Former Interim Director for BWS, John Helmke returns this year as our Middle School math teacher. Mr. Helmke is a graduate of the Waldorf School of Garden City. He earned his B.A. in History from Gettysburg College, and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in History from Westfield State University. Mr. Helmke is also a BWS alumni parent, whose daughter is a member of the Class of 2014.