Schools & Students News

Sep 13 2016 - 1:43pm

Students at Dr. Annie B. Jamieson Elementary school will be in a seismically safer school by the end of the decade, Vancouver School Board and the provincial government have announced.

Sep 13 2016 - 10:23am

As part of its long range facilities planning, VSB staff have submitted detailed reports to the Board of Trustees about the schools on the preliminary list that might be considered for closure before the start of the 2017-18 school year. 

Sep 12 2016 - 12:38pm

Isabella Preite will be sworn in as Vancouver School Board’s new student trustee at a board meeting on September 12.

Sep 9 2016 - 9:38am

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

Sep 6 2016 - 10:31am

On the first day of school, VSB trustees joined representatives of the Provincial Government, the Vancouver Police Department and ICBC to remind drivers about the importance of driving safely around schools.

Aug 31 2016 - 10:41am

The annual Newcomer Orientation and Welcome to British Columbia (NOW BC) event had its largest ever turnout as more than 500 families registered for the information sessions.

Aug 26 2016 - 8:46am

VSB is to move the Carleton Elementary population to neighbouring Cunningham Elementary for the 2016-17 school year

Aug 22 2016 - 12:37pm

VSB is assessing the damage a fire caused to Sir Guy Carleton Elementary and determining next steps.

Aug 19 2016 - 10:33pm

VSB statement on the fire at Sir Guy Carleton Elementary

Aug 17 2016 - 9:15am

Students considering a career in the trades had a chance to gain practical experience of plumbing, carpentry and auto mechanics this summer thanks to a VSB course.

Aug 12 2016 - 3:24pm

Vancouver School Board vision teacher Marilyn Rushton has been presented with the Medal of Good Citizenship for her inspirational life of service to the visually impaired community, her contributions to families with blind and visually impaired children, and her energetic support for the musical community.

Aug 4 2016 - 2:18pm

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

Jul 26 2016 - 10:55am

A hundred sketchbooks recording the fruits of daily drawing by students at three Vancouver elementary schools are on display in a gallery exhibition this summer.

Jul 20 2016 - 2:18pm

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

Jul 8 2016 - 2:06pm

Sheila is one of more than 300 students graduating from Vancouver School Board’s adult education program this year and, like many of them, she has found it is unlocking new opportunities for her.

Jul 4 2016 - 1:33pm

For the past two years the primary students at McBride Annex have been engaged in a study project, discovering what it means to be part of a community by exploring, and then reflecting on their natural surroundings through art.  

Jun 30 2016 - 12:50pm

Tupper Grade 12 student Hana Woldeyes has been presented with an award for being named the under 18 Everyday Political Citizen.

Jun 29 2016 - 6:50pm

The Vancouver Board of Education has rejected a Ministry of Education proposal to partially address a $21.8 million shortfall in the district’s 2016-17 operating budget.

Jun 27 2016 - 12:35pm

Queen Mary Elementary School students recently made collaborative drawings at Spanish Banks using found materials, as part of the Sketchbook Project. This year’s theme is Drawing Closer to Nature, so this workshop was held outdoors.

Jun 21 2016 - 2:21pm

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.