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Sir William Osler Elementary School

Sir William Osler Elementary is a public elementary school in Vancouver, British Columbia part of School District 39 Vancouver.

History

Sir William Osler Elementary is named after Sir William Osler, a Canadian-born physician. He is known as the Father of Modern Medicine. He was born in 1849 and died at the age of 70.

Programs

There is a MACC (Multi Age Cluster Class) program for grades 5-7. The MACC class will be moving to David Livingstone Elementary School in the year of 2009 due to shortage of classroom space. Osler also has Mandarin and Chess classes, both with beginner and intermediate levels.

Activities

Sir William Osler Elementary has a running club called the kilometer club in the morning, before classes start at 8:30 AM.

The school also runs a competitive basketball team during the middle of the school year. The Osler basketball team consists of two separate teams: Osler A and Osler B. The basketball season starts during January and ends before spring break. During this period, the Osler basketball team competes with other schools in the district. Osler also has other sports teams, such as soccer, volleyball, and badminton.

Osler also has a music program including a choir and a band, both of which annually perform at various locations within Vancouver.

References

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