Week At A Glance January 20 – 25

Week At A Glance January 20 – 25 Dear Community, This past weekend, we had the privilege of welcoming many inquisitive families to our Grade School and Early Childhood Centre for the first of our Open Houses in 2020. In spite of the soggy weather, the turn out was good and the atmosphere was warm and inviting. I’d like to extend my

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Week At A Glance January 13 – 18

Week At A Glance January 13 – 18 Dear Community, Early Saturday morning, the life of former student Elijah Drasyl was tragically taken in a motor vehicle accident. Elijah was only 17 years old and would have been graduating alongside his Mountainside and Argyle friends this spring. After leaving the VWS during his Grade School years, Elijah’s family has remained

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Just Singin Round

Just Singin Round Join us for a community-building evening in support of our Grade 12 students as they raise funds for their year-end service trip! On Tuesday, February 4 we invite you to a fabulous evening including a delicious catered dinner, raffle prizes, excellent company, and incredible talent; with Grade 12 student volunteers to serve you. What’s on offer? delicious

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Social Inclusion Approach

Social Inclusion Approach Help build an environment of mutual respect, inclusion and safety for our children. The Social Inclusion Approach offers parents resources to support children in social conflict situations and to nurture healthy interactions. Developed over 24 years of working with children by Kim John Payne, M.Ed., the Social Inclusion Approach gives practical playground, classroom and home-based tools to

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Grade School Eurythmy Teacher

Eurythmy Teacher The Vancouver Waldorf School, located in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is seeking a Full-Time Eurythmy Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year to fill a maternity leave. The available position will be for both Grade School and High School classes, and could develop into a long-term position. Opportunities for an immediate start may also be available for the

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Grade School Handwork Teacher

Grade School Handwork Teacher The Vancouver Waldorf School of British Columbia, Canada, is seeking a Part to Full Time Handwork Teacher for an immediate opening in our Grade School. The available position will be a short-term contract (January – June) which could develop into a long-term position for the right candidate. The applicant must have experience in teaching handwork, a

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Week At A Glance January 6 – 10

Week At A Glance January 6 – 10 Dear Community, Welcome back for the Winter Term! It’s wonderful to have the children back on campus today. In the Grade School, we began the morning with a special Three Kings assembly accompanied by our talented Principal, Lorna Fortin on cello. It was a beautiful way to set the tone for the

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Week At A Glance December 9 – 13

Week At A Glance December 9 – 13 Dear Community, I love the celebrations of light that take place during the month of December. If your family celebrates a festival not currently marked on our calendar, please speak to your class teacher about creating the opportunity to share from your heritage and faith. Our Christmas Concert is tomorrow evening at

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Upcoming Community Events – Winter 2019-20

Vancouver Waldorf School Holiday Card

Upcoming Community Events Jan 9-ongoing | Community Choir Our community Choir will resume practices on January 9th, 2020. Singers will meet weekly on Thursday nights at the High School campus, 7:30-9:00 pm. Jan 25 | CELEBRATING MOZART WITH THE JUPITER SYMPHONY! The last Saturday in January is always close to Mozart’s birthday, and we will commemorate with an All-Mozart programme.

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Week At A Glance December 2 – 6

Vancouver Waldorf School - Second Candle of Advent

Week At A Glance December 2 – 6 Dear Community, We began the week with a reverent assembly for Advent. In the darkened Hall, a representative from each grade walked the Advent Spiral and placed a lit candle along the evergreen path while beautiful soft music played on the piano. The faculty shared a story about the stars and mineral

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Oberufer Shepherds’ Play

The VWS is proud to present our annual rendition of The Oberufer Shepherds’ Play Thursday, December 19, 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

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Week At A Glance November 25 – 29

Week At A Glance November 25 – 29 Dear Community, Year after year, I am blown away by how our community comes together to host our Children’s Winter Fair. We talk about the Fair as being a gift from our parents to the children, and I have to share that this year, that sentiment struck a deeper more resonant chord

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Christmas Concert – December 11

Christmas Concert Our Annual Christmas Concert is on Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00 pm at Highlands United Church 3255 Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver. Please mark your calendars and take note of the below requirements. Black & White Concert Dress Code Concert performers are required to wear black pants, knee-length (or longer) skirts or dresses; white sleeved tops that cover the

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Week At A Glance November 18 – 23

Week At A Glance November 8 – 23 Dear Community, Welcome back! While you were away, the winter elves (Gr4 parent volunteers) were busy at work decorating and beautifying the entranceway and passages at the Grade School, much to the delight of students as they entered this morning. The whispers of conversations I’ve overheard from the children have all revolved

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Press Release Fairytale Performance

Press Release Fairytale Performance Unique artistic collaboration comes to West Vancouver November 12, 2019, unceded ancestral territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations/North Vancouver, B.C. – The Cascadia Society and the Vancouver Waldorf School (VWS) are set to come together for a unique artistic collaboration between children and people with special needs. Students in grades

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