General news and announcements

Saanich Career Education Evening “Parents as Informed Partners”

Parents and students are invited to come to learn about our career programs and post-secondary opportunities.

Thursday, October 4th 7 p.m.
Mary Winspear Centre: Charlie White Theatre (2243 Beacon Avenue West, Sidney) 

Visit our Saanich Career Education website for more information.

New Saanich Career Education Website

The Saanich Schools Career Education Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new District Career Website.  This website provides students, parents, and employers with a wealth of knowledge and information about Career Programs and opportunities within School District 63 (Saanich).

Highlights include:

2018 District TASK Program

The Trade Awareness Skills and Knowledge (TASK) Program is a Camosun College trade sampler program offered in partnership with the Saanich School District, Coast Salish Employment Training Society (CSETS) and the Canadian Welding Bureau Foundation.  Students sample seven trades while working towards nine industry training certificates.  They also complete dual credit courses while developing a strong foundation for moving into further Camosun College programs.  TASK is hosted at the Saanichton Learning Centre campus. 

Welcome back to school!

This year we are welcoming approximately 450 new Kindergarten students into Saanich Schools -- introducing 450 brand new students to the joys of learning and growing.  When we remind ourselves that this cohort of students will graduate in the year 2031 it tells us that while we may not know what the world will necessarily look like in 13 years, we do know that by our continued emphasis on innovative teaching and learning we provide our students with a vibrant educational experience while preparing them for their future successes.  In Saanich Schools, our teachers, administrators and support

Premier's Award for Excellence in Education - Finalist Melissa Austin

We are extremely pleased to announce Melissa Austin, District Vice-Principal (Indigenous Education) has been named as a finalist for these inaugural awards in the category for Indigenous Education.   We are extremely fortunate to have Melissa in this important role in Saanich.  

You can find the media release here:  https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018PREM0064-001661

Notice of Business Company

The Annual General Meetings for the School District 63 Business Company and its two subsidiary companies, Saanich International Student Recruiting Services Inc. and Saanich International Distributed Learning Services Inc., will be held on Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at 4:00 pm at School District 63 School Board Office, 2125 Keating Cross Road, Saanichton, BC

Saanich Schools – Opening the Door to Opportunity

Our schools, like our world, have changed over the years – today Saanich schools have opened new doors of learning not possible just a few short years ago. Our innovative learning opportunities of new courses, programs and academies engage the learner like never before allowing them to follow an incredible array of new interests and passions.

Our students are actively engaged in the new curriculum, assisted with new technology and tools that make learning fun, relevant and future focussed. The future is being taught today in Saanich public schools.