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We are proud of what has been accomplished in a few years at Portland Village School. We have retained the services of The Steier Group, a development consulting firm, to conduct a comprehensive planning study.
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Join us for the 7th Annual PVS Craft Fair!
On Thursday October 8th, Stephen Sagarin visited PVS to give a presentation to our families and staff about Waldorf education in the 21st century. The video below is from the entire thought provoking session.
Early Start to the New School Year
In spite of an early beginning in the month of August, the 2015-2016 school year started smoothly, thanks in large part to the good efforts of teachers, office staff, and PVS families. As we enter the ninth year of PVS, school enrollment is strong, and new families continue to be welcomed and supported by returning families. As in previous years, considerable faculty professional development occurred between mid June and late August. Many teachers attended Rudolf Steiner College in Sacramento, CA, and all of the new teachers took part in a three day, dedicated inservice prior to the return of all other staff on August 20th. All PVS staff took part in a one day workshop at school which launched our working relationship with an organization called Safe and Civil Schools. They are providing us with a collection of practical materials designed to help PVS staff improve safety and civility across all school settings. Safe and Civil Schools provides
The Portland Village School provides a developmentally appropriate, Waldorf-inspired, arts-integrated educational program designed to promote the growth and development of the whole child. This school fosters the intellect, nurtures the imagination, and recognizes the emotional life of each child. We strive to create a community that cultivates respect for self and for the broader community. Our aim is to inspire children to live engaged and successful lives, prepared to meet the demands of their world.