2017 year in review

Published on December 21, 2017

Over the past, year the focus at West Vancouver Schools has been on the student and continuing to support student success.

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A good deed for those in need

Published on December 19, 2017

Everywhere you turn at this time of year, people are engaged in giving and charitable works. In our schools over the course of the school year, students and staff also engage in projects, small and large, that contribute to local and international charitable efforts.

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Dance inspires teaching career

Published on December 19, 2017

Angela Foster, currently teaching a Grade 4/5 class at Gleneagles Ch’axáý Elementary school, says laughter is important, both inside and outside the classroom.

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Maker math boosts morale

Published on December 19, 2017 Students at West Vancouver Secondary School enrolled in Keith Rispin’s Grade 10 Applied and Workplace... Read More

Diversity drives innovation

Published on November 23, 2017

Last month, I outlined the importance of relationships and community building as part of the success story of West Vancouver Schools,

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The magic of inter-generational connection

Published on November 23, 2017 Something very cool is going on between a class of Grade 4/5 students at Westcot... Read More

Some New Directions on Transitions

Published on November 21, 2017

A common topic we discuss in West Vancouver Schools is how we support various student transitions in our system. As students move through the system,

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Story and history

Published on November 21, 2017

Story is powerful. Just ask Andrea Anderson, a teacher at Cypress Park Elementary school, where she has spent the last 15 years teaching students from Kindergarten through Grade 2.

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True North Street Party

Published on September 20, 2017

More than 100 volunteers welcomed some 600 visitors of all ages to the True North Canada 150 Street party

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The Power of Pride

Published on September 20, 2017

By Maureen Lee
On Sunday August 6th, West Vancouver Schools participated, for the first time, in the Vancouver Pride Society’s 39th Pride Parade.

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