The Artwork above has been provided by the students of our middle and secondary schools


Welcome to the Sooke School District

The Sooke School District, serving approximately 9200 students, is located on Southern Vancouver Island adjacent to British Columbia’s Capital City of Victoria. Communities of the school district include Sooke, Port Renfrew, Metchosin, Colwood and Langford.

District News


denoument is the name given to this year’s exhibition of student artwork from the Westshore’s middle and secondary schools. The exhibition runs from May 13th to the 17th (inclusive). Please take a moment to have a look at the poster announcing this annual show.



The public budget meeting took place on March 30, 2015.  The following is the presentation reviewed at the meeting as well as a list of Quick Budget Facts.

School Calendar 2015-2016


At its March 24, 2015 meeting, the Board of Education passed the 2015-16 school calendar.  This calendar contains a two week spring break.  Spring Break will be from Monday, March 14 to Thursday, March 24.  Friday, March 25 is Good Friday and Monday, March 28 is Easter Monday.  Tuesday, March 29 is a day in lieu for the Good Friday statutory holiday.  Schools will reopen on Wednesday, March 30.  To facilitate a two week spring break, schools will continue with the additional 8 minutes of instructional time added to their schedules.   The Board wishes to thank parents, partner groups, staff and community members for their participation in the public consultation process.  Two versions of the calendar are available for viewing as follows:

Upcoming Public Budget Meetings


The Board of Education for the Sooke School District (#62) would like to invite the public to the Budget meeting set for Monday, March 30th starting at 7:00 pm at the School Board Office at 3143 Jacklin Road.  At this meeting, the District will outline its financial plan for the upcoming 2015/16 school year and will welcome comments from the public on the proposed plan.

A list of upcoming budget meetings is as follows:

  • Public Budget Meeting – March 30, 2015 – 7:00 p.m. – School Board Office
  • Review of Proposed Budget – April 14, 2015 – 7:00 p.m. – Willway Elementary School
  • Passing of the 2015-16 Budget – April 28, 2015 – 8:00 p.m. – School Board Office

2015/16 Public Budget Meeting


The Board of Education for the Sooke School District (#62) would like to advise all parents and stakeholders of the Public Budget meeting set for Monday, March 30th starting at 7:00 pm at the School Board Office at 3143 Jacklin Road.  At this meeting, the District will outline its financial plan for the upcoming 2015/16 school year and will welcome comments from the public on the proposed plan.

It is anticipated that the Board will review and debate the 15/16 budget at a special Board meeting on April 14th, prior to the Education of the Whole Committee meeting at Willway Elementary as well as at the regularly scheduled Board meeting set for April 28th at the Board Office.

The Trustees and District staff encourage you to come out to the above noted meetings to hear more about next year’s budget.


2015-16 Draft Calendar Survey


This is an invitation to all parents/guardians and SD 62 community members to respond electronically to the proposed calendar options for 2015 – 16.  Responses are due by Friday, February 27, 2015
 


To All Parents:

 

The District will be hosting a Transportation Committee meeting on Tuesday, February 17, 2015.  The meeting will start 7:00 pm and will take place in the Boardroom at the Board Office, 3143 Jacklin Road. 

The focus of the discussions will be around fees for the 15/16 school year and the factors leading into those fees such as routes, ridership and location of the bus yard.

For those parents who require bus transportation services, please note that for planning purposes, the deadline to submit registration forms for the 15/16 school year will be February 27, 2015.  The form can be found on the SD62 website, under the “Quick Links” section.

Please follow this link in order to access the meeting agenda.

Harold Cull
Secretary-Treasurer


Registration for 2015/16 Academies.


Registration for all Sooke District Academy programs begins Friday January 30th at 6:00 am.

You can access the registration page using the following link: Academy Registration

If you require further assistance please call your school where the academy program is being held.



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Upcoming Events

Middle-Secondary Principals' Meeting - Board Room.

Elementary Principals' Meeting - Board Room.

In Camera Board Meeting - Board Room.

Regular Public Board Meeting - Board Room.

District Elementary Cross Country Race - 3:30 p.m., Juan de Fuca lower fields/trails.

Non-instructional Day - Professional Development.  Schools not in session.

Education Standing Committee Meeting - 4 p.m., Board Room.

Education Committee of the Whole Meeting - Saseenos Elementary School.

Elementary Principals' Meeting - Board Room.

Victoria Day - schools not in session.
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