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ElderU course preview

Sunshine Coast ElderU would like to invite the community to attend our free Spring 2016 course preview on Thursday, Dec. 10 from 10:00am to noon at the Sechelt campus of Capilano University. ElderU is a community of individuals aged 55 plus with a zest for learning and exploring life as we continue to broaden our ... Read More »

Environmentally sustainable school system a priority

Almost a decade ago, School District 46 adopted an Environmental Sustainability policy that states, in part, “The Board of School Trustees of School District 46 expects consideration of ‘environmental impact’ in the planning of all operational and educational programs.” Over the years, we have worked hard to see this through. Here are some highlights of ... Read More »

Pender Harbour interim principal appointed

School District No. 46 is pleased to announce the appointment of April McKnight as interim principal of Pender Harbour Elementary-Secondary School. Ms. McKnight fills the vacancy created when Paul Bishop was designated director of instruction: human resources and secondary programs. Ms. McKnight has been the science teacher at Pender Harbour School since September 2014. The ... Read More »

School board executive team completed

School District No. 46 is excited to have a redefined executive team that includes the superintendent of schools, secretary-treasurer and two directors of instruction. Last month Vanessa White joined Superintendent Patrick Bocking and Secretary-Treasurer Nicholas Weswick in her position as Director of Instruction: Student Support Services. The district is now pleased to announce that it ... Read More »

New student trustee sworn in

The Board of Education of SD46 (Sunshine Coast) was delighted to have student trustee Wyatt Henley sworn in on Oct. 13 at our regular board meeting. Wyatt becomes our third student trustee and reinforces for all of our community just how much we value having a representative student voice at the table. Although a student ... Read More »

School District unveils strategic plan

September is often a month of new beginnings. Fall harvesting in our gardens, new staff in our schools, students starting a new year and for School district No. 46 a new strategic plan on the website and available in schools.  We are aiming for Excellence In All We Do! Under the values “Collaboration and Equity” ... Read More »

Back to school

Back to school at Roberts Creek elementary on Sept. 8 included the first recess of the term, and a chance to try out some new playground equipment. School district officials had been expecting a slight overall increase in student enrolment this year but layoffs at the pulp mill – which take effect in October – ... Read More »

Elder U preview

Sunshine Coast ElderU would like to invite the Sunshine Coast community to attend our free fall course preview on Thursday, August 27th from 10:00 am until noon at the Sechelt campus of Capilano University. ElderU will preview its 14 new and returning courses coming this fall for those aged 55 and older. Offerings will include ... Read More »

More than meets the eye at Cedar Grove Elementary

Cedar Grove Elementary is a lovely little school located adjacent to Frank West Hall/Cliff Mahlman Fire Hall on Chaster Rd. From the parking lot, the school seems relatively small, nestled behind its personal cedar forest. A learned gnome, focused on his eternal joy of reading, greets us as we approach. Once inside the school, we ... Read More »

Reading, writing and… vegetables

B.C. is proud to celebrate 10 years of the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional program, and thanks to $3.5 million in new funding this year, it will continue bringing fruits, vegetables and milk to children in classrooms throughout the province. “From humble beginnings with only ten schools, a decade later we’re seeing phenomenal success ... Read More »

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