Diskless clients and open source software saving energy & hundreds of thousands of dollars

The challenge districts are now facing is how to provide cost-effective, relevant, current, sustainable, environmentally conscious and ubiquitous access to resources that work for today's educational outcomes and simultaneously anticipate the future. School district technology plans are usually developed around a three to five year cycle to anticipate funding, resourcing, planning, implementation and professional development opportunities.

Our Superintendent - Blogging and Tweeting

For those of you who are interested in the views from Saanich as expressed by our Superintendent Dr. Keven Elder, you may wish to follow him on Twitter (@kevenelder) or on his blog (www.kevenelder.com). His latest blog entries are entitled Why Move Recess and Leadership is Win-Win... Unless it's a Snow Day.

January 18th Board Meeting Rescheduled for January 25th, 2012

The January 18th public meeting of the Board of Education has been rescheduled for Wednesday January 25th.

Weather Update - Tuesday January 17, 2012

All schools in Saanich are open today and buses are running at regular scheduled times.  Please check the website or listen to local radio stations for updates.  This message will be updated as necessary including early Wednesday, January 18, 2012. 
Follow the twitter feed at sd63bus for ongoing updates.

Ready, Set, Learn and Kindergarten 2012 Registration

School District 63 is pleased to invite you to attend a "Ready, Set, Learn" Open House for parents and preschoolers (3 years and up) at Cordova Bay, Lochside and Prospect Lake Elementary schools on Tuesday, January 17th from 3:15 to 6:00 p.m. or at Sidney, ḰELSET, Deep Cove, Keating and Brentwood Elementary schools on Wednesday, January 18th from 3:15-6:00 p.m.