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 maryf@smwaldorf.org 303-951-8579

MONTHLY TOUR SCHEDULE (9–11 AM)*
Thursday, 10/9/14: Red Rose Kindergarten, Grades 2, 4, 7 and High School
Thursday, 11/06/14: Larksong Kindergarten, Grades 3, 5, 8 and High School
Thursday, 12/11/14: White Dove Kindergarten, Grades 1, 3, 6 and High School
Thursday, 1/8/15: Red Rose Kindergarten, Grades 1, 6, 8 and High School
Thursday, 2/05/15: White Dove Kindergarten, Grades 3, 4, 7 and High School
Thursday, 3/05/15: Larksong Kindergarten, Grades 2, 5, 8 and High School
NO APRIL TOUR
Wednesday, 5/06/15: White Dove Kindergarten, Grades 1, 5, 7 and High School*
*New tour date – tour originally scheduled Thursday the 7th.

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 maryf@smwaldorf.org or 303-951-8579 to schedule a tour. 

OPEN HOUSES

Saturday, November 1, 2014 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.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 7-8:30 PM: High School Open House
High School Assembly Hall
1179 Union Street | NW Corner of Broadway & Union Street

The Role of Teaching Thinking in the Waldorf High School
Please join us for an evening with our High School faculty to discover the role of teaching “thinking” in the Waldorf High School. All Shining Mountain parents are warmly invited and encouraged to attend!

The evening will include:

  1. An Introduction to the High School curriculum and unique educational offerings
  2. Vignettes from High School faculty highlighting the curriculum
  3. Discussion about the role of teaching thinking in the Waldorf High School

Friday, November 7, 2014: 8th Grade Shadow Day in the High School
The High School Open House will be followed up with a Shadow Day for 8th Grade Students in the High School on Friday, November 7th. In addition to all Shining Mountain 8th grade students participating in the Shadow 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 on Thursday, November 6th. RSVP for 8th Grade Shadow Day is required.

For more information about these events or to reserve your place, please contact Mary Eaton Fairfield, Admissions Director, at MaryF@smwaldorf.org or 303.951.8579.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT VISITS

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 maryf@smwaldorf.org 
to schedule a visit. You may also contact the High School Coordinator, Leslie Hamdorf, at 303-951-8569.

EVENTS AND FESTIVALS
*Dates and times are subject to change. Please check our school calendar to confirm. 

Saturday, October 25th, 2014 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 3rd, 2015 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.