News & Events

Slow Parenting with Teacher Helle Heckmann

Thursday, May 2 at 5:30 p.m., pioneering Early Childhood teacher and author Helle Heckmann presents “Slow Parenting,” a talk based on her book of the same name and her experience as the founder of Nokken, a Waldorf program in Copenhagen, Denmark which she developed for children from ages one to seven. Helle has spoken to teachers and caregivers in 50 […]

Spring Events for Families

In the merry month of May, Berkshire Waldorf School invites the greater Berkshire community to two Spring events, May Day and “Slow Parenting” with teacher Helle Heckmann.

Sharing the Solar Eclipse with Young Children

Sharing the solar eclipse with young children offers a rare opportunity to help your child feel safe and grounded, even when something extraordinary happens.

Woman’s History Month: The Three Mothers

Behind every great man, is a great…mother. Much has been written about Berdis Baldwin’s son James, about Alberta King’s son Martin Luther, and Louise Little’s son Malcolm. But virtually nothing has been said about the extraordinary women who raised them. In her groundbreaking and essential debut The Three Mothers, scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood […]

Meet Our First Grade Teacher

Wonderful news! Mabel Albert will be the First Grade teacher for our 2024-25 First Grade. Join us WED, February 14 @ 8:30am for a special Valentines Day coffee to meet Ms. Albert, Class Teacher for the Class of 2032, and learn more about learning your child will LOVE!  We’ll discuss the First Grade curriculum, and […]

Dr. King and the BWS Star Code

Do you know we learn from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ‘s legacy throughout the year at Berkshire Waldorf School? Not just this month but every day, our unique teaching tool, the BWS Star Code, is a visual reminder posted throughout the school of our community values based on Dr. King’s work, and a practical […]

Great Barrington Proclaims Hilda Banks Shapiro Community Day

The legendary Hilda Banks Shapiro, Berkshire treasure and one of Berkshire Waldorf School’s founding parents, has been honored posthumously with her own Community Day. Read in the Berkshire Eagle.

The Season of Light

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

PIE! Parent Info Events START 11/29

PIE (parent info events) provide insight, education and community for the grownups at Berkshire Waldorf School. Join us!

BWS Holiday Handcraft Fair Auction Is NOW LIVE!

Holiday Handcraft Fair magic continues in our online showcase of gifts, experiences, memberships and services. Open through SUN Nov 19, 9:00pm. Here’s to creating unforgettable memories!