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    CAR FREE DAY and CARFREENIVAL TODAY! - Jun 16, 2017
    ​It's CAR FREE DAY and CARFREENIVAL today, Friday, June 16th.  There is no access to Willow Street today between 33rd and 37th Avenues.  Please drop off students on 33rd or 37th, or better yet, take transit, walk or bike to school today.  CARFREENIVAL activities will take place all afternoon until...
    Eric Hamber Grad Ceremony June 7th: Update and information - Jun 07, 2017
    ​Eric Hamber Graduation Ceremony will take place at the Orpheum on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.  The following pro​vides dates and information for parents and students in grade 12:   Tickets Ø  Each grade 12 student will receive two tickets for guests at no extra charge....
    Screening of "Screenagers" at David Thompson Secondary June 11th - Jun 05, 2017
    The film Screenagers will be shown at David Thompson Secondary School on Sunday, June 11th from 1:30 to 4:30 pm.  It is a free event that has been organized by the Vancouver Local Action team  as part of the Child & Youth Mental Health & Substance Use Collaborative.  There will be a...
    August 2017 Summer Provincial Exams for Non-Summer School VSB Students - May 26, 2017
    ​There will be an examination centre at the Vancouver School Board for VSB students that wish to write one of the following provincial exams and are NOT registered in the Summer School Program for that course: English 12, Francais langue premiere 12, Communications 12, English 12 First...
    2017-2018 School Calendar - May 24, 2017
    ​The 2017-2018 Hamber School Calendar, including all school holidays, Pro-D Days, Collaborative Days and Parent Teacher Conferences is now available under the Publications tab.
    Social Media Awareness and Parenting the Digital World workshop - May 19, 2017
    ​Windermere Secondary School is hosting a Safer Schools Together parent workshop "Social Media Awareness and Parenting the Digital World" on Tuesday, May 30th.  Please email windermere@vsb.bc.ca to RSVP and reserve your seat.  A flyer with more detail on the content of the workshop is...
    French Placement Testing - ***IMPORTANT UPDATE*** - May 02, 2017
    Please note change in Date: French Placement Testing May 16th 12:45-2:15  Testing will occur  in the Library/Learning Commons upper floor.  The test will include both oral and written assessment. For further clarification please contact Ms.
    Student Learning Surveys: deadline extended to May 26th - Apr 28, 2017
    ​The BC Ministry of Education Student Learning Survey deadline has been extended from May 5th to May 26th.  If you are a parent of a student in grade 10 or 12, please take 15 minutes and complete a survey.  You do not need an access code to complete a survey.   The link to the survey...
    Student Vote - Apr 24, 2017
    ​Thursday, May 4th 12:45-1:45 (block 2-2) Social Justice 12 students will be hosting an All Candidates' Forum for Vancouver-Langara. Candidates from the three major parties will attend. Teachers can sign up their classes in the office. Monday, May 8th Student Vote small gym Students...
    BC Ministry of Education 2017 Student Learning Survey  - Apr 13, 2017
    ​Parents of students in grades 10 and 12 are invited to complete a BC Ministry of Education Student Learning Survey (formerly Satisfaction Survey) online by following the link:  www.bced.gov.bc.ca/sat_survey/access.htm  No access code is required.  Simply follow the instructions in the...
    Hamber Code of Conduct - Apr 11, 2017
    ​The Hamber Code of Conduct is a framework that establishes expectations for student conduct on and off school property. Our Code of Conduct has recently been updated to align with VSB guidelines, and was shared with staff and PAC in early April.  To see a copy of the updated Code of Conduct,...
    *** Important Update *** Report Cards Available Online Only - Mar 02, 2017
    ​Dear Parents, Your child’s Report Card will now be available online on the Student/Family Portal.  Report Cards will be available for viewing on March 28 by 5:00 pm. The majority of students currently enrolled in grades 8-11 have already accessed the Student/Family Portal for course planning and...
    *** Important Update *** Course Request Verification - Mar 01, 2017
    ​The Course Request Verification process has changed. Students have already made preliminary course selections using the portal. Please see the Announcements section on our website http://go.vsb.bc.ca/schools/hamber/Pages/AnnouncementDetails.aspx?announcementID=198​ for detailed instructions for...
