Community News

Nov 23 2017 - 1:25pm

A community dialogue on the opioid overdose crisis

Mar 7 2018 - 6:10pm

On March 1 students at elementary schools across Canada took big, loud bites of fresh, crisp fruits or vegetables and the resulting crunch was heard from coast to coast to coast.

Jan 8 2018 - 4:54pm

Joint letter wishes students and their families happy 2018.

Dec 7 2017 - 4:23pm

Nine grade 12 students from career programs around the district have worked with two professional artists to create a large scale art installation entitled Uplift.

Jul 4 2017 - 4:18pm

A ceremony at the Italian Cultural Centre honoured Aboriginal graduates.

Jun 30 2017 - 11:25am

VPD has issued a letter to parents and caregivers with an update on the opioid crisis

Jun 6 2017 - 1:19pm

VSB statement on an incident in the community on the West Side

Jun 2 2017 - 9:53am

Forums provide information for parents, students and staff about the opioid crisis in B.C.

May 8 2017 - 2:04pm

Kindergarten students from Douglas Elementary cheered and waved hand-made Canadian flags to welcome the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

Mar 17 2017 - 2:53pm

Official Trustee and Superintendent recognize contribution retirees made to the district

Sep 16 2016 - 3:26pm

Giant zucchinis were among the latest vegetables to be successfully harvested by students caring for the small school garden at Collingwood Neighbourhood School.

Sep 9 2016 - 10:38am

The Vancouver School Board welcomes the recent Ministry of Education announcement to make schools safer for LGBQTT+ youth in all BC  schools.

Aug 4 2016 - 3:18pm

Vancouver School Board staff, students and trustees joined thousands of people – including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau – at the 2016 Vancouver Pride Parade.

Jun 21 2016 - 3:21pm

The following is a message from the Vancouver Police Department,
Dear Parents and Caregivers,We need your help. Many of you have probably heard about the rise in overdose deaths related to fentanyl throughout B.C.

Jun 20 2016 - 12:32pm

As part of its long range facilities planning VSB has released a preliminary list of 12 schools that might be considered for closure before the start of the 2017-18 school year. As required by VSB policy and conforming to the School Act, this list is being published to give at least two months’ notice to affected schools that extensive consultation will begin if the Board decides to consider those schools for closure.

Jun 9 2016 - 4:15pm

The Vancouver School Board, members of the Aboriginal community and the Ministry of Education have come together to reaffirm their commitment to education success for students of Aboriginal ancestry.

May 19 2016 - 9:00am

Van Tech students took on (and won!) police officers and the Mayor in a tug-of-war to kick off Inner City Kids Week. Led by CLICK (Contributing to Lives of Inner City Kids) foundation, the week raises awareness and money to fund programs for Vancouver children living in poverty.

May 18 2016 - 10:19am

Nearly 300 students from nine Vancouver elementary schools took part in the 5th annual First People's Festival on May 9th. The grade six and seven students learned about the First Nations culture and developed greater knowledge and understanding of the lives of BC's First Nations.

May 4 2016 - 9:11am

Kitsilano Secondary students produced a TV series called Focus about how high school students see themselves. It will debut at the Rio theatre later this month.

Apr 25 2016 - 11:15am

The Cover story of Learn Magazine profiles the DRPC team and their efforts in helping newcomers build connections to their schools, families and their community.