Community News

Mar 5 2010 - 4:36pm

Clara Hughes sees a younger self in the at-risk youth enrolled in the Take a Hike program based at John Oliver Secondary school.

Mar 2 2010 - 12:43pm

One Vancouver school took an optimistic view of the increased traffic patterns during the 2010 Winter Olympics seeing it as a opportunity to focus on changing the way students travel to school.

Mar 1 2010 - 4:35pm

Proving that strong and compassionate leadership can make a difference in Vancouver’s schools, Dave Derpak, Principal of Vancouver Technical Secondary has been recognized by The Learning Partnership as one of Canada’s outstanding Principals for 2010.

Mar 1 2010 - 3:09pm

The Vancouver School Board is pleased to announce that the Dare to Stand Out Student Conference, Vancouver’s first-ever anti-homophobia conference for students.

Feb 23 2010 - 9:59am

I have been “on the job” for about 6 weeks now and want to report on what I have seen and heard.  These first days in Vancouver have been consumed with school visits.

Feb 18 2010 - 12:21pm

Red Canadian Olympic mittens are the in-demand item for spectators at the Winter Games, and thanks to a unique fundraising effort, many of Vancouver’s school children are sporting the mitts as they cheer on Canada’s athletes.

Feb 15 2010 - 2:37pm

Students from Begbie Elementary School in East Vancouver recently took action to help the needy in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Feb 12 2010 - 12:02pm

You are invited to attend an Open House on March 4 to view and comment on a proposal for the new Grade 9-12 Secondary School on West 16th Avenue, University of British Columbia.

Feb 12 2010 - 11:11am

Killarney Secondary showed its Olympic spirit Feb 11 with a school-wide event in recognition of the Olympic Torch Relay, which passed through the neighbourhood later that afternoon.

Feb 3 2010 - 10:32am

The draft design concept  and phasing plan will be made available for comment at a Public Open House scheduled for Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at Kits Secondary in the small gym from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Feb 2 2010 - 5:30pm

The Vancouver School Board is hosting this OPEN HOUSE to present the redevelopment of the University Hill Secondary School site on Acadia Road into a new school to accommodate students from Kindergarten to Grade 8. 

Dec 11 2009 - 6:03pm

What's Next: The Board of Education will consider the proposed motion on Monday December 21, 2009.

Dec 9 2009 - 12:20pm

Kitsilano Secondary School (Kits) has embarked on a concept design planning process to create a renewed and seismically safe school.

Dec 7 2009 - 4:52pm

A community display was set up in lobby area of the Strathcona Community Centre for the public to learn about ideas for the future renewal of Stratchona Elementary School.

Dec 4 2009 - 1:18pm

The City and its partners launched the Sew A Legacy project, employing inner-city residents to transform the banners into sports bags for local school children, creating a lasting legacy for the community.

Dec 3 2009 - 1:43pm

On behalf of the Vancouver Board of Education, it is my pleasure to welcome Steve Cardwell to School District No. 39 as the new Superintendent of Schools in Vancouver.

Oct 15 2009 - 3:01pm

Break out the hot chocolate, put on your skates, ring your cowbells and go for the gold - more importantly, get ready to have more fun then you can shake a hockey stick at! Fall is finally here and One Book, One Vancouver: The Host City Reads , Vancouver's largest city-wide book club, is still going strong.

Oct 7 2009 - 12:00am

Two free, festive and fun environments to celebrate the 2010 Winter Games


Sep 9 2009 - 12:00am

Why is addiction spreading so fast and how do we turn the tide? This question is being addressed in a series of six free workshops at the Gathering Place from September 17 through October 22.