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Parent Consent Forms Go Online

July 26, 2017
​ ​ Parents/guardians, on August 29, 2017 , four consent forms will be available via School Cash Online. If you don’t already have a School Cash Online account, we encourage you to register now. Click here:  https://sd44.schoolcashonline.com  Consent for all other forms is still provided on paper and you will receive...
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Year End Message From The Superintendent

July 26, 2017
From: Mark Pearmain, Superintendent, North Vancouver School District

Dear Students, Staff and Parents/Guardians,    This school year has been truly inspirational for me as a new Superintendent. I am honoured to have been able to visit all 32 of our schools in the North Vancouver School District over the...
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Have you accessed your child’s report card as yet?

July 11, 2017
​ All parents/guardians are urged to access their child’s report card on the MyEd BC parent portal.  Parents should save and/or print the 2016-2017 June report card for their own records, as all 2016-2017 report cards uploads, as per provincial regulations, expire on July 31, 2017.
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Culinary Arts Students Put on a Feast at Presidents Council Dinner

June 22, 2017
​ The North Vancouver Board of Education recently hosted the Presidents Council Dinner with representatives from their partners in education. This strategic planning session was proudly catered by the students in the VCC Culinary Arts program which operates out of Carson Graham Secondary School. The sumptuous three-course meal was prepared by:...
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BC Ministry of Health: Talk to Your Youth about Drugs

June 20, 2017
As we head into summer and the year-e nd celebrations draws to a close, this  letter  f rom th e B C Ministry of Healt h  provides tips on how to keep your children safe and how you can speak with them  about the illegal drug overdose  crisis. ​

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Carson Grad Ceremony Ticket on sale May 24

May 15, 2017
​Ceremony tickets are $10 each (no limit) - tickets will need to be purchased online https://sd44.schoolcashonline.com/  and bring in receipt May 29-June 7 outside the library at lunch to pick up your actual ticket(s).  The actual ticket will be needed at the QE Theatre.
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Talking With Your Child Youth about Mental Health

April 27, 2017
​ Brockton is hosting  two Information Sessions for Parents/Guardians that we would like to inform you about. Both of these are free and guests are welcome to join as well. They will be held at Brockton School in our Senior School building and if you could please email  info@brocktonschool.com  to register...
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Carson Graham's unscripted squad gets room to improv at nationals

April 26, 2017
​By Jeremy Shepherd, North Shore News Carson Graham’s timid improv team manage to come out of their shells at a recent rehearsal. Photo by Paul McGrath, North Shore News

“Intuitive improvisation is the secret of genius.” – Christopher Walken as the bad guy in A View to a Kill
The...
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Earth Week

April 10, 2017
​ The Jr. Community Initiatives class is planning an entire week dedicated to Earth Day.
The following is the schedule of events.
Tue April 18 - Movie Night in the Theatre between 3:30-5pm showing "WALL-E". The class will also be selling popcorn for $2 Wed April 19 - Planting...
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Sr Girls Rugby Poinsetta Fundraiser

November 04, 2016
​Orders due by November 25
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Senior Girls Field Hockey

October 12, 2016
​Congratulations to the Senior Girls Field Hockey Team for placing 4th at the Bridgman Cup at UVIC.
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Take Our Kids To Work

October 06, 2016
​ Take Our Kids to Work annually involves more than 250,000 students in a day of career exploration and learning about the skills required in the world of work. On Wednesday, November 2, 2016 , Grade 9 students across Canada will spend the day at the workplace of a parent, relative,...
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Giving back is contagious

September 26, 2016
​ Students in Carson Graham's Community Initiatives and Leadership program take part in the "contagion experiment".
Walking up and down Lonsdale at 3:30 p.m. on a weekday pretty much guarantees passing at least one group of teenagers who have just left school for the day. What one would not expect, however, is a group of...
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Grad Photo Information 2016/17

September 14, 2016
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Summer Badminton Practice

June 30, 2016
​ Come out for open badminton practice or play in the large gym

Tues July 12, 19, 26
Tues August 16, 23, 30
From 12:30-3:00 pm
See/email Ms. Lu Li, Mr. Tim Kwan, or Mr. Amory Wong for further info.
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Local budding entrepreneurs awarded

June 22, 2016
​By Maria Spitale-Leisk, North Shore News   Junior Achievement British Columbia program participants and North Shore secondary students Kelvin Chan, Seyna Kim and Osa Hawthorne show off their lockable bike cover, Vancover, which earned the team the CIBC Student Company of the Year Award. photo Paul McGrath, North Shore News
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Global Initatives Spring Break 2017 Humanitarian Trip

May 31, 2016
​Meeting Wednesday June 8 at 7:00pm in the Library GI Manditory Parent Meeting.pdf
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Grad Banquet Tickets

