What a year it’s been!

Development Review What a year it’s been! Amidst the heartfelt farewells, sharing of gifts, and kind wishes for the summer ahead, faculty and administration are now wrapping up the school year with meetings, report writing, and celebrations. What a special time it is to reflect upon the year as it comes to a close and to share a preview of

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Development Update

Development Update Since this school year started, I have been reminded time and time again that our community cherishes opportunities to come together. Whether it’s to mark the changing of the seasons with a festival, to work together to host a fair, and to attend a play, a class meeting or a parent education evening, we show up to connect

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Development Update – April 2019

Development Update April 2019 Over the course of the Spring Break, as I witnessed the beauty of such a dramatic season change, I felt a deep appreciation for the time to get together with parents, alumni parents, colleagues and mentors over food, crafts, walks and playdates. What a gift it is to be invited into relationships with people and to

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Development Update

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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Giving Tuesday

Gi❤ing Tuesday Dear VWS Community, On the heels of our wonderful Children’s Christmas Fair, we would like to take a moment to thank each of you for the generous contributions you make to our community and school. Thank you! Our school thrives thanks to many contributing factors, including the generosity of donors. And as a rich and diverse community, it’s

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Poinsettias Planters and Holiday Purdys Chocolates

Grade 12 Fundraising: Poinsettias Planters and Holiday Purdys Chocolates Dear VWS Community, The Class of 2019 is working hard to support their vision of spending two weeks of community service abroad for their end of year trip. In order for them to meet their budgeted goal, we ask the VWS Community to join us and participate in some of their fun and exciting

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Fundraising with Flower Bulbs

Fundraising with Flower Bulbs Each year our High School embarks on a series of fundraisers in support of the Grade 12 Year End Service Trip, this year is no exception! Our 9th Grade Class is launching a Flower Bulb “Flash Fundraiser” through Vesey’s Bulbs, which will be open from now until October 10. Vesey’s Fundraising Program has been serving thousands

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Mother’s Day Flower Baskets

Mother’s Day Flower Basket Fundraising   Spoil your mother, wife, secret admirer, or self with a beautiful hanging basket and help support the Class of 2017 by purchasing your beautiful Mother’s Day flower basket(s) today! 12” hanging and potted flower baskets are $30.00 each 12” Strawberry hanging baskets are $20.00 each 10-pack Assorted Herbs and Vegetables are $25.00 each You may

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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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Coffee House FUNdraiser

Coffee House FUNdraiser Fun for the whole family! Dinner & goodies (for sale), games, prizes and dancing! Friday, October 27 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the Grade School Hall. Suggested donation $10 per person or $20 per family, includes complimentary tea/coffee or juice. All proceeds go toward the Grade 12 year end service trip. The Coffee House is open to ages 10+ (with adult

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Leonard Cohen Lounge & Film Festival

Leonard Cohen Lounge & Film Festival Celebrating the life and achievements of Leonard Cohen, this film festival is open to students grades 8 and over, and to all community members. Each night we will present a double feature – the first (shorter) film about Leonard Cohen as a poet and musician, and the second film focusing on live performances and

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Community & Resource Development Manager

Community & Resource Development Manager Dear Community Members, We are pleased to advise that Mary Henley has been appointed as the Community & Resource Development Manager for the Vancouver Waldorf School. Mary is an active community member and previously acted as co-Community & Resource Development Manager on an interim basis in early 2016. Mary completed a Bachelor of Arts (History)

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