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A day in the life of…Charlotte Jacklein

Broadening the horizons of her skiing-obsessed students is what this humanities teacher at the Whistler Waldorf School in British Columbia enjoys the most

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Fresh snow reaches my knees as I shovel the car free from the effects of the night’s storm. Dawn is a distant shimmer behind the dark mountains. Headlights from other commuters flash along the sleepy main street as I leave the village of Pemberton. A half hour drive along winding Highway 99 brings me to Whistler, in British Columbia, a world-famous ski resort destination. High on the mountains, I hear the boom of snow cannons doing avalanche control before the lifts open and thousands of skiers hit the slopes.

At the bottom of the mountain sits the Whistler Waldorf School, where I teach ...

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