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Jun 17 2015

SD62 Alumni Wins UVic’s Jubilee Medal

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Huge congratulations to Andrea Brown, a former French Immersion student in SD62 and grad from Belmont. Andrea just completed a BA with a major in French at the University of Victoria. She plans on attending Simon Fraser University in September to enter into their French Immersion teaching program. What makes this extra great is that …

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Jun 15 2015

New Schools: Full Steam Ahead


If you have driven past our new Belmont or Royal Bay secondary schools, there’s no doubt you saw a lot of trucks and workers around each site. With just three months to go, work on the two sites is at full speed. Most of the siding is up and classrooms are starting to set up. …

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Jun 09 2015

Celebrating 25 years of French Immersion


It’s hard to believe that French Immersion has reached its 25th year in our District. What began as a program with only a couple of classes has blossomed into a k-12 program of more than 1000 students. One of the great things about being a smaller school district is that we are able to retain …

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Jun 02 2015

Journey’s Pit Cook

Journey Middle School, 5:30 a.m.: Henry Chipps is up at the crack of dawn to get the fire started for the day’s pit cook. The bricks needed to heat up a lot in order to have more heat and less flame – the perfect conditions for cooking salmon. Students helped out the entire time until …

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May 04 2015

Music Monday

This morning, students from nine of our schools gathered at The Q Centre to participate in the annual Music Monday. The sound of the 2,400 voices was amazing and filled the entire arena! You could feel the energy and as Board Chair Wendy Hobbs said, it truly was “magical” to experience and participate in. Here …

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Oct 08 2014

International Walk to School Day

“For many parents around the world, the car has become the main means of transporting children to and from school. The proportion of journeys to school made by car has increased considerably in the last several years, with the knock-off effect being a gradual decline in the numbers of children walking and wheeling to and …

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Oct 06 2014

SD62 Welcomes Tour de Rock Cyclists

Last week the Tour de Rock cycled through SD62 visiting nine schools in total! Students lined the streets outside their schools while cheering on the riders with handmade signs. The tour started its visit at Lakewood Elementary, then stopped at Ruth King Elementary, passing Belmont Secondary and the School Board Office on their way to …

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Sep 16 2014

2014 Trustee Elections

In 2014, BC municipalities will be holding general elections to elect mayors, councillors, regional district electoral area directors, school board trustees and Islands Trust trustees. In the Sooke School District, there are two zones: Belmont and Milne’s Landing. SD62 will be electing the following from each zone: 4 trustees in the Belmont Zone 3 trustees in …

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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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Jun 17 2014

BCTF Strike and Provincial Exams

Here is the latest information our district has regarding the planned strike by the BCTF. Bargaining: Despite marathon bargaining over the weekend and late into the evening on Sunday night it appears that there are significant differences between the BCTF and BCPSEA regarding a settlement offer. What this means is that there is a full scale …

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