Cello Teacher

Cello Teacher The Vancouver Waldorf School invites candidates to apply for the part-time position of Cello teacher for group Strings classes in Grades 4, 5, & 6 and Grade 7/8 & High School Ensemble. The successful candidate will be an experienced Cello teacher with a minimum of a Degree in Music and strong classroom management skills. Responsibilities include preparing and teaching 8

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Summer Camp – Summer Unplugged

Vancouver Waldorf School | Summer Camp

Summer Unplugged! Imagine your child’s day filled with arts and crafts, creative play, music, picnics, gardening, games, and more. Come spend a week and try something new! Our friendly leaders are dedicated to introducing a whole new skill-set, in a hands-on and fun learning environment. Following the rhythm of the day and week, we endeavour to provide a healthy balance

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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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Frame: An Animatic Play by Grade 12

  Join us for an original play presented by the Class of 2020       Dear VWS Community, You are invited to attend an exceptionally unique experience as our Grade 12 Students present Frame, An animatic play, via online format using Zoom. The original script was written entirely by the students themselves and they welcome your feedback and questions in a

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High School Graduation 2020

  “Tell me, what do you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ~ Mary Oliver       Congratulations to the Class of 2020!       Elianna Bellavita, Jack Grant-Roberts, Reina Lim, Lucie Lubensky, Michaela Norris, Eunkyul Ryu, Isabella Vondruska       Dear *|FNAME|*, The Vancouver Waldorf School warmly invites you to attend a virtual

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Health & Safety Handbook COVID-19

Restart Plan – Health & Safety Handbook COVID-19 As we prepare to welcome more students to our campuses next week, we require those parents and caregivers with children attending in-person instruction to read the attached VWS Health & Safety Handbook COVID-19. In particular, please note the following key pieces of information: Students or staff who have common-cold, influenza, or COVID-19

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Open Letter with More Information on Stage 3

Open Letter with More Information on Stage 3 Minister Fleming and BCCPAC President Andrea Sinclair sent an open letter to parents and guardians of K – 12 students with more information on Stage 3 Over the past two months, we have all been working together – but apart – to stop the spread of COVID-19. All our sacrifices are paying

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Return to School Plan

Return to School Plan Thank you for your patience as we plan for our Return to School Plan for optional in-person learning beginning Monday, June 1. At this time, we have a schedule confirmed, shared below. We will share details about how our school will manage the school-based control measures outlined by the Ministry of Education in the coming days.

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French Teacher

Grade School French Teacher The Vancouver Waldorf School is looking for a full-time teacher for our Grade School program for the 2020/2021 school year. Classes are 45-minute sessions and run two-three times per week per grade. The Candidate should have French subject teaching experience, have studied university-level French, and have permission to teach in Canada, ideally with a BC teaching

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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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Easter Activities with Children

Easter Activities with Children Spring is a time of rebirth. Eggs have long been a symbol of new beginnings. People in many parts of the world colour eggs at this time of year. This year, spring is like no other – all the more reason to celebrate what we can and feel the interconnectedness of the world while taking solace

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College of Teachers on Fear & Courage

College of Teachers on Fear & Courage The College of Teachers would like to acknowledge the challenge of rapid changes in our lives with important news and frequent announcements that alter and shift our established rhythms. With the recent announcement of all the schools in BC from Kindergarten to Grade 12 being suspended indefinitely we can feel an immediate impact

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Letter from Ministry & Further information from VWS Management Team

Letter from Ministry & Further information from VWS Management Team Please find linked a letter from Rob Fleming, BC Minister of Education, which announces that all elementary and secondary schools in BC have suspended in-class instruction until further notice, under the direction of the Provincial Health Officer. The letter also indicates that it is expected that schools will implement a

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VWS School Closure, Effective March 16

VWS School Closure, Effective March 16 In consideration of the current COVID-19 situation, we have decided to close the school, effective Monday, March 16th. This decision was made by the Management Team, in consultation with the Ministry of Education, and was made primarily to respond to the situation in a way that is socially responsible. While we understand that the

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The Current 2019-2020 Issue 24

The Current | VWS News & Events | Issue 24 March 12, 2020 View this email in your browser Celebrating 100 Years of Waldorf Education Chalkboard art in the Grade 6 classroom This week we made the precautionary decision to cancel our Festival of the Arts, Spring Mingle, and Waldorf Welcome, all scheduled this month. We recognize that this may be a

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