About VSBSC

The VSBSC Executive Team has planned and held its sixth annual conference. Yearly, the conference welcomes students, teachers, administrators, and PAC members from all 18 Vancouver secondary schools, as well as board staff and trustees, out-of-district attendees, and elementary school teachers.

Building upon the successes of past conferences, VSBSC  hopes to:

Celebrate sustainability inside and outside of the VSB.

Showcasing environmental action can inspire even more action, and we want to open the eyes of our community to just how much potential is buzzing around them. 

Empower youth with the skills and networks needed to execute their ideas. 

In hopes that this will enable students to tackle projects with a strong foundation, built by like-minded people before them.

We hope to build bridges between youth, organizations, and existing sustainability expertise, in order to strengthen them all through their bonds.

Facilitate both inter- and intra-school discussion on sustainability goals and post-conference action plans.

By providing participants with time to brainstorm within their school groups what sustainable action they would like to see taken at their schools, we hope to rally students to enact the change they wish to collectively see. We also hope that bringing all 18 VSB high schools along with out-of-district schools together will encourage inter-school support on sustainability projects, particularly ones that have been previously undertaken by other VSB schools.

 

VSBSC 2018 Photos

Here are some photos from this year's conference!

blog articles

If you are interested in the latest articles written by student volunteers, take a sneak peek at our blog. You have nothing to lose!

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Earth Day Parade & Festival

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Are you REaDY?

Some people think that there is nothing they can do to change the world. Others do not think so. Introducing the 6th iteration of the annual Richmond Earth Day Youth (REaDY) Summit! REaDY Summit is a youth-led conference promoting environmental awareness and action by presenting the unique opportunity for participants to be in close contact […]

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Plastic Ocean Pollution

Most people know that there is plastic in the ocean. Yet people don’t really seem to be worried, and quickly underestimate the problem. What many cannot comprehend is the fact that there are more than five trillion tons of plastic particles, that weigh about 268, 940 tons, in the ocean today.  Plastic is not only […]

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VSBSC 2019 Team

Meet the people who organized this year's conference!

Samantha Lin

Samantha Lin

Co-Chair

    Stephanie Quon

    Stephanie Quon

    Co-Chair

      Johnson Luong

      Johnson Luong

      Logistics Coordinator

        Angelina Puen

        Angelina Puen

        Logistics Coordinator

          Nahira Gerster-Sim

          Nahira Gerster-Sim

          Workshop Coordinator

            Seraphina Tsui

            Seraphina Tsui

            Workshop Coordinator

              Natalie Tsvetkov

              Natalie Tsvetkov

              Public Outreach Coordinator

                Myra Wei

                Myra Wei

                Publicity Coordinator

                  Annika Rivada

                  Annika Rivada

                  Graphic Design Coordinator

                    Location
                    Point Grey Secondary School Vancouver, BC, Canada
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