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Local teens awarded for academic prowess

STUDENTS from two North Shore high schools were among business students from across the province who took top spots in the Junior Achievement of British Columbia's 15th annual B.C. Business Challenge held in downtown Vancouver Jan. 14.
News around the world - January 20, 2013

News around the world - January 20, 2013

Abstract Narrative

Sara Morison is one of four artists exhibiting in Abstract Narrative at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver, from Jan. 22 to Feb. 20. The other artists are Monica Gerwurz, Michael Jeffery and Shakun Jhangiani.

Young Artist of the Week: Liz Laboucan, 17

Community Learning Program

Friend 2 Friend wins Flutie foundation grant

THE Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society recently received the 2012 Family Services grant from the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, Inc. in support of its new Play Centre located in East Vancouver. They are honored to be the only B.C.
News around the world - January 13, 2013

News around the world - January 13, 2013

Pennies for a well

Tony Spurging (left front) and Joaquim Dharamsi and the rest of the Upper Lynn elementary school kindergarten class have collected 52,000 pennies ($520) to fund a water well for a village in a developing country.

Tree enterprise

Simon Brown (left), Ethan Edwardsen, Graeme Halliday-Gunn, Kyle McInnis and Jeffery Austen of the 30th Seymour Scouts take a break during their annual Christmas tree chip held in Lynn Valley. Go to photo galleries for more photos.

NV corrections officer receives service award

WENDY Potts-Wong, from the North Shore Community Corrections Office, is receiving a Corrections Exemplary Service Medal for 20 years of outstanding service. According to a press release, Potts-Wong (retired) was among 33 exceptional B.C.

Young artist of the week: AMY NAKANO, 12

AMY NAKANO, 12, ROSS ROAD ELEMENTARY Art teacher: Carmen Yuen Favourite art: watercolour Favourite artist: Agnes Cecile and Vincent van Gogh Her teacher writes: Amy has a great interest in art history and learning about all types of media and techniq