Not only do students get to Shadow at Walden prior to enrollment, but prospective parents are also able to spend time in the classroom watching teachers and students in action. One of our new Walden parents left this note after her observation.
The Walden Weekly
News and updates from Walden Community School
Come experience the Walden difference -- see our campus, meet our staff, and learn about our full and part-time programs. Join us Wednesday, January 31st, for Open House drop-in from 10am-noon and again 6pm-7pm.
We are excited to announce the opening of our new part-time program offering a challenging curriculum of core subjects for students in K-8th. We are seeking gifted, talented students who may want or need a more flexible school schedule than the traditional school day. If your child may be a good candidate, please contact us for more information.
And all students, K-8th, are starting to learn chess to enhance critical thinking skills!
Walden students and families collected donations for Casselberry Kidz, a non-profit organization that provides food and clothing to struggling families at Casselberry Elementary and South Seminole Middle School.
WALDEN COMMUNITY SCHOOL was selected as one of PLAYGROUND Magazine's 2017 Family Favorite Award Winners!
Playground Magazine readers voted in September for their favorite people, places, and spaces for families in Central Florida.
Our school received the most votes for:
2017 FAMILY FAVORITE
PROGRESSIVE/NON TRADITIONAL SCHOOL
All of the 2017 Family Favorite Award Winners are published in the November/December issue and on Playground's website.
A big thank you to our hard-working teachers and staff and to our amazing students and families!
Walden family members, students, teachers, and staff enjoyed beautiful weather and delicious food during our annual Community Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch.
Our Woodpeckers, Wallabies, and Wolves enjoyed teaming up with Stetson University college students from Pi Beta Phi Sorority and Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity for a Language Arts story-writing project.
Our Woodpeckers have learned their oceans and continents and are now making their own globes for labeling.
Touring the Ancient Americas exhibit and doing their own archaeology.
The "Walden Dog Walkers" and Poodle and Pooch Rescue participated in Franklin's Friends Howl-o-ween fundraiser and Canine Costume Contest benefiting Central Florida's pets and rescues.
They're here -- and just in time for this wonderful fall weather.
When the cookies that the teacher baked do not turn out well, bagels it is! Our Kindergarten, first, and second graders got to make their own works of art after studying Picasso.
One of our high school students drafts her essay ideas on the white board before beginning to write.
Our kindergarten through second grade Woodpeckers created their own structures out of recycled materials during their study about Community and Community Buildings. They each enjoyed presenting their creations to teachers and parents.
The Woodpeckers love weekly science experiments with Miss Sophie. They are studying information gathering, hypotheses, observations, and data recording. And, of course, bubbles and fizzing and popping make it all worth while!
Walden Families donated items to be shipped to Puerto Rico for hurricane victims. Community service has always been highlighted at Walden Community School. Thank you to all who contributed!
The Woodpeckers are working hard to keep our garden weeded twice a week. They love getting outside and getting dirty!
First-year Rollins students came out to our school on their annual SPARC (Service, Passion, Action, Rollins College) Day to help us beautify our campus, get our organic garden ready for planting, and help organize teacher resources. What a huge help! Thank you, Rollins, for your continued commitment to our local community.