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Founder of Indigenous skincare brand delivers valuable lesson on business

April 18, 2024
‚Äč Patrice Mousseau helps students learn about Indigenous culture and business with a salve-making workshop April 12 at Sherwood Park Elementary. | Paul McGrath / North Shore News By Mina Kerr-Lazenby, North Shore News A group of inspired Sherwood Park Elementary school students might just be the North Shore‚Äôs next generation...

Superintendent's message on the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8

April 08, 2024

April 6, 2024 Dear North Vancouver School District Community, As many of you will know, on Monday, April 8, 2024, a solar eclipse will occur when the Moon moves between the Sun and the Earth. In the Greater Vancouver region, this event will be a partial eclipse, expected to start around 10:40am...

Events and Registrations (April 2024)

April 04, 2024

Public Input Opportunity Student Learning Survey ‚Äď Feedback deadline of May 3 The Student Learning Survey (SLS), which is administered annually by the Ministry of Education and Child Care, is open to students in Grades 4, 7, 10 and 12, their families, and staff and administrators in B.C. public schools. The...

2 North Shore kids selected for Team BC in prestigious U10 Brick Invitational tourney

April 02, 2024
‚Äč Rhys Hoff of North Vancouver and Ryan Zeng of West Vancouver, both 10 years old, have been selected to play on Team BC for the Brick Invitational Hockey Tournament at West Edmonton Mall in July. | Courtesy of Mistelle Evans By Nick Laba, North Shore News . Sliding across...

Superintendent's Report to Families (March 2024)

March 14, 2024

‚ÄčThe Superintendent's Report is available in Microsoft Sway and text copy (below). Updates from the Superintendent, including the monthly Superintendent‚Äôs Report, are available for review in the Superintendent‚Äôs Updates section of the website. A Message from the Superintendent Dear North Vancouver School District Community, Every day, we see examples of...

Secondary School Schedule Update ‚ÄĒ FAQ

March 06, 2024

‚ÄčIn the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the North Vancouver School District continues to build an education system that is committed to offering opportunities for all learners to experience growth and success. That is why Argyle, Handsworth, Seycove, and Windsor will switch back to a linear school schedule, effective September...

North Vancouver's new-school approach tackles carbon emissions

March 05, 2024
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The beauty of the new Handsworth Secondary is beyond skin deep, with a hybrid heating system that slashes carbon emissions and a ventilation system that shone during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy Ed White @edwhitephotographics) Article by BC Hydro.
District plans all-electric school as part of clean energy journey...

Events and Registrations (March 2024)

February 29, 2024
  Public Input Opportunity Student Learning Survey ‚Äď Feedback deadline of May 3 The Student Learning Survey (SLS), which is administered annually by the Ministry of Education and Child Care, is open to students in Grades 4, 7, 10 and 12, their families, and staff and administrators in B.C. public schools. The...

Superintendent's Report to Families (February 2024)

February 22, 2024

‚ÄčThe Superintendent's Report is available in Microsoft Sway and text copy (below). Updates from the Superintendent, including the monthly Superintendent‚Äôs Report, are available for review in the Superintendent‚Äôs Updates section of the website. A Message from the Superintendent Dear North Vancouver School District Community, February is a great month in...

‚ÄėHow hard is being prime minister?‚Äô Trudeau takes questions from North Vancouver students

February 20, 2024
‚Äč Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers questions from students at Sutherland Secondary in North Vancouver on Tuesday, Feb. 20. | Nick Laba / North Shore News By Nick Laba, North Shore News . ‚ÄúWhat‚Äôs your favourite hockey team?‚ÄĚ ‚Ķ ‚ÄúWho are three people that helped you succeed as a young...

Annual Seycove Auction returns for 40th year celebration

February 14, 2024

The annual Seycove Auction raises funds for Seycove, Dorothy Lynas, Sherwood Park and Cove Cliff. | Kim Tattrie By Mina Kerr-Lazenby, North Shore News . If an event has been running annually for four decades and the appetite for it each year still remains insatiable, then you know you’re...

Events and Registrations (February 2024)

February 02, 2024
‚Äč Public Input Opportunities The community is invited to provide input and feedback in the areas highlighted below. Proposed 2024/25 School Calendar ‚Äď Feedback deadline of February 13
School district community members are invited to provide feedback on the proposed calendar for the 2024/25 school year. Feedback will be collected...

