Week at a Glance February 4 – 8

Week at a Glance February 4 – 8 Dear VWS Families, A few things to note this week: First – we may or may not have more snow this week; regardless, the temperatures are forecast to remain cool, so please make your child is dressed appropriately for outdoor play at recess. Next – a reminder that the previously scheduled Digital Citizenship talk

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Waldorf Spring Fair & Open House

Waldorf Spring Fair & Open House Saturday, April 13th, 2019 10:00 am – 3:00 pm 2725 St Christophers Road Come fill your Easter Basket at our annual Spring Fair! You’ll find all sorts of wonderful locally handcrafted gifts, clothing, accessories, and toys; along with activities for children of all ages. Bring the entire family! The Spring Fair is also an

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Celebrating 100 Years of Waldorf Education

Celebrating 100 Years of Waldorf Education Waldorf100: Learn to Change the World On September 19, 2019, Waldorf education will proudly mark its 100 year anniversary! The first Waldorf school was founded in Stuttgart, Germany in 1919. Today there are over 1,100 Waldorf schools and almost 2,000 Waldorf kindergartens in greater than 80 countries. In celebration of Waldorf education’s centennial, schools

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Week at a Glance Jan 28 – Feb 1

Week at a Glance Jan 28 – Feb 1 Dear VWS Families, Whether the weather be cold Or whether the weather be hot, We’ll weather the weather Whatever the weather, Whether we like it or not. ~ anonymous This first month back after Winter Break has simply flown by! A few highlights to January include successfully hosting engaging Open Houses

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VWS Alumni Corner – Carmencita Briel

Who is Doing What VWS Alumni Corner Interview with Carmencita Briel, Class of 1998 VWS: Tell me about your work and education after graduating from the VWS.  (post-secondary schooling, travel, work experience, family, etc… ) What kind of work/study are you involved in now? CB: I was born in South Africa and moved to Vancouver with my family when I

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Week at a Glance January 21 – 25

Week at a Glance January 21 – 25 Dear VWS Families and Guardians, As noted in the Week at a Glance email last week, we have a series of exciting Parent Education evenings coming up this term. The first of which is this Thursday with acclaimed author and speaker Kim John Payne. He will be presenting a lecture based on his best-selling book

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Spring Fair Call-out for Vendors

Spring Fair Call-out for Vendors Hello dear crafters and vendors, it’s coming up to that time of year again for our annual Spring Fair! The fair will be held on Saturday, April 13th before Easter. Attached is the vendor application for the market including contact details – please note the application deadline is March 8th. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Week at a Glance January 14 – 18

Week at a Glance January 14 – 18 Dear VWS Families & Guardians, I hope everyone is well settled in after the Winter Break. The Grade School is abuzz with excitement as students prepare for class plays, basketball games, snowshoeing in Whistler, and more. Our 8th Grade class is spending the week at the High School to get a taste

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Educational Assistant

Educational Assistant The Vancouver Waldorf School invites candidates to apply for the following part-time position: Educational Assistant for Child on the Autism Spectrum Position Summary The Educational Assistant will aid the Grade 1 Teacher in meeting the goals and objectives of the IEP for a specific child by working one-on-one with this child in the context of the classroom. The

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Grade 1 Teacher

Grade 1 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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High School Humanities

High School Humanities The Vancouver Waldorf School is seeking a committed teacher for Grade 9-12 English & Social Studies classes. Candidates must have BC Teaching Certification and interest in Waldorf Education.  Our High School teachers are contributing members of the Vancouver Waldorf School, actively involved in the life of the school through (among other things) participation in Faculty meetings, School events and committees

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Have Your Say Online – Thanks for your input

Have Your Say Online Thanks for your input A heartfelt thanks to all those who took the time to provide valuable input into what we are doing well and where we have the greatest opportunities for growth or improvement.  We are excited to have received over 130 thoughts and over 2400 ratings of those thoughts to help us determine what

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Week at a Glance December 10 – 14

VWS Winter Wonder Chalk Drawing by Christina Price

Week at a Glance December 10 – 14 Dear VWS Families, Our annual Christmas Music Concert is this week, on Wednesday, December 12, 7:00 pm at Highlands United Church. Grade School students will be rehearsing during class time on Tuesday, December 11, and are required to bring their instruments and sheet music. As a reminder, all Grade School students will

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Simplicity Parenting

Simplicity Parenting with Kim John Payne Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier & more secure kids Learn how to simplify toys, books & clothes, meals & bedtimes, schedules and to filter out the adult world. Thursday, January 24 7:00 pm LOCATION Arbutus Room Delbrook Community Centre 851 West Queens Rd North Vancouver REGISTER $10 in advance or $15 at the

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