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2018-19 School Theme

  • August 15, 2018

“Learning Never Exhausts the Mind.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci was a genius, but not a typical genius. As opposed to the single, focused achievement of a typical “genius,” da Vinci displayed exceptional creativity, intellect, originality, and achievement…

Building STEAM: An Applied Approach

  • May 4, 2018

This spring WSD will finish its second year of a continuing partnership with the Utah STEM Action Center, which prioritizes STEM education and seeks to develop Utah’s workforce of the future. The term “STEM” refers to the academic disciplines of…

“Let’s Be Resilient Today!”

  • April 3, 2018

There are countless moments in our lives that not only reveal our character but help to build it. Students in grades 3, 4 and 5 captured those moments in a writing assignment that integrated character education, language arts, and PE.…

The Wapiti Way: Character Education at WSD

  • February 9, 2018

Cultural commentators agree that we live in an individualistic age -- one where the notion of "community" is going by the wayside, even in schools. "You'd think that schools would naturally nurture deep community bonds," laments New York Times columnist…

Family Night Science Convention

  • February 8, 2018

Lower School students and their parents enjoyed a first ever "Family Night Science Convention" on February 7. Designed by science teacher, Roni Ottley, the purpose of the evening was to "fuel kids' natural passion for science, and to connect science…

Fun and Games

  • January 11, 2018

Lower School PE teacher, Kathy Simis, embarked on an exciting project with her 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classes. Utilizing existing equipment, students were challenged to create new PE games that promoted both fun and fitness, and then teach them…

Going Green at WSD

  • December 11, 2017

Weilenmann School of Discovery has achieved another milestone. The Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE) has registered WSD as a Utah Green School, and Recycle Utah has certified WSD as a Utah Green Business. We are proud to be the…

Creature Comforts

  • November 15, 2017

Third grade science students have embarked on a month-long Living Things project. The goal of the project is to provide friendly habitats that sustain life for small creatures and/or plants for 30 days. There are two main parameters for the…

Mindfulness at WSD

  • November 6, 2017

Weilenmann School of Discovery is pleased to be among the Park City schools piloting a Mindfulness program for teachers and students, using the Mindful Schools curriculum. A small group of WSD teachers, representing all grade levels, are learning simple, effective…

What’s New for 2017-18?

  • August 20, 2017

The 2017-18 school year will roll out a new school-wide character education program called “The Wapiti Way.” Among the various components we are putting in place to support this new initiative is a digital program from Wonder Media that allows…