Schools & Students News

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.

Jun 17 2016 - 12:36pm

This school community makes Zero Waste look easy!

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.