Communicating Student Learning

Published on October 16, 2017

Parent Teacher Conferences, held this past week at Ridgeview Elementary are one way for parents to participate in their child’s education.

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A New School Year

Published on September 3, 2017

Welcome back to a new school year, 2017 – 2018. I trust families have had a wonderful summer break with many opportunities to explore the great outdoors both locally and globally.

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Ridgeview Intermediate Students Present SEUSSICAL JR.

Published on May 1, 2017

SEUSSICAL JR. is coming next week to Ridgeview!
Theatre brings out the best in kids.  The grade 7 cast (with a few grade 6 cast members) is comprised of individuals who auditioned for their roles,

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Student-Led Conferences

Published on April 17, 2017

Student-led conferences are scheduled this month at Ridgeview.  While student-led conferences involve parents and students, the conference process actively engages students in the learning process.  

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Rethinking and Modernizing our Library Space

Published on April 9, 2017

“Look at your learning space with 21st century eyes: Does it work for what we know about learning today, or just for what we know about learning in the past?”
There is no question that the Ridgeview library is at the hub of the school.

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Let Them Play!

Published on February 15, 2017

Maintaining physical activity in youth is critical to their growth and development. In addition, physical activity may also have unintended consequences in relation to a child’s acquisition of important life skills.

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Valuing Diversity

Published on February 1, 2017

Ridgeview teachers continually provide opportunities to bring the real world to the classroom.
This year, Ridgeview invited Neonology to speak with the Grade 6 classes about the importance of making sure everyone feels safe and welcome in their school and classrooms.

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School Connectedness

Published on January 23, 2017

At Ridgeview Elementary, school connectedness is a primary focus. The focus in school connectedness is on creating a school community where everyone feels safe and supported,

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Developing a Culture of Emergency Preparedness

Published on November 6, 2016

Students and staff of the West Vancouver School District work and learn in one of Canada’s safest communities, supported and protected by outstanding emergency response professionals.  

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Parents Make a Difference

Published on November 6, 2016

There are many ways parents make a difference in their children’s success at school.  Parents who talk with their children about their day at school or who make sure there is a quiet place to do homework or who serve on school councils or who volunteer on school trips and in class activities are all examples of engaged parents.

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