Schools & Students News

Mar 15 2018 - 8:00am

For BC’s Indigenous education to be effective in improving the success of Indigenous students, fostering a sense of belonging is the first step.

Mar 14 2018 - 12:11pm

Grade seven teams shoot to win as boys and girls teams face off in district basketball finals.

Mar 12 2018 - 4:40pm

The students of Tecumseh Elementary in Vancouver’s Victoria-Fraserview are part of sea-change taking place in BC’s educational curriculum, but as far as the kids are concerned, today’s field trip is just another welcome opportunity to visit some of the seniors at the Shannon Oaks retirement home.

Mar 9 2018 - 9:54am

Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School's boys rugby team learnt about humility and rugby with hour-long workshop with three  players from the All Blacks Sevens. 

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.

Mar 7 2018 - 5:15pm

The Vancouver District Science Fair was held last Friday at Langara College, where students from schools across VSB presented their projects. The VSB Science Celebration was also held last weekend, with elementary school students showing their projects at Science World.

Mar 5 2018 - 11:40am

The auditorium at Magee Secondary School rang out with song on a February evening as seven of Vancouver’s top chamber choir ensembles from secondary schools across the district gathered for a celebration of vocal accomplishment.

Feb 28 2018 - 1:32pm

Third in a series on BC’s new curriculum and what it means for VSB students. It’s course planning time at VSB high schools, which means parents and students are looking at course choices, but for students currently in Grade 9, this year offers some new choices. 

Feb 26 2018 - 1:59pm

Grade 10 student Yimeng Li has returned from the Taiwan International Science Fair with a silver medal and a $3,000 cash prize.

Feb 23 2018 - 3:13pm

Intensive French students give their classmates a taste of one of Quebec’s most beloved traditions – Carnaval!

Feb 23 2018 - 9:58am

Second in a series on BC’s new curriculum and what it means for VSB students.  Since the new curriculum was implemented, Kindergarten teacher Maggie Lancaster noticed that adjustments to her teaching have led students to take more ownership of their learning.

Feb 22 2018 - 9:40am

Students from secondary schools across Vancouver came together to learn the magic of stage performance at the VanFest Drama festival.

Feb 21 2018 - 12:17pm

Students, teachers, Vancouver School Board trustees and senior staff gathered at Lord Strathcona Elementary on Friday, February 16 to celebrate the completion of seismic upgrading of the heritage school. 

Feb 16 2018 - 4:03pm

Two Vancouver students are among just 34 across Canada to be named Loran Scholars for 2018

Feb 16 2018 - 9:51am

Associate superintendent Jody Langlois, the new leader of VSB’s learning services teams, is excited to be part of the team making the district a “shining star.” 

Feb 8 2018 - 5:01pm

Norma Rose Point School’s team, Forces of Atlantis, placed well in two recent robotics tournaments

Feb 8 2018 - 11:15am

Suzanne Hoffman wants to make a positive difference in the lives of students

Feb 7 2018 - 2:53pm

First in a series on BC’s new curriculum and what it means for VSB students.  British Columbia has implemented a new curriculum in kindergarten through Grade 9, and will soon roll out the new curriculum into all high school grades. At VSB, teachers, principals and vice-principals, and district staff have been working for a few years to build elements of the new curriculum into what is being taught in VSB schools.

Jan 31 2018 - 2:59pm

Having police liaison officers in VSB schools is breaking down barriers between youth and police and making a difference in young people’s lives.

Jan 25 2018 - 4:28pm

The secondary school’s annual indoor track meet was first held in 1953.