Schools & Students News

Dec 11 2009 - 5:03pm

What's Next: The Board of Education will consider the proposed motion on Monday December 21, 2009.

Dec 9 2009 - 11:20am

Kitsilano Secondary School (Kits) has embarked on a concept design planning process to create a renewed and seismically safe school.

Dec 7 2009 - 3:52pm

A community display was set up in lobby area of the Strathcona Community Centre for the public to learn about ideas for the future renewal of Stratchona Elementary School.

Dec 3 2009 - 12:43pm

On behalf of the Vancouver Board of Education, it is my pleasure to welcome Steve Cardwell to School District No. 39 as the new Superintendent of Schools in Vancouver.

Nov 20 2009 - 4:00pm

Students at Eric Hamber Secondary showed their enthusiasm for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics by holding “Athletes of the Future” on Nov 5.

Nov 20 2009 - 3:43pm

Legendary actor and comedian Bill Cosby took to the stage at Vancouver Technical Secondary School Nov. 13 to make a special engagement.

Nov 20 2009 - 2:29pm

More than 140 people attended an open house Thursday evening to learn about ideas for the Neighbourhood Centre of Learning and Development pilot at General Gordon Elementary School in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood.


Nov 17 2009 - 4:12pm

Elsie Roy Elementary students were inspired to get involved in sports during an Active Adventure Day on Nov 16.

Nov 13 2009 - 9:39am

Windermere Secondary students are inspiring their peers to take action on climate change by organizing the C3-Climate Change Conference on Dec 11, 2009.

Nov 9 2009 - 4:17pm

Vancouver School Board’s first District Honour Youth Choir sang at the 100-day Countdown of the 2010 Olympics at the Olympic and Paralympic Village Vancouver dedication ceremony.

Nov 3 2009 - 12:15pm

Three Vancouver teachers have been recognized as being among the country’s top educators.

Oct 15 2009 - 2:39pm

New deadlines will provide parents with more equitable access to registration process.

Oct 15 2009 - 2:06pm

This summer the VSB’s West 1 Community Schools Team built on the success of the popular Kidz in the Kitchen after school program by introducing a Healthy Eaters and Leaders Camp at Maple Grove Elementary.

Oct 15 2009 - 1:57pm

MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS, recently announced that two Vancouver schools will be awarded $10,000 Band Aid grants this year.

Sep 28 2009 - 2:23pm

The Vancouver School Board recently held a series of open houses to inform the public about their plans for two new schools at University of British Columbia/University Endowment Lands.

Sep 28 2009 - 1:41pm

The Vancouver School Board is publishing a monthly newsletter called Celebration News to inform the VSB community, students, parents and staff, about opportunities for students, resources for classrooms, as well as information to address challenges, during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Sep 7 2009 - 1:25pm

Residents of UBC-Dunbar are invited to attend Open House events related to the design of two new public schools in their area.

Jun 26 2009 - 1:00am

Ivet Bell and Alysha Li may be two among thousands of students graduating this year from Vancouver schools, but they have the distinction of being among the top graduating secondary students in Canada.

Apr 26 2009 - 11:00pm

Grade 7 students from Queen Alexandra Elementary School have written an original play based on their own family stories: stories of hardship, frustration, anger, joy and hope. Voices from the Wall runs April 29 to May 1.

Apr 20 2009 - 11:00pm

Students from across the Vancouver school district will join the world in celebrating Earth Day 2009 on Wednesday, April 22.