The Saanich School District is doing its part in helping to reduce demand for natural gas this winter.
The two Enbridge natural gas pipelines in BC are not operating at full capacity resulting in an anticipated reduction in the amount of gas available throughout the province. The Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, the Honourable Michelle Mungall, has asked all school districts to assist in helping by conserving natural gas during this time of constrained supply.
We are delighted as a School District and as a learning community to welcome the seven trustees who have been elected as the new Board of Education for School District 63 Saanich. Our thanks to the exiting Board for its leadership and advocacy for public education over the past four years. Our incoming Board members are:
COPACS and the Saanich School District proudly invite you to attend a free seminar for parents featuring Capilano University instructor Marion Haythorne!
Please join us on Monday, November 15th, 2018 at 6:30 pm at Stelly's Secondary School for an informative and interactive session to help parents and guardians navigate the new world of career options open to students!
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).
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.
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