Board & Committees News

Aug 1 2014 - 8:41am

The VSB is proud of our commitment to making schools safe, caring and inclusive for all our students and staff.

 
Jul 30 2014 - 3:05pm

Four classes composed of over 100 students participated in this year’s Sketchbook Project 2014 over the course of a period of six weeks.

 
Jul 2 2014 - 1:57pm

Due to the labour dispute between the BCTF and BCPSEA, the Vancouver school district is unable to proceed with summer school courses and programs.

 
Jun 27 2014 - 8:38am

Hundreds of students, parents, and staff crowded into the school gym for the well-organized chaos of the annual Strathcona Elementary Spring Fair. Dozens of traditional carnival games, two enormous bouncy castles, face painting, balloon animals, a cake walk, hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy were all on hand.

 
Jun 26 2014 - 1:01pm

The purpose of this letter is to provide you with an update on Summer School (https://summer.vsb.bc.ca)

 
Jun 23 2014 - 4:00pm

Please note that the Ministry of Education has made changes to the sections that students will be responsible for completing, tomorrow, June 24th,  related to the English 10 and Social Studies 11 Exam.

 
Jun 23 2014 - 2:53pm

The purpose of this letter is to provide you with an update on some of the matters that may be of concern to you as a result of the current labour disruption.

 
Jun 12 2014 - 1:45pm

As you are aware, the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) are continuing to negotiate a new collective agreement and stemming from these negotiations, the BCTF began job action at the end of April and has now escalated this to a full strike involving a full withdrawal of service across the province.

 
Jun 10 2014 - 8:22am

Waverly Elementary students got a big surprise form the Charros Foundation this May. The school received $60,000 from the Foundation to help build their playground at a special assembly held on Friday morning just before they kicked off their sports day.

 
May 30 2014 - 12:16pm

As you are aware, the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) are negotiating a new contract and, stemming from these negotiations, the BCTF began job action at the end of April and has now escalated to a district-by-district series of rotating strikes involving a full withdrawal of service.

 
May 26 2014 - 12:32pm

As you are aware, the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) are negotiating a new contract and, stemming from these negotiations, the BCTF began job action at the end of April. This has now escalated to a district-by-district second phase with a series of rotating strikes involving a full withdrawal of service that commenced in Vancouver on Monday, May 26.

 
May 20 2014 - 1:00pm

As you are aware, the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) are negotiating a new contract and, stemming from these negotiations, the BCTF began job action at the end of April. We have been informed that the BCTF plans to escalate the strike action to a second phase. This includes full-scale walkouts rotated on a district-by-district basis.  According to the BCTF announcement this morning, all Vancouver public schools will be behind picket lines for one day on Monday, May 26.

 
May 12 2014 - 8:22am

On a rainy Thursday morning, Gladstone Secondary’s staff room was jammed with students arrayed in small groups describing their dream school.

 
Apr 28 2014 - 7:37am

I am writing to you to acknowledge that today, Monday April 28 is the National Day of Mourning. This date commemorates workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace related hazards and incidents. 

 
Apr 23 2014 - 2:24pm

The VSB is inviting the John Oliver Secondary and Carleton Elementary neighbourhood communities to add their voices to a discussion around the renewal of both schools. The JO Open House will take place this Thursday, April 24 from 3-7:30 pm in the Learning Commons. The second Carleton Open House will take place Tuesday, April 29 from 3-7:30 pm in the gym.

 
Apr 10 2014 - 11:36am

The VSB will be hosting its second district-wide Sustainability Conference this year on April 28, 2014 at Eric Hamber Secondary School. The dealine to register is Monday, April 14. 

 
Apr 8 2014 - 2:02pm

Earlier today, the Vancouver School Board Senior District Management Team released their Preliminary Budget Proposals. The following documents will be presented on April 8, 2014 at the Board's Plenary Education and Student Services/Finance & Legal (Committee III / V). 

 
Mar 13 2014 - 9:13am

Any Vancouver parents with students in Grades 1-12 in Vancouver public schools who either have moved or are planning to move and want their child to attend their new neighbourhood catchment school need to register in their new school by April 4, 2014.

 
Mar 12 2014 - 1:25pm

This week, the Vancouver School Board formally approved the 2014-2015 school calendar. Click here to download the approved 2014-2015 final calendar.

 
Feb 24 2014 - 9:00am

The attached Inner City / CommunityLINK Revisioning report and proposed recommendations will go to Committee III (Education & Student Services Meeting) on February 26, 2014 at 5 pm for consideration by Trustees.