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Family Folk Dance Night

On October 28, General Music students in grades 2, 3, 4, and 5, under the direction of Music Department Chair Alethea Mallia, hosted a “Family Folk Dance Night” at WSD. It was the first big, at-school event of the year…

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,…

Fantasy Football, Without the Smack Talk

It’s football season and that can mean only one thing -- Fantasy Football! As followers of this online game know, virtual team rosters are created from real players in the NFL and teams win or lose based on how their…

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…

Creating The World Of The Future

"Today we must create the world of the future." Eleanor Roosevelt The school theme we have chosen this year comes from Eleanor Roosevelt’s deathbed manifesto, Tomorrow is Now, in which she writes, after a lifetime of facing seemingly impossible and…

A Year Like No Other

As we gathered on the playground last Wednesday morning to photograph our entire student body and staff, I was reminded how much I had missed seeing all of us in one place. Although we have been in the same building…

A Spring Arts Gallery Walk

On Thursday, May 20, the WSD Art Department, in partnership with the Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program, presented a Lower School Spring Arts Gallery Walk. Students in all grades were invited to take a walk through the auditorium and…

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…