Athletics News

May 23 2013 - 12:18pm

The Vancouver School District and Vancouver Whitecaps FC are pleased to announce that University Hill Secondary School will become the academic home for the club’s full-time Residency program.

 
May 16 2013 - 8:44am

On Monday, May 13 close to 100 high school students from across the city teamed up with VPD school liaison officers in a tug-of-war contest, called Pulling for Inner City Kids, on the north lawn of the Vancouver Art Gallery. The tug-of-war is an annual event hosted by CLICK (Contributing to Lives of Inner City Kids) and the VPD. 

 
May 8 2013 - 8:50am

Every Wednesday after school Filipino youth from four VSB secondary schools converge at South Hill’s gym to compete in a basketball tournament. This program is planned and led entirely by immigrant/refugee youth (both boys and girls) from John Oliver through the Engaged Immigrant Youth Program.

 
May 6 2013 - 8:14am

Grandview Elementary took home the top prize in this year's city championship for senior girls basketball. Coach Cassidy Kannemeyer says the win was a long time coming and the result of years of hard work.

 
Apr 11 2013 - 8:21am

Sharee Proudfoot says she is running for her students and for the countless teens across Metro Vancouver who may be struggling with mental health issues.

 
Mar 20 2013 - 11:48am

“Keep going!  You can do it!” rang throughout the gymnasium at the Vancouver Police Museum on March 19 as students from around the Vancouver area were sweating their way through a physical fitness test designed for police officers.

 
Mar 18 2013 - 8:53am

Students from Kindergarten to Grade 7 at Edith Cavell Elementary have been working with the Boogaloo Academy of Dance for the last few years developing and refining their Hip Hop dance skills. This year, as in other years, they presented a school-wide dance show for their peers and parents.

 
Mar 15 2013 - 3:52pm

David Thompson Secondary has a lot of things going for it. One of those things is an all-star curling team. On February 27, the school sent their curling team to Kamloops where they representated the lower mainland at the high school provincial curling championships.

 
Feb 15 2013 - 5:41pm

On the morning of Monday, February 4, Nelson Elementary got a visit from Harlem Globetrotter Dizzy Grant.

 
Feb 7 2013 - 12:50pm

This winter six John Oliver Secondary Take a Hike Alternative Program students became mentors for a day with a around 16 Grade 2 and 3 students from Seymour Elementary. Last month, the students headed up to the snowy wonderland that is Cypress Mountain for a day of snowshoeing.

 
Jan 28 2013 - 1:25pm

On January 15, Churchill Secondary students got a visit from a handful of BC Lions players. As part of the "Be More Than A Bystander" program, the Lions players emphasized the role everyone can play in promoting healthy relationships and creating more respectful, peaceful schools and communities.

 
Jan 17 2013 - 8:44am

Pink Day is coming up and this year students from across the district will be dancing up a storm. The Pink Day dance is currently being led by David Lloyd George and Churchill. On Tuesdau, January 15, students from both schools along with other district students headed down to Churchill's lunchroom to practice (en masse) for the big "dancing" day.

 
Dec 28 2012 - 11:24am

This year was a great one for the Vancouver School Board and our district's schools. Below is a compilation of photos highlighting some of the many events, programs and activities that epitomized our successful year of teaching and learning.

 
Dec 19 2012 - 9:58am

In late November, Elsie Roy Elementary students were invited to an epic skating event and got to skate around with none other than Trevor Linden. The impromtu ice rink was made from a special plastic surface (synthetic ice) that acted as the ice rink, but was far harder to glide on then a traditional rink for everyone but Linden.

 
Dec 18 2012 - 3:32pm

Each year Gladstone's incredible dance program shows its colors with an amazing and eclectic series of dance routines. This year, students performed a wide range of styles including everything from R&B to tap dancing. 

 
Dec 12 2012 - 9:21am

Run, eat, sleep and repeat. That’s the regime that each and every dedicated member of Killarney’s cross country running team follows. During this season, the young men and women of this team have trained hard, and persevered through blood, sweat, and tears together to win the  Cross Country League Championships.

 
Nov 22 2012 - 9:19am

Oppenheimer Elementary was visited by Coach Alain Vigneault and several assistant coaches. The Canucks coaches gave the kids some tips on their floor hockey skills and then headed to the classroom to answer questions.

 
Nov 15 2012 - 3:12pm

On Friday October 26th, Admiral Seymour and Sir William MacDonald Elementary were treated to a thrilling performance by Axe Caporiera. 

 
Nov 6 2012 - 8:29am

David Oppenheimer Elementary students and staff were treated to a presentation by Liz Gleadle, London 2012 Olympic Games Women’s Javelin Finalist (finishing in 12th place) and Canadian Women’s Record Holder. An alumnus of Kitsilano Secondary, she was in her hometown to share her story of competing in the games, her journey to the Olympics, and why it’s ok to try many different activities and be who you are.

 
Nov 6 2012 - 7:42am

On Monday October 29, TELUS Vancouver Community Board Member and Olympian, Diane Clement presented the staff and students of the Britannia Hockey Academy (BHA) with an $18,000 donation during a ceremonial puck drop.