May 2017 New and Events
We are pleased to announce that Tracey Yan has been hired as the new SCSBC Director of Finance. Tracey is a Chartered Professional Accountant whose main experience as a senior manager in public practice centred on not-for-profits, local government and utilities. Tracey has a Bachelor of Commerce from UBC.
Tracey has been a member of the SCSBC board for the past two years. She also has served at John Knox Christian School in Burnaby, first as their board treasurer, and more recently as their business manager. Tracey also sits on the development committee at Carver Christian High School. Tracey’s involvement with Christian schools dates back to her attendance at Duncan Christian School. She has children attending Carver and Trinity Western University.
Tracey brings excellent training and experience to this position, along with a passionate commitment to Christian education. She is looking forward to serving our schools as a part of the SCSBC staff team.
Building Projects Are Underway
White Rock Christian Academy
White Rock Christian Academy’s ground breaking ceremony on March 27 marked the beginning of Phase 1 of the campus redevelopment plan. Construction of a new school wing, designed for 21st century learning, is expected to commence by month end and be completed in time for the start of school in September 2018.
Vancouver Christian School
Construction has begun in earnest on the new Vancouver Christian School building on Mons Drive, starting with the excavation and concrete pouring necessary for the primary gym and underground parking. The old, at-capacity, elementary school will be replaced by a state-of-the-art K-12 facility.
John Knox Christian School
Demolition of the former Calvary Worship Centre church in New Westminster is complete, and John Knox Christian School is set to begin construction of a new high school building this May. The high school is scheduled to open in September 2018, and will house 450 students.