Health & Safety Handbook COVID-19

Restart Plan – Health & Safety Handbook COVID-19 As we prepare to welcome more students to our campuses next week, we require those parents and caregivers with children attending in-person instruction to read the attached VWS Health & Safety Handbook COVID-19. In particular, please note the following key pieces of information: Students or staff who have common-cold, influenza, or COVID-19

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Return to School Plan

Return to School Plan Thank you for your patience as we plan for our Return to School Plan for optional in-person learning beginning Monday, June 1. At this time, we have a schedule confirmed, shared below. We will share details about how our school will manage the school-based control measures outlined by the Ministry of Education in the coming days.

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Grade School Tutor

Grade School Tutor The Vancouver Waldorf School invites candidates to apply for the following part-time position Grade School Tutor Position Summary The position will consist of assisting students in grades 4 – 8 either one-on-one or in small groups in the subject areas of reading, math and written expression. Participation in parent and IEP meetings, informal teacher updates, as well

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French Teacher

Grade School French Teacher The Vancouver Waldorf School is looking for a full-time teacher for our Grade School program for the 2020/2021 school year. Classes are 45-minute sessions and run two-three times per week per grade. The Candidate should have French subject teaching experience, have studied university-level French, and have permission to teach in Canada, ideally with a BC teaching

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Grade School Class Teachers

Grade School Class Teachers 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,

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Grade 12 Project Presentations 2020

The Vancouver Waldorf School and the Graduating Class of 2020 proudly present Grade 12 Project Presentations   The Grade 12 Projects are a focused representation of what our students have come to out of the ideals and foundation of Waldorf education. Our graduates will demonstrate their readiness to move from a High School learning environment into their chosen paths as

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Easter Activities with Children

Easter Activities with Children Spring is a time of rebirth. Eggs have long been a symbol of new beginnings. People in many parts of the world colour eggs at this time of year. This year, spring is like no other – all the more reason to celebrate what we can and feel the interconnectedness of the world while taking solace

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College of Teachers on Fear & Courage

College of Teachers on Fear & Courage The College of Teachers would like to acknowledge the challenge of rapid changes in our lives with important news and frequent announcements that alter and shift our established rhythms. With the recent announcement of all the schools in BC from Kindergarten to Grade 12 being suspended indefinitely we can feel an immediate impact

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Letter from Ministry & Further information from VWS Management Team

Letter from Ministry & Further information from VWS Management Team Please find linked a letter from Rob Fleming, BC Minister of Education, which announces that all elementary and secondary schools in BC have suspended in-class instruction until further notice, under the direction of the Provincial Health Officer. The letter also indicates that it is expected that schools will implement a

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VWS School Closure, Effective March 16

VWS School Closure, Effective March 16 In consideration of the current COVID-19 situation, we have decided to close the school, effective Monday, March 16th. This decision was made by the Management Team, in consultation with the Ministry of Education, and was made primarily to respond to the situation in a way that is socially responsible. While we understand that the

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The Current 2019-2020 Issue 24

The Current | VWS News & Events | Issue 24 March 12, 2020 View this email in your browser Celebrating 100 Years of Waldorf Education Chalkboard art in the Grade 6 classroom This week we made the precautionary decision to cancel our Festival of the Arts, Spring Mingle, and Waldorf Welcome, all scheduled this month. We recognize that this may be a

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COVID-19 Prevention, Closures & Community Events Communication

COVID-19 Prevention, Closures & Community Events Communication You may have heard that a number of schools in British Columbia have now closed. Of particular note is the closure of Collingwood School in West Vancouver, which is closed until March 30th. As we understand, this decision was made by Collingwood School as a precaution because a close contact of one of

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Important Notice of Cancellation – Festival of the Arts

Important Notice of Cancellation – Festival of the Arts You may have seen the recent news concerning the COVID-19 cases at the Lynn Valley Care Centre. Current advice from Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C. Provincial Health Officer, is to thoughtfully consider not hosting gatherings, particularly as they may have broad impact for those most at risk of contracting the virus. After

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The Current 2019-2020 Issue 23

The Current | VWS News & Events | Issue 23 March 5, 2020 View this email in your browser Celebrating 100 Years of Waldorf Education A letter was sent to families today regarding our school’s management and response plan for ensuring the continued safety and well-being of our students and staff which can now be found on our website. We

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COVID-19 Community Letter

COVID-19 Community Letter As more information about COVID-19 becomes available, we are writing to update you on our school’s management and response plan for ensuring the continued safety and well-being of our students and staff. Our existing Emergency Response group will serve as a task force in response to the current situation as is necessary. We will continue looking to

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