After 43 years on staff, former Churchill student and long-time office clerk retires

Cheryle Jacob, who has seen five computer system changes in her career in the office of Sir Winston Churchill Secondary, retired in February after a 43-year career. She not only worked at Churchill for four decades, but she was also a student who graduated in 1972 from the same school. 

IMPRINT 2018: Vancouver School Board Sustainability Conference

Point Grey Secondary hosts sixth annual student-led conference to promote action on the environment

Budget process for 2018-2019 highlights greater collaboration

It’s budget season again at the Vancouver School Board, and this year VSB has a new financial planning process that will produce a balanced bottom line.

Learning assistance and life skills students taste the thrill of competition at inaugural handball tournament

John Oliver Secondary recently played host to the first ever Learning Assistance/Life Skills Handball Championships.

Finance Department reorganization

VSB's Finance Department is being reorganized, with two Assistant Secretary Treasurers and two new managers replacing the previous director of finance and supervisor positions. 

Indigenous focus in the new curriculum helps students develop 'mastery'

For BC’s Indigenous education to be effective in improving the success of Indigenous students, fostering a sense of belonging is the first step.

March Madness: Grade seven basketball teams score slam dunk in district finals

Grade seven teams shoot to win as boys and girls teams face off in district basketball finals.

By creating podcasts with seniors, Tecumseh students learn about communication, a core competency of BC's new curriculum

The students of Tecumseh Elementary in Vancouver’s Victoria-Fraserview are part of sea-change taking place in BC’s educational curriculum, but as far as the kids are concerned, today’s field trip is just another welcome opportunity to visit some of the seniors at the Shannon Oaks retirement home.

New Zealand All Blacks Sevens teach a lesson on humility at Charles Tupper Secondary

Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School's boys rugby team learnt about humility and rugby with hour-long workshop with three  players from the All Blacks Sevens. 

Students across the district encouraged to make lots of noise in The Great Big Crunch

On March 1 students at elementary schools across Canada took big, loud bites of fresh, crisp fruits or vegetables and the resulting crunch was heard from coast to coast to coast.