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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…

The Mobile Classroom

WSD is pleased to announce the purchase of a new Ford Transit 10-passenger van for school use. The van will be known as our “Mobile Classroom” and will take small groups of students in grades 5 - 8 on off-campus…

A Way With Words

Shakespeare once wrote that the eyes are “windows into the soul” (A Winter’s Tale). Sixth grade students are taking that idea and running with it! In the Maker Space, they are designing woodcuts that resemble stained glass windows. Inside their…

A Mighty Mascot

The front entry of WSD has recently welcomed a new addition. An 8-foot tall 300-pound metal-fabricated wapiti (elk) now greets students, families, and visitors to our school. The impressive sculpture is the result of a fall term Middle School enrichment…

A Computing Partnership

Weilenmann School of Discovery has been awarded the Computing Partnership Grant for the next three school years beginning 2020-2021. The grant was available through the STEM Action Center and will fund the purchase of traditional and technology-supported 21st century maker…

A Work in Progress

What does it mean to be a discoverer? What makes a discoverer relevant today? These are questions posed to Middle School art students as they embarked on an Arts in Action Discovery project. Students were asked to first think about…