N14 W29143 Silvernail Road, Pewaukee, WI 53072    

262.646.7497   PrairieHillWaldorf.org

Calendar of Events

July 2014
25 Open House 9 - 11:30 a.m.
August 2014
10 Pizzeria Piccola Fundraiser 
11 Back-to-School packet distribution day (via email) 
25 Forms, Photos & Fees Day
The School office will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday or by appointment 262-646-7497.

Prairie Hill is has partnered with M Magazine to spread the word about our great school. Check out our first ad by clicking the magazine cover above.
Do you have ideas about how to "widen the net?"
Consider joining the Marketing Committee! We are looking to meet once a month to brainstorm and put creative and practical ideas into place. Email Michelle for more info.


Project idea: Make your own wool felted flowers to plant this summer!

Get your hand-dyed wool at the Bee Hive!


Store Hours:

 M-Th 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

at Prairie Hill

Stop by to see friendly
PH faces at these great area events!

Waukesha Farmers' Market - 

Prairie Hill joins the largest Farmers' Market in Waukesha County four Saturdays this season. Be sure to stop by our booth Saturdays: July 26 and August 9.

Stories in the ParkCome for a visual story under the big blue sky. Prairie Hill's Kelsie Hoehne will be putting on the sweet puppet play, "Three Little Ducks," Tuesday, July 22 at Village Park in Pewaukee at 9:30 a.m.
Stay tuned for more 
events coming up!
Prairie Hill Student, Lily Rott, Stars in Alice in Wonderland
Hartland's Lake Country Playhouse presents Alice in Wonderland starring Prairie HIll's very own rising Grade 6 student, Lily Rott as Alice. 
Performances begin August 7 and run through August 17. 
This play is good clean fun, so gather your family, enjoy the show and show Lily your support!
Hear Ye! 
Hear Ye!  
Yuletide planning has begun and we are calling all of you who would like to be a part of Prairie Hill's most festive fundraiser! Would you like to chair the event? Or perhaps you would like to chair one of the areas of Yuletide including: Winter Kitchen. Are putting together decorations or entertainment more your niche? Email Susan with your areas of interest! 
Is Summer Going 
Too Fast? 

Kids on Screen-Time Diet 
Lost Weight and Got Better Grades
"Children whose parents set more limits on the amount and content of media were now getting more sleep, had gained less weight (lowering their risk of obesity), were getting better grades in school, exhibited more helpful and cooperative social behaviors in school, and were less aggressive with their peers (as seen by the classroom teachers)."
Out & About
Do you know of an event going on or have news from your community? Share it with us. 
The PHWS newsletter has more than 600 subscribers! Let us help you spread the word! Email your community here. 

July 16, 2014
"Need to Knows" 
  • Tell a friend about the Early Childhood Adventure & open House featuring "Family Math," a presentation by Sandra Martin Friday, July 25 (see article below).
  • See you at the Park! Print off this list of Prairie Hill Park Days & meet us at a park near you this summer! 



 for 2014-15

Mon, Aug 25 Forms, Photos & Fees Day -   photos 12 - 4 p.m.

Thurs, Aug 28 First half day Grade School 8:30-12:15

Fri, Aug 29 Early Childhood Open Houses; Grades full day 8:30-3:15

Mon, Sept 1 Labor Day, No School

Tues, Sept 2 All Early Childhood & Grades in session

Mon, Oct 6 Teacher Professional Day, No School

Th-Fri, Oct 23-24 Parent Teacher Conferences

Fri-Sat, Nov 21-22 Yuletide Faire/fundraiser, No School

Weds, Nov 26 Special Friends Day with 12:15 dismissal

Th-Fri, Nov 27-28 Thanksgiving, No School

Fri, Dec 19 Half Day, 12:15 dismissal

Sat-Sun, Dec 20-Jan 4 Holiday Break, No School

Mon-Fri, Feb 16-20 February Break, No School

Th-Fri, March 12-13 Parent-Teacher Conferences

Fri-Sun, April 3-12 Spring Break

Mon, May 4 Teacher Professional Day, No School

Mon, May 25 Labor Day, No School

Thurs, May 28 Last day of Early Childhood

Fri, May 29 Last Day of Grades, 12:15 dismissal 


You will receive the complete Prairie HIll School calendar as part of the 

Back-to-School mailing in early August.

