Highland Hall Waldorf School

Philanthropy

phi·lan·thro·py

noun: the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes.

How Philanthropy has enhanced and inspired the
educational experience of our Highland Hall students

2012-2014

  • Inspired education: $260,000 donated for a state-of-the art Science Lab. Contributions from Highland Hall parents, grandparents and alumni.

  • Economic and social diversity: $340,000 in Tuition Assistance and Scholarship support from The Newman's Own Foundation.

  • Urban Farming: Expansion of Highland Hall Garden/Farm; hiring of full time biodynamic farmer sponsored by The Garden Gnome Society at Highland Hall.

  • Not just chicken feed: Chicken Coop and 20 egg laying hens teach students responsibility, farming skills, and the eggs feed our community. Contributed by the Third Grade 2013/14 school year.

  • Enhancing our campus: The creation of a Zen Garden, new high school landscaping, and the planting of a rose garden contribute to a beautiful, peaceful environment and enhances the well being and harmony of students and teachers. Made possible by the generosity of the Beers Family.

  • Making Beautiful Music: $10,500 for new handbells for the Handbell Choir builds musical skills and vocabulary and teaches teamwork. Contributed by the Parent Association.

  • Playground Equipment: $12,000 for volleyball system and hand over hand climber equipment -children build muscle strength, coordination skills, and learn to share. Contributed by the Parent Association.

  • In the Classroom: $2000 contributed to the purchase of lower school readers by the Kalmick Family.