The alumni event on June 23, Farewell to Two VC Icons, was a hit! Close to 500 alumni, former and current teachers, family members, and friends attended and had a final walk around of the VC heritage buildings. Alumni and families also got a chance to say good-bye to retiring teacher and coach Mr. Ten Hon Choo for his 42 years of exemplary service at Vancouver College.
We are now looking for qualified candidates to apply for the Communications Officer role at VC! If you know anyone who might be interested, please have them check out the job description, and apply by July 18th!
Last Tuesday we had our In-Gratitude Barbecue, saying goodbye and giving out the Pro-Operis award for outstanding service to the VC community to three members of our community who will be greatly missed: Elizabeth Hong Cheng (Board Member), Kathy Plant (Reception) and Ten Hon Choo (Teacher).
On June 13, the grade 5 class paid tribute to John Lennon and the Beatles. The boys, with the guidance of Brother Conti, prepared and performed many of the band's classics in front of a packed classroom of parents,siblings, and grandparents. It was a wonderful afternoon with the Beatles. Thank you to Brother Conti for sharing his knowledge and passion for musical history with the boys. See the full gallery of photos below!
This Saturday, June 23rd from 11am - 3pm, Vancouver College invites all alumni, family, and friends to walk around Lannon, McCormack, Mackin and Nichol Hall for one last time and say goodbye to two VC Icons!
Mr. Rogers' grade 1 class finished off their pirate unit with a celebration and visit from Blackbeard! The boys had some grog, showed-off their pirate ships, and had an all-round fun day. Check out the photos below!
Ms. Redden and Bumpin Bakery continue to be a highlight for our boys, as they are continually helping those less fortunate on the Downtown Eastside. However, they have received some help throughout the year from Homerooms 8-3 and 8-4.