I wrote the review dated October 8, 2011. I need to amend it somewhat. I would not give the school as high a rating as I did then, largely because the school is going through growing pains that I hope it will eventually resolve.
Shining Rivers Waldorf School is a fantastic place. My son loves going to school every day, and has learned so much more than just facts. He can play recorder and violin, write beautifully, do complex math problems, crochet, knit, cross stitch, garden, paint and draw wonderful pictures and more. Shining Rivers has a vibrant parent community as well.
Amazing place. Truly inspiring. I feel so fortunate to have had my child there for 3 wonderful years before having to move out of state.
I cannot imagine sending my children anywhere else! Shining Rivers takes a wholistic approach educating the heart, hands and minds of children. It has a curiculum that is substantive, rich and academically challenging and tracks with both the physical and mental development of the child. We love it and feel so fortunate to have found the school!
Learn about Rudolph Steiner as all teaching has it's foundations in his philosophy. Hardly any teachers, no lunch program, don't let your children watch tv ever. No tv or movie characters on clothing. Only organic, whole foods are allowed in the lunchbox. No music teacher.
Great developing Waldorf school. The school is now permanently located at 915 Elm Avenue in Webster Groves, Missouri and continues to grow. Parent input and involvement is encouraged and the children thrive in this school's Waldorf environment.
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