Meaghan […]

Honoring Dr. King

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ‘s birth and his tremendous contributions to humanity, here are some resources to re-enliven our commitment to anti-racism and social justice as parents, teachers and community members.  We encourage you to join us in observing Dr. King Day as more than a one-off day of remembrance, and to carry his principles with you throughout the year. […]

The Season of Light

The approaching Winter Solstice ushers in Berkshire Waldorf School’s Season of Light, a month of celebrations and festivals.

The Real Thanksgiving

Following Waldorf Education founder Rudolf Steiner’s indication that nothing should be brought into the classroom that is not meant to last for the child’s whole life, Berkshire Waldorf School teachers are conscientious and deeply thoughtful about the stories they tell, understanding that they are intended to live in our lives, our children’s lives, and in […]

Looking forward to the Grades!

Come learn more about the next eight years of your child’s education at this special event on November 22, where we’ll discuss the transition to First Grade and beyond at BWS.

Celebrating the BWS Holiday Handcraft Fair November 12

The Holiday Handcraft Fair is back! We look forward to welcoming our community to the 50th annual Holiday Handcraft Fair Saturday, November 12, live and in person, from 10am to 4pm at the school campus, 35 West Plain Road, Great Barrington. To kick off the Holiday season, join us for family fun including puppet shows, horse […]

BWHS’s New Home

We’re excited to share the news about Berkshire Waldorf High School’s new home in Stockbridge, MA

Happy Ramadan!

“This Ramadan story was written by a parent in my class, Saadia Shaza. We collaborated and turned it into a puppet play that we performed for the kindergartens. I hope you enjoy this sweet and educational story about Ramadan.”– Christianna Riley, Pumpkin Patch Teacher & Pedagogical Lead Once upon a time there was a little girl named Halima, […]