COVID-19 SUPPORT: Give Blood! #TogetheratHome

B.C. health officials are urging people across the province to donate blood if they are able to do so. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said in her COVID-19 update on Wednesday that Canadian Blood Services has a desperate need for donations in B.C. “The Canadian Blood Services has indicated that we have an urgent…

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COVID-19 SUPPORT: Myth Busting #StopFakeNews

There’s a lot of misinformation going around out there on COVID-19; please check out this great MYTH BUSTER resource from WHO to make sure that the information you have is accurate and evidence-based. For accurate and up to date information on COVID-19 for BC, please see the BC Centre for Disease Control site.

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GOT A COMMUNITY PROJECT? Apply for a Neighbourhood Grant

The West Vancouver Foundation Neighbourhood Small Grants program is open until April 9th. This program supports resident-led projects that bring people together, share skills and knowledge, build a sense of belonging and responsibility, and/or respect and celebrate diversity.  Grants are from $50-$500 to West Vancouver residents.  Some things to note: •             The project must be free…

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VOLUNTEERS WANTED: Weed Pull LPPS

The second weed pull of the season will happen this Saturday, March 7, from 9.00am to noon. WEAR old clothes and sturdy shoes and work gloves. BRING your own water bottle, please. MEET at the corner of North Piccadilly and Clovelly Walk (on the north side of the train tracks). CHILDREN 12 and under must be…

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WANTED: Youth Delegates for the UN Climate Change Conference: June 1-11, 2020.

The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) is excited to announce the opening of applications for youth delegates to United Nations Climate Change Conference SB-52. Building off the success of 2019’s SB-50 delegation and the COP-25 delegation, BCCIC is looking to continue empowering youth voices in the international climate negotiation space. This year’s intersessional…

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SFU Talk: Overcoming Inequality Featuring Richard Wilkinson

Featuring Richard Wilkinson THU APR 2 | 7:00 PM (doors open 6:00 PM) FREE tickets with registration Queen Elizabeth Theatre SFU Public Square and Vancity are proud to present the keynote event for the 2020 Community Summit Overcoming Inequality, featuring epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson, one of the world’s leading experts on the impacts of inequality and…

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Join the Spirit Week Clothing Swap!

Hey Upper School: Stop FAST FASHION! For Spirit Week 2020, we are trying to get our community engaged in more sustainable and responsible consumption. Fast fashion makes shopping for clothes more affordable, but it comes at a big environmental cost. The fashion industry produces 10% of all humanity’s carbon emissions, is the second-largest consumer of…

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ORDER NOW: Spirit Week Lunch – Bread & Cheese Truck!

Hey Upper School Students and Staff! As part of Spirit Week 2020, we will once again be hosting our annual Spirit Week Lunch with a focus on sustainability! We are excited to announce that this year we will be having grilled cheese and other delicious sandwiches brought to you by the Bread and Cheese Truck: “a chef run gourmet grilled sandwich food truck….

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Spirit Week 2020 Starts Next Week: For a Better Future

This year’s Spirit Week 2020, from March 9-13, is all about taking on sustainability and our our community! We are focusing on raising awareness and engagement this week around responsible consumption and production.We want our community to take a close look at our (over)consumption, waste and recycling behaviours and take action to make things better….

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G7-11 GEx Meetings on Tue Feb 25

MIDDLE GEx STUDENT MEETING #4: TUE FEB 25 2.05-3.35 PM G7-9 Middle GEx Student Meetings take place during LEAP. Same meeting location as always. Please see the doc here for your meeting room. See the full Middle GEx Timeline here. SENIOR GEx EUROPE STUDENT MEETING #3: TUE FEB 25 1.15-2.45 PM You are meeting in…

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Neonology Diversity Leadership Camp

Neonology is an award-winning series of workshops that focuses on demonstrating the power we have to stop discrimination and racism in our communities. The Centre for Diversity and Innovation (CDI) are having a FREE Spring Neonology Leadership Camp from March 16th to 19th. It’s a great opportunity for youth to connect with others, engage in…

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Global Days and Pink Day: Exploring Masculinity

Global Days and Pink Day is coming this February 24-26. The theme this year is Man Up, Mulgrave and through a number of events, Upper School students will examine definitions, expectations, and stereotypes of masculinity. Student organizers will also focus on mental health issues faced by men and boys; we look forward to welcoming guest…

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UBC engineering events for girls!

UBC Engineering is making a difference in the world. Our Professors, students and alumni are devising solutions to real-world issues. Whether it is finding solutions for the climate emergency at the Clean Energy Research Centre, helping rebuild communities after international emergencies, like alumni Sara Badiei, or simply taking an Electrical Engineering course (ELEC 371) to develop hands-on solutions for…

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Join the 100 Youth Who Care Forum: Fri Feb 7 @ 6.30 PM

G8-12s are invited to help make a difference in your community at the 100 Youth Who Care West Van (#100YWC) meet-up on February 7 6:30pm in the Arts Studio at the West Vancouver Community Centre run by the West Vancouver Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Council (YPC). Hear from local organizations that benefit West Vancouver Youth and have immediate impact by voting on…

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STEM STEAM Education Summer Camps @ UBC

Last year, Digital Media Academy awarded over 300 full scholarships for ages 9-18 to our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) summer programs at universities across North America. Mulgrave School is close to our location at The University of British Columbia, we want to highly encourage students to apply for a full scholarship this Summer….

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