If you want something, work for it

Published on June 26, 2017

Zack Turpin, first a student at Lions Bay school, and now a 2017 graduate at Rockridge Secondary school, knows that if you want something,

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Summer is full of opportunity

Published on June 26, 2017

The last bell is just around the corner, and summer is finally here. Year-end ceremonies at elementary and secondary schools have almost all concluded,

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Lessons in democracy

Published on May 17, 2017

Ji Hoon You and Christina Zhang, both in their first year of Grade 6 Late French Immersion at École Pauline Johnson elementary,

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site unseen: Mural of Merging Voices

Published on May 16, 2017

Students in Jackie Wong’s WVSS Art West45 program have been working together with students in the Gitga’at nation to create a mural and educational opportunity,

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Busy, happy, joyful work

Published on March 2, 2017


Susie Chubb, administrative assistant at École Pauline-Johnson, is the kind of person that all employers think of when they write a job posting with the words ‘must thrive in a fast-paced environment’.

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Major community youth art project gets green light for grant

Published on February 27, 2017

Students in West Vancouver and the Gitga’at Nation in Northern BC will be working together on a large art mural and exhibition in 2017 to deepen understanding of their unique cultures and lands, courtesy of a grant for nearly $50,000 from the Government of Canada and a further $10,000 from the West Vancouver Community Foundation.

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Aiming High

Published on February 22, 2017

Knowing exactly what you want to achieve is great at any age, but for Isabelle Zhu, currently in Grade 6 at Ecole Cedardale,

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Winter Weather

Published on February 9, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 | 5:51 am
All schools in West Vancouver are open today. As before, please drive carefully, as there are some slippery areas on the roads.

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Communicating student learning is a community effort

Published on January 24, 2017

In this column, it is usual to hear from me directly on aspects of student learning and education, and from our Board Chair,

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Support for classrooms

Published on January 24, 2017

On many occasions, I have commended our exceptional staff on the role they play making this district such a special place to learn and work.

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