Video: North Vancouver skier Lukas Bennett wins Freeride Junior World Championships

February 01, 2024
‚Äč North Vancouver‚Äôs Lukas Bennett stands atop the 2024 Freeride Junior World Championships podium alongside second-place finisher Tyler Blocker and third place Michael Wheatley. | Mia Maria Knoll/Freeride World Tour By Andy Prest, North Shore News . North Vancouver skier Lukas Bennett is on top of the world after winning...

Superintendent's Report to Families (January 2024)

January 25, 2024

‚ÄčThe Superintendent's Report is available in Microsoft Sway and text copy (below). Updates from the Superintendent, including the monthly Superintendent‚Äôs Report, are available for review in the Superintendent‚Äôs Updates section of the website. A Message from the Superintendent Dear North Vancouver School District Community, "Schools are communities that learn to...

Proposed 2024/25 School Calendar - Public input period open

January 16, 2024
‚Äč January 16, 2024 The North Vancouver Board of Education invites the community's feedback on the Proposed 2024/25 School Calendar.
Information about the development process for annual school calendars and a copy of the Proposed 2024/25 School Calendar can be found on the School Calendar section of our website. The...

Events and Registrations (January 2024)

January 12, 2024

Upcoming NVSD Public Input Opportunities The school district invites members of the community to share feedback regarding: The Proposed 2024/25 School Calendar. Comments will be accepted between January 16 and February 13, 2024. Budget Priorities for 2024/25. Comments will be accepted between February 1 and 29, 2024. More information about...

Superintendent's Welcome Back from Winter Break

January 10, 2024

January 10, 2024 Dear North Vancouver School District Community, On behalf of the North Vancouver School District and Board of Education, I hope you enjoyed a restful Winter Break. As we look forward to the rest of the school year, we anticipate a busy and engaging time ahead for students,...

Notice of January 17 public information meeting for new elementary school

January 08, 2024
‚Äč The following information bulletin was delivered to residents in the Cloverley neighbourhood on January 5, 2024.

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'A huge honour': B.C. high school teacher calling the shots at World Juniors

January 02, 2024
Lisa Steacy, CTV News .
A high school teacher from Metro Vancouver is among the referees calling the shots at this year's World Junior Hockey Championships. Mark Pearce teaches social studies at Argyle Secondary School in North Vancouver but he's spending the winter break far from his classroom ‚Äď officiating...

North Vancouver downhill racer Cameron Alexander wins World Cup bronze

December 29, 2023
‚ÄčNorth Vancouver skier Cameron Alexander is hoisted up by his teammates after a bronze medal finish in a World Cup ski event in Italy, Dec. 28, 2023. | Alpine Canada
Note: Cameron Alexander is a 2015 Handsworth Secondary alumnus.
By Brent Richter, North Shore News . North Vancouver’s Cameron Alexander...

North Vancouver students spread holiday cheer to at-risk teens

December 22, 2023
For the past month, a group of Grade 5 and 6 students at √Čcole Dorothy Lynas Elementary in North Vancouver, B.C., have been collecting community donations for youth experiencing homelessness. (Marta Orellana)
‚ÄčNote: You can also hear an interview with the students about this endeavour from a segment on BBC...

Superintendent's Report to Families (December 2023)

December 21, 2023
‚Äč ‚ÄčThe Superintendent's Report is available in Microsoft Sway and text copy (below). Updates from the Superintendent, including the monthly Superintendent‚Äôs Report, are available for review in the Superintendent‚Äôs Updates section of the website.
A Message from the Superintendent Dear North Vancouver School District Community, December in the public school system...

Handsworth senior girls win cross-country running provincial title

December 15, 2023
Members of the Handsworth cross-country running team celebrate a win in the senior girls AAA provincial championship race. | Drew Martin By Andy Prest, North Shore News . A burst appendix did not burst the bubble for the Handsworth senior girls cross-country running team as they raced their way to...

Coach ‚Äėcouldn‚Äôt be prouder‚Äô of Carson Graham‚Äôs football season

December 07, 2023
‚Äč Carson quarterback Liam Marshall has been named an AAA Provincial All-Star and offensive MVP. | Blair Shier By Nick Laba, North Shore News. What was surely a disappointing end to a strong season for Carson Graham‚Äôs football team doesn‚Äôt come without silver linings. While the team suffered a 21-0 defeat...

