Class 8

Class 8

Geometry, History, Mathematics, Human Anatomy, Meteorology, Organic Chemistry, Physics, & World Geography.

Exploring Integration and Interconnectivity

Main Lessons

Language Arts

  • Creative Thinking and Critical Reasoning
  • Oral Presentation
  • Vocabulary Development
  • English composition, grammar and spelling
  • Reading
  • Research Skills and Report Writing
  • Poetry and Short Story Analysis and Writing
  • Composition/Creative Writing
  • Speech Formation/Dramatics
  • Advanced Literature
  • Short Story
  • Shakespeare

Mathematics

  • Pre-Algebra, Mechanical/Mathematical Geometry
  • Review of solids and measurement

Natural Sciences

  • Physics: Hydraulics, Aeromechanics & Electromagnetism
  • Chemistry: studying the properties of Sugars, Starches, Proteins, Fats & Oils
  • Physiology and Nutrition

Earth Sciences

  • Geography: surveys of landforms, oceans, atmosphere, climates and ecosystems

Social Sciences

  • American Revolution to the modern day
  • Industrial Revolution to modern history
  • French Revolution
  • Reformation

Specialty Subjects

  • French
  • Painting, Clay Modelling, Drawing, Drama
  • Machine-sewn garments, Woodworking: building a useful object, like a small table
  • Strings, Recorder, Singing
  • Sports, Eurythmy, Cooperative Games
  • Camping trip
  • Grade 8 play production: Shakespeare comedy, musical or operetta, or a well known classic
For more information, contact our Admissions Coordinator
604-985-7435 ext 200
admissions@vws.ca

Upcoming Events

Dec
21
Thu
2017
12:00 am End of Term
End of Term
Dec 21 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
Last day of fall term. Partial day, GS dismissal at 12:20 pm, no ECC aftercare, no After School Program
7:00 pm Shepherds Play
Shepherds Play
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Dec
22
Fri
2017
12:00 pm Winter Break
Winter Break
Dec 22 2017 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 5 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Holiday – School Closure. Administrative offices will be closed from noon on December 22 through to January 2.
Jan
8
Mon
2018
12:00 am Winter Term Begins
Winter Term Begins
Jan 8 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
First day of winter term
Jan
10
Wed
2018
7:00 pm VWSS Board Meeting
VWSS Board Meeting
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The VWSS Board of Trustees meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Please contact the Board Chair at chairbot@vws.ca if you wish
Jan
11
Thu
2018
1:20 pm Adult Eurythmy Winter Session
Adult Eurythmy Winter Session
Jan 11 @ 1:20 pm – 2:10 pm
Drop in for $10, no experience necessary

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