7 Days…

I wrote this as an email today and after reading it, I felt it would also make a great blog post. Enjoy. As of today I have raised just over $7,000 for BC Children’s Hospital and I will be carrying around 70 Flags of Hope up the mountain with me. The messages on these flags […]

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Taking Action for a Cause

Last week was Summits of Hope Week at Ridgeview Elementary. This was five days dedicated to fundraising for our team’s climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro in support of BC Children’s Hospital and it was a great success on many different levels. My goals over the course of this journey to Africa have been to; Raise $5,000 […]

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Mt. Kilimanjaro

On a mid-October day later this Fall, I will be looking out at the world from the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa. The journey to 19,340 feet began on Monday, June 18th when the students of Ridgeview Elementary first heard that their Vice-Principal was going on an adventure for the BC Children’s Hospital. Their excitement and engagement […]

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C.S.I. Ridgeview

Caution tape, open drawers and cupboards, spilt blood, missing items and a letter from the West Vancouver Police Department greeted the grade 5 students at Ridgeview last Tuesday. Once authorization to enter the classroom was received from WVPD, the students were provided an opportunity to explore the “Crime Scene”. Students, armed with pens, paper and […]

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A View from the Small Office

Prior to Spring Break, Elementary Vice Principals in the West Vancouver School District met to share what was happening in our schools. Although we are a small district and speak frequently, it was a great opportunity to gain insight into current initiatives and learning. Our dialogues enable us to be savvy about what is happening […]

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