Hastings Elementary School

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Hastings Community Elementary[1]
Hastings-elem.jpg
Address
2625 Franklin Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5K 3W7
Canada
Coordinates 49°16′57″N 123°3′4″W / 49.28250°N 123.05111°W / 49.28250; -123.05111Coordinates: 49°16′57″N 123°3′4″W / 49.28250°N 123.05111°W / 49.28250; -123.05111
Information
School type Public, Elementary school
School board School District 39 Vancouver
Superintendent Scott Robinson
School number 3939061
Director Magdalena Kassis (Director of Instruction)
Principal Donna Emeno
Grades K-7
Enrollment 652[2] (September 2007)
Colour(s) Bergundy, Red, Yellow
Mascot Wolf
Team name Hastings Wolves
Website

Hastings Community Elementary is a public elementary school in Vancouver, British Columbia part of School District 39 Vancouver.

History[edit]

Hastings School was built on its present site in 1908. The original wooden building was replaced with the present masonry structure and several additions have been added since that time. The present school building underwent a total renovation that was completed in 1997. An addition of six classrooms on the north side of the school was added September, 2003. A new playground for the intermediates at the school, part of the 100 year anniversary, was made in the summer of 2009. Another new playground for the primary students was completed in 2013. Hastings is a large, complex, inner city project school with strong parent support and involvement. Apart from having both English and French Immersion programs, Hastings is also a community school with a diverse population of ESL learners, and partnerships with many other community agencies. Hastings has 670 students in Kindergarten to Grade Seven - 230 in French Immersion and 440 in English. Its annex, Tillicum Elementary Community School, is five blocks away and has 195 students in Kindergarten to Grade Four. The major ethnic groups in the school are of Chinese, Vietnamese, Central American Spanish, European and First Nations descent.

Teams[edit]

There is the Basketball team of Hastings Elementary School for Grade 6's and 7's. The Teams were split into two on one Team (A & B). There are Jr. Girls, Sr. Girls, and Sr. Boys There is also volleyball and other kinds of sports related.

Classes[edit]

Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, health and career, Music, Art, and more.

Notable alumni[edit]

Al Hendrix, father of the musician Jimi Hendrix

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For School Data, Source: BC Schools Book." Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Education January 16, 2006.
  2. ^ Ready Reference March 2008

External links[edit]