Schools & Students News

Feb 15 2017 - 5:08pm

Windermere Secondary students encouraged to make positive change in the world 

Feb 14 2017 - 3:56pm

VSB has revised the date for notifying parents about placement for district choice programs

Feb 8 2017 - 11:34am

Students, staff and parents of Queen Mary Elementary joined government and VSB officials to celebrate the official opening of their new, seismically safe school.

Feb 7 2017 - 3:12pm

David Livingstone Elementary parents and students have celebrated the unveiling of the school’s new murals 

Feb 6 2017 - 4:04pm

Vancouver School Board is looking to hire at least 55 full time equivalent teachers this month.

Feb 3 2017 - 2:56pm

The superintendent highlights the VSB's commitment to inclusivity, diversity, equality and mutual respect

Feb 1 2017 - 8:10pm

A group of Britannia Secondary students showed their determination by completing the Seattle marathon.

Jan 31 2017 - 10:23am

Students, staff and parents of Point Grey Secondary’s Mini Program had a fun, enriching, snow-filled experience during the school’s annual trip to Manning Park this year.

Jan 30 2017 - 4:52pm

First Nations elders joined students and parents at Henry Hudson Elementary to witness a new First Nations mask being revealed.

Jan 27 2017 - 4:13pm

From lion dances to parades, many VSB schools have been marking the Lunar New Year

Jan 24 2017 - 5:36pm

Nightingale Elementary program engages students and teachers

Jan 20 2017 - 8:53am

BC Hydro has approached VSB with a proposal to develop a new underground electricity substation. 

Jan 20 2017 - 7:53am

Jan 16 2017 - 3:23pm

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 - 1:59pm

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 - 1:42pm

Van Horne Elementary students work with master carvers

Dec 16 2016 - 5:57pm

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

Dec 13 2016 - 6:59pm

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 - 12:10pm

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

Dec 12 2016 - 5:49pm

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.