Category: School News

GNS Student Files Provisional Patent Application

The creation of a self diagnostic test for a rare genetic disorder   Nathan Kuehne, a Grade 11 student at Glenlyon Norfolk School (GNS), is already making his mark in scientific discovery. For close to a year, Nathan has been working on his project: Phenylalanine Self-Diagnostic Test for Phenylketonuria Patients. The GNS student recently filed […]

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ISABC June 2015 Newsletter

Please view the the ISABC June 2015 Newsletter.   The Newsletter provides an overview of the rich and varied activities and events across the association over the past term.     What’s Inside: Professional Development Opportunities Ministry Updates: Property Tax Exemption Leadership Group Meetings Mini Youth Summit 2015 June 2015 Calendar  

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ISABC Speech Competition – Grade 4/5

On Monday, April 27, 2015, seventy two Grade 4 and 5 students participated in the ISABC Speech Competition hosted at Fraser Academy. Twelve ISABC schools were represented. This year, the topic for the Grade 4 speeches was “Discoveries,” and the topic for the Grade 5 speeches was “Humans Interactions in a World of Technology.” Congratulations […]

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QMS Student Top in BC

QMS STUDENT TOP IN BC Third Time in Five Years A QMS Student Claims First Place in BC   April 29, 2015 – Duncan, BC, Canada – William Gibbs of Queen Margaret’s School has won first place in British Columbia for the Canadian Scholastic Achievement League (CSAL) Scholastic Challenge. The award makes him the third […]

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ISABC Speech Competition – Grade 6/7

Thank you to everyone for coming out to Meadowridge School for the ISABC Speech Competition.   There were 81 participants, 42 volunteer judges, 36 room and hallway assistants, and a bunch of parents, teachers, and spectators.    Congratulations to all our participants on a job well done.   Please see the results in both grades […]

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St. John’s School is an IB Continuum School

St. John’s School is an IB Continuum School We are pleased to announce that the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) has authorized St. John’s School for the Primary Years Programme (PYP). With this authorization, St. John’s School has become one of twelve schools in Canada that have the distinguished honour of being an IB Continuum School. […]

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WPGA Student Samantha Starkey Crowned World Debate and Public Speaking Champion in Hong Kong

West Point Grey Academy student Samantha Starkey, grade 12, was crowned world champion at the 27th annual World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championship (WIDPSC) in Hong Kong April 5-12, 2015. An English language debating and public speaking tournament for high school students, this year’s WIDPSC included participants from Australia, Hong Kong, Canada, United States, […]

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Andrew F: G12 Mulgrave Student & Successful Entrepreneur

At Mulgrave, we often hear propsective parents ask if our school’s rigorous academic programme will keep their children from successfully pursuing interests outside the classroom. We dispell their concern by sharing stories like Andrew’s who, as a G12 student, successfully manages a team of 30 teens while he grows a business he founded last summer. […]

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Address Homelessness

This past weekend, GNS hosted the Address Homelessness conference, intended to discuss the homeless situation in Victoria and to brainstorm solutions for this problem. The conference featured keynote speaker Kathy Stinson from Cool-Aid, an organization that provides housing and services to homeless individuals. There were also several workshops with parents from the GNS community and […]

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