Category: School News

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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Margaret McCullough wins national teaching award

Rarely do occasions like this come along, but we are delighted to announce that Mrs. Margaret McCullough has recently been awarded one of the extremely prestigious Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence. Only 35 of these awards were presented nationally this year, such is the high level of quality and selection criteria.   Details of […]

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Mulgrave Grad Selected as an Egleston Scholar at Columbia

On May 28, 2014, the Mulgrave community celebrated Carlos M.’s achievements by awarding him the Outstanding Achievement in Academics award presented to male and female students who have achieved a high academic standing, as well as the Mulgrave Subject Award for his outstanding work in IB Physics 12. But that was only one piece of […]

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Mulgrave Walks in Partnership with the World

The World Partnership Walk took place on Sunday, May 25th, and the Mulgrave team showed incredible solidarity and resourcefulness as it worked to raise over $40 000 for the Aga Khan Foundation. Please click below to read a letter of appreciation from the G10 student leader and main organiser, Soraiya L. Dearest Mulgrave Team, I […]

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Nanaimo teen to receive top jumper award

Kassidy Ruelle, 15, has been riding since the age of three and turned heads in 2013 jump competitions   A lifelong dedication to her sport has made Nanaimo’s Kassidy Ruelle a talent to watch in equestrian.   The 15-year-old member of the Queen Margaret’s School equestrian team will receive an award today from the B.C. […]

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