Festivals are a vital part of our school life and curriculum as they celebrate the seasonal changes and acknowledge and incorporate central human values and virtues.
Throughout history, festivals have marked the rhythmical passing of time, reflecting nature’s seasonal rhythms and cultural celebrations. They contribute to bringing shared consciousness and unity to community life.
The Spring festival season reflects nature’s breathing out, the growth of new plant life and the lengthening of the daylight hours.
- Spring Equinox – March 20th
- Mother’s Day Tea – May 10th
- Summer Solstice – June 21st
The Autumn festival season reflects the bounty of the harvest as well as inner and outer preparation for the coming darkness of winter.
- Fall Equinox – September 23rd
- Enchanted Garden – October 31st
The Winter festival of lights season reminds us of the light shining within each individual in the midst of the encroaching darkness of the season.
- Advent Walk – December 21st
- Candlemas – February 2nd