Week at a Glance February 11 – 15

Week at a Glance February 11 – 15 Dear VWS Families, I would like to express my gratitude to everyone involved in bringing together the Chinese New Year celebration last Friday afternoon. I was deeply touched by the warmth and generosity of our families; it was a pleasure to participate in all the activities offered and to try some delicious snacks.

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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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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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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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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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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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Week at a Glance December 3 – 7

VWS Winter Wonder Chalk Drawing by Christina Price

Week at a Glance December 3 – 7 Dear VWS Families, Thank you to everyone who generously took part in our Food Drive these past 2 weeks. Together, we collected 10 full boxes of nutritious food items that will be donated to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank to distribute to people in need. This afternoon, students in Grade 4 helped to draw

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Week at a Glance November 5 – 9

Week at a Glance November 5 – 9 Dear Families of the Vancouver Waldorf School, We have a special visit this week from the BC Ministry of Education who is here to follow-up with our school in terms of rolling out the new BC curriculum. If you see them about, please help us in welcoming Henry Contant, Lora Clarke, and David

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Week at a Glance Oct 29-Nov 2

Week at a Glance October 29 – November 2 Dear VWS Families, Undoubtedly everyone is excited about the upcoming celebration of Halloween this week. At the Grade School – Students are to please wear regular clothing to school and then change into their costumes at lunch. Homemade costumes are preferred, please no face paint, gore, guns, or sparkly makeup, however,

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Week at a Glance October 22-26

Week at a Glance October 22-26 Dear VWS Families, Our Grade School campus was all atwitter with activity this weekend! Under the leadership of Bonnie and Dave Gosse, a work party of approximately 20 families gathered on Saturday to clean up and complete projects in the 2/3 play-yard – thank you to everyone involved! On Sunday, I came in to

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Week at a Glance October 15-19

Week at a Glance October 15-19 Dear VWS Parents & Guardians, While we are on the cusp of the flu season, I wanted to include a special reminder and clarification of our school’s illness and communicable disease policy. This policy can be found on pages 13 and 14 of our Parent Handbook (found online under “Resources & Publications” on our

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Week at a Glance October 9-12

Week at a Glance October 9-12 Dear VWS Families, Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I hope you’ve each had an enjoyable extended weekend. We jump right back in with a full and wonderful week of activities and opportunities; the details are below. “Give us thankful hearts… in this the season of Thy Thanksgiving. May we be thankful for health and strength, for

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Week at a Glance October 1-5

Week at a Glance October 1-5 Dear Families of the Vancouver Waldorf School, Welcome to October! These misty rains harold the change in season and help us to feel that the school year is now truly underway. It’s a good time to double check that you and your family have sufficient raingear to continue enjoying outdoor activities, and that children are able to stay

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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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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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