May 27, 2016
Grad banquet tickets are now available for purchase on School Cash On-line. https://sd44.schoolcashonline.com/ Important: All outstanding school fees need to be paid prior to purchasing Grad banquet tickets. Payment confirmation requires (2) steps:   Step 1: Pay for tickets online Step 2: Print receipt and bring to Room A203 at lunch...
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Grad Ceremony Ticket Sales

May 16, 2016
​Tickets will go on sale in the library at lunch time from May 30-June 8. Tickets are $10 each - cash only.  Grads with debts and overdue library books will NOT be allowed to purchase tickets until they clear everything up.
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Grade 12 Exit Interviews May 26

April 20, 2016
​Grade 12 Exit Interviews are taking place on Thursday, May 26 beginning at 1pm . This will be a early-dismissal day with the following schedule: 8:35-9:25 - Period 2
9:30-10:20 - Period 3
Coffee
10:35-11:25 - Period 1
11:30-12:15 - Period 4
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Parenting a Teen or Pre-teen? Workshops available!

April 04, 2016
​See the attached information regarding a Parent workshop put on by Hollyburn Family Services.  Flyer April 2016.pdf
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Family Photo Open House - LifeTouch Studio

February 19, 2016
​Please see attachment regarding an opportunity for family photos.  Family Photo Open House.pdf
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Rotary Opportunities

February 16, 2016
​Please see attachment for Rotary Opportunities Rotary Opportunities.pdf

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - Grad Ceremony

February 05, 2016
​Orpheum Theatre @ 7 pm Tickets Sales:  TBA
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Thursday, February 18, 2016 - A Celebration of IB Programme

January 28, 2016
​A special invitation to our Family of Schools community to attend the Carson Graham Secondary School's Celebration of International Baccalaureate Programme : Thursday, February 18, 2016
Carson Graham Secondary School
2145 Jones Avenue
North Vancouver BC IB Diploma Programme
Core Celebration Individual Presentations
Theatre 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Visual Art Exhibition
Agora...
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Grad 2016 Yearbook Write-up

January 07, 2016
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Carson Graham Girls' Rugby 15th Annual Christmas Tree Chip-it and Bottle Drive

December 21, 2015
​Saturday, January 2nd and Sunday, January 3rd 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Carson Graham Girls Rugby Annual Poinsetta Fundraiser

November 17, 2015
​Orders due to the office, November 23, 2015 Poinsetta form.pdf
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Wear Red on Wednesday, October 21

October 19, 2015
​Students do you want a chance to be in the 2016 yearbook? Possibly even on the cover!? Wear red this Wednesday and look for the yearbook photographers at Lunch.
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Sorry, it's full - Let's Talk Shop - October 28, 2015

October 16, 2015
Building Capacity in Parents and Youth - Have you ever had trouble asking your teen those difficult and important questions? - Do you feel like you just don't understand them? Attend this free workshop and find out what's REALLY Going on for Youth.  Please join us for the opportunity to...
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2015 - 2016 Carson Graham School Calendar

May 29, 2015
​Attached is the 2015 - 2016 Carson Graham School Calendar and the District Approved Table.  Carson Graham CalendarMatrix2015_16 2015-16 APPROVED.pdf
ApprovedCalendarTable2015_16.pdf
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Spring Fever!

May 12, 2015
The drama department is excited to announce Spring Fever! Our two blocks of senior drama have completed a scene study unit and are excited to share their work. Spring Fever will feature comedic, dramatic and original works that challenge themes of trust, gender, and equality. Because of some satiric and darker...
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Carson Graham Music Spring Concert

May 12, 2015
Carson Graham Music Spring Concert Carson Graham Music welcomes special guests Sea to Sky Wind Ensemble - Mr. Tak Maeda, Director
Thursday, May 28th, 7PM Capilano University Performing Arts theatre 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver Tickets: $12 at the door
Spring Concert Poster 2015.pdf  
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Vancouver Mini Maker Faire Opportunity

May 05, 2015
​Please see attached flyer and information below:  Vancouver Mini Maker Faire June 6/7, 2015 10:00 - 6:00 pm PNE Forum 2901 E. Hastings   www.makerfaire.ca Advance tickes now on sale. Online Promo Code valid to June 5  ZENLAB   What is a Maker? https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=mklywR7TQxs   All ages 100+ makers, educators, speakers and performers...
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Mahon Park Artificial Turf Sports Field Open House

May 04, 2015
Carson Graham Secondary School Tuesday, May 5 from 5pm-8pm The City is holding an Open House to begin the process of adding an artificial turf sports field in Mahon Park. The two potential locations are Fen Burdett Stadium and Kinsmen Grass South. At the Open House we will share background information...
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Carson Graham Girls Rugby Annual Hanging Basket Fundraiser $25.00

April 16, 2015
Orders Due:  April 24, 2015 to the main office​
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Group Photos for Clubs and Sports Teams April 7-10

April 01, 2015
The following clubs will have their photos taken in the large gym at the beginning of lunch. Please wear your team uniforms. The first teams ready will have their photos taken first. Tuesday April 7 Games club, Chess club, Homework club, student council, the morning announcement club, the blood committee?  ...
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Grad Ceremony 2015

