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Parents in Vancouver rally to save school district's music programs

VANCOUVER – The Vancouver School Board is proposing some deep cuts to deal with a $12 million budget shortfall, and school music programs were in danger of getting the axe. 130 more words


Vancouver School Board chair pitches reprieve for band program

The Band and Strings program in 53 Vancouver elementary schools may not be dead yet.

Vancouver School Board chair Patti Bacchus floated a potential solution at budget consultations Tuesday night that may spare the band program from the chopping block. 211 more words


Gladstone students help plan for new adult centre

Gladstone secondary students met with four graphic illustrators last week to envision the future of their school as it plans to welcome the Main Street Adult Education Centre students. 230 more words

B.C. Education Report

Parent Survey on VSB Budget

The Vancouver School Board is seeking input from interested parents on the upcoming budget considerations for 2014/15. If you would like to respond feel free to use this link: 6 more words

Viceprincipal's Message

New holiday proposed for Vancouver schools

According to the information from Globalnews, if Vancouver School Board (VSB) adopts the new holiday proposal, students in Vancouver could have an entire week off in November. 150 more words

School districts grapple with budget shortfalls

School districts are warning parents to brace for changes as they work to deal with budget shortfalls.

Options on the table include job cuts and eliminating certain programs. 152 more words


Vancouver schools embrace composting

Every school in Vancouver will have a composting program by the end of the year, according to the Vancouver School Board.

The board announced Monday that it is implementing a large-scale organic waste composting program across the entire district of 110 schools after the successful completion of a pilot project at eight sites. 208 more words