College of Teachers Update February 2018

College of Teachers Update   Dear Community, As College of Teachers Co-Chair, I would like to bring you a brief update on recent developments and discussions in our College meetings (every Thursday 1:30 pm-4: 00 pm). Membership of the College is made up of individuals from both staff and faculty who express an interest in carrying the pedagogical and spiritual

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Gr 12 Project Presentations 2018

Gr 12 Project Presentations Save the date – this event is not to be missed! March 4, 2018 As the culmination of the past year’s work, the Grade Twelve Presentations provide the opportunity for our graduating students to demonstrate their readiness to move on from a High School learning environment into their chosen paths as young adults. The Grade Twelve Projects

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The Management Team

The Management Team The Management Team is an operations group made up of the three department managers, Susan Connon-Wilby, Business Manager, Mary Henley, Community and Resource Development Manager, and Malcolm Nash, Pedagogical Manager, plus Lorna Fortin, Principal and Peggy Tan, Early Childhood Centre Manager. We meet weekly to oversee the day-to-day operations of the school. Since the beginning of this

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Wool Workshop for Spring

Wool Workshop for Spring With Ella Pedersen via Red Door Store, held in the VWS Music Room on Friday, March 16 from 9:00 – 11:00 am, following Community Coffee Morning. Join Ella for a morning of wet felting woolen Easter eggs on Friday, March 16th 9:00 – 11:00 am in the music room. No experience necessary as we will go through

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Social Inclusion at VWS

Social Inclusion at the Vancouver Waldorf School Last August we hosted a two day workshop with Kim Payne for teachers and staff, identifying and understanding attention, emotional, and behavioral issues in the classroom and sharing elements of the Social Inclusion Program. The comprehensive Social Inclusion Program involves the implementation of structures and training over a three year period, and provides an explicit way for teachers and parents

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Who Are The Honey Bees?

Who Are The Honey Bees?

Who Are The Honey Bees? Join AWSNA and the ASA for Who Are The Honey Bees? with Alex Tuchman and Gunther Hauk. When: Wednesday, January 31 from 7:30-8:45 pm Eastern What: Discover the relationship of bees to the human being, based on inspirations from Rudolf Steiner and biodynamics. Find out more about who the honeybees are and how we can relate to

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VWS Alumni Corner – Michelle Nagle

Who is Doing What VWS Alumni Corner Interview with Michelle Nagle (nee Alexandre), Class of 1998 VWS: Tell me about your work and education after graduating from the VWS. (post-secondary schooling, travel, work experience, family, etc.) MN: After spending nine years at VWS and graduating in 1998, I spent a year working and travelling. I then attended UVic where I completed an Arts

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Development Office Greetings

Greetings from the Development Office! I began in my role as Community and Resource Development Manager in late September and since then have had two priorities: to meet and connect with our community and to gain an understanding of our operating environment and culture. As I work my way through the many documents and systems, the years of history and

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Ostheimer and Grimms Wooden Toys

Ostheimer and Grimms Wooden Toys The Red Door Store is happy to take your special orders for Ostheimer and Grimms wooden toys and birthday rings. Save on shipping, support your school and order by Monday, January 15 (next week). For catalogue and pricing info contact Ella directly at the Red Door Store or by email reddoor@vws.ca.

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