Vic High

Stelly’s Secondary student and North Saanich resident Merril McMillan will use her Beedie Luminaries scholarship to pursue a Bachelor of Psychology at UBC or Queen’s University. (Courtesy of Beedie Luminaries)

North Saanich student among two local winners of $40,000 Beedie Luminaries scholarship

Stelly’s and Vic High grads receive financial support for post-secondary studies

 

The province has announced some amenities that will be included in Victoria High School’s expansion project. (Photo by Cole Descoteau)

Childcare spots, artificial turf field, non-profit space included in Vic High expansion

SD61 now aims to welcome students back at the high school by September 2023

 

Seismic upgrading and expansion work at Victoria High School is about a year behind due to pandemic-related factors, the Greater Victoria School District announced. (Photo by Cole Descoteau)

Victoria High School seismic work, expansion a year behind schedule

Greater Victoria School District now targeting September 2023 for reopening of historic school

 

The estate of Laura Gardom, pictured, donated a historic amount to Victoria High School. (Victoria News file photo)

Estate of Victoria High School alum donates $123,000 to fund post-secondary studies

Laura Gardom’s son says not being able to carry on her studies was a lifelong regret

The estate of Laura Gardom, pictured, donated a historic amount to Victoria High School. (Victoria News file photo)
Recent Victoria High School grad Zofka Svec is off to the nation’s capital for a year to work in the House of Commons page program and attend classes at the University of Ottawa. (Don Descoteau/News staff)

Victoria grad turns a new page in her personal history, accepts House of Commons job

Politics fan Zofka Svec will work as a page on Parliament Hill, attend the University of Ottawa

Recent Victoria High School grad Zofka Svec is off to the nation’s capital for a year to work in the House of Commons page program and attend classes at the University of Ottawa. (Don Descoteau/News staff)
Student Reese Emde takes part in a Vic High tradition and signs the brick wall in the school’s attic in 2018. While onsite group tours of the school won’t happen ahead of the seismic upgrade construction project due to start this year, a 3-D virtual tour is now available online. (Courtesy Vic High)

District launches virtual tour of historic Victoria High

Historic school destined for temporary closure due to seismic upgrades

Student Reese Emde takes part in a Vic High tradition and signs the brick wall in the school’s attic in 2018. While onsite group tours of the school won’t happen ahead of the seismic upgrade construction project due to start this year, a 3-D virtual tour is now available online. (Courtesy Vic High)
Cast members from the Vic High musical theatre production of Runaways. The show tells the stories of street-entrenched youth in New York, but has been informed by conversations with youth support workers in Victoria. (Photo by Kimberly Sholinder)

Vic High theatre tackles youth homelessness and more in 2020 musical

‘Runaways’ created in New York, but has parallels in Victoria: director

Cast members from the Vic High musical theatre production of Runaways. The show tells the stories of street-entrenched youth in New York, but has been informed by conversations with youth support workers in Victoria. (Photo by Kimberly Sholinder)
Victoria High was in a hold and secure on Wednesday just before noon. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Victoria High hold and secure lifted

Greater Victoria School District says ‘all precautions are being taken’

Victoria High was in a hold and secure on Wednesday just before noon. (Black Press Media file photo)
Students and alumni at Victoria High School took part in a specialty pre-med school course that examined the structure of the hand and arm (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Vic High students get ‘hands on’ lessons in anatomy

Students enrolled in a specialized pre-med course that studied the structure of hands and forearms

Students and alumni at Victoria High School took part in a specialty pre-med school course that examined the structure of the hand and arm (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The graduating class of 1969 was 580 students. This year marks the 50th anniversary, and locals are trying to organize a reunion. (File Contributed/ Eric Earl)

Vic High grads seek out classmates for 50th reunion

Nearly 600 students graduated from Victoria High School in 1969

The graduating class of 1969 was 580 students. This year marks the 50th anniversary, and locals are trying to organize a reunion. (File Contributed/ Eric Earl)
The Greater Victoria School District has voted for a $73.3 million upgrade for Vic High. File photo

School Board votes for $73.3 million upgrade for Vic High, seeks provincial approval

Plans will keep the current building, and add a neighbourhood learning centre

The Greater Victoria School District has voted for a $73.3 million upgrade for Vic High. File photo
Victoria High School made it onto the top 10 most endangered places list released by the National Trust. will be getting some seismic upgrades rather than being torn down. (file photo)

VIC HIGH: City could lend expertise to district on heritage upgrades, councillor says

National Trust places historic high school on Canada’s Top 10 Endangered Places list

Victoria High School made it onto the top 10 most endangered places list released by the National Trust. will be getting some seismic upgrades rather than being torn down. (file photo)
Esquimalt player Jacob Sanders looks to manoeuvre his way through Vic High opponents Jarius Miclat (25) and Argel Liao (23) during Tuesday night city AAA senior boys basketball action at Esquimalt High. The visiting Totems won 65-49. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Victoria High boys crank it up on home court

Junior team captures home tourney, seniors lose in final

Esquimalt player Jacob Sanders looks to manoeuvre his way through Vic High opponents Jarius Miclat (25) and Argel Liao (23) during Tuesday night city AAA senior boys basketball action at Esquimalt High. The visiting Totems won 65-49. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
(From right) Vic High Alumni Association members Keith McCallion and Roger Skillings, along with principal Aaron Parker, hope to see the Memorial Stadium track, infield and other facilities take on a gleaming new light in future years. The area is the subject of an estimated $7 million phased project that would see it used by the community as well as the school.                                Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Victoria High turf field/track project hits important funding milestone

Alumni Association members guiding initiative that also includes lighting, new fieldhouse

(From right) Vic High Alumni Association members Keith McCallion and Roger Skillings, along with principal Aaron Parker, hope to see the Memorial Stadium track, infield and other facilities take on a gleaming new light in future years. The area is the subject of an estimated $7 million phased project that would see it used by the community as well as the school.                                Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Vic High’s John Mark Sulboan (17 gold) appears to have his hand firmly on the ball going up for a rebound against much taller Royal Bay players Brennan Pletsch (20) and Dawson Gestwa (14), during city league Div. 3 senior boys basketball action at Vic High. The visiting Ravens led by as much as 35 points in the second half, but the Totems closed the gap in the fourth quarter only to lose 73-59. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Basketball Ravens exploit height advantage over Victoria High boys

Home court Totems dominate final quarter, but lose to Royal Bay

Vic High’s John Mark Sulboan (17 gold) appears to have his hand firmly on the ball going up for a rebound against much taller Royal Bay players Brennan Pletsch (20) and Dawson Gestwa (14), during city league Div. 3 senior boys basketball action at Vic High. The visiting Ravens led by as much as 35 points in the second half, but the Totems closed the gap in the fourth quarter only to lose 73-59. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Greater Victoria School District superintendent Piet Langstraat encourages any parents to contact him directly with their concerns over the return in 2018 of suspended Vic High teacher Robert Ammon. File photo

Victoria school district to deal with complaints about suspended teacher individually

Superintendent Piet Langstraat encourages concerned parents to contact him directly

Greater Victoria School District superintendent Piet Langstraat encourages any parents to contact him directly with their concerns over the return in 2018 of suspended Vic High teacher Robert Ammon. File photo