VWSS Board of Trustees – November Update

Message from VWS Board of Trustees Dear Parents, The AGM was held on October 25, 2017 and 38 Full Members attended. To start our Principal Lorna Fortin gave an update on some initiatives and highlights at the High School, and Treasurer Geoff Woodfield presented our financial results for the 2016/2017 financial year. We finished the year with an operating surplus

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Children’s Christmas Fair Acknowledgments

Children’s Christmas Fair Acknowledgments Dear Parents and Friends, Our Christmas Fair is a wonderful, festive celebration that brings our school community together through shared work and play while also reaching out to the greater community to promote our school. The entire grounds are transformed with a variety of venues offering delicious whole foods, special treats and many different activities for

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Children’s Christmas Fair Community Invitation

Children’s Christmas Fair Community Invitation Friday, November 17 6:30-8:30 pm Adult Night Market Saturday, November 18 10:00-3:00 pm Children’s Christmas Fair Dear Vancouver Waldorf School Community, You are invited to immerse yourself in a wonderland of magical delights at our 47th annual Children’s Christmas Fair, hosted by the parents of the Vancouver Waldorf School, on Saturday, November 18. Here you

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2017 Children’s Christmas Fair

Our Children’s Christmas Fair is a wonderful, festive celebration that brings our community together through shared work and play. From far and wide, our school is renowned for offering a magical experience of seasonal wonder and joy. To support this magic, here are some practical steps to be taken. Class Assignments Please see the table below to find out what

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Red Door Store

Red Door Store Open to the public, our little on-site Red Door Store offers an eclectic array of high quality school and art supplies, used by our students in all Grades, as well as a range of natural crafting materials, handmade toys and seasonal consignment items from our talented community. The Red Door Store is your source for Choroi flutes and

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Community Coffee Morning

Community Coffee Morning Come for complimentary coffee or tea on Friday mornings to meet other parents and socialize after drop off. Bring a baked goodie to share. Volunteers needed! Meet in the community kitchen via the Music Room or the Red Door Store.

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Iron Hans – Fairy Tale Christmas

Iron Hans – Fairy Tale Christmas Iron Hans 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 tenth year, this unique project is an artistic production that has proven to be an unforgettable experience for all participants. The fairytale is presented in eurythmy, an

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The Inner Life of Bees Study Group

The Inner Life of Bees Study Group Join us for an in depth exploration of the Meaning of Bees. We will begin by screening The Queen of the Sun at 7:00 pm on Monday October 23, then continue with discussion for an additional 4 Mondays (breaking on November 6). We will meet again in the spring for an additional 5 weeks for

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New Family Connect

New Family Connect 26 new families have joined our community this school year and we would like to pair each new family with a family from another grade. The idea behind this informal relationship is that the newest members of our community get to meet and connect with more families than those with whom they share a class teacher. This

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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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VWSS Board of Trustees – October Update

Message from VWSS Board of Trustees Dear Parents, The Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, October 11 started with a presentation from our external accountants, Manning Elliott LLP, on the 2016/2017 financial statements. Our Treasurer Geoff Woodfield will be giving a presentation on the financials at the upcoming annual general meeting, but in advance we are very happy to confirm

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