School News

Black Lives Matter

The Burnaby Teachers’ Association published a letter that lists video commentaries about the events in the U.S. following George Floyd’s murder and books dealing with racism.  I’ll add many if... Read more

Borrowing books during COVID-19

Lots of time to read these days, but tired of what you have at home?  We're happy to help you out by loaning books from our school library even while... Read more

Nominate a book for Victoria Reads 2020!

This year Esquimalt High School is participating in a city-wide reading event modeled loosely on CBC's Canada Reads. Have your say! What book do you think is the one that we... Read more

Check out our new books!

Esquimalt High School's library learning commons is adding new books all the time! Let us know what you like! Drop off a note in the suggestion box on the front... Read more

Vote Now in ESQ Reads 2019!

What books on the long list did  you read? What did you think of them? What book would you recommend that everyone at Esquimalt High School should read? Take another look at... Read more

Susin Nielsen Speaks at ESQ

Susin Nielsen will speak in Esquimalt High School's theatre Monday, May 10th from 12:45 to 1:45.  We're excited to host Ms. Nielsen and many students from Rockheights Middle School who... Read more

Patrick Weekes Speaks at ESQ

Patrick Weekes visits Esquimalt High School for Canadian Children’s Book Week Friday, May 10th 2019. Patrick is a talented author, designer, and mentor with a genuine passion to spread the positive powers of storytelling. Patrick’s Workshops: 8:45... Read more

Have a great summer – read!

Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens: A library is... Read more

Reading will save your life…

10 reasons why reading will save your life “Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.”― Diane Duane, So You Want to Be a Wizard “The more that you read, the more things... Read more