A number of opportunities exist outside of Argyle for students to broaden their educational experience. As we receive information regarding these programs, we will post it here. Students are encouraged to check this site regularly for updates. Many of these have a separate application procedure; a few are administered through Argyle. Please contact the appropriate agency directly as described below or see your Grade Counsellor for more details.
Students in Grades 10 - 12 considering Post Secondary: One of the best ways to learn more about life after high school and why you might consider post-secondary is to experience it in person. From your local college to a larger provincial university, you can take a campus tour, and at this time of year, there many different information essions you can attend. Check out the events listings on postsecondarybc.ca/ and find out about campus ours on the Institution pages. Spring break is a great time to visit campus.
City of North Vancouver Library Teen Short Story Contest
Open to all North Shore teens in grades 7 – 12. Entries are due Sunday, October 25th at 5 p.m.
UBC HOPE Ambassadors
If you’re interested in getting more involved with your community, taking on a leadership role, and working with a ton of other great people, then UBC HOPE is happy to help you achieve that! Our team is eager to work with bright young students at various schools across the lower mainland to become HOPE ambassadors and work with our UBC team to encourage other students in your school to take part in great new events, as well as have the opportunity to start up a branch of the HOPE club at your own school.
NVSD Secondary Gifted Resources - a resource for both students and parents/guardians
House of Commons Page Program
Each year, 40 students graduating from high schools and CEGEPs are selected from across Canada to participate in the Page Program. Pages are undergraduate students who are registered as full-time students at one of the four universities in the National Capital Region. They work on a part-time basis during their first year of study.