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May 10, 2018

These Alabama Waldorf School alumns are winning prestigious awards and traveling abroad to use their world language skills to benefit kids in other countries. We are so proud of them!

​​Karen Hunt, an AWS alumnus from Ms. Lynda Powell’s class, graduates from Portland Waldorf School this month. Her mom Kristin says, “I c...

April 23, 2018

AWS Guest Speaker Series with Ronald Koetzsch, Ph.D.

Stand-up comedy for lovers of Waldorf! Join us on Monday, May 7, at 5:30 pm at AWS for a loving, irreverent, and hilarious look at Waldorf education and the culture of Waldorf schools with Waldorf educator, author, and professional stand-up comedian, Ronald Koetzsch,...

April 18, 2018

We love Screen-Free Week at Alabama Waldorf School! We are screen-free every week, but we enjoy the opportunity to offer FREE, fun, unique, after-school activities for our students this week. For currently enrolled students only.

The public is invited to join us for our Crestwood Creates Community Art Night on Thur...

March 12, 2018

How does your story connect with others? How does your story inspire others? How do our collective stories celebrate who we are? And how can dance and movement weave these stories together as one?

The Alabama Dance Council invites you to gather with dancemakers and fellow community members to explore the idea of place,...

August 28, 2017

Brighten school lunches with these healthy ideas!

Whether you’re new to AWS or just are stuck in a lunch menu rut, here are some ideas to make lunch time more delicious and nutritious for your child. Our food policy may seem daunting at first, but just a few small changes can make a big difference. When students eat a b...

August 28, 2017

Experience a day in the life at Alabama Waldorf School! Waldorf Wednesdays are a great way for your child to see if our school would be a good fit. Open to Kindergarten through 7th Grade (waiting lists may apply). Participants receive a $50 credit towards their application fee. To register, email Admissions Director...

August 8, 2017

We can't wait to see all of your bright and shiny faces real soon for the first week of school. As you get ready to get back into the swing of things, here's what you need to know.


Water bottle, inside shoes or slippers (these should be comfortable slippers with backs, that will stay on their...

March 21, 2017

We are excited to announce that the AWS Morning Garden Program won Birmingham Magazine's 2017 Best of Birmingham for Families & Kids Award for "Best Mommy-&-Me Program." Check out the other award winners in the March issue.

Registration for the Morning Garden Spring 2017 session is now open. Call 205-592-0541...

This spring, the AWS middle school students are learning to ride unicycles. “Why does my child need to learn to ride a unicycle?” you might ask. Well, it’s not necessarily to encourage them to run away with the circus, even though that sounds kind of fun. Learning to ride a unicycle is a challenging feat that few peopl...

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