March 27, 2015
June 14, 2015 - 7 pm Orpheum Theatre​
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Grad Update February 2015

February 26, 2015
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Carson Improv Team Going to the Nationals

February 18, 2015
"We are absolutely thrilled to announce that the Carson Graham Senior Improv Team came in second place in the Lower Mainland Tournament of the Canadian Improv Games.  They are moving on to compete in the national tournament in Ottawa, Ontario, from April 20-26, 2015.  Wow!  What a wonderful opportunity for them. ...
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Yearbook 2015

February 13, 2015
If you have not handed in The Personal Information Consent Form and you would like your photo in the Yearbook please fill it out and return to the school office by March 6, 2015.​
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CG Drama Department News

February 10, 2015
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Carson Graham Girls' 14th Annual Christmas Tree Chip-it & Bottle Drive

December 16, 2014
Saturday, January 3, 2015 Sunday, Janurary 4, 2015​
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Helping Children Flourish Workshop

December 15, 2014
February 24, 2015 6:30 - 9:00 pm​
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Games-A-Thon Hosted by Global Intiatives

December 02, 2014
Sunday, December 7, 2014 from 1-4 pm​
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Find a Career That Fits

December 02, 2014
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Grad 2014-15 Events

November 26, 2014
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Senior Girls Annual Poinsettia Fundraiser

November 19, 2014
Orders due November 24, 2014 Pick-up December 1, 2014​
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Free the Children - Food Drive

November 05, 2014
Carson's Free the Children students are collecting donations for the Food Bank until November 24th! Please bring non-perishable food items to your block 2 class.  If you have a spare in block 2, you can donate to the box in the IB office.  The block 2 class that donates the most...
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Homework Club

October 15, 2014
Tuesday & Thursday   3-4 pm In the Library - See you there!​
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September 24, 2014

September 23, 2014
Please note that there is no late start Wednesday, September 24.  Regular instructional day.​​
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School Start Up

September 19, 2014
Attached you will find important information regarding School Start Up. ​
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August 2014 Newsletters

August 29, 2014
Please see attached newsletters​
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Distributed Learning Summer Session NEW UPDATE on July 2, 2014

June 30, 2014
Due to the limitations of the Labour Relations Board Essential Services Order, we have made adjustments to the delivery of our online courses.  All DL courses will be open and available to currently registered students during the summer months so they may continue toward completion. Students have a year from their...
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Summer School NEW UPDATE on July 2, 2014

June 30, 2014
Due to the limitations of the Labour Relations Board Essential Services Order, the restrictions on Summer School will prevent us from offering our planned educational programs. Students enrolled in both Review and Completion and Full Credit Summer School will be receiving full refunds over the next 4-6 weeks. These students should...
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Grades 8 to 12 Final Reporting

June 27, 2014
​Dear Parents and Guardians of Grade 8 to 12 Students:     The ongoing labour dispute has seriously impacted our ability to provide final reports for students this school year.  Without the availability of teachers to assess, evaluate, and report student learning, we are unable to provide final reports in the usual format....
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Board urges BCTF and BCPSEA to reach an agreement or settlement

June 25, 2014
Dear Minister Fassbender, Mr. Iker and Mr. Marchbank:   The North Vancouver Board of Education is writing you today to urge both parties to reach a negotiated agreement or mediated settlement as soon as possible. The bargaining impasse is directly impacting our students, parents, teachers, administrators, and support staff within our community....
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BCTF Strike Action - Provincial Exams - Year-end Procedures

June 12, 2014
June 12, 2014 - Letter to Parents and Guardians:      I am writing to you with an important update on the BC Teachers’ Federation declared withdrawal of services and several changes that will affect our end-of-year procedures, including Provincial Examinations, Grade 12 final grades, and the return of textbooks and resource materials....
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Grad Season Advisory for Students and Parents

June 10, 2014
In the coming weeks, many high school students will be participating in both school-sanctioned and non-sanctioned graduation and after-prom festivities.  While this is an exciting and important time in a Grade 12 student’s life, the North Vancouver RCMP Youth Intervention Unit would like to remind students and their parents of the...
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June 2014 Calendar Revised

June 04, 2014
Please see attachments for revised schedule.​
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Culinary Arts Dinner Program

June 02, 2014
The Carson Restaurant is now closed for the year and will re-open in the Spring of 2015.  We would like to thank everyone for their support and participation.​
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Schools not in session on Tuesday, June 3, 2014

May 30, 2014
​As you may already know, the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation announced that a second week of rotating, one-day strikes will take place throughout the province next week. The BCTF’s decision reflects a continuation of their job action related to teacher contract bargaining. Locally, the Teachers’ Federation has directed its members in...
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June 5 Revised Schedule

May 25, 2014
June 5 schedule;   8:35-9:25 5 minute break 9:30-10:20 5 minute break 10:25-11:15 15 minute break 11:30-12:30   1:00-3:00 Exit Interviews ​  
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Awards Ceremony

