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:

Beverly Pausche
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: bpausche@wvschools.ca

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

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.
→ See the North Shore News cover story here.

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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. Leanne Pruner’s Grade 5 class at Ridgeview Elementary also won a free pizza party lunch for having the most video submissions.

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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, Kentucky April 19-22. This is the world’s largest robotics completion with teams representing 44 countries from around the world.

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New program to teach all North Shore youth mental health literacy

Published on December 12, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | December 12, 2016
NORTH/WEST VANCOUVER — A new mental health education program will be introduced in North Shore schools this spring to educate and empower teens, promote positive mental health,

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Local families and students raise more than $3500 to support children and families facing cancer

Published on June 20, 2016

WEST VANCOUVER – West Vancouver Schools recently partnered with the West Vancouver Police Department (WVPD) to support the Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast through a Toonie Drive at each elementary school site.

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Carson Secondary, Rockridge Secondary and Mulgrave School receive grant for innovative IB partnership

Published on March 7, 2016

NORTH VANCOUVER & WEST VANCOUVER, March 7, 2016 — Educators at three schools on the North Shore have been recognized for their collaboration and innovation around the International Baccalaureate (IB) approaches to learning skills.

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Media Advisory – Parker Thompson

Published on January 6, 2016

Students at West Vancouver Secondary School and Rockridge Secondary will be hearing from a young race car driver about the dangers of distracted driving tomorrow.

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Curriculum changes in BC classrooms

Published on December 8, 2015

Global News story featuring West Vancouver Schools and Curriculum changes.

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Sentinel grad spreads message of support and hope beyond her school

Published on October 22, 2015

Lauren Yip, a 2015 Sentinel graduate, is a soft spoken, brilliant young woman with an endearing smile. But her most striking qualities are her passion for giving back to her community,

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Student Experiment to Fly on International Space Station

Published on October 7, 2015

More than 500 students in grades 5-7 are working in teams to compete for a chance to fly an experiment on the International Space Station. One experiment from the district will be among those selected for astronauts to conduct during the orbit next spring.

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