Town Hall Meeting this Wednesday night - we hope to see you there!
Yard Sale
Saturday, Jan. 26th
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Pre-sale starts 1/25

Spring Me & My Baby Enrollment Opens
Monday, Jan. 28th

All-School Town Hall Meeting
Wednesday, Jan. 30th
6:30 p.m.
MVWS Social Hall

The Firkin Pub & Grill Fundraising Day
Thursday, Jan. 31th
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
More info below!

Discussion with the Dean
Friday, Feb. 1st
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
The Grove Room

Experience the Grades
Tuesday, Feb. 5th
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Winter Parent/Toddler Session Ends
Friday, Feb. 8th

Kindergarten Valentine Potluck
Friday, Feb. 15th
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
@ Marina Vista Park

Presidents' Day
Monday, Feb. 18th
*** NO SCHOOL ***

Teacher Development Days
Feb. 19th - Feb. 22nd
*** NO SCHOOL ***

Letter from our Dean
Dear Maple Village Families,
Please join me for Discussion with the Dean on Friday, February 1st from 9:00 - 10:15 a.m. in the Grove.  The topic will be The Gift of "No".  Please read  this article ahead of time.  This will be applicable to all ages.  This is a time for adults only and is free!  Bring your favorite beverage and an open mind.  RSVPs are helpful.

Also, please save the date and line up childcare for our annual Experience the Grades on the evening of Tuesday, February 5th!  This is a once-a-year chance to come and be a student for an evening in a lower grades and upper grades class and allows an inside look at how we teach.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Experience the Grades

Come be a Waldorf student for the evening! Join Ms. Paola and Mrs. Reilly as they take you through lessons of the early grades and upper grades. Experience firsthand how Waldorf education teaches as a while and prepares for a lifetime of learning.

This event is open to current Waldorf parents and prospective parents who have already attended a tour, walkthrough, or open house at MVWS.

Tuesday, February 5th, 6-8pm
RSVP is required to or 562-434-8200
Adults only, please.

From the Office
Important Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday, January 30th
6:30 p.m. in the MVWS Social Hall

The MVWS Board of Trustees invites everyone to a Town Hall Meeting.  Please refer to the email sent to you from the Board for more information.

In order to focus on the topics at hand, this is an adult-only evening. Due to the high attendance expected and the late ending time, we will not be able to provide childcare, so please plan accordingly.

On behalf of the Board of Trustees,

Elizabeth Seward, PhD
Vice President

Parent Village
The Firkin Pub Fundraiser

The Firkin Pub & Grill Fundraising Day
Thursday, January 31 11am - 11pm
3411 E Broadway Ave (Broadway & Redondo)
You just have to mention the school, and 20% of your entire check will be donated to the school (so it's not limited to enrolled families!)  There will also be an opportunity to donate an extra amount on your receipt. Open for lunch and dinner!
Kid Friendly pub with large patio & firepit. Many vegan and vegetarian options as well as traditional pub fare. Burgers (impossible burger & veggie patty), salads, sandwiches, wine, beer.  Also featuring Long Beach Creamery ice cream, Polly's coffee, and Fine Feathers Kombucha!
Scrip Update

Questions? Email
Now Enrolling
Hello Beautiful Maple Village Parents,
Happy Happy New Year!  We hope you have all had a most wonderful, peaceful and family filled break. We have missed you and are excited to get back to working with your incredible children. Class info below and detailed flyer above.
Creative Actors Studio
Home of KITE
Is Thrilled to announce:
 Drama/Story telling at Maple Village
Grades: 1-6
When: Fridays Jan 11- March 8th ( 8 week session, see attached flyer for detailed dates, Please note there is no class on Feb 22nd)
Where: Maple Village Waldorf School
Time: 3-4:30pm
Cost: $275 ( due on or before the first day of class, please reach out to Ms. Hara if this presents a problem for you.)
Tuition: can be paid via paypal at: (please choose the friends and family tab) or checks can be made to KITE.

Red Rose Co. After School Activities


Tuesday:  3rd grade to 8th grade, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday:  Kindergarten to 8th grade, 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Students will be driven to Marina Vista Park from school in the Red Rose Co. van.  Parents pick up at Marina Vista Park.

For more information or to sign up, please contact Annette Parry at 949-981-3749 or

   Waldorf Community

Parent Education Evening with Kim John Payne

Dear Waldorf Community Partners:

Due to a scheduling error, Kim John Payne's parent education evening has been  rescheduled for Tuesday, January 29th at 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Aliso Niguel High School Theater.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding and flexibility. If you are unable to attend due to the date change, please email to request a full refund. 
Tickets are still available for 1/29. Please purchase tickets  HERE.
Journey School
You may have seen him at Harvest Faire; your grade-school students have had classes with him.  Mike Fry, of Let’s Jump LA, Maple Village’s jump rope coach, is offering Friday afternoon jump rope classes at MMS Dance Studio in Long Beach.  See flyer above for location, time and registration information. Let’s jump!
About Maple Village Waldorf School

Maple Village Waldorf School aims to create a compassionate and welcoming environment rooted in the traditions and the philosophies of Waldorf education. We endeavor to engage and nurture the whole child resulting in a balance of heart, mind, body and spirit. We strive to provide a full living education integrating academia, the arts and communal awareness in order to inspire, energize and develop creativity and a love of learning in each student.


For more information or to apply, please call us at (562) 434-8200, email us at, or visit our website.
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