May 25, 2014
Carson Graham Secondary is sorry to announce the cancellation of the Awards Ceremony, June 5 due to BCTF Job Action. Carson staff are in the process of determining award recipients.   Student recognition will occur in the following manner: ·       Parents of award recipients will receive a notification email, ·       Award recipients...
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Grade 12 Exit Interviews Re-scheduled

May 21, 2014
Due to the one day BCTF strike impacting all of our North Vancouver schools on Thursday, May 29, we have re-scheduled our Grade 12 Exit Interviews for Thursday, June 5 from 12:30-3pm. ​
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May 29, 2014 - BCTF Rotating Strike Action

May 20, 2014
Schools are not in session on Thursday, May 29th due to BCTF Rotating Strike Action - Letter to all North Vancouver School District Parents and Guardians on May 20, 2014:

As you may be aware, the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation announced this morning a series of rotating, one-day strikes to occur...
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Unsanctioned Grad Activities

May 05, 2014
Student safety advisory - unsanctioned grad activies​
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National Child and Youth Mental Health Day - May 7th

May 01, 2014
Show your support by wearing GREE N on Wednesday May 7th   Also check out this amazing mental health video produced by one of our own Gr. 10 Carson students Yvana Avram.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEacp1aHq0U   ​  
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Students Get Sick From Pot-Infused Edibles

April 29, 2014
Over the past week, several high school students in North Vancouver became sick from eating pot-infused edibles.  The Grade 10 students from two separate high schools became sick enough for one of them to be taken to the hospital. 

 
Click here to read the full newsroom release from the...
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Attention Grade 10 Students - IB DP Course Option: Applications Due Thursday, May 1

April 24, 2014
The IB Diploma Programme is now accepting applications of interest for its IB DP Course* Option (formerly called "Certificate") for students entering Grade 11 in September.

This gives students not enrolled in the full IB Diploma Programme the opportunity to take up to three IB DP courses in areas of strength...
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Safe Cycling Education - PE 8/9 - May 9-23

April 24, 2014
Students will learn about the bicycle, its parts and how to maintain it; proper helmet use, key traffic laws and how to stay safe on a bike; school-ground safety training; and finally an on-road neighbourhood ride in which the students can practise their cycling skills. Please see attachment for further information...
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Sr. Girls Rugby Hanging Basket Fundraiser 2014

April 16, 2014
Sr Girls Rugby are holding their annual Hanging Basket Fundraiser, please see attached form for ordering.  Orders are due April 28.  ​
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Parent-teacher interviews are on Wednesday, April 16 2-4 and 6-8.

April 01, 2014
Parent Teacher Interview request forms went home with report cards. Please make your selections and return your form to the counseling office as soon as possible.   Select the session of your choice. If you are available for both sessions indicate your first and second preference. Numerically rank your teacher choices for...
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Some Grad Events Are Not Sanctioned

March 27, 2014
Press Release from the North Vancouver RCMP:  ​Historically in North Vancouver, the high school classes that graduate in June hold unsanctioned Pre-Graduation events. They have been held in North Vancouver and various locations throughout the Vancouver area. These events often represent adolescent behaviour primarily under the influence of alcohol, states Cpl....
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24 Hour Hunger Awareness

March 14, 2014
Congratulations to the students who participated in this year's 24 Hour Hunger Awareness.  Together we collected over $6000 to go towards building a medical clinic in Haiti as part of our Adopt a Village campaign. ​
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Awakening the Spirit of Change: Justice High

February 12, 2014
Saturday February 22, 2014 @ Carson Graham Doors Open @ 9 am Free Event Presenting: Local changemakers Free The Children (Special Guest) For more information please contact Mr. Olson @ rolson@sd44.ca​
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ACE-IT Carpentry Program

February 07, 2014
​Accelerated Credit Enrolment to Industry Training (ACE-IT) Parent Information Meeting Wednesday, February 12, 2014 6 - 7 pm Room T106 of the WVSS Tech Wing West Vancouver Secondary School 1750 Mathers Avenue If you have any questions please contact: Kim Adams, Districtg SSA Coordinator, kadams@sd45.bc.ca
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Land, Learning and Livability Public Open Houses

February 07, 2014
Lucas Centre Site and Cloverley School Site
The Board of Education is seeking public input as it undertakes a land management process that will identify options for repurposing of the Lucas Centre and Cloverley School sites.

