Board of Directors Approves Construction of the Second Phase

The Vancouver College Board of Directors voted unanimously on May 3, 2018 to proceed with the second phase of our campus redevelopment immediately following completion of the first phase, our new Middle School, Manrell Hall. This exciting decision provides a replacement for our ageing, seismically challenged buildings with a safe, leading edge learning environment.

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Manrell Hall Allows us to Further Realize our Teaching & Learning Priorities

It has been three years since we launched our Continuous School Improvement Plan as part of Campus Renewal and Planning Vision. This plan provides a strategic process for ensuring that our faith and learning community is always reflecting, learning and providing exemplary teaching and learning experiences for students, faculty and staff.

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Celebrating $26 Million

Vancouver College is the great school that it is because of the unwavering support of our community of families, alumni and friends who truly believe in the school's mission. In the last three months, through the generosity of many families, Our Next Century raised $3 Million bringing our cumulative total to $26 Million.

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Grade 4 Letters to Principal Johnny Bevacqua
The Grade 4 students wrote letters to Principal Bevacqua regarding their "future school" for their class assignment!

" ... I think building a new school is fantastic besides all the expenses. That is nice that I can get a fresh start in Middle School. I'd also like to say thank you so much for all of you efforts and your hard work. I think it really paid off. I predict VC will have another successful and great next century."



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Lighting Up 23!

In the past two months, 265 families joined many other VC supporters and collectively donated $1 Million to the Our Next Century campaign. Vancouver College is excited to share that we have now raised a total of $23 million in cash and pledges!

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Finnegan Ball 2017

November 4, 2017 marked the 39th Annual Finnegan Ball. Through our community's generosity in the form of advertising, sponsorship, and in-kind gifts, and guests purchasing items from the auction or donating to the Fund-A-Need Experiential Learning appeal, a total of close to $260,000 was raised that evening. The special appeal was for technological resources in the new building such as 3D printers and scanners, laser cutters, and mobile makers kits, which will enhance our boys' educational experience and better prepare them for the future.

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'Topping-Off' Barbecue Marks Milestone in the Construction of Manrell Hall

On the 2nd of November, Vancouver College and general contractor Haebler Construction Ltd. celebrated the topping-off of the roof on Manrell Hall with a barbeque for its workers in gratitude for their good work. The construction workers, engineering consultants and architects, and Nick Maile, VC's Project Manager, gathered under the new roof and enjoyed the burgers grilled by President John Nixon (VC'69).

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President's Report - November 2017

Christmas is coming quickly and the boys are looking forward to a break from classes. The fall has been a very busy time at Vancouver College and much has been accomplished in the classrooms, playing fields and our many artistic programs. We have also made tremendous progress in the construction of the first phase of our campus redevelopment, Manrell Hall. We remain on schedule and expect to be open next September.

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President's Report - September 2017

Every September brings the excitement of a new school year with a fresh start. We welcome families, students, faculty, and staff back to school and wish them all great success. Last year around this time we publicly launched Our Next Century Campaign and next September we will, as always, welcome everyone back to campus, but with the added excitement of starting the new school year inside our new Middle School, Manrell Hall!

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Manrell Hall - Up Close in Detail

As Manrell Hall begins to take shape on the west side of campus, you can start to see the foundations of what will be different parts of the new Middle School. The design of Manrell Hall was undertaken following extensive consultation with faculty, staff, and parents. Manrell Hall will provide students a unique educational experience while incorporating innovative, state-of-the-art learning settings and increased school life opportunities

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President's Report

February 6, 2017

It's an exciting time around campus! Starting yesterday, the Brothers' Residence has been carefully dismantled which moves us closer to breaking ground on the new Middle School, Manrell Hall. The dismantling is anticipated to be complete by the end of the week. What follows next is the sorting of materials into waste, recyclables, and reusable resources, which is scheduled to take a few weeks.

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