The ISABC is excited to welcome Viola Choy as the new Administrative Assistant. Viola comes to the ISABC with a strong design and marketing background. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies at the University of Waterloo majoring in Urban & Regional Planning. During her time at the University of Waterloo, she worked as a […]
The ISABC is excited to welcome Jane Reitsma, who will be covering Bonnie Fisher’s maternity leave as Executive Coordinator. Jane comes to the ISABC from a community and international development education background. Jane received her Bachelor of Education degree at UBC with a focus on social justice. After spending time working for UBC, Jane created […]
FOR ACTION – Video Address from Dr. Bonnie Henry: Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has prepared a special video address to thank teachers, educational assistants and school staff for all their work during these unprecedented times. As we continue to flatten the COVID-19 curve in B.C., it is crucial that we maintain the supports […]
Regular updates will be provided from the Ministry of Education. Please see a collation of information drawn from various sources on the jurisdictions’ responses to the Coronavirus outbreak. Links are provided for information only; individual schools will be responding accordingly to their own organization’s advisories.
Well-Being BC was created with funding provided by the BC Ministry of Education to all public school districts and independent schools in 2019, as part of a school – based mental health initiative to support three pillars of Well-being. Click here to access the site.
ISABC is hosting a professional development event for individuals who expressed interest at our UBC seminar in January. The event will take place on Saturday, February 29th from 9:30am-11:30am at UBC. The event will include a session on resume/cover letter writing and a chance to interact with various HR managers from ISABC schools. Please bring […]
On Friday, May 24, over 200 members of the GNS community gathered at the Beach Drive Campus to officially open the school’s new Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten facilities and re-dedicate the Boathouse, one of the buildings designed by the iconic Junior School location’s architect, Francis Rattenbury. Together these buildings comprise the first completed projects in […]
Exciting things are happening at Queen Margaret’s School. Guided by a refreshed Strategic Plan, QMS is providing more immersive student learning opportunities in the area of sustainable innovation and entrepreneurial thinking. The perfect mix for budding entrepreneurs! In partnership with Junior Achievement BC, QMS students in Grades 6 and 8 have worked for weeks […]
On Tuesday March 28th, Carnegie Hall in New York City hosted four high school music ensembles and one showcase university ensemble (selected from applicants around the world) to participate in the “Sounds of Spring International Music Festival.” Among the high school participants this year there were a choir from Melbourne, Australia, two orchestras from the […]
On Monday, April 25th, 13 Lower Mainland ISABC schools came together to support grade 4 and 5 public speakers compete at the 2016 ISABC Public Speaking Competition at St. John’s School. There was an exciting and impressive variety of speeches on two topics: grade 4 speakers inquired and discussed how everything on earth is connected, […]