skip to Main Content
Bringing Science to Life

Bringing Science to Life

Middle School life science students have gained an appreciation for the complex and fragile systems that make up our world. By creating their own ecosystems in a jar, students have been able to observe the way in which living organisms…

Blues in a Box

Blues in a Box

Recently, WSD Middle School students immersed themselves in two uniquely American art forms. Thanks to outreach from the Utah Blues Society, students participated in a Cigar Box Guitar workshop that also celebrated the importance of blues music in American history…

Making Memories in Moby

Making Memories in Moby

The Middle School Mobile Classroom, a 10-passenger van nicknamed “Moby,” is living up to its name. Moby has been transporting students far and wide, providing opportunities to explore new territory, learn new skills, and make new friends. On an excursion…

Discovery Days

Discovery Days

On September 22 and 23, the WSD Middle School held its annual Discovery Days – two days where students spend time off campus participating in a variety of hands-on, real-world experiences in the wider community. Sixth grade students attended the…

Farewell To The Eighth Grade Class

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

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

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

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

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

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,…