Entries by mlee

Tune into a new episode of Sharing with Sheila

In this episode, Sheila Powell, Manager of HR, sits down with our Director of Student Services to talk about the journey of working with and supporting students and the impact it has had on the District and her career. Listen to full episode here.

Congratulations Class of 2021

To all our 540 graduates of the Class of 2021, congratulations! We bid you a fond farewell and our warmest wishes as you embark on your journey ahead. Félicitations et bonne chance! Enjoy a collection of images online here.

Congratulations to our “Retirees” Class of 2021

The second annual care-a-van retirement drive-by convoyed the Valley. Senior leaders and trustees took to the streets in two separate vehicles to personally deliver retirement packages to each of our retirees in a COVID-safe celebration. Milestone Celebration Booklet 2021

Heat Wave Forecast for Valley

Letter to parents/guardians and  families: A dangerous, long duration heat wave is forecast to affect B.C. beginning on Friday and lasting until at least Tuesday. Letter to Families.HeatWave.June24,2021

Vanier Grad awarded largest Canadian STEM scholarship

A graduate of G.P. Vanier Secondary will be entering the Engineering program this fall with a $100,000 scholarship. Theo Lemay was selected by the Vanier Bursary Committee for his outstanding academic achievements. This is the first Vanier nominee to win a Schulich Leader Scholarship. Read more online.

Two Valley graduates receive Beedie Luminaries Scholarship

Hailey Brears and James Fazeli-Sinaki are among two Canadian recipients of the Beedie Luminaries scholarship. Scholarships of up to $40,000 are given to promising B.C. students who have faced life challenges and adversity with determination and resilience. The grade 12 students are from Highland and Mark R. Isfeld Secondary respectively. Beedie Luminaries June Press Release