Kurt Heinrich

Kurt Heinrich is the chief storyteller for the Vancouver School Board. Stay up-to-date about all the great news our school district by following us on twitter @VSB39.

 

Van Tech Volleyball

Van Tech Volleyball Team Hasn't Lost a Game in Three Seasons

Lewis Chifan is the coach of Van Tech’s Grade 10 girls volleyball team that for the past three seasons hasn’t lost a game in their Vancouver city league. Not a regular season game, a playoff match or...
STEM

Making Math a Hands-on Experience: Building Model Cranes at Templeton STEM Program

As a part of the Templeton Secondary School’s STEM Program, Grade 11 and 12 students recently designed, drafted, built and tested load-bearing model cranes. Looking not unlike a steampunk skyline,...
John Procyk

Point Grey Mini Teacher Awarded Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching

Award winning teacher John Procyk with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Strachan Hartley Run

Strachan Hartley Legacy Run prepare to raise thousands for youth empowerment programs

The 2014 Strachan Hartley Legacy Run 5k/10k is coming up quickly and organizers are hoping to get the word out to Vancouver schools to get signed up. The run is organized by the Strachan Hartley...
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...