Two public open houses will be held to inform the community on the process, and to...
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Marijuana - Federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

February 03, 2014
​ The North Vancouver RCMP Youth Intervention Unit would like to remind students of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act in Canada. The recent change to some laws in several American States regarding marijuana has caused some confusion in British Columbia. Marijuana is illegal in Canada and is listed in Schedule...
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Global Initiatives and Leadership Grade 8 Conference - January 31, 2014 5-9 pm

January 20, 2014
On January 31st the Global Initiatives and Leadership students will be holding a leadership conference at Carson Graham for the grade 8 students from 5pm – 9pm. Part of our agenda as an International Baccalaureate school is to expose our students to leadership opportunities that align with the IB learner profile,...
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13th Annual Christmas Tree Chip - It and Bottle Drive

December 19, 2013
Carson Graham Girls' Rugby 13th Annual Christmas Tree Chip-it and Bottle Drive.  January 4 & 5 9:30 am - 3:30 pm​
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Culinary Information Meeting - February 13, 2014

December 19, 2013
Culinary Information Meeting will be held at Carson Graham Secondary February 13, 2014 @ 7 pm Applications Due March 14, 2014 Information and application package is attached.
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Santa's Breakfast - December 20th @ 7:00-8:15 am

December 13, 2013
Please join us for Santa's Breakfast December 20th @ 7:00 am in the Agora.  For information see attachment.​
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Typhoon Haiyan Fundraiser

December 13, 2013
Congratulations to Carson Staff and Students for making their goal of over $3000.​
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Post Secondary Education Speaker's - December 18,, 2013

December 10, 2013
Are you a newcomer to Canada?  Do you have a child in high-school? Are they considering post-secondary education?  Please see attachment for more information...​
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Carson Winter Concert

December 09, 2013
Wednesday, December 11th @ 7 pm Admission $5​
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Breaking Down Barriers - November 25th

November 25, 2013
This is an evening focusing on employment, supported decision making and social/emotional health for both students and young adults with disabilities.     To register (and for more information) please click on the link below http://www.sd44.ca/ProgramsServices/InclusiveEducation/Documents/BreakingDownBarriers20131125.pdf   This interactive session is open to parents and their son or daughter! ​
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Let's Talk Shop - November 27, 2013

November 12, 2013
In partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health and the Carson Graham Parent Advisory Council, Carson Graham Secondary is pleased to host "Let's Talk Shop" on the evening of Wednesday, November 27.   Please see attached poster for more details and registration information.  ​
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SafeTeen Workshops

October 29, 2013
November 6, 8:35-11:30​
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Safety and Emergency Response Workshop

October 28, 2013
To Grade 10 - 12 Students and Parents! A panel of professionals from the Safety and Emergency Response field has been assembled to give students and parents insight and information on those career pathways.  If you are interested in attending this workshop - please find more information and how to register...
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Student Interims and School Fees

October 24, 2013
Student interims and school fees were mailed out on October 23, 2013​
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Parent-Teacher Interviews - November 7, 2013

October 24, 2013
Today Parent-Teacher interview forms were sent home with students, please make your selections and return your form to the counseling office as soon as possible.   Select the session of your choice. If you are available for both sessions indicate your first and second preference Numerically rank your teacher choices for interviews...
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Carson Graham Student Volunteers

October 15, 2013
  This weekend over 30 Carson students volunteered at the Soup Kitchen.  The Metro Vancouver Dream Centre thanks all the Carson Graham students and staff who helped us with our Thanksgiving dinner. We served 450 people of all ages. Carson Graham volunteers are invaluable to our organization, and we appreciate all you...
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If you only read one blog post this week, make it this one

October 10, 2013
​October 10 is World Mental Health Day. We hope you'll read the superintendent's blog post, and take the link to a video worth sharing far and wide. http://blog44.ca/superintendent/​
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The Eagles are undefeated

October 02, 2013
 The Eagles aren't ready to land anytime soon. Double A No. 4-ranked Carson Graham moved to a perfect 5-0 Friday following the Eagles' 35-7 win over Surrey's visiting Holy Cross Crusaders, giving the chain-gang a workout behind the workhorse efforts of running back A.J. Blackwell. Blackwell carried 20 times for 255...
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Vice-Principal Announcement

September 24, 2013
On behalf of Superintendent John Lewis, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Pam Craven to the position of Vice Principal effective September 30.  Pam is replacing Suzette Dohm who will be taking maternity leave.  Pam Craven will assume grade administrative duties at Grade 9 and Grade 11 and I...
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Food Service

September 15, 2013
​We are excited to announce that we have expanded our partnership with Vancouver Community College (VCC) that will now include a VCC adult student cohort using our kitchen in the morning.  Consequently, this cohort will now be providing food service to students and staff during our break and lunch periods.  All...
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Carson Graham Music Schedule

September 05, 2013
​Please see the attachement below for the music schedule.  Classes start Monday, September 9, 2013. Vocal Jazz & Strings Ensemble schedule is TBA
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Athletics This Week September 2 - 6, 2013

September 05, 2013
​Please see the attachment below for our fall sports that will be holding tryouts this week and next.
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Schedule for Tuesday, September 3, 2013

July 29, 2013
​10:00  Grade 12 Homeroom  10:30  Grade 8 Welcome and Homeroom 11:00  Grade 9 Homeroom 11:30  Grade 10 Homeroom 12:00  Grade 11 Homeroom              Following homeroom please go to the small gym for your student photo.  A homeroom list will be posted on the windows at the front of the school on Friday,...
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Carson Graham Class of 1973 Reunion

