News & Events

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, […]

Meet Our First Grade Teacher

Introducing Mr. Andrew Gilligan, Berkshire Waldorf School’s First Grade teacher for Fall 2022.

BWS Weather-related closure

We are experiencing record-breaking extreme temps and wind chill in the Berkshires today, Tuesday, January 11, 2022. For this reason, school leadership closed Berkshire Waldorf School for the day. See you back tomorrow, when the forecast calls for a balmy 31 degrees F!

Holiday Fair Time!

Our 49th Holiday Handcraft Fair Auction was a huge success. Thanks to all who gave and bid!

Giving Thanks

Now our minds are one. For the first time in many months, our community gathered this week to give thanks, for the earth and the Muhhekunneuw (Muh-he-con-ok) elders and land keepers who have lived in balance and unity for 10,000 years on the sacred land on which we learn together. Now called the Stockbridge-Munsee Band […]