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Potomac Crescent Waldorf School: education in a nurturing and creative space

The Potomac Crescent Waldorf School (PCWS) opened its new campus in Old Town, Alexandria at 424 N. Washington Street on March 14.

The school, which started in 1997 — serving children from early infancy through 5th grade — is thrilled to have found a place to call home. The historic building was lovingly outfitted with freshly painted (lazure) walls and given soul to create a warm, inviting space for children to engage in the beautiful, varied and rigorous aspects of Waldorf education.

Now there are more hallways for the musical strings program to ring out through, and a refurbished backyard playground, with natural play elements and room for kids to run. The building includes lots of space for imaginative play, ample light, and a home-like air throughout.

Born over a century ago, Waldorf education operates in over 1,000 schools in 70 countries worldwide. PCWS had its humble beginnings in private homes in Northern Virginia, later moved to various church locations, and most recently, the Old Town Community Church (OTCC) in Old Town Alexandria. Everyone at PCWS is extremely grateful to OTCC for being gracious hosts, allowing the school to flourish and transition to their new home over the past two years.

Word continues to spread about PCWS’ mission of educating well-developed, free thinking children, capable of becoming  adults who make a difference in the world. The new campus offers both the space and nurturing environment necessary for Waldorf education to succeed. The future is very promising for staff and students in this beautiful location. Faculty and staff are eager to get settled into this vibrant, historic community!

To learn more visit www.potomacwaldorf.org.

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