School News

4C Challenge Information Night Rescheduled

Due to adverse weather conditions we unfortunately must postpone our Challenge Information Night that was scheduled for this evening. After discussions between Esquimalt and Mount Doug, we are happy to... Read more

Movie Night – Nov 8th!

The Esquimalt Musical Theatre Program is hosting a movie night on Friday, November 8th. We will be screening "The Nightmare Before Christmas" in the Esquimalt High Theatre. Doors open at... Read more

Murder Mystery Improv

Esquimalt Acting Troupe presents our annual Murder Mystery Improv show. Unscripted mystery theatre where even the actors don't know who dunnit! ... Read more

Dark Side of Oz

LIONS AND TIGERS AND BEARS OH MY! Come and see Dark Side of Oz, a play inspired by the uncanny relationship between the iconic Wizard of Oz and enduring music from Pink... Read more

Celebration of Learning, May 29th

On Wednesday, May 29th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in our school library you can talk with students about their self-directed learning journeys. Find out about what challenges they encountered... Read more


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 visits for Canadian Children’s Book Week

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

Urinetown: The Musical

You’re invited to Esquimalt Musical Theatre’s production of "Urinetown The Musical". Involving over 40 Esquimalt High School students from grade 9-12 and featuring a live band including district employees and... Read more

Mesmer Performances Postponed

Our Amazing Mesmer performances scheduled for February 12th and 13th will be rescheduled for next week. More information to come!... Read more

Fine Arts Showcase!

Wednesday, June 13th at 7pm in the Esquimalt Theatre, students from various Fine Arts groups and classes at Esquimalt High School will be showcasing their hard work and talent. Tickets are... Read more

Robotics Team Competes at World Championships!

Esquimalt Atom Smashers Robotics team is competing at the FIRST Robotics Championships  in Houston, Texas! Watch LIVE at The match times for ESQ’s Atom Smashers robotics competition in Houston, Texas are below (times... Read more

School Musical: Heathers

Come see Esquimalt High School's production of Heathers on April 20, 21, 26, 27, 28. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $12 for adults,... Read more

Robotics Team Competes

Esquimalt High School's Robotics Team will be one of 32 teams competing from all over North America next week.  Teams will be competing from as far away as California, Montreal,... Read more

Program of Choice Information

Thinking of registering in a Secondary Program of Choice for the 2018-2019 school year? Attend an information session for parents and students to learn more about the options available.  Find out more in... Read more

Royal BC Museum Student Pop-Up Exhibit

On January 4th from noon to 2:00 pm please join students from Ms. Dunn’s English 12 class as they present a pop-up exhibit in Century Hall at the Royal BC Museum focusing... Read more

Hour of Code is Coming!

Hour of Code is coming! December 4-10th this event is happening world wide and December 8th it is happening here at Esquimalt in room 221 in blocks 2-4. Check out this... Read more

Docker Wear For Sale!

Docker Wear will be on sale from Nov 1-14, 2017.  It can be ordered directly from the website below or from the sample table the marketing students will be manning... Read more

First CORE sessions at ESQ!

This morning Esquimalt High School launched a new approach to implementing and supporting change at the school.    This was the first of several CORE sessions scheduled for the first... Read more

Traditional Salmon BBQ

Esquimalt High School's Land-based Program will be holding the school's annual traditional salmon BBQ on Tuesday, June 13th from 9:30am to 1:30pm. Find out more here.... Read more


EXTRA GRAD CEREMONY TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE MAY 16TH , 2017 , at 9:30 AM Online sales are now closed- tickets can be purchased in person at UVIC box office or... Read more

BC Election 2017: All Candidates Meeting

May 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Students will have the opportunity to meet and ask questions to the candidates for the provincial riding of Esquimalt-Metchosin on Wednesday, May 3rd... Read more

Improv Returns to Esquimalt

TGIF Improv is back! After an exciting improv season, our Esquimalt Acting Troupe is prepared to showcase some classic comedy favourites plus  some new and interesting theatre sports. All proceeds go to... Read more

Music by the Dockyard

On Friday, March 10th Esquimalt High School's Music Department and the Esquimalt High School Culinary Arts program are joining up once again to bring you the 5th Annual Music by the... Read more

Esquimalt Acting Troupe Competing!

Esqumalt Acting Troupe is competing in the Canandian Improv Games South Island Finals at the Esquimalt High School Theatre on Friday, January 20. Juniors hit the stage at 5:00 and Seniors 8:00. Come support our Improv team and... Read more

Spirit Socks on Sale Now!

