The Story of Fairview High School of Commerce

July 10, 2021

           by Helen Weston (Wickstrom, 1945) A collection of fact and fun which tells, in  part, the “STORY OF FAIRVIEW”   For the Reunion of Teachers and Students Before the Final Closing FAIRVIEW HIGH SCHOOL OF COMMERCE 1540 West Broadway Vancouver, B. C. MAY 25, 1963   DEDICATION           [...]

The Fascinating Story behind a Photograph

May 17, 2021

 5th Division – with Teacher, Miss Emma Hay – on the steps of Central School, Vancouver (1890)   INTRODUCTION Who was Emma Hay and what challenges did she face while she was a teacher? A good source of information – the reports sent by Vancouver school officials to the Superintendent of Education for the Province of British [...]

Kitsilano High School: Sixty Years in Photographs (1923 – 1982)

April 13, 2021

        1923 – The original school building.   Early 1920s – Boys Rugby Team   1924 – Girls Basketball Team   1926 – Boys Basketball Team   1926 – Girls Track and Field Team   1927 – Main School Building   1930 – Main School Building   1929 – [...]

King Edward High School – A Portrait from 1959

February 19, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                           PORTRAIT OF A HIGH SCHOOL                                        [...]

JO Legacy Society unveils a Collage honouring John Oliver High School

January 13, 2021

December 17, 2020 Message from Edie Kernighan, JO Legacy Society Exciting news!  Our beautiful collage is on display in the foyer at JO.  Thank you to all who made this happen – the beginning of more great things to come with the archives.  We appreciate everyone’s hard work and patience to make this happen.  Special thanks to [...]
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