Education

Adult Ed Grad

Hastings adult ed grad transforms her life

Alexandra Brekkaas never thought she would graduate from secondary school. When she was living on the streets dealing with alcohol and drug addiction issues after dropping out of school at Grade 12,...
Elsie Roy Business Man

Elsie Roy classroom overtaken by student business people

Elsie Roy was doing brisk business this May as students jammed into one of the school’s Grade 4-5 classrooms to partake on the Young Entrepreneurs Sale. 30 vendors packed the little classroom selling...
Winning Student

David Thompson Student's Fuel Cell Powers Multiple Science Fair and Essay Honours

Vancouver student Austin Wang took top honours at the DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition, with his essay titled The Next Sustainable Energy Source-Bacteria. The David Thompson Secondary...
Gladstone Business

Gladstone Business students win Enactus UBC Business Competition with “Fair Wallet”

A student-designed water resistant wallet composed of post-consumer materials (made from milk cartons and water bottles) takes the top prize.
Model UN

Magee Students Debate Public Health Issues in New York at Model UN

This March, Magee students dabbled in world affairs as they charted the course of Papa New Guinea in New York. The 18 secondary students from Magee joined over 3300 delegates from all over the world...
Math

Point Grey Math Students Invited to High Level Theoretical Math Camp

Last summer, while many of their peers were immersed in World of Warcraft or canoeing around a lake at summer camp, Point Grey students Noah Bayless and Lucy Lu were busy bending their minds around...
Adult Ed

Math saved the life of one adult ed student

“Mathematics saved my life,” says Arsenault. “I didn’t want to continue down the road I was going and needed purpose in my life. Math gave me that purpose.”
Spectrum students.

Spectrum Food Program is One of a Kind

Spectrum students prepare meals for everyone in their program.
Aboriginal Grade 12 Students

Grade 12 Students Participate in Aboriginal Grad Retreat at Loon Lake

Grade 12 students participated in a wonderful leadership opportunity on Nov 7 and 8 at Loon Lake Lodge in Maple Ridge B.C. The students travelled east for a Grade 12 Aboriginal grad retreat,...
Tupper student Darwin Balino

Tupper Best Buddy Program helps students forge friendships

Grade 12 Tupper student Darwin Balino got involved in the Best Buddies club in order to bridge a divide that he felt existed between the Tupper Lifeskills class and the rest of the school. Once a...