WISE News

2016 Winter Fair

The Waldorf Education Society of Edmonton is excited to invite you to their 11th Annual Waldorf Winter Fair. A wonderful family event that can be enjoyed by all.

Vendor Village – Great hand-crafted and homemade items from Local Vendors!
Wooden and felt toys
Natural craft items
Waldorf/parenting books
Hand-crafted Jewelry
and so much more!

Children’s Activities, include:
Fishing Hole
Cookie Cave
Children’s Secret Store
Storytelling Woodland
Candle-Dipping
Handcrafts
Maple-Taffy Making

2016 Pumpkin Walk

WHEN : October 29, 2016

WHERE : The WISE (7211 96a Ave NW)

Come and join us for a magical evening of story and starlight. Join our sprightly young Prince in a quest for the Water of Life to save his ailing father, the King. Along the way you will be regaled by a dwarf, a lion, and even a fine princess! Can you help to save the King? With thanks to Sparkle Stories for their wonder-filled words.
Tickets go on Sale to WESE Members OCTOBER 17th**
$4 per person (children under 3 are free).

TICKET INFORMATION:
**October 11 -Advance tickets available for Festival Volunteers only,
**October 17-tickets go on sale for WESE Members/School Families
**If there are tickets left over on Monday, October 24, they will be released to WESE friends.

Linger at the fire, purchase a baked good and a mug of cider for a donation. Please bring a reusable mug for your cider.

The tickets are purchased for specific tour times, so plan to come to the school yard 15 minutes prior to your reserved tour time.

A gentle reminder that this is a parented event. Parents are asked to supervise their children at all times

Summer Art Camp

The WISE is excited to host a one-week summer camp for children in Grades 1-7.

Art classes will take place in the morning, and the afternoons will be spent doing movement and games.

Monday – Seasonal Crafts
Tuesday – Watercolour
Wednesday – Weaving and Needlework
Thursday – Wet Felting
Friday  – Needle Felting

When: August 15-19th, 9:00AM-4:00PM
*early drop off available at 8AM and late pick-up available til 5PM for an additional $10/day

Cost: $250/week, Monday thru Friday
Early Bird Pricing: $225/week, if registered prior to the end of June
Drop-ins: $60/day, available on a first-come basis

Please send your child with a lunch and snack.

Registrations due by August 8th.

Gateways 2016

Gateways tickets are on sale now! 

Our Keynote Speaker this year: JACK PETRASH

Before April 15th, Single – $100, Couple – $160
After April 15th, Single – $115, Couple – $190

Please register online here (Payment via credit-card or cheque)

Lunch and snacks are provided.

FRIDAY KEYNOTE

Parenting: The Long and Surprising Journey Through Childhood

Parenting presents us with a variety of assignments. We are called on to care for our children physically, emotionally, academically, spiritually… and still have time for ourselves. How do we do this and what does it ask of us?

SATURDAY MORNING TALK

The Challenge of Educating the Adolescent in a Rapidly Changing World.

Educating children in our rapidly changing world is daunting. What can we offer our students that will prepare them for tomorrow and at the same time satisfy them today?

2015 Pumpkin Walk

Its that time of the year again everyone!  The 2015 WISE Pumpkin Walk will be held at Ritchie Park ( 98 St and 77 Ave ) on Saturday, October 24th from 5:00-8:30pm!   Tickets are available online for WESE Members starting Oct 14th, and non WESE Members Oct 19th.

Eventbrite Tickets: https://wisepumpkinwalk2015.eventbrite.ca

Volunteers and Esteemed Performers:  Sign up now !

For the curious and for those participating in the story, download the script!

AWSNA

The Waldorf Independent School of Edmonton is happy to announce that it has been accepted as a developing Waldorf School by AWSNA this year! For teachers, parents and community members who may be interested in the Association, why it is important and other valuable literature surrounding Waldorf Education, please enjoy the first of many monthly newsletters.