COMMUNITY

Whistler Waldorf School Community offers a place to feel connected with those who share similar interests and a passion for their wholesome development in this ever-changing world. It is for students, parents, teachers, staff, community members and anyone who is interested in learning more about what is a Waldorf education?, and how it might provide opportunities for them to be engaged and contribute to their own future and also, that of others. The key is connection and building relationships that support each other for the overall good of everyone. We welcome you to connect with us on social media and our blogs for more information.

Recent Blog Posts

Community Corner for Sept.12, 2019

WWS Spotlight… Ms. Tracey Sheppard–  Grade 4 Teacher Ms. Sheppard is a new recruit to Whistler having moved here with her family in 2017.  Prior to this, she taught grades 4-7 as well as Health and Physical Education at an independent school on the east coast of Australia.  Tracey has a degree in Biology from the University of Victoria, a coaching diploma […]

Community Corner for Sept. 5, 2019

Spotlight… Maeve Bellmore –  Whistler Waldorf School Receptionist I was born in Dublin, Ireland, island hopped to London, and then after finishing my Art degree some (many) years later, landed in Whistler in 2006. Captivated by the enchanting mountains and iridescent greenery, I decided to stay. I found myself a good Canadian boy, got hitched […]

Early Years Centre expansion to Spring Creek

The Whistler Waldorf School Society  is excited to announce the expansion of its Early Years programming to a new facility south of Whistler in Spring Creek!  What: 16 new licensed group childcare spaces for children 30 months – school age  Where: Spring  Creek  Sea-to-Sky Services Building @ 1519 Spring Creek Drive When: Projected open date […]

New childcare spaces announced for Whistler

The Whistler Waldorf School would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the Province of BC, Resort Municipality of Whistler, the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation and the Community Foundation of Whistler for helping fund the creation of 16 new Whistler Waldorf Group Childcare spaces for children 30 months to school age. Learn more about the […]

We still have spaces for K, Gr. 1-3

We are currently accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year for Kindergarten, Grade 1-4, 8 and High School Grade 11 & 12.  “I invite you to learn more about our unique educational approach. With small class sizes and an emphasis on strong student/teacher relationships, Whistler Waldorf fosters the development of creative thinking, self-confidence and an enthusiasm for academic learning.”  Ms. […]

We’re Hiring! Admin/Management Positions Available

The Whistler Waldorf School continues to grow and expand its administrative team. Please help us spread the word by sharing this with anyone who might be interested. RECEPTIONIST Ms. Mary is moving into another administrative position here at WWS and we are seeking her replacement. This is a full time (33 hour/week) position. We are also […]

Why Student Led Conferences?

This year, the Lower School, and most recently the High School faculty and students, worked together to hold Student Led Conferences. Successful student-led conferences require changes in the role that teacher, student and parent have played in traditional parent conferencing. Teachers become facilitators, students become leaders and parents become active listeners and questioners. Having students […]

Early Childhood Appreciation Day

Today, we celebrate Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, a day where we recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our early childhood educators in BC. To witness young students get excited about going to school is remarkable, and it is because of the positive relationships and inclusive environment that our early childhood educators create […]

Experiential Learning in Waldorf Schools 

Students at Whistler Waldorf School participate in a wide range of experiential learning activities. Experiential learning in a general sense, is the process of learning through experience. It is important to note however, that experiential learning in Waldorf Schools is not limited to creating projects or visiting a farm. If any of you have ever been moved by a compelling story, an eloquent song or a powerful play, you will understand the power of imagination for enhancing learning […]

Grade 12 projects: a culmination of a journey.

By their senior year, Whistler Waldorf Grade 12 students are practiced at relating to multiple points of view simultaneously in order to create an integrated picture of the world and their place in it. Our students’ final year is a time for them to synthesize and bring everything together—reflected in their capstone senior project. It’s […]