Jun 10
2020

Class of 2020 Portraiture: Capturing Resilience

The Class of 2020 may well be defined for their resilience. We know our graduates to be brave and strong, full of character and positive energy.  When eighth-grade and long-time Waldorf School of Philadelphia parent, Jeremy Simon, offered to take the classes’ senior photos, we were so honored. Jeremy is a professional photographer that specializes in artistic portraiture and has his studio here in Philly on Herman Avenue. Read Jeremy’s account of creating this unique, artistic project for our Class of 2020…

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Apr 29
2016

Character Education in Waldorf Schools

Andy Warhol famously said that, “In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.” And in the age of Youtube, Vine, Periscope and other all-access broadcast channels, it seems he may be correct. This quote turned concept has embedded itself in the modern American psyche to the point where many of us, and our children, strive to cultivate our personalities, and our successes, more so than our characters. This was not always the case.

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