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Farewell To The Eighth Grade Class

Weilenmann School of Discovery bid a formal farewell to the eighth grade class on Tuesday, May 24 2022. It was the first in-person Farewell the school has held since 2019, making the event feel that much more important to students,…

State of Wonder

Once a well-kept secret, our geographically diverse state of Utah has become a popular tourist destination, widely known for its access to national parks and outdoor adventures. WSD 7th graders in Utah Studies are gaining a new appreciation for these…

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…

The Art of the Possible

Middle School students are exploring an exciting art medium – one that is environmentally friendly, versatile, and even hip. They are using “upcycled” cardboard packaging as the primary substance for their original sculptures. With a minimum of tools – X-Acto…

In Foro Romano

Seventh grade Latin students are portraying what it was like for Roman citizens to interact in foro Romano, or “in the Roman forum.” For the Romans, the town forum was a multi-purpose open space lined with columns, shops, and public…

Not Too Cool For School

As we announced last spring, the 2021-22 school year at WSD has been designated as “The Year of Writing,” a year in which all students will have increased opportunities to develop and hone their writing skills -- to communicate, reflect,…

In Our Own Backyard

Weilenmann School of Discovery boasts a unique setting for student learning and growth. Surrounded by mountains, trails, streams, and local wildlife, students have opportunities almost daily to learn and explore in the “outdoor classroom.” They learn how to care for…

Into The Wild With Moby

Last spring we announced the purchase of a new 10-passenger van for school use. The van has been designated as WSD’s mobile classroom to take small groups of students in upper grades on off-campus excursions. The possibilities are many, but…

Middle School Mountain Biking Team

The Middle School Mountain Biking Team got off to a great start last weekend, competing at their first race of the season, held at Beaver Mountain in Logan. The team has been training over the summer and riders were excited…

Christian McKay Heidicker

An Interview With Christian McKay Heidicker

Since the announcement that Christian McKay Heidicker will be WSD’s “Writer In Residence” during the 2021-22 school year, students have been eager to meet the author and learn more about him. Christian is the author of the Newbery Honor-winning Scary…