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Our Weekly Newsletter

News for our Families and Friends
In This Newsletter
Dates To Remember
BOT and COT
The Scrip Store is Open
News from The Board of Trustees
Holiday Shopping in COA
WSOC on Facebook
Speeding and Parking Reminders
Winter Festival Wrap Up
The Oberufer Shepherds Play
Annual Giving 2011-2012
Race To Nowhere
High School Boys Basketball
Parent Press
Advent Verse
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QUICK LINKS 

    DATES TO REMEMBER  

DECEMBER    

12/16

The Oberufer Shepherds Play

WSOC Eurythmy Hall 

7:00 p.m.

 

12/18 

Last Day to Shop in the Store

11:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m.

 

12/19-1/3

Winter Break 

Early Dismissal at 12:30 p.m.   

 

12/21

Boys and Girls High School Basketball

Staples Center

Boys play at 2:15 p.m.

Girls play at 3:45 p.m.    

 

JANUARY

1/3

School Resumes

 

1/21

"Race To Nowhere"

1:00 p.m. 

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES 

  Paul Conolly - Board Chair

Gabe Frisby - Treasurer

Gina Illes - Administration Rep.

Holly Richards - College Rep.

Elisabeth Beck - College Rep. 

Brooke Tomblin

Steve Pope

Rainer Doemer 

David Tabone

Anthony Lazzara

David Burnett

Carol Sudbeck

Jaime Stahl  

 

COLLEGE OF TEACHERS 

Miriam Whiteley

Ingrid Feck

Kimberly Telfer-Radzat

Nancy Mitchell

Barbara Cubanski

Chris Bennett

Masami Inoue

Robin Theiss 

Elisabeth Beck

  Holly Richards  

Catherine Averett 

Jenell Carlson    

Deborah Waring    

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Scrip Logo Transparent

From The Scrip Store... 


Dear Families,
 

We are out of school for 17 school days! Do you have your groceries, gas, and other scrip that you'll need?  

   

Thank you & Happy Holidays!
 
 

 

Sandy Meadows, Scrip Coordinator

thescripstore@yahoo.com 

949.574.7775, ext 204

 

To order online, please click here!   

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NEWS FROM
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
 

  We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to Cynthia Sandoval who is stepping down from the board after serving on it for two years.  Her expertise and integrity were a great asset and will be greatly missed.     

 

Please meet our newest member of the Board, Jaime Stahl. Jaime is mother to Emelia

(age 8) in grade 2 and Molly (age 3). She is married to Erich Stahl, a Sr. Actuarial Analyst 

at CareMore and they live in Costa Mesa. 

Both grew up in Fallbrook, CA and married when Jaime returned from living in Texas  

 where she lived for 8 years. They enjoy

road trips, especially to National Parks,  

and hiking.

 

Jaime is the Clinical Director of the Children's Learning Connection, pediatric therapy clinics. 

She earned her Master of Arts in Marriage

 and Family Therapy from University of San Diego with a specific emphasis in therapy 

with children and has worked in the field of

 behavior analysis with the pediatric population for over 15 years.

 

Jaime is currently the co-chair of WSOC Parent Association and will act as the Parent 

Association representative on the WSOC Board of Trustees.  The Board, Faculty, and 

Administration look forward to working with

>Jaime and the many talents she brings to our school.

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING IN
THE COMPANY OF ANGELS

LAST SCHOOL DAY TO SHOP   

Friday, December 16th at 2:00pm.

 

SUNDAY SHOP DAY   

Shop on Sunday, December 18th from 11:30am-3:30pm.

 

Blessings one and all during this holiday season and a heartfelt thank you for supporting  

THE COMPANY OF ANGELS!

 

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WSOC ON FACEBOOK

 

Check out our Facebook page!

 

 

 

 

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SPEEDING AND PARKING REMINDERS
Slow Down
Please remember to adhere to the speed limits of our surrounding neighborhood.
 
**The speed limit on Canyon Drive is 25 mph.**

For the safety of our children and the community around us, we ask again that you adhere to the following:
  • No speeding on Canyon Drive and within our parking lot.  
  • No parking in the red zones.
  • No parking in front of the gates where the trash is located.
  • No double parking where parked cars will be blocked.
  • Please use only kind words when communicating with one another.  
Please make a conscious effort to drive slower and adhere to the parking rules. 

It would sadden us to recruit the assistance of the
Costa Mesa Police Department or the local towing company!


Thank you for keeping our community safe!
  
WINTER FESTIVAL WRAP UP!
Thank you to all the teachers, parents and students who made our annual Winter Festival a lovely and joyful experience!  It was the best kind of SoCal winter day -- greeting us with warm sunshine and escorting us into a brisk evening lit by the full moon.  There were entertaining booths, crafts, treats and musical performances representing the full spectrum of our WSOC community.  Alongside time-honored favorites like the Elves Faire & Festival Singers, there were new offerings this year like Freeze Frame Photos & Survivor Bracelets.   Each year the festival is a renewed reflection of the very best of our community, as we come together and celebrate the winter season and our shared commitment to our children.  Lovely and joyful! 
THE WSOC TEACHERS PRESENT

The Oberufer Shepherds Play 

TOMORROW Friday, December 16
at 7:00 p.m.
 
WSOC Eurythmy Hall
Shepherds Play  
For hundreds of years, people gathered to see this play performed at the local tavern.  This year, the teachers of WSOC would like to share it with you. 

Please join us for an evening of both reverence and humor. 
ANNUAL GIVING 2011-2012

Thank you for getting this year's Annual Giving Campaign off to a wonderful start.  The last day of school in 2011 is tomorrow, but it's not too late to get your Annual Giving donation in as a 2011 tax deduction.   

Go to  www.waldorfschool.com/annual/  

before December 31, 2011.  Otherwise the campaign continues into 2012 and there is no pressure to rush to do this immediately.  You can also go on-line and structure a monthly payment to run from  

January - June, 2012.   

THANK YOU!!!

RACE TO NOWHERE

On January 21 at 1:00 PM, we are hosting a free screening of the acclaimed documentary, "Race to Nowhere."  We are inviting the public and WSOC parents (no children for the film please).  Feel free to invite interested friends, family members, colleagues, etc.  An All-School Open House follows the film.   

 

Register for the film, the open house or both at  www.waldorfschool.com.   

 

Click in the box that says Jan. 21.    

Please direct anyone you might invite to do the same.   

We'd love to meet them.   

Thank you.

Race to Nowhere 

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL- TOURNAMENT CHAMPS! 

 The team went undefeated in a tournament last week in Downey to be declared the tournament CHAMPIONS!  Coach Hugh thought it was a great way to start off pre-season and was very pleased with their performance, communication and teamwork. 

 

THE SCORES

WSOC vs. ACA:  36 - 12

WSOC vs. Arroyo Pacific:  49 - 24

WSOC vs. Carson:  48 - 33

 

Congratulations team!

PARENT PRESS
If you haven't already picked up your copy of the Parent Press, click here to view the latest edition.  This publication features articles on holiday celebrations, parent perspectives, yummy recipes and so much more. 

If interested in contributing, contact Lili Traband at ltraband562@charter.net
 
ADVENT VERSE
FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON
 

 

The first light of Advent

Is the light of stones

Stones that grow in

Crystals, sea shells and bones.

 

The second light of Advent

Is the light of plants.

Plants that reach up to the sun

And in the breezes dance.

 

The third light of Advent

Is the light of beasts.

The light of hope that we may see

In the greatest and in the least.

 

The fourth light of Advent 

Is the light of man.

The light of hope, of thought

To give and understand.