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Creating The World Of The Future

"Today we must create the world of the future." Eleanor Roosevelt The school theme we have chosen this year comes from Eleanor Roosevelt’s deathbed manifesto, Tomorrow is Now, in which she writes, after a lifetime of facing seemingly impossible and…

A Year Like No Other

As we gathered on the playground last Wednesday morning to photograph our entire student body and staff, I was reminded how much I had missed seeing all of us in one place. Although we have been in the same building…

Steve

50 First Days

By Steve Williams, Executive Director One of the things I’ve always loved about being a teacher is the beginning of each new school year -- returning to the building to meet students and colleagues, new and old, reorganizing my classroom…

PCTV Interviews WSD’s New Executive Director

On July 29, Christine Napier of Park City TV interviewed WSD’s Executive Director, Steve Williams, about his new role and the school’s plan for welcoming students back to school. CHRISTINE NAPIER: ON this Parenting and Education Day, we are checking…

Looking Ahead to Fall 2020

The WSD Board of Directors and Administration have been hard at work ensuring that WSD is ready to start school in Fall 2020 with safety protocols in place and flexibility that meets the needs and circumstances of all students. The…

Spring Arts 2020

Spring Arts in the Time of COVID-19

WSD held its 10th Annual Spring Arts Festival Fundraiser on Friday, May 22. Students and staff had been preparing carefully for this event and were excited to enjoy it with parents in a brand new way. On Friday morning, a…

Shared Vision, Shared Leadership: The WSD Model

Last spring, an article was published in the online educational magazine, Edutopia, that featured Weilenmann School of Discovery’s administrative model. In the article, educational consultant Heather Wolpert-Gawron made the observation that “one of the elements that makes this school different…