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2235 Kitchener Street, Vancouver BC V5L 2W9
Tel: 604-713-4595   Email:
Principal:  Ms. Gail Marlow (for Mr. Daniel Knibbs)
Vice-Principal: Ms. Lisa Pathyil

Email: nelattendance 
OR Call: 604-713-5159 ext.58 by 9am
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January 21     Axé Capoeira​ Performance

January 25     Non Instructional Day - school closed for students

January 30 - February 1  Saleema Noon presentations

February 6     Global Play Day

                      Divisions 1 and 2 to Grouse Mountain

February 7     Lion Dance, 11:00 am

                      Parent Information Night for new September Kindergarten students, 6-7pm

                      (invitation sent out January 17th) 

                     Invitation to New K parents to parent info night Feb 2019.pdfInvitation to New K parents to parent info night Feb 2019.pdf

February 11   Kindergarten Hearing Test, 9:15-12:00pm

February 12   Grade 7 Grad Photos

February 13   PAC Hosted ART FAIR (all day)

February 15   Curriculum Implementation Professional Day - school closed for students

February 18   Family Day - school closed

February 19   Library Book Fair during the Parent Teacher Conferences

February 20-21   Parent-Teacher Conferences (student dismissed at 2:00pm both days)

February 25   Division 5 First Aid

February 26   1Girl & 1Guy workshop for Grade 7's (all day)

February 27   Pink Shirt Day assembly (wear you pink shirt to school today)

Notification of School Closure due to Snow

By 6:00 am, the VSB will post information about snow closures on its website at and will inform local media stations, including: • CKNW (980 AM) • CBC (690 AM, 105.7 FM) • CJVB (1470 AM) • CFHG (96.1 FM) • CKWX (1130 AM) • BCTV/Global (Cable channel 11) • CITY TV (Cable channel 13)​


Registration began November 1, 2018. Please visit the Vancouver Board of Education’s website for information on how to register. The deadline for priority registration for in-catchment is January 31, 2019.

City of Vancouver - Nanaimo St Upgrade - Notification Letter - Oct 2018.pdfCity of Vancouver - Nanaimo St Upgrade - Notification Letter - Oct 2018.pdf


The City of Vancouver has asked the Vancouver School Board to ensure school, and ‘Out of School Care’ (OSC) staff as well as all caregivers of children registered in the ‘after hours’ program, to refrain from parking on the south side of the 2200 block of Kitchener Street during the term of construction.

​​​VSB2021- Strategic Plan for the School District

The Vancouver School Board is pleased to announce VSB2021, a highly collaborative process to develop a new Strategic Plan for the school district. This project focuses on the District’s core goals of teaching and learning to support student achievement and well-being. The updated plan will provide a clear framework for action over the next 5 years, and they need your input to get it right! Please read.

Great Gift Idea
If you are looking for a great birthday gift idea please consider “Nelson ROAR” gear! It’s a great way to keep spreading school spirit and our Code of Conduct throughout the year. Happy Shopping! ROAR clothing order form.pdf

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