Charles Dickens

Address: 3351 Glen Drive

1912 – present

Named for Charles Dickens (1812-1870), English novelist.

 

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Date: 1940   Front entrance to Charles Dickens  School

 

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Date: 1955     Student works on diorama of early Canadian settlement.

 

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Date: 1958     Primary action railroad song performed at official opening of the auditorium/gymnasium.

 

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Date: 1958      Chairman of the VSB presents a ceremonial key to Mr. Boyer, the school principal, to celebrate the opening of the auditorium.

 

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Date: 1966     A section of the Charles Dickens orchestra in performance.

 

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Date: 1967     Student dancers dressed as ‘flapper’ girls from the 1920s  celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Canadian Federation.

 

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Date: 1967    Students in costume celebrate the 100th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, by calling for world peace.

 

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Date: 1970     View of main building of Charles Dickens Elementary.

 

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Date: 1970     Another view of the main building, showing a portable (to the right) and a grass playing field.

 

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Date: 1970     Students practice dental rinsing as part of a health class.

 

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Date: 1967     Student choir wearing hats celebrate Canada’s centennial.

 

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Date: 1970     Grade Seven students with parents on a field trip.

 

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Date: 1984     Carol Tarlington, drama consultant for the Vancouver School Board, introduces a theme for an in-class presentation, using a variety of teaching resources.