Programs News

Dec 22 2017 - 4:41pm

VSB suspends priority registration zones in response to parent feedback

Dec 21 2017 - 11:44am

The Vancouver School Board has adopted a new name for one of its departments, some job titles, and even one of its schools to better reflect respect for Indigenous people and culture.

Aug 14 2017 - 9:44am

Answers to some frequently asked questions about adult education at VSB for the 2017-18 school year

Jul 13 2017 - 3:33pm

Students from Osler elementary write about their celebration of important figures in history

Jun 14 2017 - 1:22pm

More students can access the innovative VSB program that teaches them about wholesome food.

May 25 2017 - 12:35pm

Grade 8, 9 and 10 students from the VSB Foundations Program get their first lesson in dragon boat paddling. 

Nov 22 2016 - 4:39pm

Young scientific minds were at their best when Kerrisdale Elementary hosted the annual science for VSB’s Multi-Age Cluster Classes.

Nov 1 2016 - 3:25pm

Project Chef kicked off its 2016-17 sessions with a visit to Grenfell Elementary

Jul 20 2016 - 3:18pm

The summer break has given a group of Grade 12 Vancouver students a chance to feel the heat of an intense cookery program.

Apr 1 2016 - 11:19am

Working in conjunction with the SFU Beedie School of Business, the 1st Annual Britannia Secondary Business Case Competition will be held Saturday, April 16 at Britannia Secondary.

Mar 29 2016 - 11:08am

Hundreds of students from Grades 4 to 12 participated in our annual VSB Science Celebration— for elementary students— and the District Science Fair —for secondary students.

Feb 22 2016 - 12:24pm

On Friday, March 4th around 200 students from across the district will descend upon the Langara campus for the annual Vancouver District Science Fair (VDSF).

Feb 11 2016 - 4:50pm

The Multi-Aged Cluster Class at Tecumseh Elementary has earned some serious bragging rights this month. For the first time ever, the MACC students competed in the BC Kids Lit Competition. The eight students in Ms. Cantelon’s class not only won first place, they took second place as well.

Feb 3 2016 - 12:32pm

Are trades and technology for you?

Did you know that up to 43% of new jobs created in BC from now until 2020 will be in skilled trades and technology? Choose one of nine options from the VSB career programs to start your training in Grade 12! 

Dec 11 2015 - 10:58am

As a part of this year’s program the senior math class at John Oliver Secondary partnered with VanCity to learn about wages, mortgages and taxes—a focus on relevance, and also partnered with a Grade 3 class at Mackenzie Elementary to teach math games—a focus on fun. 

Dec 1 2015 - 3:58pm

When Hana Woldeyes arrived in Vancouver from Ethiopia just over 2 years ago, she was shy and unsure about what she could expect when starting school. Today she is regarded as a leader in the community and has been short-listed for the Samara Canada Everyday Political Citizen Project (EPCP).

Nov 26 2015 - 4:21pm

Karen Larsen, VSB Career Programs coordinator, Johnson Quon, a VSB painter and Karen Blake, a VSB teacher were recently invited to speak at the Industry Training Authority (ITA) Youth Day on November 25.

Oct 29 2015 - 4:21pm

CBC News recently visited Grandview Elementary to learn more about a unique program that brings community together and supports East Vancouver parents.

"Tuesday Tea at the inner-city Grandview Elementary School, which has a largely vulnerable population, brings parents together to offer a supportive environment."

Oct 16 2015 - 4:50pm

The Cause We Care Foundation (CWC) has pledged $251,475 to four Vancouver schools, which will support the Kids First and/or KidsSafe programs after-school programs over the next three years.

Oct 1 2015 - 10:47am

10-year-old Tecumseh Elementary student Judy Li is getting ready to head to Ottawa after being selected to attend the Canada’s History Youth Forum. 

Li has been singled out for her heritage fair project about Chinese immigration to Canada.  She will be joined on the October 15 –18 trip by 25 other young Canadians who were selected by the Young Citizens program.