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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, are very enthusiastic about their most recent learning experience with the BC Election.

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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, thanks to a grant received from the West Vancouver Community Foundation and Canada 150.

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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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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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Teacher’s backyard inspires love for science

Published on April 19, 2017

Jeff Green, who teaches physics at West Vancouver Secondary School, caught the bug for science as a child growing up in Northern Ontario, where he had access to a backyard rink,

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Leadership, participation instills confidence

Published on April 19, 2017

Owen Kwong, currently in Grade 7 and among the first students to tackle the new pre-Capstone program at Chartwell Elementary school, is very excited about high school. It wasn’t always that way – as a new student in Grade 1,

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Ready, Set, Learn

Published on April 5, 2017

Saturday, April 29 from 9:30-12:00 PM at the West Vancouver Community Centre

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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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Lieutenant Governor’s Visit

Published on March 1, 2017

The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, visited École Pauline Johnson, Hollyburn Elementary and Lions Bay Community School…

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