School Tours and Admissions Events

Monthly Tours for Parents Interested in Waldorf Education, Pre-K – 12. Adults only, please.

Our monthly tours begin with a presentation and discussion about Waldorf Education. We will visit a few classrooms, including the Kindergarten, grade school and middle school.  The tour ends with a discussion lead by a High School Faculty member and two of our High School Honors students. Our School Tours are held once per month, (excluding the month of April) and begin in the Community House which is located just across the street from the lower school parking lot.
RSVP is required. Please contact our Director of Admissions, Mary Eaton Fairfield, at or 303-951-8579.

Thursday, 10/08/15: Red Rose Kindergarten, Grades 1, 4, 6 and High School
Thursday, 11/05/15: Lark Song Kindergarten, Grades 2, 5, 8 and High School
Thursday, 12/03/15: White Dove Kindergarten, Grades 1, 3, 7 and High School
Thursday, 1/07/16: Red Rose Kindergarten, Grades 2, 6, 8 and High School
Thursday, 2/11/16: White Dove Kindergarten, Grades 3, 5, 7 and High School
Thursday, 3/03/16: Lark Song Kindergarten, Grades 2, 4, 6 and High School
Thursday, 5/05/16: White Dove Kindergarten, Grades 1, 5, 7 and High School

Please note: The monthly tour schedule is subject to change.

Private Tours are always available upon request and availability. Please contact Mary Eaton Fairfield, Admissions Director, at or 303-951-8579 to schedule a tour. 


Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 9:30–11 AM: Early Childhood Education and Parent-Child Program
9:30 – 10:30: Kindergarten Experiential Morning
10:30 – 11:00: Early Childhood Education and Parent-Child Program Open House
Both events will begin in the Kindergarten classrooms and are open to parents and kindergarten ready children. The Kindergarten Experiential Morning will begin promptly at 9:30am and the doors will be closed once the experience begins. RSVP is required.

High School Open House*
High School Assembly Hall
1179 Union Street | NW Corner of Broadway & Union Street
*Check back in late summer for the date and time of this event.

High School Experience Day*
The High School Open House will be followed up with a High School Experience Day for 8th Grade Students. In addition to all Shining Mountain 8th grade students participating in the High School Experience Day, any interested 8th grade students from area schools are warmly invited. Parents of potential visiting 8th grade students must attend the High School Open House in order for their student to attend the High School Experience Day. RSVP is required.
*Check back in late summer for the date of this event.

For more information about these events or to reserve your place, please contact Mary Eaton Fairfield, Admissions Director, at or 303-951-8579.

Students currently in grades 8-10 are invited to spend a morning experiencing our high school. Reservations are required.
Please call the Admissions Director, Mary Eaton Fairfield, at 303-951-8579 or via e-mail at 
to schedule a visit. You may also contact the High School Coordinator, Leslie Hamdorf, at 303-951-8569 or

Dates and times are subject to change. Please check our school calendar to confirm. 

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 from 3–7:30 PM: Halloween Wonder Walk
A magical experience for our youngest students. This experience is for Early Childhood, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grade students.

Sunday, May 8th, 2016 at 2 PM: Circus Performance
The Circus program at SMWS is a well-loved extracurricular activity for Middle School students. The semester long program culminates in a a public performance that you won’t want to miss! Please check the homepage of our website for online ticket sales in late April.