Bringing Indigenous Perspectives

Bringing Indigenous Perspectives

Roman Vizcarra Visit Brings Indigenous Perspectives |||  Roman Vizcarra, a founder of the Kusi Kawsay Andean School in Pisac, Peru, spent the day at Berkeley Rose on Monday March 21. He brought to our students and staff a rich treasury of music, story, history,...

Songs for Peace

Songs for Peace

Songs for Peace ||| On Tuesday, March 15, we were very honored to welcome Erin Lashnits Herman (mama to Ada, Gr 3, and June, Sunflower) as well as Briget Boyle. Both women are singers and members of the choral group Kitka, which specializes in Eastern European vocal...

“… the capacity to forgive”

“… the capacity to forgive”

"We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies. " –...

“…Meeting physical force with soul force.”

“…Meeting physical force with soul force.”

Again and again we must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force. – Martin Luther King, Jr., August 28, 1963, Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.|||  In Sixth grade, Ms. Wolfe took up the theme of the Civil Rights Movement, as her class...

“Nonviolence or Nonexistence”

“Nonviolence or Nonexistence”

Practicing conflict resolution starts in the Nursery and forms the foundation for nonviolence later.||| “It is no longer a choice between violence and nonviolence in this world; it’s nonviolence or nonexistence. That is where we are today.” – Martin Luther King, Jr....

“What are you doing for others?”

“What are you doing for others?”

"What are you doing for others?" |||  On January 17th, the US observed its annual holiday recognizing the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  In anticipation of this important date, our Lead Faculty discussed what this holiday means for us as a...

Berkeley Rose Class of 2021

Berkeley Rose Class of 2021

Grade 8 students dress up during one of their last days at school.||| Berkeley Rose Waldorf School is thrilled to congratulate its first ever 8th grade  graduating class - The Class of 2021, in a year when nothing can be taken for granted.  The completion of the...

Teacher Spotlight: Remedios Loosli

Teacher Spotlight: Remedios Loosli

Teacher Spotlight: Remedios Loosli Grades Teacher Music Teacher     ||| Remedios Loosli (pronounced “Lawsley”) always knew he would become a teacher. From a young age he asked himself, “How can I be of service, how can I be helpful to others?” And so he has...

Ramadan and Eid Celebrations

Ramadan and Eid Celebrations

Ramadan and Eid Celebration ||| We would like to share some highlights of classroom celebrations of Ramadan and Eid over the past month. In Nursery, the children watched a little puppet show based on conversations with families from the class about their Ramadan and...

In Their Words: Quotes by the Eighth Grade About Their Trip

In Their Words: Quotes by the Eighth Grade About Their Trip

In Their Words: Quotes by the Eighth Grade ||| Our first 8th grade graduating class was fortunate enough to take a 5-day hiking adventure along the Lost Coast of Northern California, in Humboldt County this past April. After having self-quarantined and being tested...

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