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January 27 2017

Xīn Nián Kuài Lè 新年快乐! 
Happy Chinese New Year!

CALENDAR


Tuesday January 31
Sr Girls Basketball vs Bodwell 4 pm (NV)

Wednesday February 1
Class Rep Meeting 6 pm (GS)
Parent Education Series:
Bullies – Their Making and Unmaking
7 pm (GS)

Thursday February 2
Winter Day for Gr 8 - 12
Gr 2 Parent Meeting 6:30 pm (GS)

Friday February 3
Community Coffee Morning 8:30 am (GS)
Eurythmy 1:30 am (Round House)

Tuesday February 7
High School Waldorf Welcome 8:45 am (HS)

Wednesday February 15
Parent Education Series:
The Child's Journey Through Grade School 
7:00 pm (GS)
Maintain the peace at VWS by learning how to work with aggressors at this important and timely presentation with expert guest speaker from the Neufeld Institute, Colleen Drobot. "Bullies - Their Making and Unmaking" Wednesday February 1, 7-9 pm at the Grade School.

ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS

It's Commitment Time - Please be sure to bring in your commitment forms, for each child entering grades 1-12, by February 28th. A deposit is required only for students entering Preschool, Kindergarten, Grades 1, 2, 7 and 8. For more information and to download forms, please visit: www.vws.ca/20172018-tuition-commitment/

Welcome - A warm welcome back to Myla Hoerauf in grade 5. We're glad to have you back!

A Special Thank You - We wish to extend our most sincere gratitude to VWS parent Darla Chibi from Waves Coffee House for her generosity of spirit and warmth of heart over the years.

Community Marketplace - Have you been looking for our Community Marketplace? At the begining of the school year, it moved to our website, here: www.vws.ca/community/vws-community-directory

Cold, Flu & Tummy Bug Season - Please remember to call when your child is sick. For the Grade School, leave a message on 604-985-7435 x 5; in the Early Childhood Centre use extensions: 101 Preschool, 102 Plum Cottage, 103 Red Rose, 104 Sunflower; and at the High School call: 604-986-2922. And don't forget to frequently wash your hand!

Parking - Please refer to your Parent Handbook for our full parking protocol. If you don't have a copy, it can be found on our website here: www.vws.ca/about/publications

Lost and Found - Come check for missing items in our lost and found before the bin is emptied at the Good Will during February break.

TOURS & OPEN HOUSES

WEEKEND READING

Waldorf Today - Ken Robinson: Creativity Caste System, West Coast Puppet Conference, King Winter - Issue #353. Link

ENRICHMENT FOR PARENTS

Eurythmy class open for the whole community at the VWS Round House, offered by Marie-Reine Adams, Eurythmy teacher newly arrived at Cascadia from Camphill UK. Experience not required.
Fridays from 1:30 to 2:30, with optional conversation until 3.
January 20th to March 10th. $10 per class.

NOTES

It's been a busy and festive week! Thanks for everything you do! I especially wish to extend my gratitude to our Chinese families at VWS for the beautiful program you put together for us all. We have so much to be grateful for and so much that we can learn from one another. 
Many blessings
Laura Bergstrome
Communications & Events
   
Did you see any errors? Or do you have something to contribute?
Contact Laura at communicationsandevents@vws.ca

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