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From Seed to Seed

From Seed to Seed

First graders are learning that the best way to learn science is to dig right in! Earlier this fall, they planted field mustard, or brassica rapa, whose seeds germinate within a few days and whose plants will actually re-seed at…

A-MAZE-ing Teamwork!

A-MAZE-ing Teamwork!

As a reward for reaching class goals, fourth grade students participated in an “a-MAZE-ing” team building activity. Students were divided into three teams – red, green, and blue – and each team was given a 6’ x 6’ grid made…

Fifth Grade Advancement

Fifth Grade Advancement

The move from Lower School to Middle School was formally recognized on Wednesday, May 25, for all fifth graders at Weilenmann School of Discovery. Families gathered in the auditorium to congratulate their students, celebrate their achievements, and give them lots…

13 Diaries

13 Diaries

Which generation has had the biggest impact on the United States of America? This is the question fifth graders attempt to answer in their original play, “13 Diaries: A Travel Through Time.” The play was conceived, written, produced, directed, and…

A Living Museum

A Living Museum

This week, fourth grade students presented a ”living museum” that celebrated Utah’s pioneer immigrants. A culmination of several months’ study and preparation, the exhibition invited parents and classmates to learn about the people that helped form our Utah heritage. Each…

Spring Showcases!

Spring Showcases!

One of the highlights of the year for Lower School music students is inviting their parents to attend a Spring Showcase. Recently, General Music sections in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades and grade level chorus and instrumental ensembles in 4th…

Fantastic Beasts

Fantastic Beasts

Good luck finding a seven year-old who isn’t fascinated by animals! So imagine the excitement WSD second graders brought to their Endangered Species project as they learned about some of the world’s rarest – and most intriguing – animals. Second…

A Leadership Challenge

A Leadership Challenge

Ten fifth graders from Weilenmann School of Discovery participated in the Leadership Challenge for Elementary Schools at the Stephen R. Covey Leadership Center and the Huntsman School of Business on the Utah State University (USU) campus in Logan, Utah on…

Family Night In The Makerspace

Family Night In The Makerspace

Fourth grade students and their families enjoyed a night of creativity and fun at our first “Family Makerspace Night” on April 4. Directed by fourth grade teacher, Leah Morisi, the workshop allowed families to experiment and design together with 3D…

Here Be Dragons

Here Be Dragons

“We tell stories,” begins author Christian McKay Heidicker, “to entertain each other, to distract ourselves, and because we enjoy them. But I’m convinced that the best stories dig deeper – they teach us how to live in the world and…