Media Release News

May 6 2016 - 12:49pm

Vancouver - (May 6, 2016) – Amid questions about operating stability of the Vancouver School District since the board’s decision not to approve the 2016/17 preliminary operating budget proposals VSB Chair, Mike Lombardi, has issued a statement to staff, the District Parent Advisory Council and other partner groups.

May 3 2016 - 2:47pm

Vancouver - (May 3,2016) – VBE Chair, Mike Lombardi, and Vice-Chair, Janet Fraser, met with Minister of Education, Mike Bernier, this afternoon to discuss VBE’s 2016-17 proposed budget.

Apr 28 2016 - 8:15pm

Schools Continue Regular Operations 

Vancouver - (April 28,2016) – The Vancouver Board of Education has voted to reject the 2016-17 preliminary budget as presented by staff. The projected shortfall is $24-million.

Apr 25 2016 - 10:15am

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.

Apr 22 2016 - 2:37pm

The Province and VSB, along with the City of Vancouver, today announced funding to build a new school at Sir Sandford Fleming Elementary, as part of the seismic mitigation program.

Apr 20 2016 - 3:54pm

Begbie’s Zero Waste team has been working towards reducing their school’s waste and teaching their school community how to sort waste in the VSB’s new three bin system.