ESQ Spirit Socks ON SALE NOW! Don't miss out - order yours today! Available only while supply lasts! See your Spirit Sock Order Form by clicking the image below or to the left. ... Read more

School Yearbook Cover Contest

                        Download the complete poster here Use these rules for using Photoshop when you create your cover..... Read more

Aboriginal Student & Parent Meet the Teacher Night

On Wednesday, October 19th please join our Aboriginal Nations Education team for light refreshments! Where:  Esquimalt Nation 1189 Kopsapsum Crescent 4:00-5:00 pm and Songhees Nation 1100 Admirals Road 5:30-6:30 pm For more information please contact Gail Higginbottom at or... Read more

First Day of School

Tuesday September 6, 2016 Grade 9 students attend an assembly in the theatre at 9:30am and then to TA. They will be dismissed around 11am. Grade 10-12 students attend TA at 11:30am... Read more

Esquimalt Grad LIVE STREAM

We will be live streaming our grad ceremony on Monday, June 6th starting at 6:45pm from the University of Victoria's Farquhar Auditorium Click here to see Esquimalt High School's Grad Ceremony 2016... Read more

Traditional Salmon BBQ

Aboriginal classes (First Nations Studies 12, Cultural Connections 12, Aboriginal Leadership + Aboriginal Transition) will be joining forces to prepare a traditional salmon bbq demonstration. Feel free to come on... Read more

Junior Boys Rugby on a roll!

The Seawolves Junior boys 7's team defeated Shawnigan Lake School 19-5 in their tournament opener.  Esquimalt High School's junior boys are undefeated this year with a record of 12-0 -... Read more

2016/2017 Public Budget Meetings

The Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) invites members of its community to attend the following public meetings at which the 2016/2017 Operating Budget will be... Read more

ESCAPE student shoe drive

  One of the students in ESCAPE (Esquimalt Students Caring About Peace and the Environment) sent the following update about her work with Asistencia de la Familia de Cihuatlan A. C.... Read more

Docker Wear now on sale!

Docker Wear is on sale until Friday, November 27, 2015. Samples will be available next week during lunch hour to try on for sizing.  Order forms are going out with the... Read more

Drop Everything And Read Challenge

October 26th, 2015 is the 9th anniversary of the BC Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) Challenge! [caption id="attachment_2974" align="aligncenter" width="675"] Drop everything and read.[/caption] DEAR began when the BC Teacher-Librarians' Association (BCTLA)... Read more

ESQMusic Clothing for sale

Esquimalt High School's Music Department is proud to offer a new line of clothing for students, families and community members! We are very excited to be working in partnership with Passion... Read more

Sign up for ESQ Athletics

Interested in participating on one of our school teams this year?  September starts with Rowing, cross country and aquatics.  See Mr. Thompson or email him for more information. Volunteer coaches please... Read more

Student Fees

Esquimalt High School’s fees for the 2015/16 year are as follows: Textbook                             $20 Student Activity                $25 Lockers                ... Read more

Congratulations Mr. Jolliffe!

Parker Jolliffe, Esquimalt High's Jazz, Musical Theatre and Rhythm & Blues teacher was honoured yesterday as the recipient of the second annual Black Press/Staples Great Teacher Award.  Read the full story... Read more

Camp Survivor – Summer Series

CAMP_SURVIVOR For students 10-15 years old. This day camp is packed with exciting activities including rock climbing, paint-ball, laser tag, swimming and more! If you are looking for a week of adventure and... Read more

Exam Schedule

June 2015 Exam Schedule The last TEACHING day of Semester 2 is Tuesday June 16th, 2015. School examinations occur on Thursday and Friday, June 18th & 19th (see schedule below) School curriculum make-up... Read more

Personal Health

Find out more about how to be more healthy, the dimensions of health, your needs and coping mechanisms.  Go to the Student Info menu and click on Personal Health for more... Read more

VCPAC Awards Nominations Open

Click here to read the latest copy of Esquimalt High School's newsletter The Docker Download the Award Nomination Form for this year's VCPAC Awards.... Read more

Mothers’ Day Flowers

The Esquimalt Music Program is teaming up with Hilltop Greenhouses once again this year for spring hanging baskets just in time for Mother's Day! Fabulous Flowers; Tasty Tomatoes; Sumptuous Strawberries! Order deadline... Read more

Senior Girls Basketball Tournament

The Senior Girls Basketball Team is playing in a tournament this weekend at Vic High! Come on out and cheer on our team! ROUND 1 Friday February 6th Vic High VS Esquimalt    ... Read more

Rugby season starts

Running from early spring to summer, Ravens Rugby brings the opportunity to travel to tournaments, other schools and develop lasting friendships. Come on out to try for our teams! Go Ravens! Download the... Read more

Esquimalt Ink is online

The new issue of Esquimalt High School's student newspaper is now in print in classrooms and hallways and available online.  Reading copies are also available in the school library. In this... Read more

Hour of Code

Esquimalt High School students in Mr. Steed's Information Technology 11/12 class participated in a video chat with Hour of Code ambassador, Lyndsey Scott! Lyndsey is a successful model with a... Read more

Loran Scholarship News

After a day of interviews for the regional finals for the Loran Scholarship, one of our grade 12 students, Anna Legault was selected to attend the National Finals in Toronto... Read more

Canadian Improv Games

Esquimalt High's Senior Improv team will be performing in the Canadian Improv Games Exhibition Round here at our  own Esquimalt High Theatre. This is a big night for them because... Read more

You can save a life

You don’t need to be a hero to save a life. If you are at least 17 and in good health, you can donate blood, which can save or improve the... Read more

Monty Python’s Spamalot!