    Free Workshops for Parents & Caregivers - Feb 27, 2017
    ​Click here​ for more information on workshops provided by
    Studio Parents VIP Reception and Fundraiser - Feb 21, 2017
    ​From 5:00-7:00 PM on Thursday 2/23, join Studio Parents for a "Welcome to Oz"- themed fundraiser in the Staff Lounge. For a minimum donation of $10, you can have a great dinner in great company before taking your seat at the musical. See you
    1st Offer of Hamber Challenge and Studio Programs changed to Mar 1, 2017 - Feb 14, 2017
    ​Please see the announcement under Publications - Choice Programs change of date regarding the date change for first placement offers for these programs.
    Registering for AP Exams at the VSB - Feb 09, 2017
    ​For students taking AP courses OUTSIDE of Eric Hamber: Starting on Tuesday, February 14th the AP Exam department will accept VSB students to register IN PERSON for the following courses that are labelled as FULL on the VSB website: Chemistry Psychology Physics 1 Algebra Calculus...
    Filipino and Vietnamese Family Night - Jan 18, 2017
    ​Inviting Filipino and Vietnamese families and students to explore the VSB's Trades Programs in the 2nd annual Family Night on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Tupper Secondary School.  Detailed information can be found in the Publications section on the Eric Hamber website.  For English:  VSB Trades...
    Information on School Closure in Severe Weather  - Jan 05, 2017
    ​Click here​ for VSB policy and procedures on school closure due to severe
    IMPORTANT - Change in Venue for Parent Teacher Interviews - Jan 05, 2017
    ​We are moving Parent Teacher Interviews from the Main Gym into classrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the main building to make the experience a more positive one.  Before coming to the school on the day of the P/T Interviews, be sure to print a new schedule from the online booking site. The...
    Book Parent Teacher Interviews Online - Instructions - Dec 08, 2016
    ​Report Cards were distributed to students in homeroom on Tuesday December 13.  Parent Teacher interviews will be held on Tuesday January 17, 2017 from 3:00 - 6:00 PM. Appointments for parent teacher interviews can be booked online starting Tuesday December 13 at 7:00...
    Fentanyl - Another Resource for Parents - Nov 17, 2016
    ​Click Fentanyl related Parenting tip sheet Nov 2016.pdf for more
    Grade 7 Parent Information Night on November 15th, 7-9 pm - Nov 03, 2016
    ​Grade 7 parents are cordially invited to a Parent Information Night about Hamber's regular program on Tuesday, November 15th from 7-9 p.m.  The evening will be a hands-on opportunity to experience what grade 8's will be learning next September. The Info Night starts in the auditorium at 7:00
    Free Workshops for Parents and Caregivers - Nov 01, 2016
    ​Click here​ for information on fall/winter workshops presented by
    Take Our Kids to Work Day - Oct 25, 2016
    ​Wednesday, November 2 is Take Our Kids to Work day for Grade 10's. Spend the day in the workplace of a parent, relative, friend or volunteer experiencing and learning about the world of work as you begin to explore possible career paths. If you are interested in this enriching...
    Message from the VSB - Clown Threats - Oct 12, 2016
    ​Dear Parents/Guardians, As you are likely aware throughout media and social media, there have been some recent “clown” specific threats and safety concerns that have occurred across North America. These threats can sometimes reference and target specific schools. The majority of these threats are...
    Announcing the Hamber App - Sep 21, 2016
    ​Hamber is launching a new agenda app this year and parents and students are invited to download this free app for their use to stay connected to Hamber and keep informed about events and news.  Instructions on how to download the app on either an iPhone or android device can be found by going...
    Meet the Teacher Night - September 29, 2016 - Sep 20, 2016
    ​Meet the Teacher Night is scheduled for September 29, 2016 from 6:45 -9:00. Click here​ for invitation, instructions, blank student schedule template and school map.  There will also be an information session for Grade 8 Parents/Gusrdians ONLY at 6:00 in the Auditorium. Important information...
    August 2016 Newsletter Available - Aug 11, 2016
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