Open House

OPEN HOUSE – We are having an open house Wednesday, August 31, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Please feel free to stop by for a visit to our school where we can show you around and answer any questions you may have.

Gr 5-6 Camping Trip

The Gr 5-6 class went on a class camping trip for 3 days and 2 nights to French Beach.  It was an amazing adventure for both the kids and adults with day trips to Botanical Beach to explore the tidal pools.  The children were able to exercise independent skills by setting up camp, planning and […]

VSIE Sports Day

VSIE held it’s annual Sports Day recently, and as in past years, it was a fun and successful event.  The children enjoyed participating in activities such as egg & spoon race, dress up relay and the always popular watermelon relay.  Great sportsmanship and team work were on display, and the older students made sure to […]

Sustainability Showcase

CREATIVELY UNITED FOR THE PLANET FESTIVAL, SATURDAY, APRIL 16, Royal Bay Secondary School, Colwood, 10:00am to 5:00pm.  VSIE will have a booth and also give a presentation about our school at this event. Our presentation will be in Room 10 from 10:15 until noon.  Joe Truscott will give a brief presentation about Consciousness Based Education […]

First Issue of the School Newspaper

The Gr. 5-6 class recently published the first issue of the new school newspaper, The Blue Room Ninja News!  Everyone contributed their own unique set of skills and interests to produce an informative, interesting and fun newspaper.     There really was something for everyone.     Well done Gr. 5-6 class, and the school […]

Movie & Silent Auction Fundraiser

Our major fundraiser of the year , a movie and silent auction evening will be happening on March 5th at St. Luke’s Church Parish Hall.  This will be a fun evening for the whole family and we are encouraging everyone who is interested to attend, so please feel free to invite family, friends and neighbours. […]

Free the Children Presentation

VSIE decided to donate $100 of its fundraising to the organization Free the Children and our grade 7 to 9 students decided that they would like this money to go to Tanzania.On Monday January 11 from 9:30 to 10:30 our grade 2 to 9 students enjoyed a presentation by Megan, who works with Free the […]

Level Ground Fundraiser

We are excited to kick-off our first fundraiser of the new year with a sale of Level Ground products! By participating in this fundraiser you will support a local business, help VSIE raise funds and take care of some of your grocery shopping! Level ground is a local company that sells quality products that you […]

Holiday Celebration

Our Holiday Celebration, which took place on the last day of school before winter break, was a festive and fun event. Everyone in attendance was treated to a fantastic Bollywood dance, which was performed by the Gr 4-8’s.  The students spent the last several weeks meeting with their dedicated dance instructor, Viral, who taught them […]

Visit to Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary

The older students, Gr 5-8, recently enjoyed an afternoon at the Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary. After returning from a trail walk, they spent time in the Nature House classroom, examining a variety of cells  under a standard microscope, using nets to catch organisms from the lake and then using dissection microscopes to view these specimens […]