Schools & Students News

Jun 17 2016 - 10:24am

Tupper Secondary celebrated their giant mural at the annual Multifest, a community event to showcase the mural's development, and share the school’s diversity with food, art, music, dance, and crafts.

Jun 16 2016 - 12:51pm

The graduation rate for aboriginal youth has been steadily rising in BC and on June 9, VSB celebrated about 100 aboriginal grade 12 students who graduated from Vancouver secondary schools in 2016. 

Jun 14 2016 - 9:52am

Vancouver sent four current students and three recent graduates to Moncton, New Brunswick to be part of Team BC at Skills Canada 2016, June 5 to 8, and brought home two national silver awards.

Jun 9 2016 - 3:15pm

The Vancouver School Board, members of the Aboriginal community and the Ministry of Education have come together to reaffirm their commitment to education success for students of Aboriginal ancestry.

Jun 7 2016 - 4:34pm

Vancouver School Board has renewed its commitment to improving Aboriginal student success with the signing of the second Vancouver Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement.

Jun 7 2016 - 8:38am

The Vancouver School Board is asking students, parents and the Vancouver community for their suggestions to name two Vancouver schools.

Jun 2 2016 - 4:01pm

From programming robots to making video games, 120 students from schools across Vancouver have showcased how they have used technology in their learning.

May 27 2016 - 1:51pm

Friends and family of more than 100 aboriginal Grade 7 students from elementary schools across Vancouver packed the Croatian Cultural Centre to celebrate their kids moving forward into high school.

May 26 2016 - 12:33pm

Earlier this year Vancouver School District did a series of workshops co-planned by teachers and senior staff from the Ministry of Education to look at the redeveloped provincial curriculum. 

May 25 2016 - 2:05pm

Two Vancouver elementary school teachers have been recognized for their work by the Prime Minister.

May 24 2016 - 3:37pm

Sir Charles Tupper Secondary welcomed close to 170 athletes with cognitive disabilities from Life Skills programs in high schools across the district for a special sports day.

May 23 2016 - 9:00am

On May 17, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, hosted a town hall discussion on clean growth and climate change with students at Magee Secondary. 

May 19 2016 - 8:00am

Van Tech students took on (and won!) police officers and the Mayor in a tug-of-war to kick off Inner City Kids Week. Led by CLICK (Contributing to Lives of Inner City Kids) foundation, the week raises awareness and money to fund programs for Vancouver children living in poverty.

May 18 2016 - 9:19am

Nearly 300 students from nine Vancouver elementary schools took part in the 5th annual First People's Festival on May 9th. The grade six and seven students learned about the First Nations culture and developed greater knowledge and understanding of the lives of BC's First Nations.

May 17 2016 - 9:05am

Vancouver - (May 17, 2016) – The Vancouver School Board has released its updated Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP), which builds on the interim plan released in January 2016, and incorporates results of the extensive public consultation program undertaken by VSB over the past three months. 

May 12 2016 - 10:30am

Windermere Secondary was the starting point for the first junior edition of Ride Don’t Hide, a community bike ride hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association to increase awareness and help break down the stigma surrounding mental health problems.

May 4 2016 - 8:11am

Kitsilano Secondary students produced a TV series called Focus about how high school students see themselves. It will debut at the Rio theatre later this month.

May 3 2016 - 1:54pm

Britannia Secondary School recently hosted its first SFU Beedie School of Business Case Competition in the school’s historic auditorium, with students from five schools analyzing a real life business problem and presenting a solution to a panel of judges

May 2 2016 - 1:31pm

Students and staff at Sir William Osler Elementary School, along with a special guest artist, were all involved in the creation of an inspirational mural that acknowledges the community’s First Nations heritage.

Apr 25 2016 - 10:15am

The Cover story of Learn Magazine profiles the DRPC team and their efforts in helping newcomers build connections to their schools, families and their community.