Events and Registrations (December 2023)

December 07, 2023
‚Äč Winter Break Schools will be closed for Winter Break (December 25, 2023 to January 5, 2024) and will re-open on Monday, January 8.
The Education Services Centre (2121 Lonsdale Avenue) will be closed to the public the week of December 25; however, it will reopen to the public on...

Handsworth Secondary student wins annual LGH Christmas Card competition

December 01, 2023
Ecole Handsworth Secondary student Lauren Yung shows off the design that won her the LGH Christmas Card Contest. Her design will be sold at Save-On-Foods stores across the North Shore. | LGH Foundation
By Mina Kerr-Lazenby, North Shore News . It’s not even December yet and Ecole Handsworth Secondary...

Carson Graham advances to B.C. high school AAA football final

November 29, 2023

Carson Graham running back Dallan Lewis runs for one of his two touchdowns in Saturday’s semi-final match against G.W. Graham. | Blair Shier By Nick Laba, North Shore News . The Carson Graham Eagles will fly to the provincial football finals after a sound victory over the G.W. Graham...

Trustee Linda Munro acclaimed as North Van school board chair

November 24, 2023
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School trustee LInda Munro has been acclaimed as the new chair of the North Vancouver Board of Education. | NVSD By Jane Syd, North Shore News .
School trustee Linda Munro will be the next chair of the North Vancouver Board of Education.
Munro, first elected to the...

Devin O’Hea selected GNAC Player of the Year

November 24, 2023
‚Äč Note: Devon O'Hea is a 2018 Argyle Secondary alumnus.
By Thomas Lal - Great Northwest Athletic Conference and Wilson Wong - SFU Athletics PORTLAND, Ore. ‚Äď After a dominant regular season that saw him record at least one point in 10 of 11 matches against conference competition and lead Simon...

Superintendent's Report to Families (November 2023)

November 23, 2023
‚Äč ‚ÄčThe Superintendent's Report is available in Microsoft Sway and text copy (below). Updates from the Superintendent, including the monthly Superintendent‚Äôs Report, are available for review in the Superintendent‚Äôs Updates section of the website.
A Message from the Superintendent Dear North Vancouver School District Community, We have few ceremonies that...

Argyle Secondary students recreate iconic "Thriller" video

November 22, 2023
CBC Listen, The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn , aired on October 31, 2023.
The music video for Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is one of the biggest bits of Halloween pop culture. Students at Argyle Secondary School in North Vancouver have paid tribute with a version of their own....

Victorious North Vancouver football teams rush to semifinals

November 21, 2023

‚Äč Carson Graham's Ethan Samuels tracks down a South Delta wide receiver during a senior AAA playoff game Friday at Carson's Confederation Field. | Paul McGrath / North Shore News By Nick Laba, North Shore News . Playoff season for North Vancouver football has kicked off in fine form....

Handsworth scores provincial field hockey title with last-second heroics

November 17, 2023

A last-second goal clinches the provincial title for the Handsworth Royals senior girls field hockey team. | Taryn & Mae Photography
By Andy Prest, North Shore News . For a squad that won everything in sight this season, the Handsworth Royals senior girls field hockey team sure needed...

North Vancouver School District Wins BRAVO! Award

November 15, 2023

‚ÄčFor Immediate Release
November 9, 2023 On Sunday, October 29, 2023, the North Vancouver School District won a Coup de CŇďur for the Superintendent‚Äôs Report during the 2023 BRAVO! Awards Gala hosted by the Canadian Association of Communicators in Education (CACE) in Montreal, QC.
"We’re thrilled and honoured to receive...

Community falls silent at Victoria Park for North Shore Remembrance Day service

November 15, 2023

‚ÄčArgyle Secondary School hosted a Remembrance Day Ceremony in the school gymnasium on Friday Nov 10th. Members of the Argyle Concert and Chamber Choir perform. | Paul McGrath / North Shore News By Mina Kerr-Lazenby, North Shore News . North Vancouver‚Äôs Victoria Park was home to a sea of...

