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Holiday Fair Time!

Holiday Handcraft Fair Auction is Open!

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 […]

New BWS Leadership Team

On October 18, the Berkshire Waldorf School Board of Trustees appointed a new threefold executive leadership team.  Collectively, this collaboxrative team replaces the role of a school director. Over the past 18 months, Berkshire Waldorf School has self-governed through waves of transition and deep, reflective work. In addition to an all-hands-on-deck response to the ongoing […]

First Nations Day

BWS celebrates First Nations both at school and in our Berkshires community.

2021 COVID Plan

BWS will publish our 2021-22 Health and Safety Plan the week of 8/23, followed by a community meeting 8/29.

May Day at BWS

Berkshire Waldorf School celebrates May Day with singing, flower crowns and authentic country dances around the Maypole.

Diversity & Inclusion in Kindergarten

BWS kindergarten teachers use a personna doll to help children celebrate diversity and practice empathy and inclusion.

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 […]

Celebrating Black History

As we honor Black History Month in February, BWS is thrilled to be taking part in a webinar conversation with New York Times bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi (How to be an Antiracist). This program is sponsored by the Association of Independent Schools in the Northeast (AISNE), one of our school accrediting bodies. 95 independent […]

Happy New Year! Celebrating our 50th Anniversary in 2021

In the midst of so much social and political upheaval, and an intensifying pandemic, we have one smile for today. It’s the 50th Anniversary of Berkshire Waldorf School – our birthday! Rudolf Steiner founded Waldorf education in Stuttgart, Germany in 1919. At a low point of hope for the human race, after the “war to […]