Week At A Glance December 9 – 13

Week At A Glance December 9 – 13 Dear Community, I love the celebrations of light that take place during the month of December. If your family celebrates a festival not currently marked on our calendar, please speak to your class teacher about creating the opportunity to share from your heritage and faith. Our Christmas Concert is tomorrow evening at

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Upcoming Community Events – Winter 2019-20

Vancouver Waldorf School Holiday Card

Upcoming Community Events Dec 6-20 | Cascadia Christmas Store We are very pleased to announce the opening of our Christmas Store this year, which is stocked with beautiful handmade candles, soaps, baskets, clay creations, fibre arts, cookies and cards! Our store will be open Monday through Friday from Friday, December 6 until Friday, December 20th. Store hours: 8:30-9:00 AM 12

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Week At A Glance December 2 – 6

Vancouver Waldorf School - Second Candle of Advent

Week At A Glance December 2 – 6 Dear Community, We began the week with a reverent assembly for Advent. In the darkened Hall, a representative from each grade walked the Advent Spiral and placed a lit candle along the evergreen path while beautiful soft music played on the piano. The faculty shared a story about the stars and mineral

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Oberufer Shepherds’ Play

The VWS is proud to present our annual rendition of The Oberufer Shepherds’ Play Thursday, December 19, 7:00 pm Come one, come all! Each year, on the last day of school before the winter break, the faculty, staff, and members of our community come together to perform The Shepherds’ Play, as a gift to the students and parents in our

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Week At A Glance November 25 – 29

Week At A Glance November 25 – 29 Dear Community, Year after year, I am blown away by how our community comes together to host our Children’s Winter Fair. We talk about the Fair as being a gift from our parents to the children, and I have to share that this year, that sentiment struck a deeper more resonant chord

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Christmas Concert – December 11

Christmas Concert Our Annual Christmas Concert is on Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00 pm at Highlands United Church 3255 Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver. Please mark your calendars and take note of the below requirements. Black & White Concert Dress Code Concert performers are required to wear black pants, knee-length (or longer) skirts or dresses; white sleeved tops that cover the

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Week At A Glance November 18 – 23

Week At A Glance November 8 – 23 Dear Community, Welcome back! While you were away, the winter elves (Gr4 parent volunteers) were busy at work decorating and beautifying the entranceway and passages at the Grade School, much to the delight of students as they entered this morning. The whispers of conversations I’ve overheard from the children have all revolved

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Press Release Fairytale Performance

Press Release Fairytale Performance Unique artistic collaboration comes to West Vancouver November 12, 2019, unceded ancestral territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations/North Vancouver, B.C. – The Cascadia Society and the Vancouver Waldorf School (VWS) are set to come together for a unique artistic collaboration between children and people with special needs. Students in grades

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Winter Fair Parent Volunteer Guide

Winter Fair Parent Volunteer Guide Overview Our parent-led annual Children’s Winter Fair will be held on Saturday, November 23 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Fair celebrates our children and community at large, is our largest outreach event, and raises money to support initiatives that further serve our children. VWS invites our current families, alumnae families, and hundreds of

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Week At A Glance November 4 – 8

Week At A Glance November 4 – 8 Dear Community, What a wonderful start to the month of November! Glimmering in the calendar this week are lantern walks in the Kindergartens, Grade 1 and 2 classes, and on Thursday evening at 7:00 pm in the GS Hall, our Grade 7 Class is presenting their play, Camelot. Then on the horizon, we have

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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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