Category Archives: News

Revised Transportation Bulletin

Hi all, Please find the revised Transportation bulletin below. A special thank you to Edna A., Gregor N., Holman W. and the rest of our Transportation committee for working so hard on putting it together. Also, thank you to Leah T. for noticing an error with street-sign labelling. The sign labeled as “No Parking during

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VSB Summer School 2016

Registration Starts on Monday, May 2nd, 2016 Please Note: The Vancouver School Board is not charging a $30.00 commitment fee this year. If applicable, book deposit fees will be charged. Registration Requirement: Except for international or out of province students, you need a Personal Education Number (PEN) to register. If you don’t know your PEN,

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Join AJ to Fight Against Childhood Cancer

No parent should have to suffer the pain and loss of a child. This post is from one of our Norquay parents, about a her daughter’s remarkable efforts in memory of a special boy named Grady. One year ago today, my friend’s three-year-old son lost his battle against AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia). AJ and I will

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Student Learning Blossoms in Outdoor Classrooms

New funding from national Toyota Evergreen Learning Grounds program helps create a new Food Garden at John Norquay Elementary School Vancouver, BC October 20, 2014 – To enrich students’ learning experience through nature, John Norquay Elementary School received $500 in funding from Toyota Evergreen Learning Grounds, a national program that helps create inviting, dynamic school grounds with diverse

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Playground Celebration Ceremony.

We will be officially opening our new playground at Norquay on February 20th, 2014.  The new equipment includes swings, slides, gliders, climbers and more.  We are the 1st school within the Vancouver School District to implement  textured poured rubber surfacing alongside woodchip play area.

Playground construction begins!

We are very excited that construction for our new additions to the playground has started.  Fencing went up on Thursday, Sept 19th, 2013, and the metal equipment, benches and wooden borders were removed.  Over the next 7-8 weeks, we will see the site undergo preparation for the new playground equipment.  The estimated completion will be

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