2017 year in review

Published on December 21, 2017

Over the past, year the focus at West Vancouver Schools has been on the student and continuing to support student success.

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Winter Weather

Published on December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 | 2:20 pm
Update for Bowen Island:
The roads on Bowen are in good shape, but the following bus disruptions are likely this afternoon:

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A good deed for those in need

Published on December 19, 2017

Everywhere you turn at this time of year, people are engaged in giving and charitable works. In our schools over the course of the school year, students and staff also engage in projects, small and large, that contribute to local and international charitable efforts.

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Dance inspires teaching career

Published on December 19, 2017

Angela Foster, currently teaching a Grade 4/5 class at Gleneagles Ch’axáý Elementary school, says laughter is important, both inside and outside the classroom.

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Maker math boosts morale

Published on December 19, 2017 Students at West Vancouver Secondary School enrolled in Keith Rispin’s Grade 10 Applied and Workplace... Read More

Diversity drives innovation

Published on November 23, 2017

Last month, I outlined the importance of relationships and community building as part of the success story of West Vancouver Schools,

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The magic of inter-generational connection

Published on November 23, 2017 Something very cool is going on between a class of Grade 4/5 students at Westcot... Read More

Some New Directions on Transitions

Published on November 21, 2017

A common topic we discuss in West Vancouver Schools is how we support various student transitions in our system. As students move through the system,

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Story and history

Published on November 21, 2017

Story is powerful. Just ask Andrea Anderson, a teacher at Cypress Park Elementary school, where she has spent the last 15 years teaching students from Kindergarten through Grade 2.

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Schools and parents as partners in digital citizenship

Published on October 26, 2017

How do we effectively help students harness the benefits of our digital world, while easing the negative effects of technology and making sure that children are equipped with important foundational skills like reading,

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