North Van's Seycove senior girls earn historic field hockey provincial title

November 10, 2023

‚ÄčThe Seycove Seyhawks senior girls celebrate their gold medal win at the provincial AA high school championships Nov. 8 at Rutledge Field in West Vancouver‚Äôs Ambleside Park. It was the first field hockey B.C. title in school history. | Clayton Harrington By Andy Prest, North Shore News . The...

North Van's Savannah Bauder named top university rugby player in Canada

November 10, 2023

‚Äč North Vancouver‚Äôs Savannah Bauder takes aim for the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds during a Canada West rugby game against the University of Calgary Dinos earlier this season in Vancouver. The Carson Graham grad was recently named the U Sport national rugby player of the year. | Bob Frid...

Outward Bound Canada Hiking Expedition

November 08, 2023
Originally posted on Provincial Outreach Program Deaf & Hard of Hearing (POPDHH) e-news . Note: Two students from the North Vancouver School District took part in the hiking expedition. Please see the reflections by Jacob from Argyle Secondary and Shea from Sutherland Secondary.
‚ÄčEarlier this month, eight deaf & hard...

Events and Registrations (November 2023)

November 02, 2023
‚Äč NVSD Events Music at the Smith ‚Äď November 7 and 21 Music at the Smith returns for a season of jazz and classical performances by preeminent B.C. musicians at the Gordon Smith Gallery (2121 Lonsdale Avenue). Each evening performance includes an informal exhibition tour. Doors open at 7 p.m., and...

Photos: Pipers face Highlanders in first football game at Argyle's new field

October 30, 2023
‚Äč Bagpipers lead the way before the first senior boys football game played on the new Argyle Secondary turf field Oct. 27, 2023. The visiting West Vancouver Highlanders narrowly beat the host Pipers 14-13 to christen the new field. | Paul McGrath / North Shore News
By North Shore News...

Superintendent's Report to Families (October 2023)

October 26, 2023

‚ÄčThe Superintendent's Report is available in Microsoft Sway and text copy (below). Updates from the Superintendent, including the monthly Superintendent‚Äôs Report, are available for review in the Superintendent‚Äôs Updates section of the website. A Message from the Superintendent Dear North Vancouver School District Community, ‚ÄúOne child, one teacher, one book,...

Argyle's long-awaited artificial turf field opens for play

October 24, 2023

Argyle senior boys soccer team member Aidan Best takes part in drills under the eye of head coach Darren Rath on the newly-opened Ecole Argyle Secondary artificial turf field. | photo Paul McGrath / North Shore News
‚ÄčBy Jane Seyd, North Shore News . Student athletes at North...

North Vancouver high school charity fills backpacks for the homeless

October 20, 2023

‚Äč A Handsworth student stuffs a backpack with personal hygiene items like deodorant, soap and toothbrushes. | Courtesy of August Gadsby Portal By Nick Laba, North Shore News . Deodorant, soap, toothpaste ‚Äď many of us take for granted the so-called necessities that help us lead dignified lives in...

Superintendent's Halloween message

October 19, 2023
‚Äč October 19, 2023 Dear Families,
Halloween is a time of celebration for many in our community. Each year, we look forward to seeing students enjoy various Halloween activities. The North Vancouver School District honours the diversity within our community. We want to ensure our teaching and learning environments are...

Events and Registrations (October 2023)

October 05, 2023
‚Äč NVSD Events Competency Based IEPs with Dr. Shelley Moore ‚Äď October 5 We have reached maximum capacity for today‚Äôs online (Zoom) session: Supporting Parents/Caregivers with the Transition to Competency Based Individual Education Plans (IEPs) with Dr. Shelley Moore. The session will be recorded and posted to the school district website...

Superintendent's Message on World Teachers' Day

October 05, 2023
‚Äč To mark World Teachers' Day (October 5), Superintendent Dr. Pius Ryan has prepared a video message that speaks to the value of public schooling and the great people who have stepped forward and into the title of teacher.

New elementary school update for residents in the Cloverley neighbourhood

September 29, 2023
‚Äč The following letter was delivered to residents in the Cloverley neighbourhood. September 29, 2023 Dear Cloverley Neighbourhood Residents, In June 2023, the Province announced funding for a new elementary school in the Cloverley neighbourhood. The North Vancouver School District is now planning for this new elementary school. We are reaching...

