Schools & Students News

Jan 20 2017 - 6:53am

Jan 16 2017 - 2:23pm

VSB  has reached agreement with the Vancouver Teachers Federation in establishing the process to increase our teacher staffing as quickly as possible.  VSB’s portion of the $50M is just over $4.4M, which will provide the equivalent of approximately 95 additional full time positions. We expect that these additional resources will be provided as early as late January. 

Jan 9 2017 - 12:59pm

Foundations Skills Assessment:  

The Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) is an annual province-wide assessment of British Columbia students’ academic skills, and provides a snapshot of how BC students are progressing in the foundational skills of reading, writing and numeracy (mathematics). 

Jan 9 2017 - 12:42pm

Van Horne Elementary students work with master carvers

Dec 16 2016 - 4:57pm

Windermere Secondary's Girls Group teamed up with VPD to bring cheer to students in need.

Dec 13 2016 - 5:59pm

Vancouver rock band Marianas Trench thrilled Lord Selkirk Elementary students with a suprise visit as the school received a donation from MusiCounts

Dec 13 2016 - 11:10am

Templeton Secondary students celebrate the spirit of giving with their second annual Warming up the Eastside clothing drive

Dec 12 2016 - 4:49pm

Killarney Secondary students used their creative skills to bring the history of women’s suffrage to life in marking the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote.

Dec 12 2016 - 12:24pm

Mandarin students at Windermere tried wushu and tai chi to learn more about Chinese culture.

Dec 5 2016 - 10:03am

Music, tours, speeches and stories celebrate the opening of a replacement school for General Gordon Elementary.

Dec 2 2016 - 2:22pm

Students and staff of Lord Nelson Elementary joined VSB's Official Trustee, the Minister of Education, local MLAs and officials from the City of Vancouver to break ground on a replacement school for the Grandview-Woodlands neighbourhood.

Nov 29 2016 - 4:11pm

The Education Minister has provided an update for parents regarding the new B.C. curriculum

Nov 28 2016 - 2:49pm

The narrowing timeframe for action on climate change is the topic of the conference at Windermere Secondary School.

Nov 25 2016 - 4:47pm

About 400 VSB students performed at the 2016 Vancouver District Secondary Jazz Festival.

Nov 24 2016 - 4:46pm

Norma Rose Point Elementary has become the first school in B.C. to receive a visit from the 2017 Invictus Games organizers.

Nov 22 2016 - 3:39pm

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

Nov 21 2016 - 11:26am

Four top 40 finishes power Lord Byng to team title

Nov 10 2016 - 5:45pm

Grade 5 students at Shaughnessy Elementary have created a small sea of poppies to remember soldiers who have fallen in war. 

Nov 10 2016 - 5:03pm

Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan took part in John Oliver Secondary's remembrance ceremony

Nov 9 2016 - 11:59am

Tupper Tech students support construction projects