Vancouver College is looking to hire a Middle & Senior School Visual Arts Teacher to begin January 6, 2020. Interested applicants are asked to visit our Careers Webpage for further details and deadlines.
On Friday, November 8, 2019, our school gathered for our annual Remembrance Day Ceremony. This weekend let us keep in our prayers all who gave their lives in service to our country, as well as all who continue to serve, especially those from the Vancouver College community.
In preparation for the upcoming long weekend, Middle School Assistant Principal Mr. John Paul Cavalluzzo shares this reflection on his grandfather, John Smith.
Families interested in applying to Vancouver College for the 2020-2021 school year are invited to join us on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, for our annual Open House. Please visit our Open House webpage for further details.
Current VC families are reminded that all students will be dismissed at 2 pm on Tuesday, November 26 in preparation for the evening.
Congratulation to the Varsity Fighting Irish Football Team, who defeated Notre Dame 31-0 last Friday to take home the Archbishops' Trophy! The win takes the historic series to 32-38-1 in favour of the Irish. Next up is their first home playoff game since 2014, as VC takes on the Rutland VooDoo on Saturday, November 9, at 1:30 pm on O'Hagan Field.
We are happy to announce we have achieved (and continue to exceed) our $130 000 Walkathon Goal! Funds raised will go towards furnishing our brand new Lannon Hall, opening in the Summer of 2020.
To thank students for their hard work fundraising, VC's campus will be closed on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, for Walkathon Appreciation Day!
Congratulations to Finbarr O'Reilly, who has been chosen by the Nobel Peace Center as the 2019 Peace Prize photographer. He will be traveling to Ethiopia to meet the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and to create a portrait of him and the country he is leading.
Aaron Lattimer, a rower for the Canadian National Team with his sights set on the 2020 Olympics, will be one of the athletes honoured at the Delta Sports Hall of Fame gala.
Vancouver College was well represented at the 16th annual SFU Lacrosse Alumni Game, with three former Irish in attendance! L to R: Jon Bailey (VC'12) currently working as an RMT, Mark Yingling (VC'18) SFU Sophmore studying Criminology, & Matt Esaw (VC'05) VC Senior School Teacher.
Lawrence attended Vancouver College for his Grade 12 year, and is known as a BC Lions great, helping the team win their first-ever Grey Cup championship in 1964. He ended his career as one of the most prolific receivers in team history, earning a spot on the BC Lions Wall of Fame in 2003. He will be posthumously inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame on October 5, 2019.
Shortly after graduating from Vancouver College, Callum joined an army reserve unit based out of New Westminster, and in late September, 2019 was promoted to the rank of Corporal in the Canadian Armed Forces! Teacher Matt Esaw (VC'05) is a member of the same unit and was proud to be at Callum's promotion ceremony.