French Immersion Lottery: Important Update

Parents who have been selected for a space will be contacted by email on Tuesday, February 19th. Please check your email frequently including your junk folder. Written responses must be received within 24 hours to confirm the placement.

Proposed School Calendars for Public Feedback - 2019/2020, 2020/2021, and 2021/2022

The Saanich Board of Education would like to share the proposed school calendars for 2019/20, 2020/21 and 2021/22. Based on feedback in previous years, Saanich School District #63 has collaborated with Greater Victoria School District #61 and Sooke School District #62 to align school calendar dates wherever possible.

Your feedback is welcome and can be directed to the Superintendent by email on super@saanichschools.ca.

New Assistant Superintendent – Mr. Paul McKenzie

It is with great pleasure that I welcome Mr. Paul McKenzie to his new position of Assistant Superintendent here in Saanich Schools. Paul begins his duties February 1, 2019.

Kindergarten Registration Information for 2019-2020

Saanich School District will be holding a Kindergarten Information Evening on January 23, 2019. Please click here for more information. Please read more below for changes to registration document requirements.

All children born in 2014 are eligible to register for Full Day Kindergarten for September 2019.

Please register at your local elementary school from Monday, January 28 to Friday, February 1, 2019

Kindergarten French Immersion Lottery

Due to the popularity of the French Immersion program and limited space, a lottery will be used to determine placement for new FI Kindergarten registrations.

Registration requests received at your FI catchment school during Kindergarten Registration Week Monday, January 28 to Friday, February 1, 2019 will be included in the lottery.

The lottery will follow Saanich Schools enrolling priorities:

IB Diploma Program Information Evening Jan 17, 7pm, Parkland Secondary School

The District is proud to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program for students in grades 11 and 12.  This is a district program housed at Parkland Secondary School and is open to all SD 63 students entering grade 11.  Out of District students will be considered as space permits.  Completion of the IB Diploma program will gain students first year credit at university for a number of their IB courses.  Come find out more about this academically engaging program.  The IB information evening will be held at Parkland Secondary School at 7pm