Island Pacific School News

Island Pacific School’s Virtual Open House

Island Pacific School’s Virtual Open House

Wednesday, April 21st Time: 7-8 pm RSVP below to receive your Zoom link New families joining IPS in September 2022 and interested families who want to learn more about IPS are invited to join IPS for some virtual fun! Since we cannot host you in person, we’ve been...

Island Pacific Fundance Film Festival

Island Pacific Fundance Film Festival

Friday, April 30, 2021 This year at IPS our Mainstage production is a little different; instead of putting on a play, we're making a collection of short films and putting on the first annual Island Pacific School Film Festival! The festival will include 5 original...

The times are changing and so are we!

The times are changing and so are we!

There are distinct benefits to being a small middle school on an island when a global pandemic hits. The most important is that we can adapt, innovate and change quickly. In March, when schools closed their doors and went online, Island Pacific School’s students were...

A Crisis Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

A Crisis Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Like other schools around the world, our school has been affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic. We have not only managed this upheaval, we have responded effectively, and students are thriving despite the disruption to in-person learning. While our school history...

2020 Grade 9’s Give Back to IPS

2020 Grade 9’s Give Back to IPS

2020 Grade 9 Grads Class Commemorative Gift A new tradition began last June when the grade 9 graduating class and their families created the first Class Commemorative Gift for Island Pacific School. They were the first class to intentionally leave IPS with a legacy...

Community Partners Program

Community Partners Program

Our 2019 - 2020 Community Partners Program is in full swing and we need your help! Do you work for, or own a business that would like to participate in this program? Many employers offer a matching fund program for charitable giving. Most Bowen community members are...

Experience IPS Virtual Open House: May 6, 2020

Experience IPS Virtual Open House: May 6, 2020

Wednesday, May 6th Time: 2-3 pm RSVP & Get the Zoom Meeting Link   New families joining IPS in September 2020 and interested families who want to learn more about IPS are invited to join IPS for some virtual fun! Since we cannot host you in person, we've been...

Mainstage 2020: Scooby Doo and the Bowen Bogey

Mainstage 2020: Scooby Doo and the Bowen Bogey

Thursday, March 12th and Friday, March 13th at 6:15pm Tickets are available from IPS or Phoenix on Bowen ($15 each) Complimentary Bus Shuttle from Snug Cove at 6pm and return at 8:15 pm   This year's hilarious IPS Mainstage production will be Scooby Doo and The...

ET Phone Home!

ET Phone Home!

Alumni Connect Group Get involved — calling all alumni to join our new Alumni Connect group! As an alumni, you are an important part of IPS through the relationships, experiences and memories you have created. Our students graduate from our campus, not from our...

Natalie Helm (class of ’09) on life since IPS

Natalie Helm (class of ’09) on life since IPS

Natalie Helm checked in with us recently to share her experiences over the past 10 years since leaving IPS On October 27 2016, a metal gong woke me; it was 5:00 a.m. in Kerala, India and we were being summoned to the meditation hall. I rose out of bed, struggling my...

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

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

Have you ever wondered if practicing meditation will improve your focus, if sound travels faster through solids or liquids, or if a person can tell the difference between sugar and sugar-free foods? These are some of the questions the Grade 7 and 8 students are asking...

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....