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.

General news and announcements

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.

Canada's Greenest IT

We are very proud to announce that the Saanich School District was a finalist in Canada's Greenest IT. We have shown that you don't have to compromise functionality while reducing energy, green house gases (GHG) and our carbon footprint. Saanich is utilizing an open source solution which uses a Linux server at each school and very energy efficient diskless clients for our desktops.

Learning in the digital age

What is learning in a digital age?