The Gordon Smith Gallery and Artists for Kids present The Art of Conversation

September 27, 2023
‚Äč MEDIA RELEASE
September 27, 2023 The Gordon Smith Gallery and Artists for Kids (AFK) opened their fall exhibition, The Art of Conversation , on Saturday, September 23, 2023. The exhibition features artwork by over 20 Canadian artists who explore the role of art as a platform for communication. The Art of...

Superintendent's Report to Parents and Guardians (September 2023)

September 22, 2023
‚Äč The Superintendent's Report is available in Microsoft Sway and text copy (below).  Updates from the Superintendent, including the monthly Superintendent‚Äôs Report, are available for review in the Superintendent‚Äôs Updates section of the website. A Message from the Superintendent Dear North Vancouver School District Community,
It has been a truly...

North Van school scrolls forward on cellphone limits in class

September 19, 2023

‚Äč Sutherland Secondary School principal Mark Barrett is reminding students that scrolling social media during class time isn't appropriate. | Paul McGrath / North Shore News By Jane Seyd, North Shore News , September 18, 2023 . As a new school year gets underway, students at Sutherland Secondary...

Longtime Carson Graham coach gets the call to BC Football Hall of Fame

September 19, 2023

‚Äč Larry Donohoe has been involved with the Carson Graham football program as a player, coach and administrator for more than 40 years. On Sept. 15, 2023, he‚Äôll be inducted into the BC Football Hall of Fame. | Blair Shier

By Andy Prest, North Shore News ,...

North Vancouver sisters among Canada’s first pickleball pros

September 19, 2023
‚Äč Alex and Angie Walker pump their fists in celebration at the APP Newport Beach Open in California at the end of June. | Courtesy of Alex Walker By Nick Laba, North Shore News, September 14, 2023 . Propelled by the sport‚Äôs recent surge in pop-pop-popularity, Canada launched its premier professional...

Carson Graham Eagles soar in Buchanan Bowl blowout

September 19, 2023

‚Äč Carson Graham‚Äôs Fin Nemeth (7) makes a running play. The receiver was a standout with 117 receiving yards and three touchdowns at the Buchanan Bowl on Saturday, Sept. 9. | Blair Shier
By Nick Laba, North Shore News , September 12, 2023 The Carson Graham Eagles have...

Events and Registrations (September 2023)

September 07, 2023
‚Äč NVSD Events Standing Committee Meeting ‚Äď September 19* A Board of Education Standing Committee Meeting takes place on Tuesday, September 19 at 7 p.m. Visit our Public Meetings web page for information on how you can participate and to review the meeting agenda, which is posted on the Thursday...

Welcome Back Message from the Superintendent and Board Chair

September 05, 2023

‚ÄčSeptember 5, 2023 Dear North Vancouver School District Community, On behalf of the North Vancouver School District and Board of Education, I would like to extend a warm welcome to the new school year. The new school year is a time filled with excitement, optimism and a spirit of new...

North Vancouver Online Learning begins work as a Provincial Online Learning School

September 05, 2023

MEDIA RELEASE
September 5, 2023 North Vancouver Online Learning (NVOL) is pleased to begin work as a Provincial Online Learning School (POLS). The new online learning model is part of the Ministry of Education and Child Care’s work to improve equity of access to inclusive and effective online learning communities that...

Canadian youth get introduction to competitive sailing in West Vancouver

August 31, 2023
Note: ‚ÄčIn this Global News story, Tine Parker, District Vice Principal and sailing coach, speaks about the benefits of competitive sailing. Students from across the North Shore, including secondary students from Sutherland, Windsor, Handsworth and Argyle, and elementary students from Larson, Cleveland and Montroyal, competed in this year's sailing competition, the Optimist Nationals....

Local environmental activists acknowledged with City of North Van awards

August 31, 2023
‚Äč Awards for environmental leadership were announced by the City of North Vancouver July 17. | Cindy Goodman North Shore News files By Mina Kerr-Lazenby, North Shore News . Community commendation was at the forefront of conversation for the City of North Vancouver Monday evening as council came together to...

Superintendent's Message: Labour Day Activities

August 24, 2023
‚Äč August 24, 2023 Dear Parents/Guardians of Grade 11 and 12 Students: Re: Labour Day long weekend activities This year marks the start of an exciting and defining school year for Grade 11 and 12 students. Staff throughout the school district look forward to supporting students as they pursue their passions...

