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Shared Vision, Shared Leadership: The WSD Model

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…

2020 Executive Director Transition Committee

Dear Families, The WSD Board of Directors has asked me to serve as Chair of the Executive Director Transition Committee. In that role, I have gathered administrators, consultants, current and former board members, parents, teachers, and experienced leaders from other…

Cindy Phillips

2020 Executive Director Transition

Dear WSD Families, In January of 2017, after serving for five years as WSD’s Executive Director, I was invited by the WSD Board of Directors to extend my role for three more years. I accepted, and the Board voted unanimously…

Clean and Green: Sustainability at WSD

Clean and Green: Sustainability at WSD

Weilenmann School of Discovery is proud to be the first school in Park City to be recognized for sustainable practices and initiatives. This year the Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE) registered WSD as a Utah Green School, and Recycle…

Up Close and Personal: Differentiated Learning

Up Close and Personal: Differentiated Learning

Whenever great teaching and learning occurs in the classroom, two conditions are present. First, students are active participants in their own learning. Their experience supports social interaction, and the process they are engaged in is meaningful to them, allowing them…

2018-19Theme

2018-19 School Theme

“Learning Never Exhausts the Mind.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci was a genius, but not a typical genius. As opposed to the single, focused achievement of a typical “genius,” da Vinci displayed exceptional creativity, intellect, originality, and achievement…

The Wapiti Way:  Character Education at WSD

The Wapiti Way: Character Education at WSD

Cultural commentators agree that we live in an individualistic age -- one where the notion of "community" is going by the wayside, even in schools. "You'd think that schools would naturally nurture deep community bonds," laments New York Times columnist…

Going Green at WSD

Going Green at WSD

Weilenmann School of Discovery has achieved another milestone. The Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE) has registered WSD as a Utah Green School, and Recycle Utah has certified WSD as a Utah Green Business. We are proud to be the…