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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Winter Fair Parent Volunteer Guide

Winter Fair Parent Volunteer Guide Overview Our parent-led annual Children’s Winter Fair will be held on Saturday, November 23 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Fair celebrates our children and community at large, is our largest outreach event, and raises money to support initiatives that further serve our children. VWS invites our current families, alumnae families, and hundreds of

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Week At A Glance November 4 – 8

Week At A Glance November 4 – 8 Dear Community, What a wonderful start to the month of November! Glimmering in the calendar this week are lantern walks in the Kindergartens, Grade 1 and 2 classes, and on Thursday evening at 7:00 pm in the GS Hall, our Grade 7 Class is presenting their play, Camelot. Then on the horizon, we have

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AWSNA Visit Follow Up

AWSNA Visit Follow Up For four days last week, our school had the pleasure of hosting the AWSNA Accreditation team, consisting of teachers and administrators from other Waldorf Schools. As a gift before they left on Wednesday, they took the time to verbally share their warm observations of our school’s strengths, as well as the challenges they identified for our

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Week At A Glance Oct 28 – Nov 1

Week At A Glance October 28 – November 1 Dear Community, (Parents) Please watch your inbox for a detailed message about the Children’s Winter Fair and Night Market which will be sent shortly. The email will include initial information about Class Assignments, Activity Coordinators, Food Donations, Night Market, Red Door Store, Marketing (lawn signs & postering), and Grounds Decorating. The

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2019 Children’s Winter Fair – Update October 28

2019 Children’s Winter Fair Saturday, November 23rd, 10 am – 3 pm Dear VWS Parents and Guardians, Did you know that this year will be the 49th time our community comes together to create and host the Children’s Winter Fair? When the Fair was born in 1970, the intention was that it would be a gift from the parents and

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Week At A Glance October 21 – 25

Week At A Glance October 21 – 25 Dear VWS Families, As you enter the school over the next three days, you may notice a few new friendly faces. As mentioned in the newsletter, we have welcomed a 7-member AWSNA Accreditation Team from other Waldorf schools across the continent. They are here visiting classrooms at each campus; meeting with faculty,

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Book Pre-Orders at the Red Door Store

Book Pre-Orders Red Door Store It’s book pre-order time! Please have a peek through the Steiner Press website if you are interested in a 15% preorder discount. Note that prices are in US dollars and will be converted at the current rate. Contact Ella at reddoor @ vws.ca with your list by October 30th! Orders should clearly indicate quantity, book

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AWSNA Community Invitation Reminder

Community Invitation Reminder Speak with AWSNA Visiting Team We are looking forward to welcoming our guests from Waldorf Schools across North America this coming Sunday for their three-day visit. If you see some new faces on campus Monday to Wednesday, please make them feel welcome; they are working very hard for us. If you are interested in having a one-on-one

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Children’s Winter Fair Update – October 17

Children’s Winter Fair – November 23 October 17, 2019 Planning for this year’s Children’s Winter Fair has been underway for the last year and we are excited to share news about what is in store for the big event. Being that this is the year of celebrating 100 years of Waldorf education, the intention for the Fair is to create

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AWSNA Community Invitation

Community Invitation Speak with AWSNA Visiting Team As mentioned in last week’s Current, from October 20 – 23, we will be welcoming an 8-person team of teachers and administrators from different Waldorf schools across North America who have volunteered to visit the VWS to provide objective insight into our school. In order to prepare their report, they will visit classes,

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Faire Child Weatherwear at the Red Door Store

Faire Child Weatherwear Faire Child Weatherwear is waterproof, breathable, windproof, lightweight, moisture-wicking, mud/dirt repellant, soft on the skin, machine washable, recyclable, and made in Canada! It features brass buttons, taped seams, reinforced top stitching and reflective patches. Sizing is meant to adjust over 3 years for maximum wear. Faire Child as a company supports environmentally responsible manufacturing processes & materials,

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