Bid from 7 am May 11 to 9 pm, May 19

Established in 1996, Northern Lights School is a nature based, Waldorf-inspired school for the very young and their families.


Hex and Hop Evening, Nov 9

Gap Days in 2019:  Nov 26

Please join us for an evening with our friends at Hex and Hop on Rt 3 in Bloomingdale on Saturday, November 9.  Hex and Hop are generously offering us a percentage of their sales that evening, so bring your friends!                               

We are offering babysitting and dinner for children under    from 4:30-7:30 pm at NLS for $15 the first child and $10      for each additional child.  Please RSVP for babysitting to  Space is limited, so please sign up early.

Gap Days are child care options offered to families with children ages 18 mos to 9 yrs on some holidays and other days when the public school is closed from 8 am to 5 pm.  If your child is not currently enrolled, enrollment paperwork will need to be completed before attending. 

Payment of $50 should be made 2 days prior to the service.  Thank you.

For questions or to reserve a spot for your child, please contact Polly at or 518.891.3206.


Northern Lights School

P.O. Box 228

Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Tel: (518) 891-3206

Email:  info(at)


The entrance to our School is through the wooden gate nearest to St. Bernard’s.  Proceed through the gate and down the ramp.  We are located in the basement of the First Presbyterian Church on 57 Church Street.

Free Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Newborn Care Classes Wednesday's, October 2-November 6, 6:30-8 pm at Northern Lights School



Lantern Walk

Nov 13, 4:45pm

Will Roger's

Join alumni and current families for a memorable evening where we usher in the season of darkness with the light of our lanterns and our hearts.  We will meet in the back parking lot of Will Roger's and enjoy an outdoor fire while families gather and sing.  Then we will file inside to Will Rogers where we will sing and share fellowship and bread with the residents.  Consider bringing this light home with you and leave quietly as you wish.

Join Miss Vannesa Houghtlin, certified childbirth educator and douhla for this 5-series holistic prenatal classes for expectant families.  These classes offer a supportive, friendly, informative, and empowering experience to families expecting a new baby. 


Topics include:

  • Caring for yourself and your partner during pregnancy, birth and postpartum

  • The process of labor and birth

  • Relaxation and comfort techniques for labor and informed decision-making for your care

  • Creating a birth experience that nurtures your family

  • Emotional aspects of the childbearing process

  • Caring for and enjoying you newborn baby

Thank You to our Local Farmers!!

Thank you to Michelle from Harmony Hills Farmstead who delivers 4 dozen fresh eggs every Wednesday.  Our children are so lucky!

We have been receiving bi-weekly deliveries of yogurt from North Country Creamery.  You have never tasted any yogurt so good!  Thank you Ashlee and Steven!

This partnership with our local farmers was made possible through a grant from the Cloudsplitter Foundation.  Thank you!

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