The Island Pacific School Blog

Annual Giving Appeal –  May 2018

We invite you, our IPS community, to deepen your relationship with us. Reach out. Connect. Join us as we build our Bridge to the Future. Our Annual Giving Appeal, together with the Gala, are the two fundraising campaigns under the Bridge to the Future Development...

EXPERIENCE IPS DAY: Wed, April 25

GET TO KNOW US - Experience IPS Day We are getting up to some good fun on April 25th and we’d like you to join us. Our senior students are hosting a fun afternoon of Earth Day events for the entire school. New students starting in 2018 and interested students are...

Jake Moir (2001 alum) checks in with us

Welcome Avery James Moir! After IPS Jake graduated from IPS in 2001 and his educational journey took him to Rockridge, West Van High, Capilano University, and University of Victoria with a BA in Political Science. His work life has been interesting and varied since...

IPS OPEN HOUSE: Science Fair, Wed Feb 21, 2018

Bring Your Kids & Attend an Event! Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, 6-8 pm Have you ever wondered if teenagers experience anxiety keeping their Snapchat streaks or if rewards like sugar can serve as a motivator to perform better on a test? Just what is in Kombucha...

Student Variety Show and Parent Social Dec. 21, 2017

An annual celebration at the end of the fall term that includes a dinner for the students and staff followed by a Variety Show for the entire school community and any alumni who might come by. Parents gather together for an informal reception during the student...

Service and Action at IPS

Whether enjoying tea with a new, much older friend, building a local trail, or stacking blocks into a tower with preschool students, service experiences provide meaningful learning for middle school students. Service is a foundation principle at Island Pacific School....

The Lake is My Classroom

By Pam Matthews, Faculty There are more benefits to learning at the lake than just the ease of delivering and receiving the content: there is a growing body of research that shows that kids who spend their time outside are happier, more creative and less stressed. I...

2017 Annual General Meeting

The Island Pacific School Society Board invites the IPS Community present and past to attend our 2017 AGM on Tuesday, September 12th, 6:30pm  at Cates Hill Chapel on Bowen Island.   As a reminder, Society Members are made up of: Current IPS Parents Current Board...