Week at a Glance February 4 – 8

Dear VWS Families,

A few things to note this week: First – we may or may not have more snow this week; regardless, the temperatures are forecast to remain cool, so please make your child is dressed appropriately for outdoor play at recess. Next – a reminder that the previously scheduled Digital Citizenship talk with Jesse Miller is cancelled this week. We are looking at potential dates after Spring Break to reschedule. Finally – there will not be a Coffee Morning this week. The kitchen will be in use in preparation for the Chinese New Year celebration that day after school. Perhaps you would like to organize yourselves for a forest walk instead?

Upcoming Events:

WEDNESDAY – February 6

FRIDAY – February 8

  • Chinese New Year Celebration 3:15 pm, GS

Announcements:

Below is the program for the Year of the Pig Chinese New Year Celebration. All are welcome, please join us on Friday from 3:15 onward. The families who generously came together to host this event have collectively agreed to raise funds towards repairs for the roof of the Grade School building. Materials and supplies have been provided by the VWS Parent Council. Thank you for supporting the cultural wellbeing of our school community.

Opening

3:15-3:25 pm, Grade School Hall

Stage Performances

3:30-3:50 pm, Grade School Hall

  1. Choir: ‘Kang Ding Love Song’ and ‘Over the Snow for Wintersweet Flowers’
  2. Gu Qin: The Moon over a Mountain Pass
  3. Tai Chi

Cultural Activities (By donation)

4:00-5:30 pm, Grade School Hall

  • Paper Cutting
  • Calligraphy
  • Chinese Painting
  • Chinese knot making
  • Chopstick challenge

Tai Chi Experience (By donation)

4:00-5:00 pm, Grade 5 Classroom

Tang Yuan Making & Sales (By donation)

4:00-4:45, pm Community Kitchen

Wishing you a wonderful week full of warmth and kindness.

Warmly,
Laura Bergstrome
Communications & Events Coordinator
604-985-7435 ext 202
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The Vancouver Waldorf School is situated on the unceded ancestral territory of the Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw) and Tsleil-Waututh (səl̓ilwətaɁɬ) Nations.

Chinese New Year Celebration