Category: Superintendent’s Message

Apparently, good things do come to those who work hard and are committed to providing quality innovative programming for learners. Designed for elementary students, the S.T.R.E.A.M. program uses science, technology and math, interpreted through engineering, robotics and the arts, to

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There is no livelier conversation right now than the one being held in staff rooms,  at grocery stores, and around dinner tables about how to best communicate student learning to students and their parents. With implementation of the re-designed K-9

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Heading into a local eatery to grab a sandwich, I was greeted by one of our high school parents who asked my why I was dressed so casually today. She saw the orange tee shirt over khaki pants and her

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In our district, we have sought to build a culture where people feel comfortable sharing their views and perspectives openly. One of the tools we have employed to broaden the number of voices heard in our district on matters of

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  Play is the highest form of research – Albert Einstein   Educators know that purposeful play-based learning sets the stage for future learning and helps to ensure the health and well-being of children. Experts in the field of brain research

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I had just come out of a meeting with a family regarding the development of a success plan for their son who was transitioning to a new school in the district. There were  concerns about how he would fit in

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The students, staff and parents of the Collaborative Education Alternative Program (CEAP) elementary age group came together with a number of community members to mount an ambitious theatre production entitled ‘Our Spirit of Canada’ hosted in the Whalebone Theatre at

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This last weekend, former Ballenas Secondary student Alycia Butterworth, who graduated from the University of Idaho in 2015 with a degree in marketing and human resources, met the Olympic qualifying standard for the women’s 3,000m steeplechase at the Portland Track and

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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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