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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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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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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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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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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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Provincial budget brings good news for education

Published on March 1, 2017

Although the writ for BC’s provincial election won’t drop officially until April 9, the 2017 budget delivered in Victoria this month contained some important announcements pertaining to education. Funding, which has been a top issue for our Board and others around the province for several years,

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