List of 25 news stories.

  • 2018 inductee, Clare Smart '91

    Distinguished Alumnae Call for Nominations

    The distinguished Alumni awards celebrate accomplishments in areas such as community development, lifelong learning, business innovation, excellence in a sport or someone who has done extraordinary work in their field. We eagerly seek nominations by November 30th for the 2019 Distinguished Alumnae. Last year we celebrated Clare Smart '91 and Emily Cordonier '01 for their humanitarian work and excellence in sport.

    If you know a Little Flower Academy graduate whose contributions to the school or the larger community deserve recognition, we want to hear from you.
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  • Kat was back at LFA today for a photo shoot with a local magazine.

    LFA Movie Producer Finds Huge Success

    It has been really fun for many of us at LFA to watch the amount of attention and publicity that Kat Jayme '06 has received for her recent film, Finding Big Country. Not the least of which is seeing LFA basketball footage in the trailers! The film had an enthralling world premier at the VIFF. In addition to a planned second showing, they've added another because of the demand.
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  • Word Vancouver Festival Features Alumna

    "Word Vancouver", a festival of reading and writing, is coming up on September 30, 2018. The event will take place in and around the Central VPL library. Very excitingly, it will feature LFA alumna Jane Whittingham '02, who is a children's book author.
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  • Alumna Running for Park Board

    LFA alumna Ann-Marie (Carter) Copping '81 will be running for Park Board in the upcoming Vancouver civic election on October 20. She attended LFA for 5 years from grades 6-10 (grad 1981) and when her daughter, Lauren Copping '12 started at LFA, Ann-Marie became involved in the Parents' Auxiliary Committee and was active with the Alumnae Executive. 
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  • Finding Big Country: An Alumna Film

    This year's Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) will feature the world premier of Finding Big Country: a film by our own Kat Jayme '06. Take a moment to enjoy the official trailer--you can see why the film is creating all sorts of buzz. The permier is on Sunday, September 30 (VIFF website for more information).
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  • Grape Escape 2018 Announcement

    Not quite ready to accept that summer has slipped into an autumn dusk, we've decided to extend barbecue fun to this year's Grape Escape and enjoy an Aussie BBQ!
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  • St. Ann's Convent and School House, ca. 1864 [BC Archives]

    Sisters of St. Ann: 160 Years of Spiritual and Social Leadership

    The Sisters of St. Ann are a congregation that has been actively living their mission longer than Canada has been a country. Little Flower Academy is just one of the many active ministries set in motion by these amazing women.
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  • Clare Smart '91 working for the UN in Darfur, Sudan

    2018 Distinguished Alumnae Announcement

    Little Flower Academy is very proud of two very special alumnae: our recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Alumnae award. Congratulations to Clare Smart ‘91 and Emily Cordonier ’01, who are this year's inductees. Clare has demonstrated extraordinary community service, both through her successful career in policing and through her personal and deeply committed humanitarian outreach work. Emily reached the highest international levels in her sport, captaining the Canadian volleyball team, before bridging her athletic success into a successful broadcast journalism career.
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  • Student Thank-a-thon

    Tonight, Tuesday, April 24, is our annual student Thank-a-thon. We have a fantastic group of student volunteers who will be phoning everyone who made a gift to the school this year. If you see a call from Little Flower Academy between 5 and 7pm (Vancouver time) tonight, be sure to pick up!
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  • Demetra is front row, fourth from the left, holding the banner. Photo credit to Mathieu Belanger.

    Angel Helps Ryerson to Championship

    Demetra Maragos '15, who was featured for her university volleyball in our 2016 issue of La Petite Fleur, helped Ryerson to its first national championship earlier this month.
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  • Job Announcement: Part-time Bookkeeper

    St. Augustine School in Kitsilano, who also have a long history with the Sisters of St. Ann, is seeking a part-time bookkeeper. We're helping to spread the word.
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  • Totally Rad 80’s Prom Night Gone Bad

    The LFAAA proudly presents our first-ever Murder Mystery Night on Friday, May 11th! In celebration of a most excellent decade, it will be all things 80s. Dress cool and return to high school. The future’s so bright, you gotta wear shades. There’s a mystery to solve and we’re going to need your help.
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  • Advertise in La Petite Fleur

    For many of our alumnae, they’ve watched our alumnae newsletter evolve from a few stories on a glossy sheet of paper into its current form—a stunning magazine, full of alumnae and school stories, alongside beautiful photography. While the format is strikingly different, the constant is the grass-roots input of storytelling and submissions of photos and ideas by our alumnae community. In that regard, it is over 80 pages of compelling reading for the more than 3000 alumnae, parents, and incoming families who receive the publication.
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  • Photo courtesy of the Vancouver Police Department.

