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Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able out of their own initiative to impart purpose and direction to their lives.
Rudolf Steiner, founder of Waldorf Education

WIWS is committed to keeping Waldorf Education accessible to all families. 

Each year, our school hosts an online auction to provide financial aid to 60% of our students, promote local businesses and create a fun, easy way for our community to support. 

Learn More About Our 2017 SPRING AUCTION !

2017 Auction Donation Form

Do you have an item you'd like to gift to WIWS to include in our auction?! Please download, print and submit a completed copy of this form to the office no later than Monday, March, 13, 2017. 

2017 Auction Donation Form
"I rejoice that my children are met each day by our outstanding and dedicated faculty, by the juicy curriculum, and by the spirit of this education which, at its heart, has true respect for the soul of the child I am so grateful to have found this fertile soil for their eager, budding selves."
Sarah Walston – Parent –

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"Balance is a key word in our education. A child is not some cerebral machine stuck behind a desk to be stuffed with facts and information. A child is an awakening intellect, a burgeoning emotive being, and a being of the will--the will to live, discover and grow. Any education worthy of the name must address itself to all three of these faculties in the name of wholeness and health."

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Outdoor Education at Its Finest

Outdoor Forest Kindergarten at WIWS!

Reverence for nature and honoring of her seasons and cycles are part and parcel of a Waldorf education. In keeping with this spirit of reverence and in accordance with our strong support of play-based Early Childhood education, our Kindergarten students enjoy significant time out-of-doors. 

Our young students in the Sunflower Kindergarten begin their days inside with an art or craft, and then go outside for walks and play on the beautiful 100-acre forest preserve upon which our beautiful campus is situated. 

Students in the Golden Forest Kindergarten spend all their time outside on the land, playing, singing, moving, walking and at least one day a week, roasting potatoes! 

To read more about Forest/Outdoor Kindergartens, click

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Whidbey Island Waldorf School
Help us to nurture, grow and support our inspired education.
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Tours every Thursday at 11:30 am during the school year. Please call the office ahead of time to let us know you're coming.

Tours available at other times too, please call the office or email Enrollment and Outreach director karina@wiws.org to book a day and time.

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Up Next...


Grades 2-8 perform Friday, February 17
1:15pm - 2:15pm
on our campus
Free Admission

artwork by Nola Walston & Jasmine Graner, Grade 8

Whidbey Island Waldorf School presents
An Evening Spring Music Concert
Wednesday, March 8
at Island Church, Langley
Grades 4-7 will be performing a variety of pieces with their instruments and voices
Free Admission

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe!
Grades 7 & 8 theater performance
Friday, March 17 & Saturday, March 18 at 7pm
on our WIWS campus, at Huckleberry Hall
Free Admission

artwork by Lily Fisher, Grade 8

Spring at Chinook!
Nature-focused field games, traditional crafts and storytelling
for Grades 1-8
$250 or $200 with Early Bird!! deadline Friday, March 10
register with karina@wiws.org

Walk Through the Grades

Wednesday, March 1st
10:30am - 12noon
Adults welcome!
RSVP karina@wiws.org

Rosebud Parent and Child Program

Our Spring 2017 session runs five Thursdays.
Thursday, April 27- Thursday, May 25
9am - 11am
Tuition is $125

To enroll, please email karina@wiws.org


Substitute teachers for Early Childhood and Grades are welcome to apply.

Please see our Employment page for more details, thank you!


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