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Visiting Opportunities

Campus Tours

There is no better way to understand The Waldorf School of Garden City then by spending time on campus. Take a campus tour, learn about admission and tuition assistance, and meet administrators and teachers. Be proactive. Ask questions, and then ask some more. Contact us to schedule a personal tour.

Contact Admissions

Tours meet in the Main Entrance Lobby and are conducted by the Enrollment Director who will answer any curricular or admission questions you may have.

Informational Events

Parent & Child: Tea and Play

Tea & Play is a FREE 60-minute, outdoor (weather dependent), engaging information session about our Parent & Child program with Waldorf-trained teacher, Ms. Stephanie Cleary. Families are invited to attend with their child(ren) ages 1-3 years old. Bring your own hot beverage to learn and experience Parent & Child while your child(ren) enjoys playtime!

  • Tuesday, December 7th 11:15 am – 12:00 pm (45-min session)
  • Thursday, January 6th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Thursday, January 13th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Thursday, January 20th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Thursday, January 27th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Thursday, February 3rd 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Thursday, February 10th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Thursday, February 17th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 3rd 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 10th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 17th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 24th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Tea & Play Info Session RSVP

Introduction to the Nursery - TBD

An introduction to the Nursery program for 3 and 4-year-olds is given by two lead nursery teachers. They will discuss aspects of the curriculum and describe a typical day.

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Introduction to the Mixed-Age Kindergarten - TBD

(for current families)

As you anticipate your child’s transition into the Mixed-Age Kindergarten, we invite you to come and find out what to expect. Join Keelah Helwig for an overview of the Kindergarten program and tour of the kindergarten classrooms.

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A Saturday Morning in the Mixed-Age Kindergarten - TBD

 

Bring your child to experience the Waldorf kindergarten. Participants will engage in a seasonal craft activity, enjoy free playtime and share a healthy snack. Parents will have an opportunity to meet the faculty.

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Introduction to Grades 1, 2, and 3 - TBD

We invite you to attend a special information session focusing on the curriculum of the early grades. Looking through the lens of the developing young student, hear how lessons in mathematics, language arts, and science develop foundational skills while meeting the child’s growing interest in and curiosity about the world. Understand how the class teacher weaves storytelling, music, and the arts into daily work to touch the heart and lift the spirit of each student. Discover why we do things a little differently in our classrooms and walk away with the confidence that a Waldorf Education is the greatest gift you will ever give your child.

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RSVP for an Early Childhood Info Session

More Opportunities

Throughout the year we offer various opportunities for you to attend information sessions to learn about the Early Childhood programs.

Some of the sessions are for parents only while others are for parents and children together.

Parent & Child Program – attend a Tea & Play session or a Saturday morning free trial class with your child.

Nursery – the Introduction to the Nursery is an information meeting for parents.

Mixed-Age Kindergarten – the Introduction to the Mixed-Age Kindergarten and the discussion on Developing the Foundation for Literacy and Numeracy are for parents. We invite you to bring your children to accompany you on selected Saturday mornings for a Morning in the Kindergarten.

The annual Fall Fair and Spring Festival also offer a range of engaging activities for young children.

“I always feel there is care, sincerity and importance of connection at the Waldorf School of Garden City.” Current Parent

“The faculty and staff at the school view their work as important, purposeful and approach it with the utmost care.” Current Parent

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