AWSNA Visit Follow Up

AWSNA Visit Follow Up For four days last week, our school had the pleasure of hosting the AWSNA Accreditation team, consisting of teachers and administrators from other Waldorf Schools. As a gift before they left on Wednesday, they took the time to verbally share their warm observations of our school’s strengths, as well as the challenges they identified for our

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Week At A Glance Oct 28 – Nov 1

Week At A Glance October 28 – November 1 Dear Community, (Parents) Please watch your inbox for a detailed message about the Children’s Winter Fair and Night Market which will be sent shortly. The email will include initial information about Class Assignments, Activity Coordinators, Food Donations, Night Market, Red Door Store, Marketing (lawn signs & postering), and Grounds Decorating. The

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Week At A Glance October 21 – 25

Week At A Glance October 21 – 25 Dear VWS Families, As you enter the school over the next three days, you may notice a few new friendly faces. As mentioned in the newsletter, we have welcomed a 7-member AWSNA Accreditation Team from other Waldorf schools across the continent. They are here visiting classrooms at each campus; meeting with faculty,

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Book Pre-Orders at the Red Door Store

Book Pre-Orders Red Door Store It’s book pre-order time! Please have a peek through the Steiner Press website if you are interested in a 15% preorder discount. Note that prices are in US dollars and will be converted at the current rate. Contact Ella at reddoor @ vws.ca with your list by October 30th! Orders should clearly indicate quantity, book

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AWSNA Community Invitation Reminder

Community Invitation Reminder Speak with AWSNA Visiting Team We are looking forward to welcoming our guests from Waldorf Schools across North America this coming Sunday for their three-day visit. If you see some new faces on campus Monday to Wednesday, please make them feel welcome; they are working very hard for us. If you are interested in having a one-on-one

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Children’s Winter Fair Update – October 17

Children’s Winter Fair – November 23 October 17, 2019 Planning for this year’s Children’s Winter Fair has been underway for the last year and we are excited to share news about what is in store for the big event. Being that this is the year of celebrating 100 years of Waldorf education, the intention for the Fair is to create

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AWSNA Community Invitation

Community Invitation Speak with AWSNA Visiting Team As mentioned in last week’s Current, from October 20 – 23, we will be welcoming an 8-person team of teachers and administrators from different Waldorf schools across North America who have volunteered to visit the VWS to provide objective insight into our school. In order to prepare their report, they will visit classes,

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Faire Child Weatherwear at the Red Door Store

Faire Child Weatherwear Faire Child Weatherwear is waterproof, breathable, windproof, lightweight, moisture-wicking, mud/dirt repellant, soft on the skin, machine washable, recyclable, and made in Canada! It features brass buttons, taped seams, reinforced top stitching and reflective patches. Sizing is meant to adjust over 3 years for maximum wear. Faire Child as a company supports environmentally responsible manufacturing processes & materials,

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VWSS Board of Trustees – AGM

Message from VWS Board of Trustees Notice of 2019 Annual General Meeting Notice is hereby given that the 2019 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Vancouver Waldorf School Society (the “Society”) will be held at the Vancouver Waldorf School, 2725 St. Christophers Road, North Vancouver, on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. for the following purposes: confirming Society membership;

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Fairytale Performance

Fairytale Performance Bees & Trees is a collaboration between the co-workers and companions with special abilities from The Cascadia Society and students of the Vancouver Waldorf School. Now in its eleventh year, this unique project is an artistic production that has proven to be an unforgettable experience for all. The Bees & Trees themed fairytales are presented in eurythmy, an

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Week At A Glance October 7 – 11

Week At A Glance October 7 – 11 Dear VWS Families, Autumn is in full swing. Please make sure that your children are arriving at school with appropriate layers and clothing for rainy outdoor activity or play. Upcoming Events: MONDAY – October 7 Boys Soccer Game Cancelled (stay tuned for a new date) TUESDAY – October 8 Waldorf Welcome Information

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One Small Thing in Support of Ecological Renewal

One Small Thing A new monthly piece where we share something small we’ve undertaken in support of ecological renewal Carrying forward work initiated at the High School to bring awareness to municipal waste management systems, the Grade School has now committed to: reduce our daily use of large plastic garbage bags to build on our existing composting system to include

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