Week At A Glance – January 8 – 13

Welcome to the first day of the winter term. I hope you’ve had a restful and restorative winter break and that your children are ready to jump back in to the rhythm and routine of school life.

Upcoming Events Schedule:

MONDAY – Jan 8

  • Winter Term Begins
    3 Kings Assembly, GS


  • Grade 8 High School Parent Meeting 7:30 pm, HS


  • VWSS Board Meeting 7:00 pm, GS


  • Adult Eurythmy Winter Session begins 1:20 pm, GS

FRIDAY – Jan 12

  • Plum Cottage KG Parent Meeting 7:00 pm, ECC


Preschool and Kindergarten Pre-Registration

Deadline: Today, Monday January 8, 2018

Current Preschool & Kindergarten students
Log on to your Parent’s Portal vws.bigsis.com/portal
Follow the instructions here: Commitment Form

Current Parent & Tot children
Log on to your Parent’s Portal vws.bigsis.com/portal
Follow the instructions here: New Application

New Student Update

Join us in extending warm welcomes to Avery Johal (Dandelion PS) and Aaron Pepper (Grade 3), who both came to us in December; Yuhee Cho (Mulberry/ Dandelion PS), Trevor Chang (Dandelion PS), Zoe Jenkins and Aina Osafune-Moretti (Grade 3), and Siena Michael (Grade 4) who have joined us this month; and the following international and exchange students: Greta Pientka, Raffael Koelman, Elias Moos, and Maximilian Schlag from Germany (Grade 10 int’l); Frej Hovgaard and Roenne Clemens from Denmark (Grade 10 exchange); and Augusto Lanzoni Veiera from Brazil and Niklas Moegel from Germany (Grade 11 int’l). Thank you for choosing the Vancouver Waldorf School!

Parent Education Evening

We are excited to be hosting Kim John Payne next week for his talk “The No Maybe Yes Years: Preparing for Parenting Tweens and Teens”. Don’t be misled by the title, this Parent Education evening is well suited to parents with children ages 8 to 18! Find out more, and register here: No Maybe Yes. Tickets are $10 in advance online or $15 at the door. This evening presentation is open to the community, so please invite your friends.

Have a lovely week!

Laura Bergstrome
Communications & Events Coordinator

No Maybe Yes Years