Send a message to all decision-makers this Saturday

Published on November 16, 2014

Remembrance Day ceremonies in our schools and in the community have just concluded. This year they seemed particularly poignant in light of recent events and the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War.

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November provides many teachable moments

Published on November 11, 2014

Looking back, some of my best experiences in education were implanted years ago. My mother taught high school social studies, so perhaps history was in my blood.

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Taking Action

Published on October 16, 2014

As some of you know, I will not be running as a Trustee in the next cycle of municipal elections this fall.

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Modernization in education goes beyond technology

Published on October 11, 2014

A new school year always brings a sense of renewal.  And while we are starting the year slightly later than we all would have liked,

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Premier Fencing Academy

Published on August 24, 2014

WVSD’s Premier Fencing Academy’s partner, Dynamo Fencing Club celebrates. One of the students, Dylan French, was named as Youth Olympic Team Flag Bearer for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing,

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Premier Baseball Academy

Published on August 24, 2014

Many of the WVSD’s Premier Baseball Academy students participated in the 2014 BC Summer Games representing the Vancouver Squamish Zone.

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The class of 2014

Published on May 16, 2014

As the end of the school year approaches, a sense of nostalgia and anticipation begins to filter throughout the district. While graduates and their teachers work towards completing the term,

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Innovation is a shift, not a program

Published on May 11, 2014

This past week I participated in the Network of Inquiry and Innovation (NOII) Symposium: Stories of Change: Pictures of Possibility.

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When people ask about what has changed over the last decade in education, the conversation usually quickly moves to technology.

Published on April 11, 2014

No doubt, technology has had a major impact on what we do in our schools. Just a decade ago, wireless networks were in their infancy,

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West Vancouver Schools links past and present generations to the creative and performing arts

Published on March 11, 2014

A strong tradition of arts in our schools is a long-standing hallmark and part of the high achievement story in our district.

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