Tag Archive: Sooke School District

Apr 30 2014

Music Monday 10th Anniversary

This year marks the 10th anniversary for Music Monday, a special day in May when many Canadians celebrate music in their lives and schools. Many schools in the Sooke School District have participated in this event in past years by singing in their schools or coming together with other schools via Skype or in person. …

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Oct 04 2013

Happy World Teachers’ Day – Oct 5

World Teacher Day Oct-5

Tomorrow is World Teachers’ Day! This special day is when we commend our educators for all their hard work, dedication and their commitment to learning. It is celebrated by over 100 countries worldwide, and I am so proud to have such an incredible team here at SD62. Keep Calm and Teach On!

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Oct 03 2013

LEA Agreement with Pacheedaht First Nation


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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Oct 02 2013

Busy Day @ Belmont: Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock & Spin-A-Thon

Principle Ray Miller with his new haircut.

An exciting day at Belmont Secondary as Tour de Rock rolled passed the school this afternoon. Students eagerly waited outside to cheer on these brave athletes – setting a great example of community spirit. The Spin-A-Thon raised over $3,000 dollars for Cops for Cancer, and Principal Ray Miller even shaved his head in support of …

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Mar 15 2013

4 Resources for Spring Break Activities


If you’re sticking around for Spring Break, by the time day #3 hits, it’s a challenge to keep kids entertained and busy. Here are some great links for programs, camps and activities. Have a great Spring Break! ChildsPlay 101 Kids in Victoria Harbour Living Spring Break Things to do over spring break  

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Feb 20 2013

Art Meets Culture at Belmont

Belmont Art 1

Here are only a few of the amazing designs students came up with from Belmont Secondary. Beautiful!    

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Oct 11 2012

10.11.12- Day of the Girl


Today is the first ever international Day of the Girl! This year focuses on equal opportunities for girls everywhere to access education. Read more about this theme. Today we advocate and recognize girls’ rights globally. For activities, short videos, toolkits and pledges, check out dayofthegirl.org Canada’s own “Because I am a Girl” campaign gained international …

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Oct 10 2012

Fire Prevention- Have 2 Ways Out

Having two ways out is the theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week. There are a lot of great tips and information about how to get your family involved in preparing in the event of a fire available from Fire Prevention Canada. Here are some of the PSA’s to go along with this year’s theme. …

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Oct 10 2012

More Great Nature K Coverage!

Couldn’t resist posting this great coverage of our Nature Kindergarten Program. Shaw TV did a great job on the visuals and story.

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Oct 04 2012

SD62 Students Cheer Tour de Rock Riders

Tour de Rock arrives to hundreds of students at Belmont Secondary

Cop’s for Caner’s Tour de Rock riders sped past schools in SD62 yesterday. Hundreds of students cheered on the riders as they rode by. Thank you to all the schools and students for participating and encouraging these riders along their island-long journey. Check out the Tour de Rock website to find route information and stopping …

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