Category: School News

Keiths Lead Big Haul for QMS

The recent success of the Queen Margaret’s School equestrian program did not go unnoticed by the B.C. Hunter Jumper Association.   The QMS program came home with several awards from the BCHJA awards gala, held in Burnaby on Jan. 17.   Among the recipients were mother and daughter Cheryl and Kassidy Keith. Cheryl, the head […]

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Royals Capture Titles Across Canada

After a grueling month-long schedule of competitions across North America, Queen Margaret’s School equestrian athletes are finally arriving home following an incredibly successful show season.   First stop on their tour was Calgary for the Royal West Horse Show. Four QMS riders transported their equine partners for the annual competition: Kassidy Keith (Grade 12), Christine […]

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VAIS Fair 2015

West Point Grey Academy hosted the 5th annual Vancouver Area Independent Schools Fair (VAIS) on October 15th, 2015.  Students in grades 10-12 and their families from across the lower British Columbia mainland had the opportunity to meet with representatives from over 80 top US universities.  Feedback from the fair was positive.  Students felt the VAIS […]

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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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