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Class of 2013 College Acceptance

by June 23, 2017

As the school year has come to a close, we wanted to share with you some news about the twelfth grader students from Camellia’s Class of 2013, who recently graduated from high school.

We wish Camellia’s Class of 2013 success … Read more

Combined Classes FAQs

by June 22, 2017

We are pleased to share a new and innovative structure for our grade school that will offer the best from the Waldorf curriculum while creating a stable structure for our school. These changes will also allow us to increase levels … Read more

Standardized Test Scores February 2017

by January 25, 2017

One of the distinguishing features of a Waldorf education is the absence of testing and competitive academics.  Our Faculty work tirelessly to support the success of each child, to ensure that each child reaches his or her potential, and to … Read more

Standardized Test Scores for Our Eighth Graders

by February 18, 2016

It is our practice at Camellia Waldorf School to have our students participate in standardized testing during their seventh and eighth grade years. The Terra Nova testing is introduced to give our children an experience with standardized assessment as part … Read more

Open House this Saturday

by November 12, 2015

This Saturday, November 14, at 9:30am, parents and grandparents are invited to bring their young children to experience a bit of the magic of our kindergarten, preschool, and parent-toddler programs! RSVP to admissions@camelliawaldorf.org with your child’s full name and date … Read more

2015 Test Scores

by June 5, 2015
This year’s Terra Nova GME test scores for our current seventh grade class as a group are as follows:
Language Arts 12.8
Reading 11.6
Social Studies 11.3
Science 10.9
Math 10.3

Social Inclusion Approach

by May 19, 2015

One of the many things that was mysterious to me as I started to learn about the Social Inclusion Approach, is why is it called an approach and not a program?

According to Webster’s dictionary a program has the following … Read more

Simplicity Parenting Night with Kim John Payne

by May 6, 2015

Renown educator, author, and family counselor Kim John Payne, encouraged parents to embrace simplicity when it comes to family life and raising children during his Camellia Waldorf School-sponsored public presentation on April 15 at Sierra 2 Center.

“Parents have … Read more

Social Inclusion in Action

by April 21, 2015

With First Grade, Mrs. Amanda Mutrux

News from Apr. 22nd 2015

 

I hope that many of you enjoyed Kim John Payne’s recent lecture.  He is the author of the book Simplicity Parenting, as well as the creator of the … Read more

Social Inclusion in Action

by March 4, 2015

With Third Grade, Mrs. Thea Blair

News from Mar. 4th 2015

 

The Social Inclusion approach is alive and well at Camellia Waldorf School!  Mrs. Blair has been implementing the ‘calling out’ system.  When our children speak up in class … Read more

Social Inclusion Program

by March 3, 2015

With Kim John Payne

News from Feb. 25th 2015

Dear Camellia Waldorf Parents, Grandparents and Friends,

It is my pleasure to share an update about our Social Inclusion approach at Camellia Waldorf. About a year ago, the seeds of this … Read more

Torin Finser Discusses Parent-Teacher Relationships at September Community Meeting

by September 23, 2014
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Finser_2014Dr. Torin Finser, author of seven books and faculty chairperson at Antioch University, discussed the importance of the parent-teacher relationship at Camellia Waldorf School’s (CWS) monthly community meeting on September 16.

“I was sitting in a restaurant when I … Read more

Kim John Payne At Camellia

by August 18, 2014
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Renown educator, author, and family counselor Kim John Payne recently overviewed the Social Inclusion Program that Camellia Waldorf School is commencing this year.

2014 Kinder and Grades Summer Camps Grow and Thrive

by August 16, 2014
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This year's Summer Camp at Camellia Waldorf School was an unqualified success!

CWS Receives AWSNA Accreditation

by June 30, 2014
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Camellia Waldorf School’s (CWS) journey to accredited status was celebrated on the podium at the June delegates meeting of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) at the Hartsbrook School in Hadley, Massachusetts. Current Board member … Read more

Eighth Graders Present Diverse, Year-Long Individual Projects

by May 11, 2014
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At the beginning of each school year, eighth graders are assigned to select and learn a skill with which they have no prior experience, research the history of the skill, and write a biography of a person who possesses the … Read more

Creating a Caring Campus

by April 30, 2014
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Camellia Athletes Win 25 Ribbons at 2014 Track and Field Event

by April 10, 2014
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Track_2014_03Camellia’s eighth grade athletes won 25 ribbons at the annual track and field event on March 28. Students from local Waldorf schools competed in multiple events including:

  • Discus
  • Long jump
  • Javelin
  • Relay races
  • Sprints and runs ranging from a 50-yard
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Basketball Team Finishes Season Strong

by March 20, 2014
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Bball_2014_01 The CWS middle-school basketball team, the Flames, had impressive growth this year (2013-14) and finished the season strong. The team of 6th through 8th graders began practicing in November. Though some were new to basketball, the Flames became … Read more

Camellia Family Hike a Joyful Adventure

by March 6, 2014
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By Sarah Casebeer (former Camellia teacher and current at-home mom)

On March 1, 2014, a group of 4th and 5th grade students and parents, led by Movement Teacher and Outdoor Recreation Director Carmen Gunn, hiked the five-milFam_Hike_2_2014ae Blue Ridge … Read more

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