Week At A Glance – May 21 – 16

VWS Spring Hyacinth

Week At A Glance – May 21 – 26 Dear VWS Families, In these last weeks of school, we begin to feel a shift in daily rhythm as focus turns toward the completion of main lesson books, class trips, concerts, and the celebrations which mark the end-of-year including Grade 8 Moving-Up, the Rose Ceremony, and High School Graduation. The first

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Admissions Coordinator

Weekly Newsletter | Vancouver Waldorf School

Admissions Coordinator Position Description: The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for all duties related to enrolment and admissions at the Vancouver Waldorf School. Under the direction of and in consultation with the Community and Resource Development Manager, the Admissions Coordinator is responsible for organizing events such as Open Houses, the Waldorf Welcome series and all other interactions with families/parents pertaining to

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Pedagogical Manager

Weekly Newsletter | Vancouver Waldorf School

Pedagogical Manager Position Description: The Vancouver Waldorf School is seeking an experienced Waldorf teacher with enthusiasm, skill and proven administrative leadership capabilities to take up a senior management role in the school. The mandate of this role is to provide broad vision and practical leadership for the schools next development steps. The Pedagogical Manager serves the school and all the

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VWS Alumni Corner – Mariella Costanzi

Who is Doing What VWS Alumni Corner Interview with Mariella Costanzi, Class of 2001 VWS: Tell me about your work and education after graduating from the VWS (post-secondary schooling, travel, work experience, family, etc… ) MC: After graduating I did a seven month trip throughout Australia and Europe on my own. I then came back to Vancouver and completed the

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Week At A Glance – May 13 – 17

VWS Spring Hyacinth

Week At A Glance – May 13 – 17 Dear VWS Families, If you had the opportunity to visit the campus at any point this May, you might have observed wee Kindergarten folk dancing around the May Pole, Ms. Johnstons’ Grade 3 class working on their building and gardening block, the 5th Grade practicing for the Olympiad with PE Teacher,

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Summer Camp – Summer Unplugged

  Summer Unplugged! June 24 to 28, 2019 Imagine your child’s day filled with arts and crafts, creative play, music, picnics, gardening, games, and more. Come spend a week and try something new! Our friendly leaders are dedicated to introducing a whole new skill-set, in a hands-on and fun learning environment. Following the rhythm of the day and week, we

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Week At A Glance – May 6 – 10

VWS Spring Hyacinth

Week At A Glance – May 6 – 10 Dear VWS Families, The beauty of spring feels like it has fully arrived! The lilacs are in bloom, the sun is shining, and “extra recess” is on every Grade School child’s mind! I’d like to remind you about the Spring Concert next week. Please be aware that an adapted arrival schedule

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Spring Music Concert

Spring Music Concert Wednesday, May 15 at 7:00 pm At Highlands United Church 3255 Edgemont Boulevard North Vancouver, BC Spring Concert – Rehearsal, Arrival Times, & Dress Code – From the Music Department A Special Notice for Grades 4 to 12 Dress All performers are to wear dark pants or skirts, with dark shoes and socks, and white tops. Please

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Week At A Glance – April 29 – May 3

VWS Spring Hyacinth

Week At A Glance – April 29 – May 3 Dear VWS Families, I want to thank you for your participation and offerings this past month. Between the Grade 12 Projects, the Spring Fair, Parent Evenings, Plays, the Book Swap, our Community Forum, and additional classroom support, April has been a rich month for gathering and collaborating. We are in

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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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Week At A Glance – April 23 – 26

VWS Spring Hyacinth

Week At A Glance – April 23 – 26 Dear VWS Families, I hope you’ve had a wonderful 4-day weekend. Springtime at VWS can often feel like a mad dash from one school event to the next. In just these past few days, many of you have celebrated any combination of Passover, Good Friday, the full moon, Laylat al-Bara’at, Easter,

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French Teacher

Grade School French Teacher The Vancouver Waldorf School is looking for a full-time teacher for our Grade 1-8 French program for the 2019/2020 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

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Eurythmy Teacher

Eurythmy Teacher The Vancouver Waldorf School, located in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is seeking a High School Eurythmy Teacher for a permanent, part to full-time position. Duties include: preparing and teaching the Waldorf school Eurythmy curriculum to High School students; evaluating the progress of students and preparing oral and written student reports to discuss with students, parents, and faculty;

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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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Week At A Glance – April 15 – 18

VWS Spring Hyacinth

Week At A Glance – April 15 – 18 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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