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By bguild on 3/4/2015 2:09 PM

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.

By bguild on 2/5/2015 3:12 PM
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
 
By bguild on 2/2/2015 11:16 AM

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

By bguild on 1/29/2015 5:24 PM

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.

By Graham Arts on 1/5/2015 4:01 PM
We have just posted information to our district's website for parents and guardians of children turning five in 2015 regarding registration for Kindergarten this September. Please follow this link to access the full information.
By Graham Arts on 11/28/2014 3:59 PM

School District #62 (Sooke) would like to announce a special public meeting to be held on December 2, 2014 staring at 6:00pm at the Board Office at 3143 Jacklin Road.  The purpose of the meeting is for the trustee-elects to formally take their Oath of Office and form the District’s Board of Education.  The meeting is open to the public.

By bguild on 11/24/2014 11:57 AM

Launch into this Christmas Season with 250 PACE Musical Theatre student - representing every school in the Sooke School District! 10 elves, 1 Grinch, 1 Frosty, Elsa, Anna, Olaf and Santa!   Sing along to all of your Christmas favourites – from traditional carols to chart-topping Christmas hits.   A show for the whole family!   December 3-6th at the Isabelle Reader Theatre!   Ticket prices $12 and $10

Tickets are available at Westshore Learning Centre 250-391-9002, 814 Goldstream Ave.


By Graham Arts on 11/18/2014 2:00 PM

As you may have heard, Belmont Secondary School was in lockout today from approximately 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.  RCMP and the school received information at approximately 11:00 a.m. that a fight was planned on or close to Belmont grounds.  A post on social media reported that a number of non-Belmont youth were planning on a fight which may have involved weapons.

 

School staff and RCMP took the threat seriously and the school went immediately into lockout.  Staff and students remained in classrooms while RCMP, district staff and school administrators patrolled the exterior of the school.  RCMP located the individuals involved, at which point the lockout was ended.  The students are currently on lunch break and will finish their last block of the day with a regular dismissal time.

 

Principal Ray Miller has sent a message to all Belmont parents informing them of the information mentioned above.  The staff, students and RCMP worked very co-operatively and there were no incidents during the lockout.

 

Jim Cambridge

Superintendent

of Schools

By Graham Arts on 11/15/2014 9:25 PM
The 2014 Trustee Election results will posted as soon as possible after the polls close on November 15, 2014 at the CivicInfoBC website
 
These will be preliminary results which won’t be made official until later in the week.
By Graham Arts on 10/29/2014 8:06 AM
SPEAC has organized all candidates meetings for the upcoming Trustee elections. The meeting for the Belmont Zone will be held at Spencer Middle School (on November 4th, 2014), while that for the Milne's Landing Zone will be held at Edward Milne Community School (on November 6th, 2014). We have posted .pdf copies of the flyers announcing these meetings. They can be accessed below:

iwebs - MushroomLTE

10,000 Tonight Dec. 3rd 2014
By Jim Cambridge on November 26, 2014
International Walk to School Day
By Celine Comeau on October 08, 2014
SD62 Welcomes Tour de Rock Cyclists
By Celine Comeau on October 06, 2014
Back to School Speed Zones
By Celine Comeau on September 22, 2014
First Day Back to School
By Celine Comeau on September 19, 2014

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