This Saturday, several prominent independent schools in Marin and southern Sonoma counties are holding open houses for prospective parents. If you're considering a local independent school for your child, you'll definitely want to attend.
The following schools have open houses scheduled for tomorrow. Click the title links for more information on each open house.
Marin Waldorf School Open House
10 am–12:30 pm
Marin Waldorf School, which offers eduction for children from early childhood to 8th grade, holds its open house at its San Rafael campus from 10 am–12:30 pm. Free childcare is provided in the preschool room (dropoff at 10 am) More information
If you're looking to enroll your child for kindergarten in a local independent school, make sure you attend the Marin Independent Schools' Kindergarten Fair on Wednesday, October 5, from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center. Each participating school will have a table where parents can pick up brochures, ask questions, and sign up to receive more information. It's a great opportunity to learn what makes each school unique!
Participating schools include Dunham Academy, Brandeis Hillel Day School, Lycee Francais International School, Marin Country Day School, Marin Montessori School, Marin Waldorf School, Saint Mark's School, Ring Mountain Day School, San Domenico School, and others.
The Kindergarten Fair takes place in the JCC's Kurland Lounge. The Osher Marin JCC is located at 200 North San Pedro Road in San Rafael.
Cascade Canyon School, a non-profit, K–8, small, independent, progressive school in Fairfax will host an open house for parents of prospective students on Saturday, January 29, from 10 am–noon. RSVPs preferred, but not required; contact their admissions department at (415) 459-3464 to RSVP. Scheduled events include student-led tours from 10–10:30 am, elementary and middle school demonstrationlLessons from 10:30–11:30 am, and classroom visits from 11:30 am–noon.
Cascade Canyon School, founded in 1981 and situated on 22 wooded acres in the heart of Fairfax, is a small independent school, serving over 60 students from Marin in grades K–8. Cascade Canyon enjoys the lowest student-to-teacher ratio among progressive schools in Marin, and prides itself on the quality of its staff and the warmth of its community. Cascade Canyon balances a challenging academic core curriculum based on critical thinking with a strong social-emotional program and a rich specialist program in art, music, theater, Spanish, Sign Language, PE, and environmental education. The school is located at 2626 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard in Fairfax.