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:

UBC Physics Olympics

Published on March 20, 2017

West Vancouver Secondary students placed first overall in the 2017 UBC Physics Olympics competition, while all three of our secondary school teams finished within the top ten in a number of individual events.

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Major community youth art project gets green light for grant

Published on February 27, 2017

Students in West Vancouver and the Gitga’at Nation in Northern BC will be working together on a large art mural and exhibition in 2017 to deepen understanding of their unique cultures and lands, courtesy of a grant for nearly $50,000 from the Government of Canada and a further $10,000 from the West Vancouver Community Foundation.

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New program to teach all North Shore youth mental health literacy

Published on December 12, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | December 12, 2016
NORTH/WEST VANCOUVER — A new mental health education program will be introduced in North Shore schools this spring to educate and empower teens,

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Local families and students raise more than $3500 to support children and families facing cancer

Published on June 20, 2016

WEST VANCOUVER – West Vancouver Schools recently partnered with the West Vancouver Police Department (WVPD) to support the Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast through a Toonie Drive at each elementary school site.

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Ten students win international award for high marks

Published on May 30, 2016

Ten former students from Gleneagles Ch’axáý Elementary school have received top awards from Trnity College Lnodon for their examination performance in an international publich speaking program,

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Carson Secondary, Rockridge Secondary and Mulgrave School receive grant for innovative IB partnership

Published on March 7, 2016

NORTH VANCOUVER & WEST VANCOUVER, March 7, 2016 — Educators at three schools on the North Shore have been recognized for their collaboration and innovation around the International Baccalaureate (IB) approaches to learning skills.

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Media Advisory – Parker Thompson

Published on January 6, 2016

Students at West Vancouver Secondary School and Rockridge Secondary will be hearing from a young race car driver about the dangers of distracted driving tomorrow.

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Curriculum changes in BC classrooms

Published on December 8, 2015

Global News story featuring West Vancouver Schools and Curriculum changes.

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Sentinel grad spreads message of support and hope beyond her school

Published on October 22, 2015 Lauren Yip, a 2015 Sentinel graduate, is a soft spoken, brilliant young woman with an... Read More
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