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Farewell and bon chance to our graduates and retirees

Published on June 27, 2017

As June comes to a close, it’s a good time to spend a few moments reflecting on all the changes ahead for the 732 graduates of West Vancouver Schools and the 24 staff members who will be retiring this year.

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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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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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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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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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Students from Hollyburn Elementary were honoured  for their winning entries in the “Imagine a Canada” contest organized by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.  In photo: (L-R) Sam Talaifar, Aryan MosavianPour, Andra Pope and Ali Aryaeinia. Absent: Leila Cavers.

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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