They have formed a new club — the aptly named Fish Ladder Awareness Team — and are taking their message to politicians, BC Hydro and the broader community in the hopes that salmon will one day be able to go home to Alouette Lake.
The news of the graves of 215 children at the Kamloops Residential School reminds us of the urgency to bring forward the truth of Canada’s residential schools before we can move forward with reconciliation.
In recognition of the hard work of healthcare professionals in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, Windsor Secondary’s Social Justice class invited elementary students from across the North Shore to join them in a card-making campaign.
They care about the environment, and so they wanted to do something about it. A group of students at Belmont Elementary put their leadership skills into action to help educate their peers about steps that can be taken to fight climate change.
Grade 11 and 12 students had their art featured in an online publication intended to spark reflection on what it means to be left behind or treated as being left behind.
[Vancouver, B.C. – May 5, 2021] Suzanne Hoffman is the new incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BC School Trustees Association (BCSTA).
Jodi Olstead, BCSTA’s director of finance and human resources, will be retiring as of July 31, 2021. Elaine Teng, currently BCSTA’s assistant to finance, will be assuming the role of director of finance effective August 1, 2021.
Each year BCSTA selects graduating B.C. public school students who have displayed exemplary citizenship within their school and community as recipients of the BCSTA Student Citizenship Scholarship.
Abbi’s decision to get into trades was influenced by her grandfather. “He always liked cars and worked in car dealerships. He played a major role in my upbringing and so I always wanted to do everything he was doing.”
Seycove Secondary’s Social Justice 12 is a course that teaches students they are never too young to make a difference in the world.