Kitsilano

2250 West 10th Avenue

1917-present

The first classes, with overflow students from King Edward, were held in Cecil Rhodes school in 1917, then in Hudson school in 1918, with a new building opening in January 1920. Kitsilano was named for Chief Khahtsahlano, hereditary chief of the Squamish nation.

 

Highlight and ‘left-click’ on this link to access a video tour of the original Kitsilano High School building:

http://kitsheritage.vsb.bc.ca/Tour/index.htm

 

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The first building for the new school was constructed in 1920 at Trafalgar and 12th Avenue.

 

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Kitsilano High School Boys Basketball Team (1926)

 

Kitsilano High School Boys Rugby Team (mid 1920s)

 

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Kitsilano High School Band (1926)

Main school building under construction (1927)

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Main school building (1930)

 

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Senior Girls Grasshockey Team (1929-30)

 

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Kitsilano Junior Girls Grass Hockey Team (1931)

 

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Kitsilano Girls Track Team (1931)

 

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Kitsilano Track Team (1931)

 

 

Kitsilano High School Boys Band (1928)

 

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World Peace Pageant, held at Kitsilano High School (1932)

 

Kitsilano Senior Football Team (1943)

 

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Connaught Park (1944) РCadets representing many Vancouver high schools, on massed parade.

 

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Students in their grad finery (1958)

 

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Girls League, 1948

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Main outside staircase and entrance to school, 1960

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East outside staircase to school, 1956

 

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