Work experience offers important lessons

Published on June 27, 2017

Sentinel student Shirin Mirsalimi took part in a very satisfying work experience program last year that offered her a glimpse into the work done by a pharmacist.

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Thank you to our work experience employers

Published on June 27, 2017

West Vancouver Schools would like to thank the following employers for their participation in the 2017 senior work experience program…

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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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This changes everything

Published on June 22, 2017

We’ve probably all heard about teachers who have an amazing capacity to transform lives, but have you ever heard of one that goes about it by transforming the very spaces in which students learn?

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Passion for social justice inspires winning speech

Published on June 20, 2017

Sierra Lee, currently in Grade 7 at École Cedardale, is very passionate about social justice issues. That enthusiasm came through for her recently,

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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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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.

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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,

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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.

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