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Visiting our campus is by appointment only.  To schedule a tour, or inquire about the Emerson Waldorf School, take the first step and complete the Online Admissions Inquiry Form so that we can be sure to have your information for your visit. The Admissions Director, Raelee Peirce, will receive your inquiry and respond to your requested tour date based on your availability that you have listed in the "Comments" section of the inquiry. Or email admissions@emersonwaldorf.org or call 919-967-1858 ext. 114 for more information.

 


 

Campus Visits 2016-2017


Early Childhood

Early Childhood Information Session (Inquiring Families Welcome; Required for all Applicants): Bring your 2.5-5 year old to meet our teachers, play in our classroom, take a tour of the buildings, and learn more about our philosophy and curriculum.  Questions welcome!

Session Dates: 

  • Wednesday, October 5 1:15-3pm
  • Saturday, October 8 10am-11:30am
  • Saturday, November 19 9am-10am
  • Wednesday, December 7 2:45pm-4pm
  • Wednesday, December 14 2:15pm-4pm

Tour the Preschool and/or Grades 1-4

  • Wednesday, December 7
  • Thursday, December 8
  • Monday, December 12
  • Thursday, December 15
  • Thursday, January 5
  • Tuesday, January 10
  • Thursday, January 19
  • Friday, January 20
  • Tuesday, January 24
  • Wednesday, January 25
  • Thursday, February 2
  • Tuesday, February 14

To Register: Contact admissions@emersonwaldorf.org and indicate which date works best for you and your child.

 

Grade School

Information Session Grades 2-5: Parents of 7-10 year olds are invited to learn more about the Waldorf Curriculum for Grades 2-5. Morning includes a tour of Grades 2-5.  

Information Session Grades 6-8: Parents of 11-13 year olds are invited to learn more about the Waldorf Curriculum for Grades 6-8. Morning includes a tour of Grades 6-8.

The Transition to Grade 1: Parents of rising 1st graders for the 2017-2018 school year are invited for a conversation about the transition from Kindergarten to Grade 1. We will discuss ways in which the Grades School is markedly different than the Early Childhood program.  Your questions and concerns will be welcomed. 

Tour the Preschool and/or Grades 1-4

  • Wednesday, December 7
  • Thursday, December 8
  • Monday, December 12
  • Thursday, December 15
  • Thursday, January 5
  • Tuesday, January 10
  • Thursday, January 19
  • Friday, January 20
  • Tuesday, January 24
  • Wednesday, January 25
  • Thursday, February 2
  • Tuesday, February 14

Tour Grades 5-8

Contact admissions@emersonwaldorf.org to schedule the best morning for your schedule.

 

High School

High School Open Classroom Mornings: Parents and students invited to tour our High School, experience the classrooms, meet faculty, Q & A panel with students.

  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016 8:30am-10:30am: Register Now.
  • Saturday, January 14, 2017 9am-1pm Register Now
  • Tuesday, March 7, 2017 8:30am-10:30am:  Register Now.

 

Waldorf Education Day

Select workshops to attend for Early Childhood, Grades 1-8, or High School. This is a day to tour the campus, meet faculty, and experience our Alumni Panel.

Saturday, January 14, 2016 9am-1pm Register Now

 

Program for Waldorf Education Day

 

9:00am-9:30am    
Registration, Coffee, and Childcare Drop-Off 
 
9:30am-10:15am   
[Register for the program you are most interested in experiencing].
 
  • Nursery Information Session 
  • Kindergarten Information Session
  • Early Childhood: Workshop - Best Practices for the Developing Brain
  • Grades 1-8 Tour & Information Session
  • Grades 1-4: Watercolor Painting
  • Grade 5-8: Learning History Through Storytelling
  • Grade 5-8: Learning a Foreign Language Waldorf-Style
  • High School Academic Sampler 

 

10:30am-11:15am 
[Register for the program you are most interested in experiencing].
 
  • EC Workshop - The Body as The Foundation of Learning
  • EC & 1st Grade Information Session & Tour
  • Grades 1-4: Creating Your Own Textbook for Language Arts
  • Grade 5-8: What Does STEM look like in Waldorf?
  • Grade 6-12: Tour & Information Session
  • High School Arts Sampler - HS Faculty
 
11:30am-12:45pm Brunch and Alumni Parent Panel - Brown Wing
 
 
12:45pm-1:00pm   Closing Circle
 


Please Check Our Community Page for classes, parent organization, conferences, and annual events for more ways to learn about our school!