Entries by Shining Mountain

[WE Talk] Ann Orsinger-Olson – Driven to Learn, Driven to Thrive

Ann Orsinger-Olson Driven to Learn, Driven to Thrive On this episode: Reflections on education–from public school to Waldorf School Being a Waldorf School alum and now current Waldorf School parent Beauty, truth and goodness in and outside of the Waldorf School classroom Waldorf School students: renaissance individuals Insights into Waldorf students’ academic strengths Lifelong learning […]

[Webinar] Who Are The Honey Bees?

Join AWSNA and the ASA forWho Are The Honey Bees? with Alex Tuchman and Gunther Hauk. When: Wednesday, January 31 from 7:30-8:45 pm Eastern What: Discover the relationship of bees to the human being, based on inspirations from Rudolf Steiner and biodynamics. Find out more about who the honeybees are and how we can relate […]

Bringing the Gold of Children’s Literature into Your Home

We hope you will join us for an inspiring talk about children’s literature from a Waldorf perspective. Cristina will present some practical steps for choosing children’s literature that is good, true and beautiful. Open to all K-8 parents and friends. Bringing the Gold of Children’s Literature into Your Home How to Choose Appropriate Books for […]

Daily Camera: Boulder’s Shining Mountain Waldorf School looks to sell half its acreage, realign campus

This past week the Boulder Daily Camera published an article about our school. We were pleased that the article showed our campus development project in a positive light. The article shared three of our main aims in developing our new campus: retiring debt, increasing campus security and improving flood mitigation. A fourth aim not in […]

DSD Awards (German Language Diploma)

On November 9th, Shining Mountain Waldorf High School German students joined four other Denver area schools at the Deutsches Sprachdiplom award ceremony. Paula Blum, SMWHS German teacher, was one of the speakers at the ceremony (speech can be read below). Twelfth grader, Emma Schaefer, performed for the parents and students debuting her song “Heartbeat”. Emma […]

Striving and Serving: an Interview with Blaine Meserve Nibley, Class of 2007

Petty Officer First class Blaine Meserve-Nibley is the leading petty officer for the In-Service Transfer Team at Coast Guard Recruiting Command in Washington, DC. Upon reporting, he became responsible for reserve recruitment in the Mid-Atlantic region including six recruiting offices in five states. His duties currently include facilitating Coast Guard member component transitions, reserve programs […]

2018: A Most Significant Year

A Holy Nights Lecture and Conversation with Claudia McLaren Lainson The magi and shepherds of old followed a star in search of the manger wherein lay the Holy Child. The Holy Nights are the most sacred time of the year. We contemplate the wondrous magic of the great and mighty cosmic in-breath that creates this […]

Shining Mountain Waldorf High School German students learn how to make a radio program

In October, SMWS German high school students spent a day with Elvis Katticaren from the organisation, KultCrossing in Cologne, Germany learning how to make a radio program. Ninth grade Michaela Panian explains, “In the time the ninth grade spent with Elvis from KultCrossing, we recorded and created a radio program about celebrities with German roots.” […]