Fruit Tree Pruning 101 Workshop
Apr
1
1:00 pm13:00

Fruit Tree Pruning 101 Workshop

Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning with Joseph Ferris. Whether you're taking care of young seedlings or wrangling in that grandmother apple tree in your backyard, this class will teach and demonstrate tools and techniques to meet the goals of both the trees and the humans in your orchard.

Winter Fair!
Feb
4
10:00 am10:00

Winter Fair!

Join us for this beautiful day of activities promoting peace, love, and joyful embrace of community on our East Montpelier campus. Horse-drawn sleigh rides through the fields! Storytelling and puppet shows, crafts and more! Face painting, snow cave and bonfire, and our ever-popular Cake Game. Yummy lunch and snacks in our café, too. No admission charge; fees for activities.

MANY THANKS TO EVENT SPONSORS: Hunger Mountain Cooperative, National Life Group, and Vermont College of Fine Arts!

Winter Concert
Dec
21
6:00 pm18:00

Winter Concert

Join the Orchard Valley community for our Winter Concert: The Journey of Halima
December 21st, 6pm, Montpelier High School Auditorium
 
The story for this year's concert is based on The Journey of Halima—a book and theater project created to empower refugee children in Greece. This story draws inspiration from Syrian folk tales and was written in an effort to help refugee children give voice to their experience while fostering healing, connection and tolerance of differences.

The Winter Spiral
Dec
1
4:30 pm16:30

The Winter Spiral

On December 1st, Grades 1-4 will walk the Winter Spiral, guided by their 5th grade angels. We will gather as a community to honor the darkness and welcome back the light. New this year: New this year: We welcome OVWS alumni, friends, and extended community to walk the Winter Spiral at 6:15pm. Please join us in filling the darkness with light.

 

Holiday Market
Nov
19
10:30 am10:30

Holiday Market

Join us at this wonderful holiday shopping experience!
At Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier
Hosted by OVWS and sponsored by VCFA
Crafts, books, local products, and so much more!

Open House, East Montpelier Campus
Nov
3
4:30 pm16:30

Open House, East Montpelier Campus

Inspiring education, creative arts, strong academics, beautiful campus...come see just how much an Orchard Valley education offers! Visit Early Childhood classes, 4:30-6:30pm; Grades walk-through starts at 6:30pm. Click event title for details!

 

 

 

Michaelmas
Oct
1
10:00 am10:00

Michaelmas

October 1, 2016, 10am - 1pm

OVWS families and friends are invited to join us at Michaelmas, our annual celebration of autumn, the growing darkness, and the courage to "slay our inner dragons."

Rose Ceremony, First Day of School
Sep
6
8:20 am08:20

Rose Ceremony, First Day of School

With the first day of school we come together to celebrate our rising first graders, as well as our great community as a whole. The Rose Ceremony is a lovely way to begin another joyous school year at OVWS!

School Warming
Sep
1
6:30 pm18:30

School Warming

The start of school is just around the corner! The School Warming is a tradition at Orchard Valley where parents, faculty, and staff gather as a community to honor the physical space of our school and set good intentions for our children this coming year. We look forward to sharing this special ceremony together.

Invitation to All School Meeting
Aug
5
5:30 pm17:30

Invitation to All School Meeting

  • Orchard Valley Waldorf School

The entire OVWS community, past and present, is invited to attend an all school meeting to learn about upcoming changes in the 2016-17 school year, and celebrate the exciting near completion of our grades building renovation project. Hope to see you there!

Open House at OVWS
Jul
13
5:30 pm17:30

Open House at OVWS

  • Orchard Valley Waldorf School

Featuring our Farm & Forest and Maple Tree Kindergarten Programs on the East Montpelier Campus, July 13th, 20th, and 27th!