July 29, 2013
​40 Years! Carson Graham Senior Secondary Scool Class of 1973 Reunion When:  Saturday, October 19, 2013 (6:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.) Where:  Hollyburn Country Club, 950 Crosscreek Rd., West Vancouver Come Clebrate our 40yh and enjoy an informal evening of good food, DJ music and reminiscing with old friends.  Spouses welcome....
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Electronic Coupons for Telus World of Science

June 17, 2013
Click here for your coupon to Creativity in Motion​
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**GRAD TICKETS**

June 05, 2013
There will be one final opportunity to purchase additional tickets for the Grad Banquet.  This can be done at lunch time on Tuesday, June 11 in room C308 .  If you have any further questions, please contact Mr. Wong at awong@nvsd44.bc.ca.   ​ ...
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Overview of June 2013 Year End Procedures

June 04, 2013
Please read the attached notice for an overview of the June 2013 year end procedures.  These important year end items will be read and thoroughly explained to students during their BLOCK ONE class at the start of the class on THURSDAY JUNE 6.   2013 year end info.pdf
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Important Information Regarding the 2014-2015 Calendar

May 30, 2013
Please see the attached documents for an overview of the Carson Graham 2014-2015 calendar.  We would like to draw your attention to a number of items, as there are significant changes in our schedule for next year. ​
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Library Books Due

May 29, 2013
All Library bookd are due on Friday, May 31!​
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Award Ceremony

May 29, 2013
Carson Graham's 2013  grade 8-12 award ceremony will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 in the Carson Graham gym at 7:00 pm If you are on the list posted in the display case near the Agora as a recipient of an award and have received an invitation you will need...
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Grad Ceremony

May 29, 2013
Carson Graham's 2013 Grad Ceremony will be held Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Grads need to be at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre by 6:00 pm.  Parents will be allowed into the lobby at 6:00 pm and into the theatre by 6:30 pm.  Seating is  on a first...
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Grad Banquet

May 29, 2013
Carson Graham's 2013 Grad Banquet will be held Tuesday, June 25th at the Vancouver Convention Center, 1055 Canada Place from 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm.  Check -In is 5:45 - 6:30 pm and Dinner will begin promptly at 6:30. The banquet is a formal event.  Males are expected to wear a...
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Student Safety Advisory - Unsanctioned Grad Activities

May 10, 2013
Please click here to read the advisory.​
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Cuts for Cancer

May 09, 2013
Anika Fairholm was one of 6 kids that had their hair cut April 30th in honour of the Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Campaign.  Hair was donated to Wigs for Kids.  Students and staff donated to two campaigns, $588 dollars for the Canadian Cancer Society and $488 to Wigs for Kids.  Thank...
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May 15 Daily Schedule

May 08, 2013
Period 1        8:35-9:20 Period 2       9:25-10:10 Break            10:10-10:25 Period 3       10:25-11:10 Period 4       11:15-12:00         Afternoon Lessons/activities 1:00-3:00 There will be three events from 1:00-3:00. Grade 12 Exit Interviews Grade 9 IB Personal Project Development Afternoon Grade 7/11 CGSS Visit **Those grade 8 and 10 students who are not volunteering will be...
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Carson Graham Open House 2013

May 03, 2013
Carson Graham Secondary will be holding a open house on Thursday, May 23 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.  Alumni and the community are invited to tour the new Carson Graham! Come experience Carson's restaurant, learn how to Salsa dance, try your hand at clay in the art room, watch a robotic competition, be...
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Carson Graham TAP bottles program wins in the BC Green Games

May 02, 2013
For the full story, please copy and paste the web address into your browser. http://www.nvsd44.bc.ca/en/sitecore/content/SchoolStories/TAPBottles.aspx       ​  
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IB Diploma Examination Schedule

April 29, 2013
Grade 12 DP Diploma Exams May 2 -  20 Grade 11 DP Diploma Exams May 20 - 24​
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Carson Graham Global Initiative Students Build a Medical/Dental Facility

April 29, 2013
Part of the Carson Graham  Global Initiatives mission this past spring break was to build an addition to a medical/dental facility near Sosua Dominican Republic.  This facility is completely free of charge and it provides basic medical and dental services to families in need.  The facility will see thousands of people...
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Carson Graham Girls' Rugby 5th Annual Hanging Basket Sale

April 25, 2013
12" Premium Hanging Basket - $25.00 each Place your order by May 1, 2013 Delivery will be on May 8, 2013 at Carson Graham   For more information contact:  Carol Oswald at 604.903.3555 or Brad Baker at bbaker@nvsd44.bc.ca Please click on the link below for your order form. Plant fundraiser Order_Form.pdf...
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You're Invited to Dinner!

