What's Happening


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No School this Friday!

​Please remember that Friday is a teacher in service day and there will be no school this Friday, the 19th of April.
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State of the School Address

If you missed the speech Mr. Ross gave at Peace Valley Day, you can now watch it here!
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Idaho Matters interview

Our school was recently featured on NPR's Idaho Matters show! Principal Andrew Ross, and teachers Jeanine Mahle (5th grade) and Ruth Bucklin (eurythmy) discussed Waldorf education and our school in particular.
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We Live in Boise book reading

Two of our school parents, Elisabeth Sharp McKetta and James Stead, will present their new children's book We Live in Boise after school on Wednesday April the 10th at Peace Valley.
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Come Celebrate Peace Valley Day!

Your family is invited to the first Peace Valley Day celebration on Monday, April 8, at 5:30 at The Linen Building downtown. (Please note the date and venue change)
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Open House at Peace Valley Charter School

Do you have rising Kindergarten to 7th grade students for the 2019-2020 school year? Come and experience Peace Valley Charter School through our Saturday, April 13th open house!
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Open House at Peace Valley Charter School

Do you have rising Kindergarten to 7th grade students for the 2019-2020 school year? Come and experience Peace Valley Charter School through our Thursday, March 28th open house!
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Nine-Year Change Discussion

Guest speaker Janis Williams will be joining us on March 13th at 6 pm to offer a lecture and discussion on the "nine-year change" and what that means within the Waldorf community.
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No school March 8th

School will not be in session on the 7th and the 8th, as we will be having a school-wide training and professional development on these days.
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No school March 7th

School will not be in session on the 7th and the 8th, as we will be having a school-wide training and professional development on these days.

Upcoming Events


Apr19

School Not in Session: Professional development

Professional development day for teachers.
Apr25

Lottery Application Deadline

All applications for the 2019-2020 lottery must be received by 1pm.
May20

May 2019 Board Meeting

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April 2019


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Peace Valley Board Meeting 4/9/19
 
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Arts and Nature Based Education

Member of the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education

Peace Valley Charter School has answered the call from families across the Treasure Valley for a free public school guided by the Core Principles of the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education.

Member of the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education

 

Whole Child Education

Each child is seen as an individual, and educated in rhythm with their own unique physical, mental and emotional development. Our curriculum is designed to develop your child’s capacities for physical well-being, social depth and creative free thinking.

 

Arts-Based Learning

Movement and expression fill our school. Teachers infuse academics with singing, painting, handwork, movement, drawing, musical instruments, storytelling, drama and dance. The arts are not a separate activity, but interwoven with instruction.

 

Connection to Nature

We incorporate sustainable living practices, environmental stewardship, and experiential learning through outdoor experiences, animal husbandry, and gardening skills.

 

Building Global Citizens

Learning a foreign language is not just an academic exercise but a gateway to understanding human beings who are different from us, with their own individuality and experiences of daily life.


The Trail Ahead


Peace Valley Charter School will open as a free public school in the autumn of 2018. We have been approved to initially offer enrollment in grades K-6. Middle school grades will be added each year until we offer full K-8 education.

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