Grade 12 Rose Ceremony

Grade 12 Rose Ceremony We warmly welcome VWS families to join us via the Teams platform on Tuesday, June 16th at 5:00 pm for the Spring Rose Ceremony and a special farewell to mark the closing of the school year. At this Spring Ceremony, our Graduates will be presented with a rose and best wishes for the future, thus marking

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Grade 12 Project Presentations 2020

The Vancouver Waldorf School and the Graduating Class of 2020 proudly present Grade 12 Project Presentations   The Grade 12 Projects are a focused representation of what our students have come to out of the ideals and foundation of Waldorf education. Our graduates will demonstrate their readiness to move from a High School learning environment into their chosen paths as

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Gr 12 Project Presentations 2019

Gr 12 Project Presentations Save the date – this event is not to be missed! April 5 & 6, 2019 As the culmination of the past year’s work, the Grade Twelve Presentations provide the opportunity for our graduating students to demonstrate their readiness to move on from a High School learning environment into their chosen paths as young adults. The Grade

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Poinsettias Planters and Holiday Purdys Chocolates

Grade 12 Fundraising: Poinsettias Planters and Holiday Purdys Chocolates Dear VWS Community, The Class of 2019 is working hard to support their vision of spending two weeks of community service abroad for their end of year trip. In order for them to meet their budgeted goal, we ask the VWS Community to join us and participate in some of their fun and exciting

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Mother’s Day Flower Baskets

Mother’s Day Flower Basket Fundraising   Spoil your mother, wife, secret admirer, or self with a beautiful hanging basket and help support the Class of 2017 by purchasing your beautiful Mother’s Day flower basket(s) today! 12” hanging and potted flower baskets are $30.00 each 12” Strawberry hanging baskets are $20.00 each 10-pack Assorted Herbs and Vegetables are $25.00 each You may

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Gr 12 Project Presentations 2018

Gr 12 Project Presentations Save the date – this event is not to be missed! March 4, 2018 As the culmination of the past year’s work, the Grade Twelve Presentations provide the opportunity for our graduating students to demonstrate their readiness to move on from a High School learning environment into their chosen paths as young adults. The Grade Twelve Projects

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The Advent Festival

The Advent Festival One of the most important aspects of a Waldorf education is the celebration of festivals. In our modern, urban lives, it becomes perhaps even more important to highlight nature’s key transitional points as ways of reminding us that, in spite of how it may seem, we are not separate from nature. In addition to helping to keep

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Early Childhood Education at the Vancouver Waldorf School

Vancouver Waldorf School | Early Childhood

A Look Into Early Childhood Education at the Vancouver Waldorf School What is it that makes Early Childhood Education at the Vancouver Waldorf School unique? Our ECE programs are devoted to the health, education and care of the young child from birth through to Grade School readiness. We seek to nurture the development of each child’s unique capacities by offering

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Vancouver Waldorf School – Rejoice, O Virgin!

Vancouver Waldorf School | Movie Monday

Vancouver Waldorf School: Rejoice, O Virgin! Our Vancouver Waldorf High School Choir, 2010. Our talented high school choir performing Rachmaninoff’s “Rejoice, O Virgin!” conducted by Evgeny Shcherbakov at the Festival of the Arts, 2010. Waldorf Education is based on a profound understanding of human development. Providing a detailed, richly artistic and academic curriculum. The Vancouver Waldorf School provides an experiential,

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Skw’une-was Big House Program

Vancouver Waldorf School | Squamish Valley | Big House

Skw’une-was Big House Program Welcome back to Mr Fertey and our grade 4 class after two days away at the Skw’une-was Big House program in Squamish, BC. This rich cultural program allowed our students, and their parent and teacher elders to live in a Coast Salish Big House, built and furnished as it would have been over 150 years ago.

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Christmastide

Vancouver Waldorf School | Christmas Tide | Festivals

Christmastide At the Winter Solstice, on Christmastide, the Earth breathes in. The seed babies are deep underground and the animals, in their shaggy coats, are warm in their barns or dens. We draw the stars into our homes by lighting candles and placing lights on our trees. Our outdoor activities are reduced dramatically. And we become more contemplative as we

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3rd Candle of Advent

Vancouver Waldorf School | Gnome Garden | Advent

3rd Candle of Advent The third light of Advent is the light of beasts– All await the birth, from the greatest and in least. photo credit:http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Liesel_16-12-2012_3._Advent.jpg

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