General news and announcements

Stelly’s Secondary - Mrs. Fischbach at the BC Legislature

Congratulations to Stelly's Secondary teacher, Mrs. Fischbach, who was selected to attend the BC Teachers' Institute on Parliamentary Democracy on now at the BC Legislature. Mrs. Fischbach will participate and experience BC’s parliamentary system first-hand, returning to Stelly's with an enhanced understanding of democracy. It is a rigorous four days of learning. We are excited for her to share with the Stelly's community about the experience.

Lochside Elementary – Outdoor Learning Centre

The Outdoor Learning Centre at Lochside Elementary was built with funding from LEPAC and volunteer labour from parents in our community. The Kalabric family has been instrumental in building the centre. Lochside would like to recognize the contributions of many people who helped fundraise for the project and volunteered their time and expertise to help complete the outdoor learning centre.

Policy 1100 Parent Involvement Meeting

Please join us for the annual POLICY 1100 PARENT INVOLVEMENT MEETING All parents are welcome to join members of the Parent Advisory Council executives along with district executive, administrators, trustees and partner group representatives for our annual parent involvement meeting. This meeting, as described in Board Policy 1100 - Parent Involvement, occurs every fall so that we can review district and ministry directions and the key role of parents and PACs.

Date: Monday, November 2, 2015
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Location: Bayside Middle School

Secondary First and Second Day of School Schedules

School is quickly upon us. Please see below for secondary school startup schedules.
All other schools please check respective websites.

Welcome to the 2015/16 School Year

We are all excited about what will be another year of success and engagement for our students, families, employees and communities. We are extremely proud of our culture that ensures success for all children.

SD63 Assessment Conference

Saanich educators are pleased to announce a one day conference on Assessment with Tom Schimmer. Tom Schimmer is an independent education author, speaker, and consultant from Vancouver. He is recognized as a leader and expert in the area of assessment.

Grade 4/5 Collaborative Inquiry and Museum Project at Brentwood Elementary

The Intermediate team at Brentwood Elementary decided to collaborate on a Social Studies Inquiry Project. To be honest, none of the six teachers involved had any idea at that time about how large the project would become, how challenging and time consuming it would be, and how transformative it would be to our teaching practice and the lives of our students.