VC Parents: Don't forget to join us on Tuesday, January 26 for our next ParentTALK featuring Dr. Shimi Kang. The presentation, available in both English and Mandarin, will focus on creating healthy technology habits for the new year. Be sure to read our January 21 VCPA Newsletter for more details (including links) on how to participate!
Our next Casual Day will be on Thursday, January 21, in support of the Vancouver College Mayfair! Students who wish to participate by coming to school out of uniform are asked to bring a $2 donation with them to class. (Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, there is no Mayfair Collection planned for January 21.)
The Mayfair team is also holding a blowout sale of their 2020 inventory! Their P.E. strip approved T-Shirts are selling for only $10 each! Visit www.vcmayfair.com to get yours today.
Interested in joining the Vancouver College faith and learning community? This is the last weekend to complete a new student application for the 2021-2022 academic year. Please visit our Application Webpage for more details before the January 12, 2021 deadline.
Auditions for "A Night with VC/LFA Talent" are coming up! Any Kindergarten-Grade 12 students interested in auditioning are asked to email Ms. Nicole McDonald before the Tuesday, January 12, 2021 audition date. Break a leg everyone!
Happy New Year and welcome to 2021! Our faculty and staff spent the first Monday of 2021 preparing for the New Year through a socially distanced and virtual staff retreat and are excited to welcome our students back to class tomorrow.
Classes resume Tuesday, January 5, 2021, with block rotation CDAB and Grade 9 In-Class Learning Day 1 and Senior School Learning Group 1 on campus. As we begin the new year, we ask that all parents and students please review our COVID-19 safety guidelines, and remember to complete our Daily Health Check before making the decision to come to school!
On Friday, December 11, 2020, Deacon Richard Conlin (VC '06) will be ordained to the Priesthood at Holy Rosary Cathedral. All are invited to virtually take part in the Ordination by registering through the attached link.
Dr. Ian Whishaw (VC'58), Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge and one of Canada’s most cited neuroscientists, received an honorary PhD from UBC on Thu, Nov 26, 2020. Congratulations to Dr. Whishaw on this distinguished honour!
Did you know there are four Vancouver College Alumni running in this year's Provincial Election? Take a look at their bios and grad years below and don't forget to get out and vote!
Cole Anderson (VC '12) - Vancouver Kingsway - BC Liberal Party
Michael Lee (VC '82) - Vancouver Langara, BC Liberal Party
Andy MacKinnon (VC '74) - Esquimalt-Metchosin, BC Green Party
Thomas Martin (VC '07) - Kamloops North Thompson, BC Green Party
Jack Cruz-Dumont (VC '18) was recently interviewed by CTV in a feature on voters in this year's BC election! In the interview, the UBC student-athlete highlights concerns university students are facing heading into the provincial election and encourages others his age to get out and vote.
Jeff Sargeant (VC'01), the Communications Coordinator at UBC Athletics, interviews Ivan Rybkin (VC'16), four-time Canadian University Rowing Association Champion and UBC Kinesiology 4th year student. Check out the UBC Thunderbirds Facebook Page for the interview!