School News

Read and Write Reviews to WIN!

Share your review with GVPL and you’ll be entered into a prize draw. The more you read and review, the more chances you have to win! For a full list of... Read more

Virtual Comic Camp with Cole Pauls!

Join graphic novelist Cole Pauls for a week-long virtual workshop. Participants will develop a mini-comic or collaborative comic. Registrants will be invited to collect a package of free Comic Camp... Read more

June is Pride Month!

Victoria Pride Week is June 23rd to July 2nd, 2022!  Get more info at victoriapridesociety.org including these resources, website and organizations. Click on the image below to read previous issues of the OutWrite... Read more

Welcome to ESQ’s library learning commons

Graphic novels, manga and anime, great new novels, thousands of streaming films on demand, a podcasting studio and group workspaces - our school library learning commons delivers! Whether you want a... 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

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

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