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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…

Mindfulness at WSD

Mindfulness at WSD

Weilenmann School of Discovery is pleased to be among the Park City schools piloting a Mindfulness program for teachers and students, using the Mindful Schools curriculum. A small group of WSD teachers, representing all grade levels, are learning simple, effective…

What’s New for 2017-18?

What’s New for 2017-18?

The 2017-18 school year will roll out a new school-wide character education program called “The Wapiti Way.” Among the various components we are putting in place to support this new initiative is a digital program from Wonder Media that allows…

Start Now to Improve the World!

Start Now to Improve the World!

Anne Frank’s diary is one of the most influential and well-known of the modern world. Anne gave the world a personal experience of the Holocaust that was made more powerful and poignant by her delicate age, the circumstances under which…

Best Governed Charter School!

Best Governed Charter School!

The Utah Charter Network has selected the Weilenmann School of Discovery Board of Directors to receive its 2017 Governing Board of the Year award. The award was presented to the WSD Board at a recognition dinner held at Utah Valley…

Engaging Young Minds: Effective Teachers

Engaging Young Minds: Effective Teachers

As our Mission Statement explains, the all-embracing purpose of the Weilenmann School of Discovery is to promote “engaged, authentic and effective learning” that prepares students for the 21st century. Effective learning is influenced by a wide variety of factors. Some…

Cindy Phillips Appointed to State Charter Board

We are pleased to announce that Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Cindy Phillips to the Utah State Charter School Board. The announcement was made from the Governor’s office today. The Utah State Charter School Board is appointed by the…