Ucluelet Secondary School

Ucluelet Secondary School Warriors Ultimate Frisbee team won the 2022 Vancouver Island Champions on May 9 in Victoria. (Jennifer Rhodes photo)

Ucluelet Secondary School Warriors heading to Ultimate Frisbee provincials

The young team will travel to Surrey for BC’s Ultimate High School Provincial Championships on May 26

 

Olivia Rhodes scores with a ‘head and arm’ pin in her semifinal match on her way to a gold medal at the provincial wrestling championships in Vancouver. (Mike Rhodes photo)

Ucluelet Secondary School wrestlers celebrate success at provincials

Olivia Rhodes wrestles her way to a gold medal

 

Evan Touchie, a forward for the USS Warriors senior boys, goes for a layup during Thursday practice. Ucluelet is ranked No. 2 heading into the North Island Championships. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Senior A Basketball: Warriors take on Gold River this weekend

Ucluelet Secondary School’s senior boys basketball squad hope to nab North Island Championship title

 

With political ambitions in tow, Pani Ayoubizadeh walks across the rainbow crosswalk on her way to school. Ayoubizadeh will be the first West Coast student to attend the British Columbia Youth Parliament from Dec. 27-31. (Nora O’Malley photo)

West Coast student earns BC Youth Parliament seat

Pani Ayoubizadeh is joining the virtual session on Dec. 27-31

With political ambitions in tow, Pani Ayoubizadeh walks across the rainbow crosswalk on her way to school. Ayoubizadeh will be the first West Coast student to attend the British Columbia Youth Parliament from Dec. 27-31. (Nora O’Malley photo)
B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (Black Press file photo)

Ucluelet man sues ex-principal and School District 70 over alleged sex abuse

Dan Edwards, now 71, was in Grade 8 and 14 years old when the alleged sex abuse took place

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (Black Press file photo)
Arc’teryx athlete Pete Devries and Surfrider Pacific Rim Youth Lead Alys Hoyland are stoked to join forces to pioneer a digital ocean-friendly schools curriculum. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Arc’teryx sponsors Surfrider Pacific Rim youth program

YES Program includes downloadable lesson plans and ocean-friendly schools toolkit

Arc’teryx athlete Pete Devries and Surfrider Pacific Rim Youth Lead Alys Hoyland are stoked to join forces to pioneer a digital ocean-friendly schools curriculum. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Ucluelet Secondary School has been added to Island Health’s potential COVID-19 exposure list. (Westerly file photo)

UPDATED: Three Tofino-Ucluelet schools added to COVID-19 exposure list

Exposure dates currently listed as Oct 13-15 and Oct 18

Ucluelet Secondary School has been added to Island Health’s potential COVID-19 exposure list. (Westerly file photo)
Art students Vanessa Young and Hannah Frank watch as teacher Shannon McWhinney lifts the orange T-Shirt print maker (on loan from Nuu-chah-nulth artist Hjalmer Wenstob) revealing the words ‘The Past Is Never Forgotten’. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Ucluelet Secondary School honours residential school survivors and the children who never made it home

Legacy of Hope exhibit and student projects are open for public viewing on Sept. 30

Art students Vanessa Young and Hannah Frank watch as teacher Shannon McWhinney lifts the orange T-Shirt print maker (on loan from Nuu-chah-nulth artist Hjalmer Wenstob) revealing the words ‘The Past Is Never Forgotten’. (Nora O’Malley photo)
West Coast pop singer-songwriter JESSIA offers an important message through her viral hit song ‘I’m Not Pretty’. (William Amarcand photo)

West Coast grad JESSIA now a rising Canadian pop star

The singer-songwriter penned breakthrough hit ‘I’m Not Pretty’ from childhood room in Ucluelet

West Coast pop singer-songwriter JESSIA offers an important message through her viral hit song ‘I’m Not Pretty’. (William Amarcand photo)
USS graduate Tristan Hinder-Hohlweg celebrates the prestigious Pacific Rim Foundation Dick Close Scholarship with proud parents Sandra and Brent. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Ucluelet filmmaker earns $40,000 Pacific Rim Foundation academic scholarship

