On Friday, December 6, Mr. Mike Roselli shaved his head and beard to celebrate the over $1000 raised by staff and students for the Kristian Domingo Foundation during Fear the Beard month! Watch the video of the assembly (including the dropping of our AAA Varsity Football Provincial Banner) through our Facebook Page.
Your Varsity Fighting Irish are BC's AAA Football Provincial Champions! Their 45-0 win over Lord Tweedsmuir on Saturday was the most dominant championship game performance recorded in BC high school football history. A special shout out to BC AAA Varsity MVP Jason Soriano, who had five touchdowns in the win, and to Simon Smith (Outstanding Lineman) and Alex Nyvlt (Outstanding Back). Congratulations Irish!
Good luck to our Varsity Irish Football Team who is moving on to the Subway Bowl Championship vs Lord Tweedsmuir after a 37-8 win over STM this weekend! The Irish play at 7 pm on Saturday, November 30 at BC Place. Tickets and "I BELIEVE" T-Shirts will be sold outside the HPC at lunch and after school.
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.
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.