Grade 8 Project Presentations

Grade 8 Project Presentations Our Grade 8 students have been working on self-directed research projects of their choice and will present to the community on March 4 & 5. They will present their essays and showcase an artistic or practical aspect of what they have accomplished. Please join us for this highlight of Grade 8 and help support these wonderful

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Gift Card Program – passing the torch

Gift Card Program – passing the torch Community Story – Rachel Garratt When my son started preschool in the fall of 2014, I was almost immediately on the lookout for a way to get involved in the school community. Because my parents were founding members of a Steiner (Waldorf) school in Australia and my sister and brother-in-law are Waldorf teachers,

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The Blanket Exercise

The Blanket Exercise Reconciliation through Education and Understanding On behalf of the VWS Indigenous Council and the Vancouver Waldorf School, you are warmly invited to attend the Blanket Exercise™ on Wednesday, February 27, as a way of deepening our understanding of the historical and current impacts of colonization on Indigenous peoples in Canada. Alexandra de Montigny and a small group

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Development Update – February 2019

Development Update February 2019 Over the past few weeks, I have been working to understand the existing fundraising practices and policies at our school. Laura and I met with the Grade 12 Class to discuss their year-end service trip and how the Development Office can support their targeted fundraising efforts. We also met with the Grade 11 Class Advisors to learn

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Waldorf100 Bees & Trees

Who Are The Honey Bees?

Bees & Trees Waldorf100 – A GreenBee Wildlife Web Project Bees, these creatures of the sun, help many of our food crops to multiply, and at the same time show us the state of our souls. And as Rudolf Steiner observed, “The entire beehive is actually permeated with love life.” Bees are an image of the spiritual power that lends dignity to freedom:

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VWS Alumni Corner – Matthew Roberts

Who is Doing What VWS Alumni Corner Interview with Matthew Roberts, Class of 2014 VWS: Tell me about your work and education after graduating from the VWS (post-secondary schooling, travel, work experience, family, etc… ) MR: After graduating from Waldorf, I was accepted into a Bachelor of Arts program at Mount Allison University. Mount Allison is a small liberal arts

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VWS Alumni Corner – Ani Trevillion

Who is Doing What VWS Alumni Corner Interview with Ani Trevillion, Class of 2008 VWS: Tell me about your work and education after graduating from the VWS (post-secondary schooling, travel, work experience, family, etc… ) AT: In the years since graduating, I’ve split my time pretty evenly between furthering my education and travelling to some pretty neat destinations. I completed

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Waldorf100 Postcard Exchange

Postcard Exchange Waldorf100 – A Hand In Hand: Community Engagement Project A hands-on community, real instead of virtual: 1,100 schools write and send each other 1 physical postcard – a total of 1,100 cards. The idea of exchanging postcards is as simple as it is enchanting: If every Waldorf school in the world sends one postcard to every other Waldorf

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