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Aboriginal Reconciliation Remains On Canada’s Agenda

Aboriginal Reconciliation Remains On Canada’s Agenda

Tommy Kuo, Co-Editor in Chief
June 15, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Aboriginals in Canada have experienced maltreatment and discrimination that were institutionalized by the early European colonists, the introduction of the Indian Act and the establishment of the Residential School system being some examples. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms was passed...

Should you Send your Child to Private School?

Should you Send your Child to Private School?

Michael Hua, Nolan Lee, Staff Writer
June 7, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In a world where practically everything is advancing, getting a post-secondary education is extremely important if one wants to lead a successful career path. Unfortunately, getting admitted into universities and post-secondary institutions has become harder than ever before. The required high sch...

BC Election Update

BC Election Update

Jay McCauley, Social Media Co-ordinator
May 15, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The BC election officially started on April 11th, 2017. There were 87 seats up for grabs, an increase from the previous 85 seats. Incumbent Premier Christy Clark of the BC Liberal Party, John Horgan of the BC NDP, and Andrew Weaver of the BC Green Party were all vying to form government, with the latter...

Is Technology a Good thing or a Bad thing?

Is Technology a Good thing or a Bad thing?

Michael Hua
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Opinions, Showcase

Our world as young and growing students is changing faster than ever before in every aspect; the way in which we communicate with others and learn in the classroom has gone from simple forms into complex technological ones. In retrospect, technology does reap several benefits that are essential in helping...

CAIS Rugby Championship

CAIS Rugby Championship

Adam Radcliffe, Editor in Chief
May 1, 2017
Filed under News, Sports

On Wednesday, April 19th, the senior boy’s rugby team departed from YVR airport. Their destination: Ottawa, to play in the CAIS national championship. The team arrived in Ottawa at 6:00pm and immediately went to their first practice. On Friday the boys played their first game against Sacred Heart Scho...

Canadian Teams Battle for the Cup Once Again

Canadian Teams Battle for the Cup Once Again

Isaac Dorner, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under News, Sports, What's Trending

Heavy rain pounded down on the excited crowd that had snaked around the sports bars where the playoff games were being shown. The bar was filled with a rainbow of colours supporting their favourite teams. Minutes before the puck dropped, fans were screaming encouragements for their favourite teams. The...

A Typical (But not so typical) Vancouver April

A Typical (But not so typical) Vancouver April

Sandy Fogarassy, Opinion's Section Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The spring of 2017 has brought about plenty of rain to the metro Vancouver area. On top of an already late snowfall, the amount of rain the city has received is breaking long-standing records. The month of March took off with over 200 millimetres of precipitation, upwards of the 115 millimetre average...

University of Puget Sound Band Trip: An Interview With Mr. Rnic

University of Puget Sound Band Trip: An Interview With Mr. Rnic

Dennis Wang, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Video

From February 23rd to 25th, 80 musicians of the St. George’s School Senior Band were at the University of Puget Sound (UPS) in Tacoma, Washington. The school band was invited to perform at the university by Dr. Gerard Morris, the UPS Director of Music. Since first meeting the SGS Band at the 2014 ...

An Update From the University Counseling Department

An Update From the University Counseling Department

Dennis Wang, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

As we enter into term three, the grade 11 and 12s of the school are busy discovering their plans of life after Saints. The Grads this year have applied far and wide, in an “unprecedented” diversity of exploration. They are applying for programs all over the world, in new places such as Holland,...

Alley Outreach: another successful day

Alley Outreach: another successful day

Adam Radcliffe, Editor in Chief
March 1, 2017
Filed under News, Student Life, Video

On Saturday, February 25th, St. George’s, in coordination with Alley Outreach, embarked on their second hand-out of the year. I got to the school at 10:00am and with Jack, Johnny, Koshi and Ms. Konopaki we quickly got to work on organizing all the donations and food. In the hour following, we sorted ...