Schools & Students News

May 22 2018 - 8:09am

Francofete 2018 brought students from eight different schools together to celebrate all things French, from poutine to mardi gras.

May 17 2018 - 4:56pm

School community gathers to mark culmination of a year’s planning and hard work

May 16 2018 - 4:51pm

Students and educators from VSB secondary schools gathered at Tupper for Balancing Our Minds summit

May 15 2018 - 8:09am

More than 700 athletes from 20 schools competed in the secondary city-wide competition for track and field last week. 19 VSB schools were represented.

May 14 2018 - 3:41pm

VSB had six provincial finalists and six provincial medal winners at the Concours d'art oratoire, a national French public speaking competition.

May 11 2018 - 4:20pm

The high school is raising awareness and welcoming everyone into community of acceptance

May 9 2018 - 9:52am

Students across the VSB participated in the Big One at 2 earthquake drill, and this year Carnarvon Community Elementary and other schools tested a new model for family reunification.

May 8 2018 - 10:31am

High school students are helping their younger peers make the leap into secondary school through the Here4Peers mental health project.

May 8 2018 - 9:00am

Five students from Eric Hamber Secondary achieved top results at the Canadian Computing Competition sponsored by the University of Waterloo.

May 7 2018 - 9:04am

Lord Kitchener Elementary’s Destination Imagination team placed first in provincial championships and are now heading to the global finals later this month.


May 3 2018 - 4:57pm


Forty Vancouver students, the largest group from any one district, were among the more than 600 competitors at the event.


May 3 2018 - 12:40pm

The 2018-2019 budget process has involved district staff meetings with stakeholder representatives individually and an extended timeline to allow for feedback. 

May 3 2018 - 9:05am

Fleming School hosts a Community Celebration each month, where recently two classes prepared an elaborate production to demonstrate the themes of truth and forgiveness.

Apr 26 2018 - 1:25pm

A community dialogue on the opioid overdose crisis

Apr 26 2018 - 8:16am

Vancouver secondary schools sent their finest track and field athletes to compete in the fourth league meet at Point Grey Secondary.

Apr 25 2018 - 7:30am

The 2018 District Dance Festival featured 30 performances by students from schools across Vancouver, with performances in everything from jazz to hip hop to disco to funk.

Apr 16 2018 - 10:57am

VSB has been able to add about 100 spaces for Grade 1 in French Immersion schools for the next school year as a result of staffing more efficiently. 

Apr 10 2018 - 11:30am

Windermere, Britannia, Templeton and Van Tech were four of the venues that hosted nearly 1,300 Indigenous boys and girls playing on 82 teams from across the province. 

Apr 3 2018 - 4:30pm

Students at Tennyson Elementary School had an opportunity to learn about farming methods and chicken raising in BC.

Mar 29 2018 - 1:01pm

Two VSB officials are traveling to Europe with the Ministry of Education to recruit French-language teachers.