Schools & Students News

Apr 16 2010 - 1:02pm

Three secondary schools are using social networking tools to help promote the Tech It Away electronics recycling event on Earth Day, April 22.

Apr 16 2010 - 11:10am

When 42 Grade 7 students from Quebec City arrive in Vancouver, Thursday (April 15), they will kick-off an exchange – a year in the making – that will expose them to the extraordinary diversity of contemporary Canada.

Apr 13 2010 - 10:42am

Please join thousands of students, business people and political leaders across our province this Wednesday for Day of Pink!

Apr 9 2010 - 1:55pm

Young filmmakers from two Vancouver schools were finalists in this year’s Racism. Stop It! national video competition.

Apr 7 2010 - 5:41pm

The Vancouver School Board this evening released its preliminary operating budget proposals designed to address an $18.12-million deficit in the 2010-11 school year.

Apr 6 2010 - 11:55am

We are in the midst of a perfect storm as this shortfall represents the culmination of declining enrolment, loss of Ministry of Education grants, and escalating operating costs.

Mar 29 2010 - 2:02pm

Two Vancouver School Board students are among sixteen of Canada’s brightest high school scientists that have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent Canada at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) May 9 - 15 in San Jose, California.

Mar 29 2010 - 1:25pm

I write to you as the Vancouver School Board embarks on its annual budget process. As you may be aware, we have a world-class public education system that consistently ranks among the best, and have many successes to celebrate in our schools.

Mar 11 2010 - 11:32am

You are invited to attend one of our Public Open Houses to discuss ideas for the 2010-11 preliminary operating budget.

Mar 10 2010 - 2:52pm

About 250 people attended a March 3 Open House at Kitsilano Secondary

Mar 9 2010 - 10:10am

Vancouver School Board students have joined others from across the province in putting their garden shovels, drafting pencils, video cameras and plenty of imagination to work for the 2010 BC Green Games.

Mar 5 2010 - 4:36pm

Clara Hughes sees a younger self in the at-risk youth enrolled in the Take a Hike program based at John Oliver Secondary school.

Mar 5 2010 - 1:20pm

the Britannia Bruins overcame the odds last weekend in Kamloops to win their second BC "AA" Senior Boys' basketball Championship in three years.

Mar 2 2010 - 12:43pm

One Vancouver school took an optimistic view of the increased traffic patterns during the 2010 Winter Olympics seeing it as a opportunity to focus on changing the way students travel to school.

Mar 1 2010 - 4:35pm

Proving that strong and compassionate leadership can make a difference in Vancouver’s schools, Dave Derpak, Principal of Vancouver Technical Secondary has been recognized by The Learning Partnership as one of Canada’s outstanding Principals for 2010.

Mar 1 2010 - 3:09pm

The Vancouver School Board is pleased to announce that the Dare to Stand Out Student Conference, Vancouver’s first-ever anti-homophobia conference for students.

Feb 23 2010 - 9:59am

I have been “on the job” for about 6 weeks now and want to report on what I have seen and heard.  These first days in Vancouver have been consumed with school visits.

Feb 18 2010 - 12:21pm

Red Canadian Olympic mittens are the in-demand item for spectators at the Winter Games, and thanks to a unique fundraising effort, many of Vancouver’s school children are sporting the mitts as they cheer on Canada’s athletes.

Feb 15 2010 - 2:37pm

Students from Begbie Elementary School in East Vancouver recently took action to help the needy in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Feb 12 2010 - 12:02pm

You are invited to attend an Open House on March 4 to view and comment on a proposal for the new Grade 9-12 Secondary School on West 16th Avenue, University of British Columbia.