Week At A Glance – April 15 – 19

VWS Spring Hyacinth

Week At A Glance – April 15 – 19 Dear VWS Families, Before anything else, I want to extend my heartfelt thanks to the four individuals whose visioning, once again, brought to life our Spring Fair – Jann Winters, Gwynneth Sobejko, Laura Montgomery and Nicole Beauchesne – thank you for your holding and guidance which allowed for our community to

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Grade 2 Teacher

Grade 2 Teacher Established in 1971, the Vancouver Waldorf School offers school programs from Parent and Tot through to Grade 12. Waldorf education has been growing steadily in the Pacific Northwest of North America, and the Vancouver Waldorf School is one of several Waldorf schools in the region. This provides many opportunities for personal growth for faculty and staff, deepening

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VWS Alumni Corner – Lily Cameron

Who is Doing What VWS Alumni Corner Interview with Lily Cameron, Class of 2013 VWS: Tell me about your work and education after graduating from the VWS (post-secondary schooling, travel, work experience, family, etc… ) LC: I went straight to university after Grade Twelve, moving all the way to Nova Scotia to attend Acadia University in Wolfville. Acadia is filled

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Week At A Glance – April 8 – 13

VWS Spring Hyacinth

Week At A Glance – April 8 – 13 Dear VWS Families, What a great spring weekend it was! The Grade 12 students presented fantastic projects to their captivated audience on Friday and Saturday; an intrepid group of volunteers participated in the gardening work party at the Grade School on Saturday morning; and three teams of faculty and staff competed

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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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VWSS Board of Trustees – April 2019

Message from VWS Board of Trustees Dear Parents, Since September, our Board of Trustees has continued the work we began last year to formalize our processes and decide upon how we will best work together in service to our community. You may recall reading that we undertook two separate trainings last year. The first, in February, was delivered by a

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Week At A Glance – April 1 – 6

VWS Spring Hyacinth

Week At A Glance – April 1 – 6 Dear VWS Families, Welcome back after what was hopefully a restful and enjoyable break with family and loved ones. VWS faculty and staff are all refreshed and ready to teach and lead our students over the upcoming three months of the Spring Term. Events to be aware of in April include

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Upcoming Community Events – Spring 2018-19

Upcoming Community Events Apr 14 | Biodynamic Preparations at Stanley Park You’re invited to a picnic lunch and stirring of the BD preparation #500 in Stanley Park on Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019. We will meet at 12:30 pm by the Totem poles. Invite your friends to join us! The stirring takes one hour and after that people can spray

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Week At A Glance – Mar 11 – 15

Week At A Glance – Mar 11 – 15 Dear VWS Families, Festival of the Arts is coming up this week on Wednesday evening and we have a lovely program to share with you. The letter to parents has now been sent both via email and in paper form with GS students. If you’ve missed it, you may find it

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Gr 12 Project Presentations 2019

Gr 12 Project Presentations Save the date – this event is not to be missed! April 5 & 6, 2019 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

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Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 at 6:30 pm Dear Parents and Guardians of the Vancouver Waldorf School, We warmly invite you to our 31st annual “Festival of the Arts” at Centennial Theatre on Wednesday, March 13th at 6:30 pm. Students from Grades Two to Twelve will present a varied program of choral and instrumental music, eurythmy, drama

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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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Festival of The Arts

Festival of The Arts Whereas the purpose of our school assemblies is to nurture a sense of community and mutual appreciation in our student body, our Festival of the Arts is a public presentation of our students work from grades two through twelve. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver. The program includes eurythmy, drama, singing, orchestra, and recitation, and a

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