NV Library Contest

NV Library Contest

The North Vancouver City Library is accepting submissions for our 8th annual Kilby Memorial Teen Art & Photo Contest. The submission deadline is May 7th and students in grades 6 to 12 can submit 2D artwork, photo, video and animation to capture the theme: Urban Fairy Tales. Info about the contest are available on our…

Pat Hamilton

Pat Hamilton

Surrounded by family and friends, Pat passed away on Friday, March 10, at Lions Gate Hospital, after a lengthy illness. Pat was born in Belfast, Ireland, to Brigid (nee Campbell) and Robert Hamilton. She left Belfast during what she called “The Troubles”, and had many stories about life in Northern Ireland in her youth. Pat…

I’ll Miss You St. Ed’s!

I’ll Miss You St. Ed’s!

In the Spring of 2006 I received a phone call offering me the position of principal at St.Edmund’s School. Although such an opportunity was one I had been eagerly awaiting, I could not have imagined how much this school would change my life. Being a part of this faith community has been a formative influence…

Cascadia Visit

Cascadia Visit

As a Catholic School, we are always looking for service opportunities for our students. There are many such options within our school, such as watching the younger grades, monitoring the office phone, and even organizing events for the younger students. Occasions such as Sports Day, Penny Carnival, and 100 Days of School are all student-led…

Purdy’s Orders

Purdy’s Orders

Hello St. Edmund’s Families, Easter Purdy’s catalogs have already been sent home. Our Christmas Purdy’s Fundraiser earned $1440 for our school, and we are hoping we can earn $560 with the Easter Fundraiser to make it an even $2000! Our shopping window is relatively short due to our 2 week Spring Break. Closing date to…

Open House 2017!

Open House 2017!

Parents or visitors interested in seeing our school are invited to register for an Open House tour on Friday, February 17. Tours are available at 30 minute intervals – you can sign-up for a time slot here.  The School Principal will meet each person or group at the office at their scheduled time, and show…

Spirit Day!

Spirit Day!

With Mr. Dotto telling us for the last two weeks about an amazing experience Spirit Day would be, our expectations were very high! Some of the things we were looking forward to were meeting students from other schools, hearing songs & stories from Spiritual leaders, and bonding together as a class! We knew the day…

Iron Chef Style Cook-off

Iron Chef Style Cook-off

We have the Grade 7 class cooking at our 8th annual Iron Chef: St. Edmund’s! If you haven’t heard of Iron Chef yet, it is a TV series that originated in Japan. A chef would challenge one of the Iron Chefs with an expertise in a single cooking style (Japanese, Chinese, Italian, French), then the…

Student Inspired by Saint

Student Inspired by Saint

  At St. Edmund’s Elementary School, we all know how powerful forgiveness can be when it changes people’s lives. Just before the Spring Break, Principal Mr. Field had an experience with a student that reminded him exactly how worthwhile working with youth can be. It was a typical day, with no special events after school.…

Stewardship Grant from City

Stewardship Grant from City

We would like to present another post written by one of our students, Jai Singh, to discuss the motivation behind applying for the Environmental Stewardship grant and to highlight the key experiences from our students, Jai Singh and Kithara Kekulthotuwage. They recently accepted the Environmental Stewardship grant for St. Edmund’s from the District of North…