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It’s a Wild World in Second Grade

  • March 24, 2016

You can find out everything you want to know about wild animals from our second grade students.  For the past several weeks, each student in the grade has researched a chosen animal, with the goal to be that animal’s resident…

Kindergarten Fractures the Fairy Tale “Three Little Pigs”

  • March 23, 2016

Kindergarten students are busy preparing for their class Exhibition later this month.  Their project is a wonderful integration of earth science, literature, and art -- with a dash of drama -- in a clever fracturing of the fairy tale, “Three…

Engaging Education: Project-Based Learning

  • March 3, 2016

One way to powerfully activate a student’s engagement is through project-based learning. Students in all grades at WSD participate in regular curricular and cross-curricular projects as a meaningful way to gain and apply deeper knowledge. The goal of project-based learning…

Full Day Kindergarten for 2016 – 2017

  • December 9, 2015

Weilenmann School of Discovery is pleased to announce that beginning school year 2016 – 2017, WSD will offer three sections of Full Day Kindergarten at no additional cost to parents. The full day Kindergarten program is now in its sixth year at WSD…

Enriching Education: Going Beyond the Core

  • November 3, 2015

One of the things that makes Weilenmann School of Discovery unique in public education is the integration of specialty courses into the core curriculum. For Lower School, this means that Art, Music, PE, Outdoor and Science are not occasional experiences,…

“Be Good for Something”

  • August 6, 2015

At the end of the 4th century BCE, an Athenian jury convicted Socrates of impiety and corrupting the youth and then sentenced him to death. Upon receiving his sentence, Socrates instructed his jurors that his scrutiny of his own life…