Grade 8 High School Immersion Highlights

Grade 8 High School Immersion Highlights Thank you to the Grade 8 class for sharing your feedback from their immersion week in January! During the week at the high school, I enjoyed being in the village a lot. Once it’s time for lunch, we can do whatever we want, and since it’s such a respected school in the area, people

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High School Information Session

High School Information Session We invite you to our Waldorf High School information session on February 23 at 7:00 pm. Over the course of 1½ hours, you will have a chance to meet our High School faculty, hear about what attracted them to the VWS, and learn what they bring to the school; engage in a presentation about pedagogy, course

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Winter Health & Safety Update

Winter Health & Safety Update Dear VWS Community, Thank you for your continued partnership as we enter the winter term. Linked below, you will find our revised VWS Health & Safety Handbook – COVID-19. We ask that you please note the following important information: Effective Monday, January 18th, students in Grades 5 through 8 are required to wear a non-medical

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VWS Alumni Corner – Liam Foran

Who is Doing What VWS Alumni Corner Interview with Liam Foran, Grad Class of 2006 VWS: Tell me about your work and education after graduating from the VWS. (post-secondary schooling, travel, work experience, family, etc.) LF: After graduation, I went to Douglas College for the Kinesiology Program and worked summers at a labour job for a construction company. I was

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Grade 1 Teacher

Grade 1 Teacher Established in 1971, the Vancouver Waldorf School offers school programs from Parent and Tot through to Grade 12. Waldorf education has been growing steadily in the Pacific Northwest of North America, and the Vancouver Waldorf School is one of several Waldorf schools in the region. This provides many opportunities for personal growth for faculty and staff, deepening

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ECC Recommitment

ECC Recommitment Our Admissions Office is already receiving applications for Kindergarten and Preschool in September 2021. We wish to offer our current families the chance to confirm their child’s enrollment for the next fall before processing these new applications. To begin the recommitment process, please visit your Parent Portal at vws.bigsis.com/portal. Confirmation is due January 10. Tuition & Fees We

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VWS Alumni Corner – Mollianne Reynolds

Who is Doing What VWS Alumni Corner Interview with Mollianne Reynolds VWS: When did you graduate and where? MR: I attended the Vancouver Waldorf School (VWS) from 1981– 1988 and graduated in 1990 from the Toronto Waldorf School. VWS: Tell me about your work and education after graduating from the VWS. (post-secondary schooling, travel, work experience, family, etc… ) MR:

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Winter Fair Goody Bag Pre-orders

Winter Fair Goody Bag pre-orders are due by FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6! Planning for the Children’s Winter Fair has taken us in a completely new direction! We’ve had to re-imagine how we might continue to share the magic of the season with the children in our community while keeping COVID safety at the forefront of our decision making. We have decided

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Take-Home Children’s Winter Fair

Take-Home Children’s Winter Fair We are so excited to offer our community a reimagined Children’s Winter Fair. With the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in BC, we have decided to forego the idea of hosting a walk-through winter wonderland; instead, we will offer a lovely winter-themed goody bag as a take-home Fair experience. Your goody bag includes a miniature wooden

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VWS Alumni Corner – Tamara Daroshin

Who is Doing What VWS Alumni Corner Interview with Tamara Daroshin, Class of 2013 VWS: Tell me about your work and education after graduating from the VWS. (post-secondary schooling, travel, work experience, family, etc… ) TD: After graduating I decided to take time to work and travel. I worked in the film industry during and after High School. When an

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Winter Fair Volunteers

Winter Fair Volunteers Our parent-led 50th Annual Children’s Winter Fair has been reimagined to bring the magic of the season to your children in a safe new way. The Fair is scheduled for Saturday, November 21 and will only proceed based on parent interest in making it happen. Many hands make for light work! There are no class assignments this year,

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Against Fear: The Michaelmas Call

Against Fear: The Michaelmas Call We live in a fear-filled world. This has always been true for humanity. Whether it has been a threat from wild beasts, natural disasters, famine and starvation, war plague and illness, or material poverty, humanity has always had big worries. In our own time we experience strongly that fear and anxiety fill the air we

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Ministry and BCCDC Updates

Ministry and BCCDC Updates The following documents from the Ministry of Education and the BCCDC have been updated to include refreshed information about the procedures allowing for students and staff to return to school with mild symptoms of illness remaining, to ensure staff and students are not kept out of school longer than necessary. Do not require a health-care provider

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Important Return to School Update #4

Important Return to School Update #4 Dear Parents, We are looking forward to welcoming your children to school next week. While your Class Teacher will provide specific in-class details, in this message we hope to offer more clarity around what to expect in the first few days regarding events, drop-off and pick-up, arrival times and class locations. Monday – Labour

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Important Return to School Update #3

Important Return to School Update #3 Dear VWS Families, On behalf of the VWS Faculty, Staff, and Board of Trustees, we are pleased to welcome you to the 2020-2021 school year. We are working hard to plan a robust return to school in September while being mindful of the need to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19. Along with

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