Point Grey Secondary

August 10, 2020

(L) Robert Davidson, (C) Carol Baird Ellan, (R) Bruce Allen   Robert Davidson (1946 – ) Robert Davidson was born in Hydaburg, Alaska, as a member of the Eagle moiety, Ts’al’annas lineage. As an infant, he moved with his family to the village of Masset, on Haida Gwaii. In 1965, he travelled to Vancouver where he attended Point Grey [...]

Prince of Wales Secondary

August 10, 2020

(L) Kim Campbell, (C) Andrea Neil, (R) Rafe Mair   Kim Campbell (1947 – ) Kim Campbell was born in Port Alberni. Later, as a student at Prince of Wales Secondary, she became the school’s first female student council president. At the University of British Columbia, she studied Political Science before going on to do Graduate Studies [...]

Sir Charles Tupper Secondary

August 10, 2020

(L) Harjit Sajjan, (C) Mi-Jung Lee, (R) Jim Chu   Harjit Sajjan (1970 – ) Harjit Sajjan was born in a village in the Hoshiarpur district of Punjab, India. He and other members of his family immigrated to Canada when he was five years old. He grew up in south Vancouver and graduated from Sir Charles Tupper High School. In 1989, he joined [...]

Sir Winston Churchill Secondary

August 10, 2020

(L) Mike Harcourt, (C) Gregory Henriquez, (R) Tyla Flexman Mike Harcourt (1943 – ) Mike Harcourt was born in Edmonton. He grew up in Kerrisdale and was elected student council president while attending Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School. He went on to the University of British Columbia where he completed a Bachelor of Arts degree and [...]

Templeton Secondary

August 10, 2020

(L) Francesco Aquilini, (C) Evelyn Lau, ( R) Bob Lenarduzzi   Francesco Aquilini (1960 – ) Francisco Aquilini was born and raised in Vancouver. After graduating from Templeton Secondary School, he went on to Simon Fraser University where he earned a degree in Business Administration. Later, he earned a Masters degree in Business [...]

University Hill Secondary

August 10, 2020

(L) Gordon Campbell, (C) Emi Nakamura, (R) Torrance Coombs   Gordon Campbell (1948 – ) Gordon Campbell was born and raised in Vancouver. He grew up in West Point Grey and attended University Hill Secondary School, where he was student council president. He earned a BA degree at Dartmouth College in the United States, which he attended [...]

Van Tech Secondary

August 10, 2020

(L) Greg Joy, (C) John Ferguson Sr., (R) Sam Sullivan Greg Joy (1956 – ) Greg Joy was born in Portland, Oregon in the United States to Canadian parents. He lived in Vancouver from age 9 to 17. At the 1976 Olympics held in Montreal, he won the silver medal in the high jump. This was the highest medal earned by Canada. For his achievement, he [...]

Windermere Secondary

August 10, 2020

Raymond Louie Raymond Louie (1965 – ) Raymond Louie was born in Vancouver. After graduating from Windermere Secondary School, he studied at the BC Institute of Technology, but left before graduating. He became a National Representative for the Communications, Energy, and Paperworkers Union of Canada while working at the Pacific Newspaper [...]

City School – A History

June 14, 2020

CITY SCHOOL – A HISTORY by Sal Robinson   Beginnings In the latter half of the 1960s, with independent alternative schools on the increase, the Vancouver School District began offering differently structured programs at some elementary schools (“Major Works” classes in 1966) and in some secondary schools (“Integrated Programme” at [...]
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