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March 09

​Parents are invited to attend a parent evening presentation on "Raising Digitally Responsible Youth" facilitated by Safer Schools Together.  See the attached flyers for more information and how to RSVP for the event.

Parents have the choice of attending the presentation either on (1) April 16 at Vancouver Technical Secondary School or (2) May at Prince of Wales Secondary School.

Social Media Parent Presentation VanTechApril2018.pdfSocial Media Parent Presentation VanTechApril2018.pdf

Social Media Parent PresentationPrinceofWalesMay2018.pdfSocial Media Parent PresentationPrinceofWalesMay2018.pdf

March 06

​Our grade 11 Leadership students have three entries in Science World's BC Green Games Competition and are asking for your support by voting for all three entries.  To learn more about each of the three projects and to vote, click on each of the links below.   You can vote once every ten minutes by clicking on "+" button.  Voting ends March 31 11:59 PM.

(1)  Earth Day  

(2)  Climate Change Conference

(3)  Car Free Day

March 05

​This message is for grade 12 students and their parents/guardians.  Below and attached is important information about graduation, grad activities and scholarships.  

  • ​Grad Message (to be read as you walk across the stage at the School Closing Ceremonies) due February 28.  See Mr. Greenshields if you haven't submitted your message.
  • Gown sizing was done on Feb. 28.  If you missed this, see Mr. Greenshields in the Counselling Centre.
  • Scholarship Application (online + supplemental forms) are due April 11, 2018 (see attachment for more details)
  • Grad Dinner and Dance is June 15, 2018 (see attachment for more details)
  • School Closing Ceremonies is June 18, 2018 (see attachment for more details)
Grad Letter 05-Mar-2018.pdfGrad Letter 05-Mar-2018.pdf

February 22

​Snow is in the forecast.  During school days when there is snow on the ground, Vancouver schools will remain open if at all possible.  Any district wide closure will be decided by 6:00 AM at the latest and announced on the school district website, school website and local radio and television stations (see below).  If there is no school closure announcement, schools will be open.  Please do not call the school to inquire.​

  • CBC 690 AM, 88.1 FM
  • CKNW 980 AM
  • NEWS 1130 AM
  • Global BC TV
  • CBC TV
  • CTV BC
  • City TV

This is reminder that after a snowfall, it's likely that roads and sidewalks will be icy, slippery, congested and more difficult to maneuver.  Please give yourself more time for travelling to school to ensure that you arrive safely and on time.

February 05
Term 2 Interims are available

Term 2 interims are online for you to view.  Please visit and login with your child’s student number and password.  Password concerns can be directed to Mr. Mirani at

January 29
Math and Science FastTrack Courses

Windermere is offering Math and/or Science FastTrack Courses for incoming Grade 8s. These courses allow students to complete Math 8 to 10 and/or Science 8 to 10 in 2 years rather than 3. Please click the PDF for details on assessment dates.


Fast Track Info 2018.pdfFast Track Info 2018.pdf

January 29
VPD Gang Squad Presentation - Feb. 6 (7-8 PM)

​The Windermere PAC Executive is pleased to announce that the Vancouver Police Department's Gang Squad will be presenting at Windermere Secondary School on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 7-8 PM in the staff room (doors open at 6:30 PM).  The presentation will include the following topics:

  • myths and realities about gangs
  • signs your teen is in a gang
  • where and who to turn to if your teen is involved in gang activity
  • tactics used by gangs to recruit teens
  • what has the VPD been doing to ensure our neighbourhood is safe
The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.  Please see the flyer attached for more information.

Please RSVP to by Friday, February 2 with your child's school name and the number of attendees.

There will also be a short PAC meeting following the presentation.  

January 21

Update:  21-Jan-2018​

Power has been restored to Windermere Secondary School.  School will be open and classes in session starting on Monday, January 22, 2018. 

Please note, due to Friday's power outage, there will be no cafeteria lunch service available to students and staff on Monday.  However, lunch will be available for participants in the School Lunch Program.

January 19

Update:  19-Jan-2018, 2 PM

Windermere Secondary was not in session for safety reasons on January 19, 2018, because a power outage left the school without power and heat.  Students who reported to school were supervised until they could contact a parent and make alternative arrangements.   

BC Hydro estimates power will be restored by 6 PM today.  The district expects Windermere will be open for students and staff on Monday, January 22, 2018.

Further updates will be posted to the Windermere Secondary school website​.

Students and staff are advised to check the school website on Sunday after 6 PM for an update.


January 19

​Please be advised that Windermere Secondary is experiencing an electrical power outage that affects the entire school.  There will be no classes today.  Students are advised to stay home.

BC Hydro does not expect power to be restored until later this evening.

Please check the VSB and Windermere Secondary School websites for updates.  ​

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