Kurt Heinrich

Kurt Heinrich is Director of University Communications for Simon Fraser University and is a longtime contributor to the Vancouver Observer.

 

Police Training

Vancouver students train with police officers in VPD Student Challenge 2013

Vancouver students train with Vancouver police officers.
Mount Pleasant students celebrate Pink Day.

District Pink Day highlight reel shows off Vancouver School Board's diversity

During the last week of February 2013, schools across the Vancouver School District hosted a wide range of amazing activities. The diversity of celebrations was immense.

Professionals give David Thompson Secondary Students a head-start on mapping career options

David Thompson Grade 8 students show off their career plans.
Iron Chef Templeton

Templeton Iron Chef cooking competition lights up the Chef Rob Feenie's taste buds

An epic culinary battle to see whose cuisine reigns supreme (at Templeton Secondary).

Gladstone Secondary School wins $50,000 to build a greenhouse

Gladstone Secondary School has been awarded $50,000 to support the building of a 30-person greenhouse for the school’s science and foods programs. Gladstone’s 1,200 students will be the biggest...

Vancouver Giants pink flash mob: video

This past weekend over 1800 students from 16 elementary and secondary schools from across Metro Vancouver gave the audience of this Sunday’s Vancouver Giants game a huge treat when they broke out in...
Bob Rennie talks to Killarney students.

Bob Rennie Speaks at Killarney about the value of a well-rounded education

Condo Marketer Bob Rennie gave an inspirational speech at Killarney Secondary that focused on embracing our personal qualities, trusting our intuition and building positive relationships.  ...
Laurier Elementary

Laurier Elementary's Own Super Hero: The Jim Duggan Story

Around three years ago, Laurier Elementary got a call from a concerned community member. Laurier principal Janet Souther remembers the day distinctively. Expecting a concern, she remembers being...
Top 10 of 2012

Top 10 Vancouver School Board Photos of 2012

School dances, fashion shows, Chinese New Year: check out the Vancouver School Board's Top 10 pictures of 2012.