QMS Riders Continue Hot Streak The summer heat wave isn’t slowing down members of the Queen Margaret’s School Equestrian Team from continuing their string of strong performances at BC events. Most recently, their hard work at Arbutus Meadows and Thunderbird earned a rainbow of coloured ribbons. QMS Head Coach, Cheryl Keith, continually encourages […]
Attached find the Summer 2013 Briefing Bulleting.
On June 11, the junior kindergarten classes from West Point Grey Academy made their red-carpet debut at the first Big Picture Film Festival. Even more impressive? These creative, multitasking 4- and 5-year-olds not only developed the storyboards, wrote the scripts and made the props, but they acted in and directed the shorts themselves! Of […]
The Independent Schools Elementary Athletics schools held their annual Track and Field event at the end of May. St George’s School won the Boys’ event and Crofton House won the Girls’ event. But there is far more to the competition than just winning. Camryn Wong, Grade 7, York House School provides this delightful account […]
Clive Austin has been an educator for 47 years—and a student before that, yet Clive Austin credits his best educational experience not to one institution but to the school of life; that is, to travel. Born in Hertfordshire, England, Clive was just 9 months old when his family moved to India, and for the next […]
On Monday April 22, Collingwood Wentworth hosted the 2013 ISABC Gr. 6/7 Public Speaking Competition. Although this was a competitive event, it was a great opportunity for students from 15 independent schools to interact with each other. The goal of this evening was to get students comfortable with public speaking as well as to showcase […]
It is with great excitement that Aspengrove School announces that it has been authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization to offer the IB Diploma programme beginning September 2013! There are currently 147 schools in Canada who offer the Diploma programme, 26 of them in BC. Aspengrove will be the 9th school in Canada to offer […]
Evan Letkeman, currently in Grade 12 at GNS, is swimming into unchartered waters—and it is a wonderful thing. In March, he qualified for the Canadian swimming trials for a place in the team that will, ultimately, head to the World Championships in Barcelona this summer. These trials are ongoing, this week, at the Saanich Commonwealth […]