The Spiral is Rudolf Steiner School’s annual report, with letters from the College of Teachers, our Treasurer, our Board of Trustees, and class notes from Steiner Alumni. Through The Spiral, our school community acknowledges and celebrates generous gifts from individual donors and anticipates future successes. Thank you for reading!
RUDOLF STEINER SCHOOL 2019 ANNUAL REPORT
AN EDUCATION THAT CHALLENGES US TO BE BETTER
"...this School, and this education, is something special. It is an education that can serve as the basis for the human beings we want to be part of our world—intellectually curious, funny, challenging, brave, and bold humans who can face the world and change the world, bit by bit and person by person."
— TERRI ADLER, BOARD CHAIR & TUSHAR SHAH, TREASURER
TRANSITION, REFLECTION & GROWTH
As the pedagogical center and spiritual organ of the school, the College of Teachers is responsible for establishing and upholding the school’s mission.
A DAY IN FULL SPIRAL
"...close to 150 Hilma and eurythmy enthusiasts, ranging from 3-86 years old, came together on a gorgeous Wednesday afternoon... It was a 4-minute experience that felt timeless and deeply rich in substance. I think everyone had chills and teared up at one point."
— ALEXANDRA SPADEA, EURYTHMY TEACHER
Bob Lilienthal ’61, says, “on a more regular basis, I take one of my five Border Collies to visit hospitals, schools, and rehab centers. I am also a trainer of dogs for The Alliance of Therapy Dogs. You can identify my dogs by name: Plato, Socrates, Athena, Zeus, and Einstein.”
Jacqueline Vessid, ’94 is excited to share that her first picture book, Ruby’s Sword, was published in April by Chronicle Books. Her second picture book, Caspian Finds A Friend, will be released in October. Jacqueline is forever grateful for her years at Steiner where her creativity and imagination were nurtured and encouraged!
Michael Ray Robinov, ’11 has launched a new weekly farmers’ market delivery service in New York City. This is an exciting new expansion for his 5-year-old brand, Farm To People. Farm To People is also partnering with The New York Times this fall for their first-ever Food Festival in Bryant Park.
MORE ALUMNI UPDATES
Meet Rudolf Steiner School alumni from the 1960s – 2000s in the full version of our annual report.