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:

Site Unseen opening reception

Published on June 5, 2017

Students, staff and guests attended the opening reception for Site Unseen: Gitga’at and West Vancouver Youth – Mural of Merging Voices at the West Vancouver Museum on May 10.

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Rockridge teacher honoured with Prime Minister’s Award – North Shore News

Published on May 24, 2017

Biology and Physics teacher Tom Harding speaks about his love of science and teaching in an article by the North Shore News.

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Ridgeview Elementary students participate in mock polls

Published on May 10, 2017

Ridgeview Elementary students participated in the Student Vote program learning more about the electoral process over the course of the provincial election.

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Responsible recycling awards

Published on May 10, 2017

Two Grade 12 students from Rockridge Secondary, and a Grade 6 student from École PJ won awards in the District of West Vancouver’s responsible recycling video contest.

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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,

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Westcot Elementary worm experiment returns from space

Published on April 19, 2017

A team from Westcot Elementary was selected from thousands of entries to send their experiment “Red Worm Composting in Space” to the International Space Station.

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UBC Physics Olympics

Published on March 20, 2017

West Vancouver Secondary students placed first overall in the 2017 UBC Physics Olympics competition, while all three of our secondary school teams finished within the top ten in a number of individual events.

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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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