Schools and parents as partners in digital citizenship

Published on October 26, 2017

How do we effectively help students harness the benefits of our digital world, while easing the negative effects of technology and making sure that children are equipped with important foundational skills like reading,

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Vital conversation taking place in West Vancouver

Published on October 25, 2017

On behalf of the Board, I have used this space frequently in the past to discuss the importance of relationships and community building to the success of students and our school district as a whole.

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Anonymous donation sparks creation, innovation

Published on October 25, 2017

Kids settle on the carpet in the library at Irwin Park elementary, ready to spring up and get busy creating their cardboard renditions of houses,

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Success is a personal journey

Published on October 25, 2017

 
Sofie Jarvis, currently in Grade 7 at Bowen Island Community School (BICS), started taking on responsibility at school while she was still very young.

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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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