Professional growth deeply connected to student success

Published on October 19, 2016

Over the years, I have heard feedback from some outside the education sector that professional development…

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A Joyful Start

Published on September 27, 2016

By Chris Kennedy, Superintendent of Schools
This fall, you’ll likely be hearing quite a lot about BC’s revised K-12 curriculum in the news,

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West Vancouver Schools will seek parent input on reporting

Published on June 7, 2016

If the only constant is change, schools, parents and students will be in good company this fall, as the province moves to the next phase in a planned transition to the revised curriculum.

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Linking today’s students to the future

Published on April 7, 2016

With the Fraser Institute’s release of Elementary School rankings, there are the usual rumblings in…

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One district, three campuses

Published on January 21, 2016

It’s January, and one of the things we do to kick off the year is to start thinking about our enrolment and scheduling for the following September.

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Performance, health and adequate sleep

Published on December 16, 2015

With visions of sugarplums dancing in heads, getting enough sleep can be tricky for young people at this time of year.

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Good ideas tend to spread

Published on November 25, 2015

Whether ideas inspire excitement, positive change, laughter or tears, good ideas have always been sticky. In West Vancouver Schools,

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Strong reputation, more choice sparks increased enrolment

Published on October 22, 2015

By October, students are mainly settled in their classes and comfortable with any new routines, faces and schedules. Within the district,

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‘Real world’ education

Published on September 24, 2015

Today’s world is less about how much you know, and more about the application of what you know. This is not a novel observation,

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Welcome back to school!

Published on September 8, 2015

Dear Parents/Guardians,
Our schools were open last week, preparing classes, planning activities and taking some time to reflect on the past and the future of education.

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