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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Vital conversation taking place in West Vancouver

Published on October 25, 2017

On behalf of the Board, I have used this space frequently in the past to discuss the importance of relationships and community building to the success of students and our school district as a whole.

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Anonymous donation sparks creation, innovation

Published on October 25, 2017

Kids settle on the carpet in the library at Irwin Park elementary, ready to spring up and get busy creating their cardboard renditions of houses,

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Success is a personal journey

Published on October 25, 2017

 
Sofie Jarvis, currently in Grade 7 at Bowen Island Community School (BICS), started taking on responsibility at school while she was still very young.

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True North Street Party

Published on September 20, 2017

More than 100 volunteers welcomed some 600 visitors of all ages to the True North Canada 150 Street party

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The Power of Pride

Published on September 20, 2017

By Maureen Lee
On Sunday August 6th, West Vancouver Schools participated, for the first time, in the Vancouver Pride Society’s 39th Pride Parade.

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