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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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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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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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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Major community youth art project gets green light for grant

Published on February 27, 2017

Students in West Vancouver and the Gitga’at Nation in Northern BC will be working together on a large art mural and exhibition in 2017 to deepen understanding of their unique cultures and lands, courtesy of a grant for nearly $50,000 from the Government of Canada and a further $10,000 from the West Vancouver Community Foundation.

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Winter Weather

Published on February 9, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 | 5:51 am
All schools in West Vancouver are open today. As before, please drive carefully, as there are some slippery areas on the roads.
Bowen families should check side streets carefully,

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Linda Harrison’s legacy carries on with Youth Fund

Published on January 26, 2017

The West Vancouver Community Foundation has launched the Linda Harrison Youth Fund. Linda was a youth worker employed with West Vancouver Schools since 2000. She was an extraordinary person who gave selflessly to those around her,

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Retired West Vancouver teacher donates estate to West Vancouver Community Foundation

Published on December 16, 2016

In the fall of 2016, the West Vancouver Community Foundation received a significant donation from the estate of Mary Margaret Sheridan, who passed away on February 1, 2014.
Mary Sheridan taught at Sentinel,

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Giving is its own reward

Published on December 16, 2016

Zoie Bhalloo, a Grade 7 student at West Bay elementary, is wise beyond her years. When you try, she explains, you will sometimes win and sometimes fail, but you will always learn more about yourself in the process.

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