Schools and Learning

Get the latest on what’s happening at the neighbourhood’s public schools and other places of learning and discovery.

Art Making Is Better With Others

Posted May 31, 2017.
For many of us, the enjoyment in making art lies in its being a solitary activity and so the idea of making art with others seems counter-intuitive. But making art as part of an art group or with others in, for example, a classroom environment has many benefits.

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Quadra Village Neighbourhood Gym Now Open!

March 19, 2017. On February 1 the gymnasium at the former Blanshard Elementary School opened its doors to the community as “The Quadra Village Neighbourhood Gym”. Under new management, through the Quadra Village Community Centre (QVCC), the gymnasium is now widely available for community use.

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Update from École Quadra Elementary

By Marilyn Campbell, Principal École Quadra Elementary is a busy place with 430 students involved in many activities. The months of December, January and now February have been fabulous, as we have celebrated everything from Hanukkah to Christmas to Kwanzaa and... read more

Reynolds Musical Theatre Students Prepare to Entertain with their Production of “Guys and Dolls”

13 February, 2017
Currently, over 100 Reynolds Secondary School students – actors, singers, dancers, musicians, visual artists and technical crew – are hard at work on bringing a production of this classic musical comedy to the stage. By the time the curtain rises on the first night – March 6 – cast, crew, pit band, set builders and painters will have worked together for five months to realize their vision for the production.

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Update from George Jay Elementary

By Sunny Jun, Vice-Principal A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm. (Henrik Ibsen) At George Jay, we continually strive for excellence in what we do, and already this school year our staff has been working hard, keeping up to date... read more

Update from École Quadra School

By Cheryl Rolston, Vice-Principal Cooler weather has returned but that hasn’t stopped Quadra students and staff from going out into the Hillside-Quadra community. Our cross-country team had a successful season. More than 50 Grade 3, 4 and 5 students participated and... read more

Neighbourhood Gym Soon to Be Reality

By Kelly Greenwell, ED of Quadra Village Community Centre The former Blanshard Elementary School and playing fields have come into sharp focus over the last few years. The purchase by the Capital Regional Hospital District (CRHD) of the entire seven acres of land and... read more

École Quadra School Update

By Marilyn Campbell, Principal The fall is a fun time as school starts up and students refresh their friendships after the summer break. With our beautiful, freshly painted and oiled totem greeting new and returning students, we are settling in to a new year with a... read more

Thinking About Tomorrow, Today

By Kayla Siefried I’ve been thinking a lot about tomorrow, today. And whenever I think about tomorrow, or tomorrow’s tomorrow, I think about children and the environment. Curious? Hear me out… I think about children because today’s children... read more

Update from École Quadra Elementary

With the favorite part of the school year at École Quadra School here, we look forward to lots of outdoor time with field trips and activities. Over the winter we had great participation in our Basketball and Floor Hockey teams and now we are busy with Rugby and... read more

CDI College: Changing Lives Through Education

At CDI College, our mission is to change lives through education. Not only are we achieving that through the multiple, in-demand programs that we offer to our students, but also through being an active presence in many local community events. Our staff and students... read more

Winter Update from École Quadra School

By Cheryl Rolston and Marilyn Campbell (the Quadra Admin Team) What would it be like if a community really got involved in a school? Well, here at Quadra Elementary, we have lots of experience of this. Our community certainly has heart! This past term, our students... read more

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