    Angels Among New VPD Recruits

    When the Vancouver Police Department welcomed its newest recruits last week, there was a decidedly Little Flower Academy feel to the occasion. Six of the fifteen new police recruits were women, and two of those were recent LFA graduates. Congratulations to MK Battle '09 and Alex Bland '10! We know both to have impeccable judgment and integrity and will serve the community faithfully.
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  • Back in the LFA days: Jessica Hanson '15 (middle) with teammates, at the 2013 Junior Provincial Championships

    Alumna Makes Varsity Basketball News

    With our LFA basketball season now underway, it's timely that recent graduate Jessica Hanson '15 was featured in the Province newspaper for her leadership on the UBC Thunderbirds Basketball team. Incidently, we welcomed the Thunderbirds team for practice at our gym this fall when their facility was unavailable. Read the full Province article...
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  • Patricia (Grossmith) Cladis '55 (Inducted in 2017)

    Distinguished Alumnae: Call for Nominations

    Sister, teacher, physicist, lawyer, and diplomat. All have been recognized as LFA's Distinguished Alumnae in just the first three years of the program! But there's musicians, athletes, scientists, writers, volunteers, health care professionals and so many more who have also done amazing things in our communities. We need you to tell us who they are by nominating a fellow LFA graduate to be a Distinguished Alumna.
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  • Another Careers Day Success

    With grads from 1987 to as recent as 2011 and including one current parent, LFA’s annual Careers Day was another success! We are always blessed to have so many willing volunteers come speak to the grade 10, 11, and 12 students and share of their time and experience. 
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  • Camp Stillwood remains our annual Encounter retreat destination

    Call for Alumnae Encounter Volunteers

    How would you like to spend a weekend away from the stresses and concerns of your everyday life while you get to experience Camp Stillwood food and bond with staff and students through talks, sharing sessions, and prayer services?
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  • An apple galette

    Grape Escape Menu Sneak Peek

    It is difficult to communicate how excited the planning committee is for our Canada 150 Wine Portage version of the Grape Escape! Our sommelier (parent of alumna, Lara Victoria) and Chef Paul are already firing ideas back and forth for the menu. Interested in just how amazing it is looking? Read on...
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  • La Petite Fleur Hits the Shelves

    The incredible effort by a team of dedicated volunteers has resulted in another beautiful publication. Stories about alumnae and their many adventures as well as news from the school today fill the pages. 

    This year's edition of La Petite Fleur has been sent out. Do you have your copy? If not, be sure to get in touch with us (you can email Connie Sabo) with you address and we'll send you a copy of this year's magazine and make sure you get future years too. You can also read La Petite Fleur online.
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  • Matthew and Linda Ma at Melissa's LFA graduation

    In memory of Matthew and Linda Ma

    Roland St. Cyr and Melissa Ma '94
    On Monday, August 29, 2016, Matthew and Linda Ma passed away as a result of a tragic car accident. Matthew and Linda, parents of alumna, Melilssa (Ma) Ramos ’94 we were very active members of the Little Flower Academy community. They left behind their beloved family: their daughter Melissa, (Alexky Ramos) and three beautiful grandchildren, Anastazya, Annika, and Mattias.
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  • VIFF Today with An LFA Alumna

    Georgina Chaplin '05 is the Digital Communications Co-ordinator for the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) and the VIFF Year Round Vancity Theatre. We sat down with her to talk about being involved with VIFF.
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  • Patricia Cladis '55

    2017 Distinguished Alumnae Announcement

    Little Flower Academy is very pleased to announce two recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Alumnae award. We wish to acknowledge and congratulate Patricia (Grossmith) Cladis ’55 and Emily Ohler ’93 as this year's inductees. Patricia has had an extraordinary career as a leading physicist: a true pioneer for women in science. An accommplished laywer, Emily served the Security Council of the United Nations for many years before returning to British Columbia, where she has used her experience to work for gender equality and the defence of human rights.
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  • Nelly Nardelli '12 (center with our captain, Grace Doyle '17) along with our LFA girls and the University of Kent

    Alumnae Enrich LFA's UK Trip

    In the planning to take our field hockey players back to England this spring, we were in touch with a few LFA alumnae who are now based in the UK. Their participation in our tour made for extra special visits in Canterbury--to play a game with the University of Kent--and in London, where the girls got a "local" tour guide.
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  • Come Join Us! LFA Student Art Show

    On Wednesday, January 11th, from 6pm-8pm, come join us at LFA’s Student Art Show! The show will featuring the work of our talented art students in Grade 8 through 12. 
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