School District 69 is pleased to announce that one of the largest solar panel projects in BC has been installed this spring at False Bay School on Lasqueti Island, and was unveiled in a celebration on the May long weekend.

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‘Understanding always entails personal invention; it cannot simply be transmitted from a generator to a recipient.’ -Martha Stone Wiske- It is late January, and three students are still proudly sitting on cardboard chairs created in September in the Maker Space

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They were in Howie Meeker country, playing a game at the Howie Meeker Rink, so it was was only fitting that the first inter-school hockey game played between Ballenas and Kwalikum Secondary students from the SD69 Hockey Program would turn-out

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We know that many of the neural pathways and social competencies required for successful lifelong learning are laid down before students enter kindergarten. In SD 69 we have long been committed to working with partner agencies, the community and parents

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  December 16, 2016 marked the eighth anniversary of a really great tradition of caring and community at Ballenas Secondary School. Over 750 students were treated to an amazing turkey lunch with all of the trimmings paid for, prepared and

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When I think of a jazz music experience, my mind goes to a sensory image involving a small dark room, comfortable overstuffed chairs, the smell of  cigarette smoke, amber liquids and a dimly lit stage. Thankfully jazz music has moved

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One of the most powerful tools we have for reaching and impacting youth and children is peer education. Peer education makes use of peer influence in a positive way to support learning, personal growth and understanding. Peer Educators… Are less likely

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Sir Ken Robinson defines the personalization of learning as, ‘Enabling students to pursue their interests and strengths.’ One of the exciting aspects of our school district reconfiguration process was the potential to see expanded elective, exploratory or discovery learning opportunities

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      Earlier this month 14 students from the Bowser School, along with their teacher Mr. Dinning and SD69 Career Education teacher Luc Ouellette,  attended the Skills Canada Competition at the Try A Trade Symposium held  in Vancouver. This

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This past fire season under a local pilot program, three SD 69 students enrolled in the Rivers, Oceans, and Mountains (ROAMS) Program were hired to join BC Wildfire Service fire crews at the Errington Fire Base. Students Jasper Edge, Quinten Donaldson and Wylder

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