New Organic Waste Disposal System – January 2015

Published on February 11, 2015

The way we manage our waste is changing.
Starting January 2015 all compostable organic materials including food waste and packaged food will need to be separated from regular garbage.

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Open Houses and Evaluations for 2015/16

Published on February 11, 2015

West Vancouver School’s Premier Sports Academies provide an exciting program of choice for male and female student-athletes entering Grades 8–12.
For the student who wants to develop his/her potential as a high performance athlete,

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Parent Information Sessions — Students Entering Grade 8 in 2015

Published on February 11, 2015

For parents and students of current Grade 7 students entering Grade 8 in Sept 2015.
Please join us for our Information Sessions for parents of all prospective Grade 8 students for the following West Vancouver Secondary Schools:
Rockridge Secondary​
Parents and students of current Grade 7 students entering Grade 8 Monday,

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Working for the grade

Published on February 11, 2015

There is a debate in education around the relationship between grading and learning. Many of our teachers and schools have shifted the ways that they give students feedback – focussing more on constructive comments for improvement and less on grades.

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Parent Information Sessions — Students Entering Grades 9-12 in 2015

Published on January 11, 2015

For parents and students of current Grades 8-11 students entering Grades 9-12 in Sept 2015.
Please join us for our Information Sessions for parents of all current Grades 8-11 students for the following West Vancouver Secondary Schools:
Parent Info Sessions:
Rockridge Secondary
Parents of students entering Gr 9-10 Wednesday,

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Connecting the Dots

Published on January 11, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Rockridge Secondary
5350 Headland Drive, West Vancouver
You are invited to an information evening presented by Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Rockridge Secondary school.

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IB Diploma

West Vancouver Secondary School’s IB Program — celebrating 27 years of accredited excellence.

Published on January 11, 2015

The IB World School Program offered at West Vancouver Secondary School is an internationally recognized program that encourages students to broaden their intellectual,

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What is IPALS

Published on January 11, 2015

What is IPALS?

IPALS is a literacy program for immigrant families with children from 3-5 years old. Parents and caregivers learn strategies to encourage their young children to develop language and literacy skills to help them adapt to their community and prepare them for school.

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A fresh start towards excellence

Published on December 16, 2014

Earlier this week, we held our inaugural meeting to swear in the five people who, over the next four years, will our community’s interests as members of the West Vancouver Board of Education.

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Being present this holiday season

Published on December 11, 2014

In this column, I have often talked about what’s new and different in education and within the district. While schools must change to reflect a changing world,

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