Media Release News

Jun 7 2016 - 9:38am

The Vancouver School Board is asking students, parents and the Vancouver community for their suggestions to name two Vancouver schools.

Jun 2 2016 - 10:34am

Vancouver - (June 2, 2016) –  On May 31, 2016 the Ministry of Education announced budget relief of $25-million to BC school districts. Vancouver’s share of the additional funding is approximately $2.25-million, reducing the VSB 2016-17 budget shortfall from $24.2-million to $21.8-million. 

May 17 2016 - 10:05am

Vancouver - (May 17, 2016) – The Vancouver School Board has released its updated Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP), which builds on the interim plan released in January 2016, and incorporates results of the extensive public consultation program undertaken by VSB over the past three months. 

May 6 2016 - 1:49pm

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 - 3:47pm

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 - 9:15pm

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 - 11:15am

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 - 3:37pm

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 - 4:54pm

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.