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March 17, 2020

I met with Windermere sharpshooter Jeremy Chan (number 13) to discuss the basketball season, and how he felt during games and highlights of the year.

So you guys lost the first 3 games by less than 10 points in each game [61-70 Britannia, 73-81 Gladstone, 79-88 Magee], how did you feel after losing the first 3?

We felt like we could run more plays. We were just playing through one guy. We were not organized. We could have played...

January 9, 2020

As many of you know, the Vancouver School Board volleyball season has recently come to a close. What an exciting season it was! All the Windermere teams did an amazing job representing our school. The season started in September and ran until the playoffs in December. Both Windermere’s junior and senior boys teams advanced to the playoffs. The Grade 9 girls team was there as well, and finished fourth in the City. Our senior an...

December 13, 2019

Do you know about the problem with East 27th Avenue and Nootka Street? If not, then pay attention, as we’ll explain it to you. 

East 27th Avenue and Nootka Street is a very busy intersection. Near this intersection are Windermere Secondary and a bus stop. Students who take the 16 bus to school stop at the southbound 27th Avenue bus stop, because it’s the closest to Windermere. Due to the upcoming weather which includes wind, cl...

December 11, 2019

The winner of the Windermere Orchard mural competition, Kate Dirks in Grade 11, created an inspiring art piece that will be painted and displayed on the orchard wall. Kate’s piece featured a farm to table theme and will be enjoyed by students, teachers and neighbouring community members.

This competition aimed to select an artwork to be featured on the currently bare orchard wall to beautify the space, in hopes that it will inv...

Vancouver, BC - The sun shone brightly as runners lined up at Queen Elizabeth park Sunday morning on May 6th, awaiting the sound of the horn which would signify their start. Ahead of the Windermere Running Club was the looming challenge that the members had trained every Tuesday and Thursday morning for. Many members of the running club were going to tackle their very first half marathon hosted by BMO and RunVan.

The race began...

January 27, 2018

On Sunday, December 16th the Grade 8 Leadership class along, with Ms. Lee and two Grade 12 students, went to a beach clean up with Surfrider Vancouver. Each year about 0.1% of plastic ends up in the ocean, where it then causes harm to marine animals and their ecosystems. There is so much garbage in the Pacific Ocean now that they have created a patch bigger than Mexico, and some of this garbage comes from our own shores. Surfr...

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