Oberufer Shepherds’ Play

The VWS is proud to present our annual rendition of Oberufer Shepherds’ Play Thursday, December 20, 7:00 pm Come one, come all! Each year, on the last day of school before the winter break, the faculty, staff, and members of our community come together to perform The Shepherds’ Play, as a gift to the students and parents in our community.

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Waldorf – The Sense of Wonder

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Waldorf – The Sense of Wonder Waldorf – The Sense of Wonder from Endless Echo on Vimeo. A lasting interest in science and nature doesn’t start in the classroom. It starts knee-deep in the mud. Still photography by Iwonka Piotrowska. Additional summer and fall drone photography by Nick Patrick. Animation by Ross Charnock. Transcripts by Jessica Nel. Produced, shot and

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Why Waldorf?

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Why Waldorf “Why Waldorf?” – a film about Waldorf education from the Marin Waldorf School. * The Vancouver Waldorf School provides an experiential, age-appropriate approach to education based on the insights of Rudolf Steiner that inspires students to love learning, to be creative, open-minded, and compassionate. With a curriculum that integrates all academics with the arts and social learning, Waldorf

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The Gift of Learning

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The Gift of Learning Conveying the benefits to humanity of Steiner education. The Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship commissioned ITN to make this short film to look at some of the key features of a Steiner School including: This video can be purchased on DVD from http://www.steinerwaldorf.org/thegiftoflearningdvd.html The Gift of Learning * The Vancouver Waldorf School provides an experiential, age-appropriate approach

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The Challenge

Vancouver Waldorf School | Movie Monday

Film: The Challenge Steiner Education, extended excerpt from ‘The Challenge of Rudolf Steiner’ by Jonathan Stedall. For further information about Steiner education please see www.steinerwaldorf.org. For more information about the film and Jonathan Stedall please see jonathanstedall.co.uk. * The Vancouver Waldorf School provides an experiential, age appropriate approach to education based on the insights of Rudolf Steiner that inspires students

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Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year Celebration Join the 2nd annual Chinese New Year celebration at VWS and welcome the year of the Dog! When: March 2, 3:20 – 5:30 Where: Vancouver Waldorf School Featuring: Art & Dance Performances, Chinese String Tea House, Crafts, Painting & Calligraphy Activities, Snacks & More! *Join our fabulous team of volunteers! Sign-up sheet available in the hallway. View

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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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VWS Gift Card Program Update Dec 17

VWS Gift Card Program Update New Store in 2016 I’m excited to announce that Whole Foods have signed on to do a trial month in our gift card program! They haven’t been involved with gift card fundraising before so they want to see how it goes before deciding whether they can commit to teaming up with us on an ongoing

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VWS Gift Card Program Update Dec 11

VWS Gift Card Program Spud Fundraising More boxes of delicious organic produce arrived for parents on Tuesday. Don’t miss out on yours next week! Place your orders by Saturday of each week at www.spudfundraising.com. The boxes will be delivered to the school each Tuesday. Grocery Store Gift Cards Monday is the last day for ordering gift cards for January delivery! If your

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Thoughts on Advent from years gone by

Thoughts on Advent from years gone by Advent Festival Jeff Feldman 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

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Finding the Rhythm in your Child’s Day

Vancouver Waldorf School | Movie Monday

Vancouver Waldorf School – Movie Monday Each Monday we will feature a short film relating to Waldorf Education. Perhaps a lecture, pedagogical content, sister-school production, or tutorial. Please enjoy today’s presentation: Finding the Rhythm in your Child’s Day From our friends at the Cedar Valley Waldorf School. Part 1 Part 2 Cedar Valley Waldorf School provides a holistic education that

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Half Magic Interview with Kim John Payne on Beautiful World

Vancouver Waldorf School | Movie Monday

Half Magic Interview with Kim John Payne on Beautiful World Half Magic interview. Kim John Payne is an Australian who has for 24 years worked as a counsellor, adult educator, consultant/researcher and educator. About Kim John Payne A consultant and trainer to over 110 U.S. independent and public schools, Kim John Payne, M.ED, has been a school counsellor, adult educator,

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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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Grade 5 Greek Olympiad

Grade 5 Greek Olympiad The 5th Grade is often referred to as the “Golden Age” of childhood. At this stage of development students enter a period of enhanced consciousness and sense of self as individuals. In class, study is focused on the history and geography of Ancient India, Persia, Mesopotamia, Egypt & Greece. The year culminates with the Greek Olympiad

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