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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Important Return to School Update #2

Important Return to School Update #2 Dear VWS Families, As a follow up to the recent Back to School Update email sent Friday, August 7, we are pleased to announce that the Fall Term is on track to begin as planned on Tuesday, September 8. Details about the first days of school, including a virtual Opening Assembly on Tuesday, September

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Important Return to School Update

Important Return to School Update Dear VWS Families, We hope you are all enjoying a well-deserved, relaxing and refreshing summer. We have good news to share for the upcoming school year. We are happy to confirm that classrooms will open to students on September 8. Following the Ministry of Education’s recent announcement that school will resume in September under Stage

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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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