IB Diploma

West Vancouver Secondary School’s IB Program — celebrating 27 years of accredited excellence.

Published on January 11, 2015

The IB World School Program offered at West Vancouver Secondary School is an internationally recognized program that encourages students to broaden their intellectual,

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What is IPALS

Published on January 11, 2015

What is IPALS?

IPALS is a literacy program for immigrant families with children from 3-5 years old. Parents and caregivers learn strategies to encourage their young children to develop language and literacy skills to help them adapt to their community and prepare them for school.

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A fresh start towards excellence

Published on December 16, 2014

Earlier this week, we held our inaugural meeting to swear in the five people who, over the next four years, will our community’s interests as members of the West Vancouver Board of Education.

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Being present this holiday season

Published on December 11, 2014

In this column, I have often talked about what’s new and different in education and within the district. While schools must change to reflect a changing world,

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Send a message to all decision-makers this Saturday

Published on November 16, 2014

Remembrance Day ceremonies in our schools and in the community have just concluded. This year they seemed particularly poignant in light of recent events and the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War.

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November provides many teachable moments

Published on November 11, 2014

Looking back, some of my best experiences in education were implanted years ago. My mother taught high school social studies, so perhaps history was in my blood.

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Taking Action

Published on October 16, 2014

As some of you know, I will not be running as a Trustee in the next cycle of municipal elections this fall.

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Modernization in education goes beyond technology

Published on October 11, 2014

A new school year always brings a sense of renewal.  And while we are starting the year slightly later than we all would have liked,

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Premier Fencing Academy

Published on August 24, 2014

WVSD’s Premier Fencing Academy’s partner, Dynamo Fencing Club celebrates. One of the students, Dylan French, was named as Youth Olympic Team Flag Bearer for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing,

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Premier Baseball Academy

Published on August 24, 2014

Many of the WVSD’s Premier Baseball Academy students participated in the 2014 BC Summer Games representing the Vancouver Squamish Zone.

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