Esquimalt High School Musical Theatre is proud to present Monty Python’s Spamalot! Now in their second season, Esquimalt High School Musical Theatre students have joined together to create a memorable, laughter-filled evening.  ... Read more

ESQ Wrestlers at Nationals

Dear parents and staff, Our Esquimalt wrestlers have had a tremendous this week at the National Championships at the University of Guelph! All three athletes - Erin Geddie, Hunter Grant, and... Read more

Western Speedway Fundraiser for PAC

Western Speedway has developed a creative marketing plan that will enable community based groups to raise money. Groups will partner with Western Speedway to sell tickets for local events were the... Read more

Grad Ceremony Tickets Available

Tickets for the Esquimalt High School Recognition Ceremony, May 29, 2014, will be distributed by the UVic Ticket Centre. Each graduating student is guaranteed to receive up to 6 tickets at... Read more

Wrestlers to Nationals

Congratulations Erin Geddie, Hunter Grant, and Mitchell Keeping for attending the National Wrestling Championships in Guelph, Ontario this April 3rd to 7th 2014.  All three members of the Esquimalt High... Read more

Operation Wallacea

Go SCUBA diving in the tropics, meet international students, do field biology in another country!! Come to the info meeting for Operation Wallacea 2015 in room 213 at lunch on Thursday, February... Read more

International Exchanges

Each year students at Esquimalt High School participate in at least two of many international student exchanges.  Students and staff appreciate the many opportunities for cultural and linguistic enrichment these... Read more

Improv Scores Big at CIG

ESQ Senior Improv scored an impressive 507 points, leading in scores for the night and placing third, overall. CIG (Canadian Improv Games) Semi Finals are February 7, 2014 and Island... Read more

Vancouver Island Parents Conference

Vancouver Island Parents Conference ( is coming up February 1st, 2014.  Esquimalt High School's Parent Advisory Council is offering two free passes for parents/guardians at Esquimalt High School on a first-come,... Read more

Spain Trip Silent Auction

Señor Henderson and Señora Young are travelling to Spain with a group of students in École secondaire Esquimalt High School's French Immersion program next March.  As part of the group's... Read more

Self-Directed Learning

Mr. MacKenzie has been introducing more student-directed and teacher supported project-based learning in his 's English 12 class where students form their driving question and plan their entire unit of study, from driving... Read more

Congratulations Honour Roll Students

An Honour Roll List is posted twice each semester, at mid-term and end-term. To qualify for the Honour Roll with Distinction, a student must have a GPA of 5.00 with no... Read more

Russia Trip 2015

There will be a parents meeting for those interested in next year's trip to Moscow and St. Petersburg at 6:45 pm on Tuesday November 26th in the school library. This meeting is... Read more

Journeys of the Heart

Journeys of the Heart is a “free-of-charge” 10 month (30 week) cultural early learning program for Aboriginal children ages 2-5 years and their families.   Program structure and delivery is designed... Read more

Thank you to our scholarship donors!

Esquimalt High School Scholarship Committee would like to thank the following donors for their generous support of Esquimalt High School's graduating students of 2013: Base Construction Engineering (CFB Esquimalt) Country Grocer, Esquimalt PSC... Read more

Congratulations Elizabeth Kuryodev!

Esquimalt High School's Scholarship Committee and the rest of the school staff would like to congratulate Elizabeth Kuryodev (EHS '13) who received the Clive Kelly Award and the Governor General's... Read more

MEC Donates to ESQ Outdoors Club

Esquimalt High School's Outdoor Club received $2500 worth of summer and winter gear from Mountain Equipment Coop (MEC). Thank you to MEC's Board of Directors for the incredible donation. Thanks... Read more

Grad Newsletter

The November-December 2013 Graduation Newsletter is now available.  Check it out and all the latest information for graduating students under the Student Info menu above at the Graduation page.... Read more

PAC Elections

Is this the year you become more actively involved in the Parent Advisory Council? There are a number of executive positions entering the fall with vacancies. Elections for Esquimalt High PAC Executive... Read more

Graduation Link

The Link below will get you directly into the Graduation page on our web site. Grad Resources... Read more

Provincial Exam Results

Provincial Exam results are now available through the Ministry of Education website. Students can access their results at: Read more

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