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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

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

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…

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…

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

“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…

Open Mic Night

WSD was thrilled to welcome back students, families, and friends to Open Mic Night on March 25, after a pandemic-created hiatus of more than two years. “It was so much fun to have students share their music with us again…

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…

Imagine Wagons

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there were a tool kids could use that allowed them to draw whatever they could imagine? Welcome to the 21st century and 3D pens! A 3D pen extrudes heated plastic from the nozzle and allows…

Book Fair Magic

The Spring Book Fair is in full swing this week, delighting readers of all ages and tastes at WSD. Our two annual book fairs raise money to purchase new titles for the library, and are the biggest source of funds…