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Whistler Waldorf School

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 – January 16

WWS Spotlight A way to meet our school community ______________________________________________________ Ali Blancher – WWS Parent, Math/Science Teacher & Lower School Chair Ali, you are one of the longest standing faculty members at the school, right? Right. I’ve been at WWS since 2009. Katherine Fawcett, Molli Reynolds and Tracy Graham have all been here a longer […]

Community Corner – Jan. 9

  WWS Spotlight A way to meet our school community _________________________________________________________ Cristiana Spooner – WWS Communications Manager When did you join WWS?  I’ve been the Communications Manager for Waldorf since May of last year. It’s been a wonderful experience. I’ve really enjoyed working with everyone at the school, as well as getting to know all […]

Recent Gr. 9 Work: Chemistry Main Lesson Books

  Glimpse into the Classroom  Outstanding work for the Gr. 9’s Chemistry main lesson books In our high school, every day begins with a two-hour lesson in a core subject such as science, math or humanities. Each main lesson block lasts 3-4 weeks, taught by teachers specializing in the subject. These lessons have an artistic […]

Community Corner – December 19

WWS Spotlight A way to meet our school community _________________________________________________________ Leo and Sabrina Chaves – WWS Parents to Gustavo (Gr 8) & Luiza (Gr 3) You made the big move from Brazil to Whistler a few years ago now. Is Whistler now your permanent home?  Yes, as a family we’ve chosen Whistler to settle new […]

Community Corner – Dec. 12

WWS Spotlight Oak Smith – Gr. 8 student _______________________________________________ How long have you been a student at WWS?  – Since Grade 2 And what do you like most about our school? I like that is it art and nature based. I don’t think students in other schools get to use art to learn in the […]

Mindfulness and Reflection in Waldorf Education

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” Aristotle, Greek Philosopher & Polymath Mindfulness and Reflection in Waldorf Education The Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) mandates that each school that carries the Waldorf name engage in a regular process of self-reflection, in relation to the principles that guides Waldorf Education. This year the Faculty, Board, […]

Community Corner – Dec. 5, 2019

WWS Spotlight Matt Hazel– WWS Teacher _______________________________________________ Mr. Hazel is new to our HS Math and Science teaching team this year. Please share a bit about your background with us: I was a full time teacher in the UK for 6 years. In 2014, I made the decision to leave that role and move to Whistler. […]

EYC Opens today! Thank you to the community!

Today the Whistler Waldorf School Early Years Centre in Spring Creek officially opened its doors! This opening marks the end of months of preparations and countless hours of work.  It also marks the beginning of more quality early childhood programming in our community. We wish to once again gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British […]

Fall Board Update including Summit Centre details

Fall update from the WWS board This fall, David Udow, former Board Chair, has formally stepped down as a board member, having served the 6 year consecutive maximum term. We thank David for his many years of contribution and wisdom in helping guide the school through some important years of growth and change. We wish […]

Community Corner – Nov. 28

WWS Spotlight Jaden Richer – WWS Grade 10 student Grade 10 students are given the opportunity to participate in a cultural exchange and Jaden just returned from a few months abroad. _______________________________________________________________ Where did you go? I studied at a Waldorf school in a small town near Paris. What was notably different there? Definitely the […]