Tag Archive: Education

Sep 22 2014

Back to School Speed Zones

  Welcome back students, teachers and support staff! From the Board of Education and everyone at SD62, here is to a  new year of fantastic learning opportunities! Tips for Drivers Every school day, unless otherwise posted, a 30-km/hr speed limit is in effect in school zones from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. When you’re dropping …

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Aug 27 2014

10 Back to School Tips for Parents!

As a parent, educator and now the superintendent of SD62, I thought it was important to share some back to school tips as we approach a new school year. Whether your child is returning to school, or just starting school – the process can be time of joy and also anxiety. I discovered a website that …

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Aug 12 2014

Every Kid Needs a Champion

An educator since 1972, Rita F. Pierson says teacher-student connections are the key to keeping kids on track.  

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May 27 2014

Bring Back Our Girls

When 300 school girls were kidnapped in Nigeria the students at Spencer Middle School voiced their disappointment and outrage. Mrs. Nixon’s English grade 8 students used their voice to write letters to MP’s, including the Minister of Foreign Affairs, The Honourable John Baird, urging them to take action. The students’ letters also reached our local papers, …

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Feb 17 2014

EMCS Open House

Open House Poster - February 2014

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Feb 13 2014

$2.1 Million Seismic Upgrade Complete at Sangster Elementary

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On Thursday morning we celebrated the completion of Sangster Elementary school’s seismic upgrade! Education Minister Peter Fassbender, SD62 school trustees, students and staff joined us in the updated four-classroom annex for the celebration. The Honourable Peter Fassbender also played a game of basketball with our grade 2/3 students! Sangster’s upgrade project is a part of …

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Jan 30 2014

Ready, Set, Learn at WestShore Town Centre

 Hands-On Learning! On Wednesday, SD62 hosted Ready, Set, Learn, with community partners at WestShore Town Centre and Sooke Community Hall. Parents, along with their kids, ages three and four, experienced hands-on learning activities. Parents also had the opportunity to meet some of our educators and discover how they can support their child’s development. Stations at …

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Jan 15 2014

Operation KidSafe

A Family Safety Action Plan Official ribbon cutting! ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 13 Today Wendy Hobbs, SD62 Board Chair, attended the official kickoff for Operation KidSafe! For the next year, Jenner Chevrolet-Buick-GMC will operate a free Operation KidSafe digital fingerprint and photo safety program. The digital fingerprinting station is a family safety …

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Jan 09 2014

Jobs For Youth

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Belmont Secondary hosts career information evening!   Did you know the BC Government is projecting over 1,000,000 job openings in BC over the next several years? Approximately 650,000 openings will be replacement jobs primarily due to retiring baby boomers. The other 450,000 openings will be new jobs as BC’s economy improves.  The government also predicts …

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Nov 28 2013

Student Driven Learning

Enjoy this talk on student driven learning from teacher Shelley Wright. If you like what she has to say, you can follow her blog at Wright’s Room.  

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