A Message from Superintendent Chris Kennedy:

(May 25th, 2020)

Return to In-Person Instruction Plan – Parent FAQ

WVS Parent Resources for Continuity of Learning at Home

BC Government Back to School ReStart Plan

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DPAC Updates:

We hope that you and your families are safe and well during this unprecedented time.
The DPAC Executive are following the advice of health officials to play our part in slowing the transmission of COVID-19 in our community.

DPAC will be holding a virtual meeting for the June 3rd General Meeting and AGM. More information has been sent by email. Please email dpac@wvschools.ca if you would like more information.

The scheduled General Meeting on May 6th was cancelled. A Virtual Meeting Update for PAC Chairs and DPAC Reps with Carolyn and Chris was held on Wednesday, May 20th. Minutes from the meeting can be found here (Minutes) or on the Resources page.

Scheduled meetings and events planned for April were cancelled – including the planned April 8th DPAC General Meeting and the April 15th Parent Education event (the “Like” screening) at Kay Meek Centre. A Virtual Meeting for PAC Chairs and DPAC Reps with Carolyn and Chris was held on Wednesday, April 22nd. Minutes from the meeting can be found here (Minutes)

More information regarding COVID-19 and West Vancouver Schools can be found here:
https://westvancouverschools.ca/news/coronavirus-update

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DPAC General Meeting Schedule 2019/2020

Our meetings are held at the Inglewood Learning Centre located at the south end of West Vancouver Secondary. Access to the portable is from Inglewood Avenue. DPAC General Meetings are generally held on the first Wednesday of the month, starting in October.  Please make sure you have all the dates noted:

Wednesday October 2nd – Coffee Meet & Greet at 8:45 am
Wednesday November 6th – 9:15 am
Wednesday December 4th – 9:15 am
*Wednesday January 8th – Joint Meeting – Trustees/Admin/DPAC/PAC (Technology in our Schools)*
Wednesday February 5th – 9:15 am
Wednesday March 4th – 9:15 am
Wednesday April 8th – CANCELLED
Wednesday April 22nd – Virtual Meeting with Carolyn & Chris
Wednesday May 6th – CANCELLED
Wednesday May 20th – Virtual Meeting with Carolyn & Chris
Wednesday June 3rd (AGM) – Virtual Meeting – More info TBA – 9:30 am

An open discussion over coffee will take place at the end of each meeting, allowing for the sharing of ideas, resources, or a continuation of discussions initiated at the General Meeting.

All parents/guardians of students enrolled in West Vancouver Schools are welcome to attend DPAC meetings.

RSS Superintendent Chris Kennedy’s Blog

  • To the Grads of 2020 June 24, 2020
    This has definitely been a different kind of year.  Here is a video of my message to the grads of 2020 with the script below.  Congratulations again to all our graduates! It is my pleasure to bring congratulatory greetings to our graduating class of 2020.  If I were giving this speech in February, I would […]
  • Maybe Youth Sports Come Back Different June 7, 2020
    I have used this space a number of times over the last decade to think out loud about youth sports.  And I can reaffirm my bias upfront that sports in our schools and our community and the values they largely promote are important, and perhaps more significant than ever. And now I see the opportunity, […]

About DPAC

The West Vancouver District Parent Advisory Council (WVDPAC) is an advisory body of parent volunteers from all West Vancouver schools. Together, we promote parental views to the West Vancouver Board of Education and work with the West Vancouver School District to build the learning environment we want for our children.

Executive Committee

 Chair  Kelly Richter
 Vice-Chair  Kyra Smiljanic
 Treasurer  Christina Argyros
 Secretary  Tanya Mah
 Director   Nina Cheema
 Director   Monica Scoles
 Director   Linda Gour
 Director   Abbie Milavsky
 Director   Cora MacDonald
 Director / Past Chair   Danielle Katerberg

For general inquiries, please contact us at:

West Vancouver DPAC
1075 21st Street,
West Vancouver, BC V7V 4A9
Canada

General Email: dpac@wvschools.ca