Annual Fund: Participation is Key to Success

We are striving to have 100% participation for our Annual Fund! Tucson Waldorf School will embark on our next Re-Accreditation Self Study with AWSNA in the Fall. One of the many aspects that will be reviewed is Staff, Board and Community participation. When asked how participation went for the Annual Fund, we would love to report “100% community […]

Alumni Feature: Sovay Hansen (’03)

Alumni Feature: Sovay Hansen (’03) by Olivia Hansen Sovay Hansen joined Tucson Waldorf School as a preschooler and continued on to be in the first graduating 6th grade class in 2003, taught by Sandra Cook. Sovay then attended middle school at Utterback Middle School and high school at Tucson High Magnet School. Upon graduating high […]

Cynthia Hovland - Grade 2

First Grade Teacher Announcement

Dear Tucson Waldorf School Community,  On behalf of the College of Teachers, I am pleased to announce that our First Grade Teacher for the 2022-23 school year will be our current Eighth Grade Teacher, Ms. Cynthia Hovland.  Ms. Hovland was born in Los Angeles and grew up primarily in Washington State. She considers Tucson her […]

Revisiting Screen Time

by Jen Rosenstein, Pedagogical Director Dear Families, The return to in-person learning has been a welcome respite from the daily use of screens for the teachers as well as for the children in a multitude of ways. Being together has helped us shift back to using our bodies and all our senses in the learning […]

The Pentathlon 2021

Each spring, in Waldorf Schools throughout the world, fifth-graders gather on vast fields in city-states to compete with grace, strength, and beauty as a culmination of their studies of Ancient Greece. Rudolf Steiner described the 10-11-year-old child as being at the pinnacle of balance in their physical and emotional beings. Fifth grade marks the last developmental […]