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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Orange Shirt Day – Working towards Reconciliation in West Vancouver

Published on September 20, 2017

by Lynne Tomlinson, Director of Instruction
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West Vancouver School District respectfully honours and acknowledges the history and culture of the Skwxwú7mesh Nation,

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Homecoming: Full circle

Published on September 20, 2017

For many educators in B.C., last year’s restoration of government funding for the teachers’ contract offered greater flexibility around where to work,

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Our Kids, Our Schools, and Our Work Together

Published on September 19, 2017

This year, as is our tradition in West Vancouver Schools, administrators, teachers and staff came together on the Thursday before Labour Day for our opening day event at the Kay Meek Centre.

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Brave New World: Helping students with digital literacy at home

Published on September 19, 2017

By Sean Sallis-Lyon
The internet is a vast, enthralling, and sometimes scary place. There are wonderful areas where creativity flourishes, and dark places where negativity runs rampant.

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An excellent time for education

Published on September 19, 2017

This is my 11th year at West Vancouver Schools, and I can’t recall a better time for education in the province.

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