North Shore players score big at field hockey nationals

August 21, 2023
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North Vancouver’s Lindsey Hills and Ella Rideout celebrate a gold medal win for Team BC Blue at the U18 Field Hockey Nationals July 30 in Brampton, Ont. | Susan Hills By Andy Prest, North Shore News . Note: Students mentioned in this article attend Argyle, Carson Graham, Handsorth, Seycove,...

Carson Graham student outshines in World Scholar's Cup

August 14, 2023
‚Äč Carson Graham Secondary student Sloane Kinney (centre) and teammates Verity Leung and Annika Begby will compete in the World Scholar‚Äôs Cup finale event the Tournament of Champions this November. | Sarah Dodd By Mina Kerr-Lazenby, North Shore News . Sloane Kinney is smart. Not simply top-of-her-class smart, but in-the-running-to-win-a...

B.C.'s best elementary-age recyclers attend this North Vancouver school

July 05, 2023

‚Äč Mrs. (Nicky) Mey's Grade 3-4 class celebrates their pizza party prize after bringing home the most bags of recycling during a winter break bottle drive that earned the school more than $1,100. | Courtesy of April LeCerf
By Nick Laba, North Shore News .
Talk about a...

Superintendent's End-of-Year Message and Report to Parents and Guardians (June 2023)

June 28, 2023
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T he June issue of the Superintendent's Report is available in two formats,   Microsoft Sway‚Äč  and PDF‚Äč and includes the fo llowing: ‚Äč Superintendent's end-of-year message and highlight video
Good News from the NVSD Announcements: ‚Äč End of year message from the Minister of Education and Child...

North Shore athletes shine at high school track and field provincials

June 23, 2023

‚Äč Sentinel's Sidney Clement scored gold in the seniors girls 3000-metre race and silver in the 1,500 m at the B.C. High School Track and Field Championships held June 8-10 at Mcleod Athletic Park in Langley. | @NSSSAA/Twitter By Andy Prest, North Shore News .
North Shore athletes raced onto...

Police, fire & school officials urge public caution ahead of wildfire season

June 23, 2023
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June 22, 2023 With an anticipated hot and dry summer season rapidly approaching, the North Vancouver RCMP, City and District Fire Services, and the North Vancouver School District are appealing to everyone to be extra vigilant when enjoying the outdoors due to the high risks associated with wildfire season. "As...

Gen-Z: How today's Grade 12 Metro Van grads differ from older generations

June 19, 2023
Members of our youngest generation, about to graduate from high school, speak about careers, gender, relationships and the future. Their answers might surprise you.
  With 2.4 billion gen-Zers on earth, how they approach social and economic issues will have a major impact on our global future. PHOTO BY REG CLAYTON /Daily Miner...

New Cloverley elementary school coming to North Vancouver

June 16, 2023
  ‚ÄčNEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2023ECC0045-000942
June 16, 2023 Ministry of Education and Child Care
New Cloverley elementary school coming to North Vancouver
NORTH VANCOUVER - Families in the growing Cloverley neighbourhood will benefit from a new elementary school that meets students’ needs. “More people than ever are choosing to make British...

North Shore students awarded $44K scholarships for higher education

June 16, 2023
‚Äč By Mina Kerr-Lazenby, North Shore News .
Six North Shore Grade 12 students have been relieved of the financial pressures of further study with a selection of hefty grants from the Beedie Luminaries Scholarships. Students from Carson Graham Secondary, Sutherland Secondary and West Vancouver Secondary were selected to each...

Argyle Pipers take silver at AAA girls soccer provincials

June 09, 2023

The Pipers celebrate their silver medals at the AAA girls provincial tournament in Kelowna on June 3. | Courtesy of Darren Rath By Nick Laba, North Shore News .
‚ÄčA stellar post-season almost took them all the way.
But the senior girls soccer team at Ecole Argyle Secondary fell...

Events and Registrations - June 2023

June 02, 2023
‚Äč June 2023 Events Endless Summer ‚Äď Exhibition ends June 17
Endless Summer is an exhibition and series of public programs that features the collaborative works of artists Katie Kozak and Lucien Durey, which contemplate lineage, ancestry, queerness, sustainability, and healing within a context of reimagining place-based relations that serve...

