Nov
25
to Nov 29

Thanksgiving Break - School Closed for the Week

At Otto Specht School, we are grateful for all of our students and families, and for all the many people who bring so much love to this world through the important work of education and through the amazing moments of human interaction we get to be a part of and witness every day.

Enjoy a week of Gratitude with family, friends, food, and relaxation.

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Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Waldorf 100 and the Future

An evening of inspirational talks, music, and a warm reception hosted by Green Meadow Waldorf School. Keynote Speakers, John Wulsin, GMWS faculty emeritus, and Nathaniel Williams, Free Columbia Co-Founder.

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School Rose Hall, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977

Cost: FREE - seating is limited!

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Sep
21
10:00 AM10:00

Waldorf 100 Community 5K

Otto Specht School is hosting a Community 5K run. The race course highlights the beauty of our expansive Threefold and Fellowship Community campus, including farms, fields, and forests, and will also display the many affiliated organizations that call this community home, including Green Meadow Waldorf School, Sunbridge Institute, Pfeiffer Center, Eurythmy Spring Valley, Nature Place Day Camp, the Hungry Hollow Co-Op, and the Threefold Cafe.

Yoga Warm-Up and Start Line: Green Meadow Waldorf School - Wulsin Field

Finish Line and Festivities: Fellowship Community Hand and Hoe Lawn

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Sep
20
11:00 AM11:00

Waldorf 100 - School Street Fair!

Rudolf Steiner School will be hosting a school street fair! There will be schools from around the NY Metro Area taking part in the fun. Waldorf Schools and affiliated organizations and businesses will host activity tables and vendor booths. Come one, come all!!

Location: 78th St., between 5th Ave. and Madison Ave., New York, NY

Cost: FREE

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Sep
19
7:00 PM19:00

Waldorf 100 Opening Celebration

Music, speakers, and Waldorf Schools!

Please join us for this incredible event being hosted by Rudolf Steiner School in NYC. The evening will bring many families from our NY Metro area Waldorf Schools together to celebrate this extraordinary educational philosophy, what it has brought to the world in the first 100 years, and the hope it brings for the next 100 years and beyond!

Location: Ethical Culture NYC, 2 West 64th St., New York, NY

Cost: FREE!

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Sep
19
8:00 AM08:00

Waldorf 100!!!

We will be commemorating 100 years since the opening of the first Waldorf School. Three days of events are planned here in Chestnut Ridge and in NYC.

Thursday, 9/19: Opening Celebration in NYC, 7pm

Friday, 9/20: School Street Fair, NYC, 11am - 3pm

Saturday, 9/21: Otto Specht School Community 5K, Chestnut Ridge, 10am

Saturday, 9/21: Waldorf 100 and the Future, Chestnut Ridge, 7pm

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Sep
5
8:00 AM08:00

First Day of School!

We welcome all students back for their first day of classes. We invite any families and friends who would like, to attend our assembly, which will be held in the Goethe Room of Hilltop House at the Fellowship Community.

Assembly Start Time: 9:00am

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Sep
3
3:30 PM15:30

Back to School Pond Pot Luck

We look forward to inviting all of our students, young adult program participants, and their families back to campus. Families are encouraged to bring a salad, side, or beverage to share and their own reusable plates, cups, and utensils. Grill items will be provided and paper- and plastic-ware will be provided for those who need it.

Location: Threefold Pond, Pond Rd. and Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 (directly across the street from our office!)

Please park across the street - there is plenty of parking behind the buildings.

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May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Community Garden Day

We welcome all families, friends, community members, and interested individuals to come enjoy a day of work and good company in our Medicinal Herb Garden.

For more information, please contact Chela Crane ccrane@ottospecht.org

Location: 241 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 - Turn left at the top of the hill!

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Apr
30
7:00 PM19:00

Lecture: Fear and the Meaning of Childhood Illness

Otto Specht School will host Dr. Incao at the Threefold Auditorium to speak about Fear and the Meaning of Childhood Illness. He has been studying children’s health, the immune system, and infectious disease since 1970, and his special interest is in applying Rudolf Steiner’s insights into human development to the practical work of health care.

For more information, click here!

Lecture is Free but donations are gladly accepted at the door!

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Dec
21
9:45 AM09:45

Holiday Sing-Along Assembly

Friends and family are invited to come sing with us to mark the last day of school before our 2 week holiday break. Assembly will be followed by snack and dismissal for all students by 11am.

Stay Tuned! Please note that our all-school assembly with student sharings will be rescheduled in the New Year. Have a safe and happy break!

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