West Vancouver people, students and programs are highlighted frequently in the media throughout the school year. We will post some of the recent articles below for those interested in learning more.

Please direct all media inquiries for West Vancouver Schools to:

Tricia Buckley
Manager of Communications and Engagement
West Vancouver Schools
1075 – 21st St., West Vancouver, BC V7V 4A9
Tel: (604) 981-1035
Email: tbuckley@wvschools.ca

News releases, videos and newspapers articles featuring West Vancouver Schools:

District Honour Choir European Tour

Published on May 16, 2018

WVS District Honour Choir students had an incredible opportunity to participate in an 11-day musical tour in Europe this past March.

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Premier Robotics Academy featured on Global News

Published on April 16, 2018

See the West Vancouver Schools Premier Robotics Academy on Global’s Morning News program. The members of the Ten Ton Robotics team demonstrate their robot skills and discuss their upcoming trip to the Vex World Robotics Competition in April 2018.

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Lunar New Year at Irwin Park

Published on February 21, 2018

Many of our schools have been celebrating Lunar New Year with our wonderful parent volunteers.  The North Shore News paid us a recent visit and covered Irwin Park’s festivities for the year of the dog.

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CanCode announces funding

Published on January 30, 2018

MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones was at Ridgeview Elementary with Board Chair Carolyn Broady to announce the federal government’s $1 million investment for technology lessons in Canadian schools.

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The spirit of giving

Published on January 11, 2018

Seven year old Eagle Harbour Montessori student Quinn Lester-Coe and his friend Jonathan Yeung from Collingwood School put in an incredible effort to raise more than $20,000 for a family in need.

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Milo the robot helps students with autism

Published on November 22, 2017

West Vancouver Schools is the first school district in Canada to pilot Milo, the teaching robot, who is helping students with autism practice social skills.

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Programs draw out of district students

Published on October 26, 2017

West Vancouver Schools specialty programs help attract students from outside of the district. About one-quarter of students are from outside of West Vancouver,

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True North Street Party

Published on September 29, 2017

This free event held on the grounds of Sentinel Secondary was attended by about 600 visitors from around the community on September 16.

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PJ Community Park Opening Celebration

Published on June 26, 2017

Students, staff and guests attended the grand opening celebration of the École Pauline Johnson community park on June 2.
→ See the North Shore News photos here.

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