Island Pacific School News

Through the Eyes of a Young Person

Through the Eyes of a Young Person

By Jason Bosher Covenant House Vancouver June 7, 2022 Recently, grade nine students from Island Pacific School held a Sleep Out: Student Edition to raise funds for CHV. As part of their experience, students spent the day visiting the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver,...

Kirsten Degner Joins Our Team

Kirsten Degner Joins Our Team

We are pleased to welcome Kirsten Degner to our team as Communications Coordinator. Kirsten has been in the graphic design industry for over 25 years and has been working with Island Pacific School as a freelance designer since last year, when she came on to assist...

Kayaking and Camping at Camp Fircom

Kayaking and Camping at Camp Fircom

Middle School Education includes taking our students on two extended trips into the great outdoors during the academic calendar: a fall hiking trip and a spring kayak trip. One of the highlights of Island Pacific School's expeditions is the Kayak & Camping...

Coffee with Scott

Coffee with Scott

This is an informal gathering of parents, friends and anyone interested in learning more about Island Pacific School. We gather at Tell Your Friends Café on the pier on Bowen Island to share stories, information about middle school eduction, our excursions,...

How are we addressing climate change?

How are we addressing climate change?

The human caused changes in our planet’s climate are finally becoming recognized as the crisis of our time. Governments are committing to change, organizations are striving to reduce their ecological footprint and individuals are starting to take action. Island...

Experience IPS Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Experience IPS Wednesday, April 20, 2022

A welcome to our new families who will be joining Island Pacific School in 2022 as well as interested families are invited to join us for some fun Earth Day activities. Come and connect with other new middle school students who are starting at IPS in September 2022....

Hilarious Hoopla

Hilarious Hoopla

Calling all IPS families! You're invited to the 2022 IPS Hilarious Hoopla - a Comedic Collection March 10th & 11th at 6:30 pm Purchase tickets for Thursday March...

James Wilson (’19) Exhibit “Once We”

James Wilson (’19) Exhibit “Once We”

James is an IPS alumni student (‘19) currently attending grade 12 at Rockridge Secondary School. Recently, he returned to IPS to share his “Once we” exhibit. The purpose behind his exhibit came from a prompt by the Emily Carr University of Art and Design that he make...

Science Fair Wednesday, Feb., 23, 2022

Science Fair Wednesday, Feb., 23, 2022

​​Have you ever wondered if plants grow upward even if they are planted upside down? Or if your eye colour, age or gender will affect your ability to see colour? These are some of the questions the Grade 7 and 8 students are asking and hoping to find answers for their...

Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday

Occasionally we receive wonderful notes of appreciation from our families and we'd like to share one we recently received: In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I just want to offer my gratitude to both of you, along with the other wonderful teachers and staff at IPS. I have...

Sustainability Update

Sustainability Update

The human caused changes in our planet’s climate are finally becoming recognized as the crisis of our time. Governments are committing to change, organizations are striving to reduce their ecological footprint and individuals are starting to take action. Our school is...