General news and announcements

2017/18 and 2018/19 School Calendars

The Board of Education approved the school calendars for 2017/18 and 2018/19 at the Board Meeting held on March 15, 2017.

2017/18 School Calendar 

2018/19 School Calendar


The Board of Education of School District No. 63 (Saanich) invites you to a: Public Budget Meeting Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 7:00pm Bayside Middle School, Multi-Purpose Room. The Board of Education and the Saanich School District would be pleased to have you join us to participate in and contribute to the formation of our budget for 2017/18. Public participation in this process is important for the Board's adoption of a budget that reflects the values, beliefs and priorities of the community.

White Road Consultation

We invite you to participate in the consultation process by attending a Public Open House session on March 16, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00pm at the Saanich Schools Education Centre located behind Keating Elementary School (6843 Central Saanich Rd. Saanichton, BC).

At this meeting, the District will share additional background information about the property, will seek community input on a set of planning principles to guide the process and will welcome ideas about potential future use of the property. Further information about the White Road property and consultation process can be found at here . Following the open house, a community survey will be distributed. If you are unable to attend the open house and would like to receive the survey, please forward your contact information to .

Registration for September 2017

Registrations are now being accepted for Kindergarten to Grade 5 at the School Board Office, 2125 Keating Cross Road, Saanichton and at the schools for Middle (Grades 6-8) and Secondary (Grades 9-12) levels. Please click here for more information.

Announcement: Board Selects New Superintendent of Schools

The Board of Education is pleased to announce that, following a nation-wide search, Mr. Dave Eberwein has been selected as the incoming Superintendent of Schools and Chief Executive Officer of School District 63 Mr. Eberwein will replace Dr. Keven Elder who

Proposed 2017/18 and 2018/19 School Calendars

The Saanich Board of Education is pleased to share the proposed school calendars for 2017/18 and 2018/19. Based on feedback in previous years, Saanich School District #63 has collaborated with Greater Victoria School District #61 and Sooke School District #62 to align school calendar dates wherever possible.

Thank you for providing feedback in respect of the Proposed School Calendars for 2017/18 and 2018/19. Responses have been collated for consideration by the Board. 

Calendars will be finalised at the Board Meeting on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017.

Recent Supreme Court Decision; New Teachers to be Hired

The Ministry of Education and the BC Teachers Federation have recently reached an agreement that will add over 1000 teachers to the education system in BC. For Saanich this means we will soon be able to hire 12 to 13 new teachers, some in specialist support