Open House


Early Childhood Adventure


Featuring "Family Math," a presentation 

by Sandra Martin, Faculty Chair


Friday, July 25

9 a.m. - noon


Doors open at 9 a.m.



Join Sandra Martin from 9 - 10 a.m. for 

"Family Math" 

a presentation about math in the Waldorf School which includes fun and interactive ways to practice and support the development of math skills with children at home. 

*Free childcare is available during this presentation for children ages 2 - 12 years that are fully daytime potty trained. Childcare RSVP by Friday, July 18 at   news@prairiehillwaldorf.org.
To save your spot for this presentation email news@prairiehillwaldorf.org. 



Early Childhood Adventure from 10 - 11:30 a.m. 

Step inside the world of wonder and creative imagination alongside your child. This abbreviated version of an early childhood classroom will allow you and your child to experience hands-on, what it's like to attend Pre-school and Kindergarten at Prairie Hill. The morning will include creative playtime, snack, guided discussion for parents and outdoor playtime. Advanced registration required before event at  

Pizzeria Piccola FUNdraiser
...the delicious way to raise money for Prairie Hill

Sunday, August 10
4 - 9 p.m.

Please join us inside or in the outdoor terraza to eat, support our school, 
and catch up with friends!

This event is not to be missed as the last few events have been a lot of fun AND raised between $1000 and $1500 dollars at this event in just one 5-hour evening! 
They offer wood oven pizzas with all-natural fresh ingredients and handmade white, whole wheat and gluten and dairy-free crusts. Frozen pizzas will also be available to purchase. 

Where: Pizzeria Piccola, located at 7606 W. State Street in Wauwatosa, near Outpost Natural Foods.  

Here is how it works:
PHWS parents will volunteer to work at the restaurant (delivering food to tables) and in return the restaurant will donate between 15% and 25% of the profits they make during our time slot to PHWS. Plus, all tips go directly to the school too! 

Volunteers: We need 5 volunteers each from 3-5pm, 5-7pm, and 7-9pm**. Our duties include delivering food and clearing tables.  Older students can sign up for a volunteer time as well.  Click here to sign up 

**Melissa Marban can provide transportation one or both ways to PHWS if you'd like to have your family meet you after your shift or eat with them first and then work the 7-9 shift.  

Any questions or requests for a ride can email Melissa Marban or call (262) 434-0264.

Please invite your friends, family, and anyone else you think of - the more people that dine, the more money we make for Prairie Hill!  All they have to do is enjoy some delicious food (and maybe leave a tip!) 

Thank you all for your support!


Parents have found that Summer Camp at Prairie HIll helps with their child's transition into the school year. Fall is creeping up quickly, don't delay, sign up today!


Summer Camp

ages 7 to 13 years old

Upcoming Weeks: Cooking Cooking Cooking!Artsy Pants, 
Track & Field DaysTheatre Camp


Summer Garden
ages 3 - 7  
Upcoming Weeks:
Earth Air & Fire, Fine Feathered Friends, The Secrets Underground 
(Week 6 not listed - FULL) 


Full or half day camps available with 
Before and After Care offered for all age groups.
Register for one week or more. 
Sibling and multi-week discounts available.


or call 262-646-7497 Ext 17. 

Register today to ensure your spot!
Newsletter Notes and Guidelines for Submission
Prairie Hill's Weekly Update Newsletter will be distributed to you on the following dates throughout the summer:
July 26,
August 20
August 27 
and will return to it's normal schedule with the commencement of the 2014-2015 school year. 
If you would like to submit an article or photo to the newsletter, please email phws7497@me.com. Deadline for submission is the Monday before the distribution date by 9 p.m. Articles are to be 250 words or less and are subject to approval. 



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