Orange Shirt Day – October 1

Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters The VWS’s participation in the annual Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters is intended to honour and show our support to the survivors of Indian Residential Schools System (IRSS), Indian Day School survivors, current Indigenous children in care, and many Indigenous families who continue to experience the inter-generational impacts from the IRSS. By taking

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Week at a Glance September 24-28

Vancouver Waldorf School | Rose Ceremony

Week at a Glance September 24-28 Dear VWS Families, Autumn is officially here. The days are getting shorter and there is a new crispness to the air. You may be looking to visit the pumpkin patch soon or harvest a basket of apples to process into apple rings or sauce. I’ve been enjoying the songs of Michaelmas streaming through the

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Children’s Christmas Fair Planning Committee

Children’s Christmas Fair Planning Committee Dear Parents and Friends, It may only be September, but some of us are already looking ahead to the Children’s Christmas Fair coming up on Saturday, November 24. This will be our 48th annual fair, and Mary and I are very excited about getting organized early and helping make this highly anticipated event memorable for

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Week at a Glance September 17-21

Vancouver Waldorf School | Rose Ceremony

Week at a Glance September 17-21 Dear VWS Parents & Guardians, Welcome back for another glorious week. The sun is shining, our High School students and faculty are back from their weeklong treck to Manning Provincial Park, and aside from our October-start Parent & Tot classes, everyone is back on campus and ready to go! Here is a look at

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VWSS Board of Trustees – Invitation

Invitation from VWSS Board of Trustees Dear Parents, Are you interested in learning about the Vancouver Waldorf School Society and the Board of Trustees? Join Board Trustees at a casual gathering where you will be warmly invited to ask questions about the legal and financial aspects of our School and Society in an informal environment. All are most welcome so

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Fundraising with Flower Bulbs

Fundraising with Flower Bulbs Each year our High School embarks on a series of fundraisers in support of the Grade 12 Year End Service Trip, this year is no exception! Our 9th Grade Class is launching a Flower Bulb “Flash Fundraiser” through Vesey’s Bulbs, which will be open from now until October 10. Vesey’s Fundraising Program has been serving thousands

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Week at a Glance September 10-14

Vancouver Waldorf School | Rose Ceremony

Week at a Glance September 10-14 Dear Parents & Guardians of the Vancouver Waldorf School, Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Welcome Back Bagel Breakfast on Friday morning at the Grade School. Thanks to Whole Foods on Lonsdale for providing the freshly baked bagels and fruit. A special thank you to Judy, Nicole, Linda and Karen

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Supporting the Healthy Growth of our School Community

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Supporting the Healthy Growth of our School Community Greetings from the Development Office! Hopefully, you’ve all revelled in the long warm, sunny days of summer while balancing adventures and quiet time so that your family is rested and ready for the 2018/2019 school year. Our school has been a hive of activity through the summer with four students working away

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Upcoming Community Events – Autumn 2018

Upcoming Community Events October 18 – April 25 | The Vancouver Opera The Vancouver Opera has once again generously offered students of the Vancouver Waldorf School the opportunity to buy dress rehearsal tickets to their 2018/19 season. The Merry Widow (Lehar) Student dress rehearsal: Thursday, Oct. 18th, 2018 at 7 pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre La Bohème (Puccini) Student dress

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Week at a Glance September 4-7

Vancouver Waldorf School | Rose Ceremony

Week at a Glance September 4-7 Dear Parents & Guardians of the Vancouver Waldorf School, How wonderful to greet so many of our new and returning students this morning at our Opening Assembly & Rose Ceremony. It’s truly a joy to be part of a strong community helping hold space as our new Grade 1 students stepped through the arch to

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High School Math & Sciences (Biology and Chemistry) Teacher

High School Math & Sciences (Biology and Chemistry) Teacher The Vancouver Waldorf School is looking for an experienced and energetic full-time High School (Grades 9 – 12) teacher in Math and Science to join our staff. We are seeking a teacher who has a solid knowledge and background in their subject area, informed by their connection to anthroposophy. We seek

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Upcoming Community Events – Summer 2018

Upcoming Community Events June – August | Summer Day Camps June 25-29, July 9-13, 16-20, Aug 7-10, 13-17 Ages 6-12 s:3oam•3:3opm Swimming Lessons, Hiking, Games! $50/ Day + $10 food option DAILY, WEEKLY, & Drop-Ins Welcome! 778 837-7899 Chris and Roxanna Parents of 3 children (ages 7,9,11), looking for 5-10 children to join us at our home in Lynn Valley! www.classroomexpeditions.com poster July 16 | 2-hour Child

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High School Graduation 2018

High School Graduation 2018 You are warmly invited to attend the Vancouver Waldorf School Class of 2018 Graduation Ceremony Saturday, June 16 at 1:00 pm at Highlands United Church in Edgemont Village Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2018 Magdalena Stroniarz, Riki Yokouchi, Lucy Wheeler, Emmett Vandergriend, and Harrison Johnston Just as important as their academic success, our graduates value life-long learning. They

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Red Door Store June Update

Red Door Store June Update We are in the last weeks of school before we break for the much-anticipated summer and things soon wrap up at the Red Door Store. We would like to offer the community 20% off all regularly stocked items during the Friday, June 15 Coffee Morning. This includes all crayons, coloured pencils, main lesson books, beeswax

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4th Annual Year-End Picnic in the Park

4th Annual Year-End Picnic in the Park Join us for a fun and festive Picnic in the Park to celebrate the beginning of summer. Please bring a sweet or savoury snack to share, as well as your own dishes, and something to sit on in the grass. You are also welcome to bring games to share (badminton, bocci, Frisbee, bubbles etc).

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