Rather than bringing everyone to campus for Curriculum Night, we’ll be hosting them virtually on Zoom on three consecutive nights this week: Each night, meeting starts at 5:00 pm Koa – Tuesday Koai’a – Wednesday ‘Ohi’a – Thursday This meeting spent with your child’s teacher, classroom aide, and me will review the curriculum outline for the… Read more >>
I have clear memories of my family – 6 of us in all – sitting down to dinner together each night around our small, white kitchen table. It was cozy, but we made room for each other. Informally taking turns, we would share our day’s highs and lows, laugh at goofy things that happened at… Read more >>
Back in 2015, we went through the process of evaluating our mission. It was a good mission – thorough, thoughtful, descriptive – but it was wordy and none of us could rattle it off. We spoke to people in all constituencies of the school, trying to narrow it down and get to the heart of… Read more >>
Humans are hardwired to connect and build relationships. How do we learn this? Just like everything else – observing, mimicking, trial and error, and lots of practice. Here at WCS, we use a restorative approach to preventing harm and resolving conflict with children so they learn the impact of the harm they cause and how… Read more >>
Have you made plans for your child’s education starting in the fall? Call us 885-0067 to find out about our small class sizes that allow for individual attention. ALL children should love learning!
Aloha and Welcome to Waimea Country School! My vision is WCS as a place of learning for our entire ’ohana. This is not the school you and I attended as children, it is better. We are progressive and forward-thinking, up on the latest research in how children learn and how best to apply that knowledge… Read more >>