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Going Greener

Going Greener

Weilenmann School of Discovery received four new shade trees this week! Two linden trees and one Tatarian maple were planted on the Kindergarten playground, and a tulip poplar tree was planted on the Big playground. The trees were funded by…

Seizing the Moment

Seizing the Moment

Some of the best learning opportunities occur when you don’t plan for them. Fourth grade students in Michelle Smietana’s class were so engaged in a science lesson that she decided to keep things rolling – literally. “We had been talking…

It’s Not Rocket Science – But It Is!

It’s Not Rocket Science – But It Is!

On May 10, Utah’s Fox 13 News visited Weilenmann School of Discovery to capture a first-ever event for Middle School students. Through our relationship with the aerospace company, Northrop Grumman, students were given the opportunity to build and launch their…

Little Fish in the Ponds

Little Fish in the Ponds

Sixth graders spent a morning at Deer Valley Ponds engaged in some hands-on environmental education and a little bit of fun. They first released 80 young rainbow trout into the ponds, which are located at the base of Deer Valley…

From Your #1 Fans!

From Your #1 Fans!

WSD enjoyed five fun-filled days of Teacher Appreciation events this spring! During the week of May 6 – 10, parent volunteers worked with administrators to create special days that expressed appreciation from students, parents, and staff. Monday’s Flower Bar kicked…

Wellness Wednesday!

Wellness Wednesday!

On Wednesday, April 10, WSD teachers used their regular faculty meeting time to participate in a first ever “Wellness Wednesday,” a special event geared to helping them rejuvenite their minds and spirits before Spring Recess. We wanted to recognize the…

A Solar Celebration

A Solar Celebration

On Monday, April 8, WSD observed “The Great American Eclipse” with a schoolwide solar celebration. Teachers set the stage by introducing solar eclipses to their students, and then everyone gathered in designated areas on the playground. Lower School Principal Elizabeth…

Folk Mask Magic

Folk Mask Magic

Through a special collaboration with the Arts Council Park City & Summit County, WSD hosted a 2-day after school art class on Puerto Rican vejigante masks for students in grades 4-7. The class was provided free of charge and taught…

WSD Welcomes Tracy Sjostrom!

WSD Welcomes Tracy Sjostrom!

The WSD Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Tracy Sjostrom will be joining our WSD community as Executive Director beginning July 1, 2024. She will replace retiring director Steve Williams, who has served in the position for the…

Spirit Week

Spirit Week

What does it mean when students and staff dress retro, wear their hair in wacky ways, and transfer the contents of their backpacks to a baby stroller or wheelbarrow? It means another Spirit Week at WSD! This year’s event included…