Feel Good Friday: Yvette Gabrielle

Feel Good Friday: Yvette Gabrielle

Yvette Gabrielle joined the IPS team this year and has enjoyed supporting our students and staff — no small feat in meeting and exceeding our Covid cleaning protocols! Yvette’s attention to detail and order has been essential in keeping germs away and ensuring...
Feel Good Friday: Sophie Hocking

Feel Good Friday: Sophie Hocking

Sophie is excited to be joining the Bowen Island and IPS communities this summer after relocating from Kamloops, BC, to teach Language and Literature English (grades 6-9) and Individuals and Societies (grade 6).  She’ll be joining her husband, Cohen, who works...
Feel Good Friday: Pam Matthews

Feel Good Friday: Pam Matthews

This week we asked Pam Matthews, our Science teacher and Outdoor Expeditions Coordinator, about life at IPS. Pam moved to Bowen Island to teach at Island Pacific School in 1999 (legend has it that she slept in her camper van in the school parking lot!) and over the...
Feel Good Friday: Jen Zdril

Feel Good Friday: Jen Zdril

Jen Zdril provides Learning Strategies Program Support as well as being our indefatigable Mainstage Director! After years of teaching drama, art, media, and English in Montreal, Halifax and the UK, Jen feels fortunate to have landed here on Bowen Island. Passionate...
Feel Good Friday: Amanda Szabo

Feel Good Friday: Amanda Szabo

Amanda Szabo is our Learning Strategies Program lead. She loves reading, music, theatre and ragdoll cats. We asked Amanda to share some insights recently and here’s what she said: Tell us about something you’re passionate about right now I love cooking and...