Archive of posts tagged "school"

Education & Career Fairs: Abbotsford and Vancouver

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Education & Career Fairs in Abbotsford (November 30, 2015) and Vancouver (December 11, 2015). Education & Career Fairs take place in 5 BC cities this fall and winter, with 2 right here in the Lower Mainland. The fairs connect visitors, young and old, with work and study opportunities, providing them with a chance to examine different career paths and to obtain labour market information.

Queen Elizabeth Secondary’s 75th Anniversary

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Queen Elizabeth Secondary (“QE”) in Surrey is celebrating its 75th anniversary this month and if you attended, between 1940 and 2015, you’re invited to the party! Photo courtesy of Donald Cosens Queen Elizabeth Secondary’s 75th Anniversary Where: Queen Elizabeth Secondary (9457 King George Blvd. in Surrey) When: Thursday, October 15, 2015 4:00pm to 6:00pm – […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Back to School

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Pencils are sharp, notebooks are stiff, and iPad applications are downloaded (for educational purposes of course). We’re going back to school with school-themed photos from the Vancouver Archives this week. 1907 – Vancouver High School. Archives# Sch P20.3. & 1920 – David Lloyd George. Archives# CVA 99-1441. 1911 – Opening of the first brick school […]

Adopt-a-School with Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund

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The Vancouver Sun Kids Fund has launched a holiday Adopt-a-School program. Sponsors (those who donate) will be supporting school in the Lower Mainland through donations. Every dollar raised will be matched the the Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund. As a sponsor, your donations will fund areas of need in each of the participating schools. You can […]

Back to School Essentials & Contest

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The following was contributed by Jennifer Miles who will be seeing four children off to school this fall. It’s mid-August and the last thing on most kids’ minds is that oft dreaded 6 letter word —school. While most kids aren’t keen to leave the carefree days of playgrounds, water parks and beaches behind them, there […]