Entries by f.pineda

pen-pal friends

If you’re old school and were part of a pen-pal program, you’ll surely remember the excitement of writing a letter and sending it to someone far away, and the thrill of getting a response through the mail. Something like that is currently happening to our third-grade group, that got enrolled in a pen-pal program with […]

-To my dear students- Diego Sacach M.

To my dear students: With the heart full of nostalgia I address you, thanking your teachings, I learned so much from you! You will always be in my heart. Thank you dear students for allowing me to share with you the bread of wisdom. The road is long, and I wish that you continue taking […]

Martinmas -the Night of Lamps-.

In the last week of November, Escuela Caracol celebrated the Martinmas, a traditional activity held in all Waldorf schools around the world that consists of a walk with lanterns to finish with a gathering within the school’s facilities.

2019, Escuela Caracol’s Theatre Season.

This year’s theatre season was amazing! Last November, our elementary groups had their theatre season, where each of the students had the chance to show off all their artistic talents. Singing, dancing, and acting were a delight for our community. Teachers, parents and friends got together to assist the students and watch the plays. We […]

Jocotes and Barriletes Festival.

The school is charged with color and laughter once again! The colorful kites dancing through the air revealing the careful work of the children. The trees, with an abundance of jocotes showing all the colors, from a strong green to a red-orange, inviting to climb along the branches. This is the reason for the joyful […]

Waldorf workshops in Quetzaltenango

Last 18th and 19th of October, Escuela Caracol had an experience of brothership with 32 Volcanes, an Institution that is currently developing social projects in Quetzaltenango. On Friday the 18th, we shared with a group of women that were invited to participate in the Red Moon workshop, that was developed to deliver on a ritual […]

Dreams come true.

Everything comes from the dream of providing education through Waldorf Pedagogy to children from Lake Atitlán, a dream that has grown until reaching what we know today as Escuela Caracol. From starting in a small room with only a few students, today Escuela Caracol has enough space to receive more than 90 students, whom, with […]

Thomas Wildgruber’s annual visit.

Having Thomas visiting our school has become a tradition at Escuela Caracol. Year after year and thanks to the support of SES (Senior Experten Services), Thomas arrives with the energy and ideas ready to help our teachers to continue nurturing the mind, soul, and bodies of our students. Enjoy the video of an interview we […]