Community News

Jun 21 2018 - 9:51am

The Vancouver School Board joins the country in celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis

Jun 19 2018 - 1:31pm


A sunny and warm day became even better for staff, students and the entire school community at Eric Hamber Secondary today. Visiting the school, Minister of Education Rob Fleming shared news about the province’s funding approval to build a seismic replacement school.

Jun 14 2018 - 2:50pm

The May 12 centennial event was a tremendous success

Jun 7 2018 - 3:15pm

Representatives from the Netherlands Ministry of Education met with District staff on education policy and the changing public education landscape.

May 3 2018 - 4:57pm


Forty Vancouver students, the largest group from any one district, were among the more than 600 competitors at the event.


Apr 26 2018 - 1:25pm

A community dialogue on the opioid overdose crisis

Mar 7 2018 - 6:10pm

On March 1 students at elementary schools across Canada took big, loud bites of fresh, crisp fruits or vegetables and the resulting crunch was heard from coast to coast to coast.

Jan 8 2018 - 4:54pm

Joint letter wishes students and their families happy 2018.

Dec 7 2017 - 4:23pm

Nine grade 12 students from career programs around the district have worked with two professional artists to create a large scale art installation entitled Uplift.

Jul 4 2017 - 4:18pm

A ceremony at the Italian Cultural Centre honoured Aboriginal graduates.

Jun 30 2017 - 11:25am

VPD has issued a letter to parents and caregivers with an update on the opioid crisis

Jun 6 2017 - 1:19pm

VSB statement on an incident in the community on the West Side

Jun 2 2017 - 9:53am

Forums provide information for parents, students and staff about the opioid crisis in B.C.

May 8 2017 - 2:04pm

Kindergarten students from Douglas Elementary cheered and waved hand-made Canadian flags to welcome the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

Mar 17 2017 - 2:53pm

Official Trustee and Superintendent recognize contribution retirees made to the district

Sep 16 2016 - 3:26pm

Giant zucchinis were among the latest vegetables to be successfully harvested by students caring for the small school garden at Collingwood Neighbourhood School.

Sep 9 2016 - 10:38am

The Vancouver School Board welcomes the recent Ministry of Education announcement to make schools safer for LGBQTT+ youth in all BC  schools.

Aug 4 2016 - 3:18pm

Vancouver School Board staff, students and trustees joined thousands of people – including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau – at the 2016 Vancouver Pride Parade.

Jun 21 2016 - 3:21pm

The following is a message from the Vancouver Police Department,
Dear Parents and Caregivers,We need your help. Many of you have probably heard about the rise in overdose deaths related to fentanyl throughout B.C.

Jun 20 2016 - 12:32pm

As part of its long range facilities planning VSB has released a preliminary list of 12 schools that might be considered for closure before the start of the 2017-18 school year. As required by VSB policy and conforming to the School Act, this list is being published to give at least two months’ notice to affected schools that extensive consultation will begin if the Board decides to consider those schools for closure.