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Graduation message from WVPD and WVS

Published on May 18, 2017

Read the joint letter from Chief Constable Len Goerke (West Vancouver Police Department) and Superintendent Chris Kennedy (West Vancouver Schools) here.

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Elections as learning opportunities

Published on May 16, 2017

The results of BC’s 2017 may not yet be fully known, but the past month has seen a number of amazing learning opportunities for students across our district. After spending class time studying the issues,

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The Generosity of West Vancouver

Published on May 16, 2017

In West Vancouver, we are extremely fortunate to have a community that is dedicated to building capacity in education and on behalf of causes large and small, both locally and globally.

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Career change inspired by desire to support kids

Published on May 11, 2017

Leslie Elliot, an education assistant at Eagle Harbour Montessori, made the move into a new career five years ago, after an injury made working full-time in her former job impossible. Facing two herniated disks and raising a daughter on her own,

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Rockridge teacher Tom Harding recognized with Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Published on May 10, 2017

Life-changing. Tangible. Engaging. Passionate. Connected.
These are just a few of the words used to describe Rockridge Secondary science and leadership teacher Tom Harding’s impact.  Former students carry his lessons with them for years,

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Ridgeview Elementary students participate in mock polls

Published on May 10, 2017

Ridgeview Elementary students participated in the Student Vote program learning more about the electoral process over the course of the provincial election.
→ See the North Shore News cover story here.

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Responsible recycling awards

Published on May 10, 2017

Two Grade 12 students from Rockridge Secondary, and a Grade 6 student from École PJ won awards in the District of West Vancouver’s responsible recycling video contest. Leanne Pruner’s Grade 5 class at Ridgeview Elementary also won a free pizza party lunch for having the most video submissions.

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Robotics Academy students place 5th at the World Championships

Published on May 4, 2017

Three robots from West Vancouver’s Mechatronics/Robotics academy (Ten Ton Robotics) competed at the 2017 VEX Robotics World High School Championships in Louisville, Kentucky April 19-22. This is the world’s largest robotics completion with teams representing 44 countries from around the world.

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Broady elected to BCSTA Board of Directors

Published on April 25, 2017

West Vancouver — Students across the province gained a strong advocate, following the election on April 22 of Carolyn Broady to the BC School Trustees Association’s (BCSTA) Board of Directors on the first ballot.

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West Vancouver Place for Sport offers benefits for students and larger community

Published on April 20, 2017

Most of our families are likely aware that our track at West Vancouver Secondary School, well-used by students throughout the district and the larger community for more than 70 years, has aged considerably and is in need of repair or replacement.

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