Whatcom Hills Blog

  1. The Promise of Youth

    17 Aug 2020
     Our children are the rock on which our future will be built, our greatest asset as a nation. They will be the leaders of our country, the creators of our national wealth who care for and protect our people.  -Nelson Mandela WHWS Third Graders cleaning & felting wool together In…

  2. Finding Rhythm

    09 Aug 2020
    “Everything has rhythm. Everything dances.” ~ Maya Angelou A quiet moment at Whatcom Falls. In this time of COVID, where everything seems so upended, I have been thinking a lot about the grounding qualities of rhythm for our children and for ourselves. The grace of universal rhythms is expressed in…

  3. Finding Community

    01 Aug 2020
    Sweet moments together during the 2019-20 school year at Whatcom Hills Yesterday was International Friendship Day which made me think of how important connection is, especially during these strange and challenging times. Things that we took for granted like going out to dinner with a friend,  hugging an aging parent,…

  4. Welcome to Our New Website

    15 Jul 2020
    When our school closed in March due to COVID-19 and we realized that our website would become much more critical with outreach, we decided to create a new site with the help of Alumnus, Dougal Brownlie (aka my son…who I co-opted!) In the past, our WHWS website was graciously created…

  5. WHWS 8th Grade Class of 2020 Graduation

    14 Jun 2020
    On Saturday June 13, 2020 Whatcom Hills Waldorf School had 14 eighth grade graduates take part in an unconventional ceremony. It was a heartfelt day in which students and their families took part in a car parade to celebrate their final day as students, and their first as alumni of…