A magical story

Published on March 1, 2017

Last week, along with a sold out crowd at the Kay Meek Theatre, I watched…

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Communicating student learning is a community effort

Published on January 24, 2017

In this column, it is usual to hear from me directly on aspects of student…

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BC students top readers, second in science and sixth in math worldwide

Published on December 13, 2016

First term report cards recently arrived at home, providing families with some insight into student…

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Report cards: An ongoing conversation

Published on November 18, 2016

Very soon, students will be bringing home the first of three report cards for the…

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Professional growth deeply connected to student success

Published on October 19, 2016

Over the years, I have heard feedback from some outside the education sector that professional development…

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A Joyful Start

Published on September 27, 2016

By Chris Kennedy, Superintendent of Schools This fall, you’ll likely be hearing quite a lot…

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West Vancouver Schools will seek parent input on reporting

Published on June 7, 2016

If the only constant is change, schools, parents and students will be in good company this fall, as the province moves to the next phase in a planned transition to the revised curriculum.

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Linking today’s students to the future

Published on April 7, 2016

With the Fraser Institute’s release of Elementary School rankings, there are the usual rumblings in…

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One district, three campuses

Published on January 21, 2016

It’s January, and one of the things we do to kick off the year is to start thinking about our enrolment and scheduling for the following September.

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Performance, health and adequate sleep

Published on December 16, 2015

With visions of sugarplums dancing in heads, getting enough sleep can be tricky for young people at this time of year.

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