April 19, 2013
"Meet and Eat:  An Introduction to Culinary Arts" For students in grades 10 or 11 When:   Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 6:00 - 7:00p.m. Where:   Carson Graham Secondary, 2145 Jones Ave RSVP:   To gailrussel@nvsd44.bc.ca by April 26, 2013.  Please include name, school and number of seats requested.   Please see attachments for more...
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Cuts for Cancer

April 17, 2013
On Thursday, April 25th we will be holding a voluntary assembly to support our students who are cutting their hair for pediatric cancer patient wigs.  Students will also be collecting donations for pediatric cancer research and handing our daffodil pins at the door.  As well, students from the Free the Children...
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Europe Trip 2014

April 12, 2013
Paris, the Cote d'Azur, Barcelona & Madrid Student meeting in room D206 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 @ lunch Parent meeting in room D206 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 7:00pm   ​
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Promoting Positive Youth Development in our Schools and Community

April 09, 2013
What supports are available to promote social emotional wellness? How do we foster social responsibility in our schools and community. Please join us for a Community Information Evening with guest speaker Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl Monday, April 22, 2013 7:00 - 9:00 pm Windsor Secondary School Please RVSP PositiveYouthDevelopment@nvsd44.bc.ca ​ ...
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24 Hour Fast

April 05, 2013
On Friday March 1st, 65 students and two teachers participated in Carson's annual 24 Hour Fast. Students went door to door asking for donations to the Free the Children "Build a Village Campaign" in Haiti. On average students collected $100 each. Our top fundraisers came in at over $250 dollars each!...
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Parent Teacher Interviews

April 04, 2013
Parent Teacher Interviews will be held Thursday April 18, 2013 from  2-4pm and 6-8pm.  Parent Teacher Request Forms were sent home on Wednesday, April 3, 2013.  Please fill the PTI Request Form out asap and have it returned to the councelling suite.  **NOTE THE RETURN DEADLINE IS APRIL 11, 2013 AT...
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Carson Restaurant Open for Your Dining Pleasure

April 04, 2013
Our culinary students are excited to provide an evening restaurant service that will be taking place twice a week from 6-7pm at Carson Graham.  With every dinner sitting, there will be a choice of various side dishes, salads, desserts and an opportunity to purchase breads to take home.  The restaurant will...
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Emergency Training Drill in Mahon Park on March 13, 1013

March 07, 2013
Dear Neighbor:   Please take a moment to read this notice, as it will provide you with information regarding our activities and how they may affect you.   We will be conducting a disaster training drill in Mahon Park on March 13, 2013.  The park will be closed to the public during that...
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VIVA VOCE CELEBRATION 2013

February 27, 2013
The Grade 11 Viva Voce Planning Committee would like to cordially invite you to Viva Voce Celebration 2013 , a celebration of our IB Diploma Candidates' core accomplishments. Wednesday, March 6 th Carson Graham Library   The Formal Programme 5:30-6:10 ·          Grade 11 Congratulatory Address ·          Grade 12 Presentations ·          Concluding Remarks...
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Attention all Carson Runners!

February 26, 2013
Have you registered yet? If no, make sure to join the Carson Eagle Express before March 8th to be part of the team. If yes, fantastic, but make sure to get a signed permission form from Ms. Kaufman of Ms. Ballou as soon as possible.     ​    
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Pink Shirt Day

February 25, 2013
Have you ever wished you could: listen to slam poetry, watch videos, make a daisy chain, send some love, go on a cake walk, buy yummy baked goods and participate in a flash mob all in one school day while wearing PINK? Well, we have good news. On Wed. February 27...
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Sun Run Early Bird Registration

February 13, 2013
This is the last week to sign-up for the Carson Graham Eagle Express - our 3rd annual Sun Run Team. Contact Ms. Kaufman or Ms. Ballou for more info or go to: http://www.vancouversun.com/2013sunrun/index.html ​      
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Invitation to Justice High at Carson Graham

February 07, 2013
  Saturday, February 16th, 2013 from 9:00am - 4:oopm Carson Graham Secondary and the Capilano University Global Stewardship Program will be hosting a one-day symposium at Carson Graham Secondary, on international issues for senior high school students. Justice High is a biannual event facilitated and driven by a group of dedicated students...
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Penny Drive

February 01, 2013
Starting Monday, February 4th, 2013 Free the Children are having a penny drive. This penny drive goes towards the Clean Water Project sponsored by Free the Children and the Royal Bank of Canada.   The goal is to provide clean water for 100,000 people in their adopt a village program worldwide. 2,500...
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Hungry 4 Change - 24 Hour Fast @ Carson

January 29, 2013
Every 3 seconds a child dies from extreme poverty. Make a difference! Students:   Sign up to participate with Ms. Gellatly in room D206 and attend regular meetings.  Students will set a goal of fundraising $100 to contribute to the Free the Children "Build a Village" Campaign.  Students who attend all the...
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Cobs CGSS PAC Fundraiser

