U Hill Schools to be Rebuilt -finally!

Late Friday afternoon, a month after Ministry of Education staff put the U Hill rebuilding plan on hold, Liberal MLA Colin Hansen announced a major infrastructure program for Vancouver School Board that includes rebuilding U Hill Secondary and constructing a new elementary school. We are all appreciative of this announcement. It’s been a long time […]

What’s Happening to U Hill Schools?

Future in doubt for two new schools There’s no word on whether two new public schools slated for the University of British Columbia area will be part of infrastructure spending recently announced by the provincial government. On March 17 Premier Gordon Campbell announced the B.C. government would spend an additional $424 million on new schools […]

BC Budget and U Hill Rebuilding Plan

Education and the 2009 budget – Report Card It’s always a challenge in the lockup to figure out what money is “new” and what has been announced previously. Take the capital spending, for example. The budget promises $1.3 billion over three years to replace, renovate or expand K-12 facilities (including seismic upgrades). But as we […]

VSB on U Hill Delay

UBC/UEL capital project bylaw delayed – News and Media Releases UBC/UEL capital project bylaw delayed Vancouver, B.C. – (February 16, 2009) – Vancouver’s Board of Education has delayed passage of the capital project bylaw for new secondary and elementary school facilities within the University Hill Secondary School catchment area pending approval from the Ministry of […]

U Hill Schools on Pause AGAIN!

U Hill Secondary Parents Advisory Council Late breaking news – VSB will defer passing capital funding by-law for rebuilding university hill schools by direction of high level Ministry of Education staff. We need to let our MLA and premier know that we need our schools and we need them now! We have set up an […]