Families

helpful information for parents

Information  for students and parents regarding Fentanyl risks

Everyone in your family plays an important role in the success of our students.

Find out how you can get involved with your child(s) school, access community services and other helpful information.

Parent Advisory Councils (PAC) are the officially recognized voice of parents at schools, providing an opportunity for parents and guardians to advise on school programs, policies, plans and activities.District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) is the umbrella organization for the Parent Advisory Councils (PAC). Find out how you can get involved with your school.

Get help with homework by using the VSB's Digital Library or the Vancouver Public Library's online resources.

Parents and students can get involved with schools by exploring volunteer and mentorship opportunities.

Helpful information for families

The Vancouver School Board partners with many community, non-profit and government organizations to provide the best support for families.

Information for students on employment and training, scholarships, graduation requirements and the Vancouver District Student Council.

Community School Teams and VSB Partnerships provide programs for elementary and secondary students.

School Age Children and Youth - Substance Use Prevention Initiative (SACY) engages Vancouver parents, teachers, students, administrators and the greater community in a process to strengthen school-based alcohol and drug prevention and early-intervention programs and policies.

Helping Your Young Child Start School

AnxietyBC teamed-up with child expert Dr. Lynn Miller from UBC to create "Easy Separation", a short animated video on how to reduce anxiety for Kindergartners during the first days of school. Watch for great tips that will really make a difference!