Tag Archive: Aboriginal Students

Oct 03 2013

LEA Agreement with Pacheedaht First Nation

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Tuesday night, I traveled the scenic road to Pacheedaht First Nation to sign the Local Education Agreement (LEA) between Pacheedaht and our school district. Chief Marvin McClurg welcomed me, and my amazing trustees to his community with plenty of food and great conversation. Local Education Agreements between First Nations and provincial school boards have been …

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Dec 09 2011

High Graduation Rate of Aboriginal Students in SD62

In the past 4 years, aboriginal graduation has gone from 38% to 73%! So proud of our community. Here’s the article featured in today’s Goldstream Gazette: Story and photo by Charla Huber Graduation rates of First Nations students in the Sooke School District are soaring higher than the provincial average. For Grade 12 Belmont student, …

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May 15 2011

Aboriginal Grad an Amazing Success!

I had the privilege of attending the Aboriginal Grad yesterday afternoon at the Lansdowne campus of Camosun College in the new Na’tsa’maht centre. What an impressive structure built from the design ideas of Butch Dick. Grads, families, friends and education staff all had a wonderful time recognizing the achievements of these special people. Highlights this …

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