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Vanier Catholic Secondary School

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Issue: 2018-04-18, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

Kim Hart has spent 10 years shaping young Yukoners into polished performers and also building an appreciation for their community. As the music teacher at Vanier Catholic Secondary School, she teaches the Vanier Junior Jazz Band program that... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2018-03-14, PHOTO: Elaine Taylor

On Saturday March 3, more than 200 Yukon students gathered at F.H. Collins Secondary School to participate in the territory’s Destination Imagination Yukon Tournament. The program partners with schools to challenge students to use creativity and... Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2017-12-20, PHOTO: courtesy of Insomnia Soccer

The annual Christmas Insomnia Soccer Tournament is a little known tradition that dozens of Yukon families have been participating in for more than a decade, held over three days each holiday season... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-03-01, PHOTO: Tess Casher

The more scientists, experts, and the general public collectively study the concept of gender, the more questions arise. And in the realm of high school, these questions become more poignant and utterly colourful. Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2017-02-22, PHOTO: Courtesy of BYTE

This Rendezvous, The Battle of the Bands is going down, bringing together youth bands from across the territory to battle for top dog honors of the Yukon Music scene. BOTB is presented each year by Bringing Youth Toward Equality (BYTE), and this... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-02-22, PHOTO: Tamara Neely

An exhibit featuring paintings by 22 year old Yukoner Anna Thompson is currently on display at the Atco Electric Yukon Youth Centre Art Gallery. Thompson has a cognitive disability as a result of a brain injury as a baby which left her with... Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2015-11-05 PHOTO: Nellie Dale

When my nephew was six he ran a grocery store. He sorted cans of fruit, vegetables and soup. He priced each can and stocked shelves. Then he sold the products to his sister and brother. He was able to add the prices and make change in his head. Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2015-05-07 PHOTO: Kim Hart

Jazz has come a long way over the decades. What started as a call-and-response song though the cotton fields of the south, has now become an uptempo beat familiar to most. In edition to its evolution, jazz has sparked the creation of many sub-genres: Read more

Theatre - Dance

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June 19, 2014 Issue

This year’s Canada-Wide Science Fair took place in Windsor, Ontario from May 10 to 17, and representing the Yukon were three Grade 8 students with a zest for innovative science. Sophia Ross, KC Mooney, and Isabel Magsucang were selected as finalists Read more

Yukon Education

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Rick Massie

This week, 14 ambitious students from Vanier Catholic Secondary School will be belting out a raft of hit tunes their parents or grandparents probably danced or cuddled to decades ago. Read more

Theatre - Dance

On my second day on board ship we saw a cow and calf blue whale," says Emerald Kains. "The opportunity to share a moment with the largest animals on the planet was so surreal and moving." Kains, a recent graduate of Vanier Secondary School, was... Read more

Yukon Education

Braden Brickner's first job was dishing out popcorn at the Yukon Cinema. Now, the 19-year-old Vanier Catholic Secondary School grad is about to produce his first indie film. With a marquee-filling title lifted straight from the most famous poem Rob Read more

Photography - Film

Hazel Venzon is holed up in Porter Creek when she Skypes me. She's been in Whitehorse since December working on her play. "Vancouver has a lot of distractions," she says, waving her hands a bit to either side of the screen. Read more

Yukon Arts

Yukoners are an inclusive bunch and the Yukon Summer Music Camp is no exception. According to Steve Gedrose, camp co-ordinator for his second year, the camp is for all ages, "from three to 93." Read more

Yukon Music

It was a proud moment for 17-year-old Mauricio Ruaz, Grade 12 student at Vanier Catholic Secondary, when someone said, "I'm glad you put Colombia's name up high ... where it belongs." Read more

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