Student creativity shines in our Kids Design Your Ads feature

June 02, 2023
Note: Kids Design Your Ads is an exemplar of career education implementation in the intermediate years. It engages with the curriculum while providing content that allows students to share their ideas, connect to their community and build on social awareness.

‚ÄčBy North Shore News Staff, North Shore News .
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Photos: Mock crash shows fallout of dangerous driving

June 01, 2023
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Two firefighters use the Jaws of Life to rend the passenger door off one of the cars during a mock crash demonstration at Ecole Handsworth Secondary Friday. | Nick Laba / North Shore News By Nick Laba, North Shore News . It’s one of the only situations where...

Mock crash staged at B.C. high school serves as cautionary tale

May 29, 2023

Emergency crews put on a "mock crash" scenario at Handsworth Secondary School in North Vancouver Friday (May 26, 2023) to show students just how serious impaired driving and reckless driving can be. Students look on during the demonstration. | Lauren Collins
‚ÄčBy Lauren Collins, Coast Mountain News ....

Windsor Dukes to Windsor Wolves: Students change school's athletics team name in reconciliation effort

May 23, 2023

‚Äč Grade 12 students Kai Earl Thomas (left) and Koji Kasubuchi pushed for a name change Windsor Secondary's athletics teams to better represent the Indigenous history of the area. | Julie Bertrand By Mina Kerr-Lazenby, North Shore News .
Windsor Secondary in North Vancouver has collaborated with the Tsleil-Waututh Nation...

Superintendent's Report to Parents and Guardians - May 2023

May 18, 2023
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T he May issue of the Superintendent's Report is available in two formats,   Microsoft Sway‚Äč  and PDF‚Äč and includes the fo llowing: ‚Äč Good News from the NVSD Announcements: ‚Äč Have your say in B.C.‚Äôs largest population health survey
Information:  2023/2024 School Calendar update | Heading to...

Seesaw (Instead of Hangman)

May 17, 2023
Originally published in the Canadian Teacher Magazine, Spring 2023. ‚ÄčBy Lorrie Welch, Teacher, Seycove Secondary .
The game of Hangman, is a simple pen-and-paper game where the first player chooses a phrase or word and draws a blank space representing each unknown letter. The second player then guesses one letter at...

North Vancouver schools battle it out in new reading competition

May 15, 2023

‚Äč Dorothy Lynas Elementary took home a cake and a trophy after being crowned grand championship winners of the 2023 Battle of the Books. | Myriam Dumont
By Mina Kerr-Lazenby, North Shore News .
Celebrations are in order for a particularly studious set of Dorothy Lynas Elementary students, who were...

It’s Emergency Preparedness Week!

May 08, 2023

With the arrival of May comes Emergency Preparedness Week (May 7 to 13). This year’s theme is Be Prepared. Know Your Risks . This annual event encourages all Canadians to pause, reflect, and take action around being better prepared for a major emergency. At school , it’s the perfect time...

Events and Registrations - May 2023

May 04, 2023

Events Secondary School Drama performances ‚Äď On now through June 
The following performances showcase the talent of secondary school drama students and are open to the community. Sutherland Drama presents Prince Charmless by Lavinia Roberts
May 3 - 5 | Curtain at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $10 Adults and $5 Students (cash or...

Outdoor safety and emergency preparedness fair returns to North Van

May 03, 2023

Talon Helicopters' Dauphin AS365 touches down on the field at Lynn Valley Park on May 7, 2022, for last year's event. | Alexa Smyth By Nick Laba, North Shore News . All of us should take advantage of the sublime North Shore wilderness in our backyard. At the same...

North Shore field hockey players help Canada qualify for Junior World Cup

April 26, 2023

Canada’s men’s junior national team celebrates a silver-medal finish at the 2023 Men’s Pan American Junior Championship April 17 at the Sir Garfield Sports Complex in St. Michael, Barbados. The second place finish earned them a berth in the Junior World Cup scheduled for December. | WorldSportPics / Rodrigo Jaramillo...

NVSD hosts 2nd Climate Action and Sustainability Week

April 09, 2023
‚Äč MEDIA RELEASE
For Immediate Release
April 10, 2023
North Vancouver School District hosts
2nd Climate Action and Sustainability Week 
April 11 - 14, 2023
The North Vancouver School District (NVSD) will host the second Climate Action and Sustainability Week, April 11 - 14, 2023.
Throughout the week, a series...