The Island Pacific School Blog

Science Fair & Open House Wed., Feb. 12th

Science Fair & Open House Wed., Feb. 12th

Attend our Open House and Science Fair 6:15 – 8:15 pm Science Fair has become a favorite project for many middle school students (and their teacher!) as it gives them a chance to learn about things that they are interested in. By conducting experiments, they learn...

Community Partners: Osborne Cane

Community Partners: Osborne Cane

Community Partner Profile Osborne Cane is a personal injury law firm in Vancouver, serving British Columbians from all over the province. Partners David Osborne and Jacqueline Cane are also the parents of an IPS grade 7 student. This is what they had to say about the...

Gr 8 Reflections on Island Pacific School

Gr 8 Reflections on Island Pacific School

At the student panel on December 11th to kick off the annual Art & Design Expo, Grade 8 student, Wylie shared her humourous reflections and experiences of IPS.  My brother went to IPS before me and even with that, when I visited in Grade five, I thought, “Wow....

Lauren & Emily are coming back to Bowen!

Lauren & Emily are coming back to Bowen!

December 21st, 7pm at the Bowen Island Legion Lauren and Emily will be back on Bowen for a short time from Quebec and Ontario! Le Ren will perform with special guests The Silver Bells and others. Bring your voices and instruments for a musical jam. A great opportunity...

Clarke Family Focus

Clarke Family Focus

IPS has helped equip our kids with many life skills, one of which is to be active participants in engaged discussions with the ability to appreciate different perspectives and engage in a respectful manner. It has also instilled in them a set of strong values and...

Community Partners

Community Partners

Most Bowen community members are aware that our IPS young people are excellent ambassadors in our community and beyond. Did you know that the first point of contact with new families to Bowen is often through a realtor or developer? These businesses are now finding...

Bridge to the Future

Bridge to the Future

Among the many great things about Island Pacific School, one constant thread in its near quarter-century history is the incredible generosity of stakeholders — parents, staff, alumni, board and great community members — to support the school’s mission. Now in its...

Creativity as a teaching tool

Creativity as a teaching tool

What do a bike factory, a ford truck, a farm, a classroom, the IPS staff, Winterfell Castle, an alien spaceship, a bee hive, a veggie garden, a hockey rink and a vitamix smoothie maker have in common? You guessed it - they are all easy to compare to a Eukaryotic cell....