West Vancouver people, students and programs are highlighted frequently in the media throughout the school year. We will post some of the recent articles below for those interested in learning more.

Please direct all media inquiries for West Vancouver Schools to:

Tricia Buckley
Acting Manager of Communications and Engagement
West Vancouver Schools
1075 – 21st St., West Vancouver, BC V7V 4A9
Tel: (604) 981-1054
Cell: (604) 828-8045
Email: tbuckley@wvschools.ca

News releases, videos and newspapers articles featuring West Vancouver Schools:

Lunar New Year at Irwin Park

Published on February 21, 2018

Many of our schools have been celebrating Lunar New Year with our wonderful parent volunteers.  The North Shore News paid us a recent visit and covered Irwin Park’s festivities for the year of the dog.

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CanCode announces funding

Published on January 30, 2018

MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones was at Ridgeview Elementary with Board Chair Carolyn Broady to announce the federal government’s $1 million investment for technology lessons in Canadian schools.

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The spirit of giving

Published on January 11, 2018

Seven year old Eagle Harbour Montessori student Quinn Lester-Coe and his friend Jonathan Yeung from Collingwood School put in an incredible effort to raise more than $20,000 for a family in need.

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Milo the robot helps students with autism

Published on November 22, 2017

West Vancouver Schools is the first school district in Canada to pilot Milo, the teaching robot, who is helping students with autism practice social skills.

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Programs draw out of district students

Published on October 26, 2017

West Vancouver Schools specialty programs help attract students from outside of the district. About one-quarter of students are from outside of West Vancouver,

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True North Street Party

Published on September 29, 2017

This free event held on the grounds of Sentinel Secondary was attended by about 600 visitors from around the community on September 16.

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PJ Community Park Opening Celebration

Published on June 26, 2017

Students, staff and guests attended the grand opening celebration of the École Pauline Johnson community park on June 2.
→ See the North Shore News photos here.

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Coding Arcade

Published on June 19, 2017

More than 85 students across the school district’s 14 elementary schools took part in a Coding Quest Arcade at the West Vancouver Memorial Library on May 26 through the Learning Partnership,

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Imagine A Canada Contest

Published on June 14, 2017

Mr. Lowewn’s grade 6/7 class from Hollyburn Elementary participated in an inquiry project on reconciliation, and then took part in a national arts and communications initiative through the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

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