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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 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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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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VI Science Fair: Three to Advance to Canada Wide Fair

On April 12 and 13, fourteen Senior School students represented Glenlyon Norfolk School in the Vancouver Island Regional Science Fair at UVic: Nathan Kuehne, Alexander Stead, David Weaver, Elisa Cheng, Alice Xiao, Julie Yu, Drew Jackson, Bjorn Svorkdal, Thomas Allan, Charlotte Germain, Bella Sweeney, Danae McCulloch, Marissa Young, Madeleine DesBrisay. According to their teacher, Erin […]

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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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Say No To Bullying Day – Victoria Legislature

Thank you to Jake Burnett and six students from Glenlyon Norfolk School for raising awareness of the province wide Say No To Bullying Day at the Parliment Buildings in Victoria on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015. The students did a really good job and they were admired and applauded after they presented an excellent skit promoting […]

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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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