AWSNA Community Invitation

Community Invitation Speak with AWSNA Visiting Team As mentioned in last week’s Current, from October 20 – 23, we will be welcoming an 8-person team of teachers and administrators from different Waldorf schools across North America who have volunteered to visit the VWS to provide objective insight into our school. In order to prepare their report, they will visit classes,

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Faire Child Weatherwear at the Red Door Store

Faire Child Weatherwear Faire Child Weatherwear is waterproof, breathable, windproof, lightweight, moisture-wicking, mud/dirt repellant, soft on the skin, machine washable, recyclable, and made in Canada! It features brass buttons, taped seams, reinforced top stitching and reflective patches. Sizing is meant to adjust over 3 years for maximum wear. Faire Child as a company supports environmentally responsible manufacturing processes & materials,

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VWSS Board of Trustees – AGM

Message from VWS Board of Trustees Notice of 2019 Annual General Meeting Notice is hereby given that the 2019 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Vancouver Waldorf School Society (the “Society”) will be held at the Vancouver Waldorf School, 2725 St. Christophers Road, North Vancouver, on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. for the following purposes: confirming Society membership;

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Fairytale Performance

Fairytale Performance Bees & Trees 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 eleventh year, this unique project is an artistic production that has proven to be an unforgettable experience for all. The Bees & Trees themed fairytales are presented in eurythmy, an

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Week At A Glance October 7 – 11

Week At A Glance October 7 – 11 Dear VWS Families, Autumn is in full swing. Please make sure that your children are arriving at school with appropriate layers and clothing for rainy outdoor activity or play. Upcoming Events: MONDAY – October 7 Boys Soccer Game Cancelled (stay tuned for a new date) TUESDAY – October 8 Waldorf Welcome Information

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One Small Thing in Support of Ecological Renewal

One Small Thing A new monthly piece where we share something small we’ve undertaken in support of ecological renewal Carrying forward work initiated at the High School to bring awareness to municipal waste management systems, the Grade School has now committed to: reduce our daily use of large plastic garbage bags to build on our existing composting system to include

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Invitation – VWS Indigenous Council

Invitation – VWS Indigenous Council October 2019 Indigenous families, parents and guardians of Indigenous students, including former students, alumni and members of the wider VWS community, are warmly invited to an upcoming informal gathering to meet, connect and discuss the continued development of the VWS Indigenous Council. (date and location to be confirmed) This gathering is specifically for Indigenous families,

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AWSNA Accreditation Update

AWSNA Accreditation Update The principal objectives of the self-study are to provide a stimulus for excellence, help the school assess its strengths and weaknesses, and help the school confirm the validity of its priorities and planning for growth.” ~ AWSNA Accreditation Guide Dear Community, Over the course of the last year and a half, our school, meaning its parents, students,

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Week At A Glance September 30 – October 4

Week At A Glance September 30 – October 4 Dear VWS Families, What a privilege it is to be here with you at the end of our first month of school! I hope the transition from late summer to early fall has been going smoothly for your family. And to our families who are celebrating today, I wish you a

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Updated Grade School Dress Code

Vancouver Waldorf School | Handwork | Pay Tuition and Fees

Updated Grade School Dress Code The intention of the Grade School Dress Code is to support children in learning and playing safely and happily. We are committed to the following principles for our dress code while serving the students at our school: 1. Free Movement and Comfort Students need to be able to freely move and perform all the fine

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Week At A Glance September 23 – 27

Vancouver Waldorf School | Celebrating Michaelmas

Week At A Glance September 23 – 27 Dear VWS Families, You are warmly invited to a performance of our Michaelmas play, “St. Michael and the Dragon” on Friday, September 27 at 11:40 am in the big field at the Grade School. The play celebrates the building and strengthening of our inner life. The image of St. Michael with his

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Waldorf100 The Wellspring of Waldorf

Waldorf100 The Wellspring of Waldorf Behind a Waldorf education, there’s a whole movement based in a larger, deeper, and more hopeful view of humanity. Explore these eight topics about Waldorf Education and Rudolf Steiner’s anthroposophy, presented in short, accessible segments with Liz Beaven, Ed.D. and Melanie Reiser, Ph.D. Origins of Waldorf Education Anthroposophical View of the Human Being Evolution of

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Vancouver Waldorf School: Celebrating 100 Years of Waldorf® Education

Vancouver Waldorf School: Celebrating 100 Years of Waldorf® Education North Vancouver: The Vancouver Waldorf School is celebrating Waldorf education’s 100th anniversary on September 19, 2019. Waldorf Education founder, Rudolf Steiner, formed the first Waldorf school in Stuttgart, Germany in 1919. Today there are over 1,100 Waldorf schools and almost 2,000 Waldorf kindergartens in 80 countries around the globe. In celebration

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