“I am so blessed to live in such a community that supports the youth with pride”

USS graduate Tristan Hinder-Hohlweg celebrates the prestigious Pacific Rim Foundation Dick Close Scholarship with proud parents Sandra and Brent. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Grade 12 graduates Jada Touchie, Timothy Masso and Brendan Brown are all smiles after receiving their Goodies for the Grads gift packs thanks to a small neighbourhood grant from the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Ucluelet Secondary School grads set to parade through town

Family and friends can cheer on the Class of 2021 this Saturday, June 19 at 4:30 p.m.

Grade 12 graduates Jada Touchie, Timothy Masso and Brendan Brown are all smiles after receiving their Goodies for the Grads gift packs thanks to a small neighbourhood grant from the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust. (Nora O’Malley photo)
West Coast Nest is calling for video submissions from local youth. (West Coast Nest photo)

West Coast Nest launches youth video contest

Local youth aged 10 to 18 could win the chance to interview a top scientist

West Coast Nest is calling for video submissions from local youth. (West Coast Nest photo)
USS principal Carol Sedgwick, centre, and UES principal Jaime Hansen stand with seismic upgrades project manager Nathaniel Crain in the soon-to-be safe drop-off zone at the Secondary School. (Nora O’Malley photo)
USS principal Carol Sedgwick, centre, and UES principal Jaime Hansen stand with seismic upgrades project manager Nathaniel Crain in the soon-to-be safe drop-off zone at the Secondary School. (Nora O’Malley photo)
The School District 70 administration office in Port Alberni. AV NEWS FILE PHOTO

School District 70 gets a new name

Name change reflects district’s West Coast roots

The School District 70 administration office in Port Alberni. AV NEWS FILE PHOTO
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School District 70 announces school restart plans

Students in School District 70 will only have two options for learning come September

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Filled with gratitude, 2020 Pacific Rim Foundation Scholarship recipient Trinity Clark rejoices with her parents Calvin and Kim and grandma Emerald Shepherd in front of the school last week. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Ucluelet graduate earns $40,000 Pacific Rim Foundation scholarship for post-secondary education

“I like working with everyone and building bonds through the community.”

Filled with gratitude, 2020 Pacific Rim Foundation Scholarship recipient Trinity Clark rejoices with her parents Calvin and Kim and grandma Emerald Shepherd in front of the school last week. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Ucluelet’s Timmy Masso has received an Indigenous Language Revitilization Diploma from the University of Victoria. (Photo courtesy of Timmy Masso)

Young Ucluelet local earns Indigenous Language Revitalization Diploma

Timmy Masso hasn’t entered Grade 12 yet, but he’s already secured a University of Victoria diploma.

Ucluelet’s Timmy Masso has received an Indigenous Language Revitilization Diploma from the University of Victoria. (Photo courtesy of Timmy Masso)
USS grads relax on a grassy knoll on a distant pre-covid school day. (Submitted photo)

Ucluelet Secondary School grads to hold 2020 parade on June 20

Creative alternative found as COVID-19 restrictions cancel plans for public ceremony

USS grads relax on a grassy knoll on a distant pre-covid school day. (Submitted photo)
An artist rendering of the Ucluelet Secondary School from the corner of Peninsula and Matterson. (M3 Architecture Inc. image)

Construction work begins on seismic upgrades at Ucluelet Secondary School

The first phase of the $45 million project involves levelling an area for the new academic block

An artist rendering of the Ucluelet Secondary School from the corner of Peninsula and Matterson. (M3 Architecture Inc. image)
Tofino-Ucluelet Surfrider Youth Club receives Wavemaker Award

Tofino-Ucluelet Surfrider Youth Club receives Wavemaker Award

“We are all motivated to keep the area clean and do what we can to preserve it.”

Tofino-Ucluelet Surfrider Youth Club receives Wavemaker Award