December 20, 2012
By shopping at Cobs you will donate to the CGSS PAC.  Shop at the Lonsdale Quay or Capilano Cobs and mention you are from CGSS and 5% of your purchase will be donated to our PAC.​
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Parents & Grade 10 Students

December 13, 2012
IB Diploma Programme Information Evening on Monday, January 28 @7:00 pm. September 2013 Application Packages are now available at www.carsongraham.ca ​
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School Fees

December 01, 2012
  If you have not already done so, please submit your child's school fees to the office by Dec. 16.   ​
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Recycled Christmas Tree

December 01, 2012
The  Art  department is looking  for donations of white, clear and green plastic containers of all shapes and sizes as soon as possible (eg: contact lens bottles, milk to go, bleach bottles, protein powder etc.) Drop off your recyclables in the containers outside the art rooms D102 & D104 as soon...
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Football Players

December 01, 2012
If your son still has football equipment (helmet, shoulder pads, jerseys, red or silver pants) in your home, p lease have your son bring in any school equipment to Mr. Buchanan. ​
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Wednesday November 28, 2012 Late Start

November 27, 2012
Just a reminder there is a late start on Wednesday, November 28, 2012.  All students start at 9:55 am.​
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Photo Retakes or Go Cards

November 20, 2012
Any student who would like to have a photo  retake or did not get a Go Card for any reason (lost and/or stolen also) should go to Mountain West Studios on Saturday, December 1st, 2012 from 10:00 to 2:00 pm. to do so.  This is your last chance to have this...
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Carson's Academic Tutoring Program Begins Today in the Library

November 20, 2012
If you need help in Math, Socials, Science, English, French or just want to get yourself organized, please come to the library from 3:00 - 4:00 today and see if one of our tutors can helo you.  This program will now run on Tuesday and Thursdays in the library every week...

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Parent Consent Forms Go Online

July 26, 2017
​ ​ Parents/guardians, on August 29, 2017 , four consent forms will be available via School Cash Online. If you don’t already have a School Cash Online account, we encourage you to register now. Click here:  https://sd44.schoolcashonline.com  Consent for all other forms is still provided on paper and you will receive...
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Year End Message From The Superintendent

July 26, 2017
From: Mark Pearmain, Superintendent, North Vancouver School District

Dear Students, Staff and Parents/Guardians,    This school year has been truly inspirational for me as a new Superintendent. I am honoured to have been able to visit all 32 of our schools in the North Vancouver School District over the...
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Have you accessed your child’s report card as yet?

July 11, 2017
​ All parents/guardians are urged to access their child’s report card on the MyEd BC parent portal.  Parents should save and/or print the 2016-2017 June report card for their own records, as all 2016-2017 report cards uploads, as per provincial regulations, expire on July 31, 2017.
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Culinary Arts Students Put on a Feast at Presidents Council Dinner

June 22, 2017
​ The North Vancouver Board of Education recently hosted the Presidents Council Dinner with representatives from their partners in education. This strategic planning session was proudly catered by the students in the VCC Culinary Arts program which operates out of Carson Graham Secondary School. The sumptuous three-course meal was prepared by:...
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BC Ministry of Health: Talk to Your Youth about Drugs

June 20, 2017
As we head into summer and the year-e nd celebrations draws to a close, this  letter  f rom th e B C Ministry of Healt h  provides tips on how to keep your children safe and how you can speak with them  about the illegal drug overdose  crisis. ​

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Carson Grad Ceremony Ticket on sale May 24

May 15, 2017
​Ceremony tickets are $10 each (no limit) - tickets will need to be purchased online https://sd44.schoolcashonline.com/  and bring in receipt May 29-June 7 outside the library at lunch to pick up your actual ticket(s).  The actual ticket will be needed at the QE Theatre.
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Talking With Your Child Youth about Mental Health

April 27, 2017
​ Brockton is hosting  two Information Sessions for Parents/Guardians that we would like to inform you about. Both of these are free and guests are welcome to join as well. They will be held at Brockton School in our Senior School building and if you could please email  info@brocktonschool.com  to register...
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Carson Graham's unscripted squad gets room to improv at nationals

April 26, 2017
​By Jeremy Shepherd, North Shore News Carson Graham’s timid improv team manage to come out of their shells at a recent rehearsal. Photo by Paul McGrath, North Shore News

“Intuitive improvisation is the secret of genius.” – Christopher Walken as the bad guy in A View to a Kill
The...
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Earth Week

April 10, 2017
​ The Jr. Community Initiatives class is planning an entire week dedicated to Earth Day.
The following is the schedule of events.
Tue April 18 - Movie Night in the Theatre between 3:30-5pm showing "WALL-E". The class will also be selling popcorn for $2 Wed April 19 - Planting...
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Sr Girls Rugby Poinsetta Fundraiser

November 04, 2016
​Orders due by November 25
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Senior Girls Field Hockey

October 12, 2016
​Congratulations to the Senior Girls Field Hockey Team for placing 4th at the Bridgman Cup at UVIC.