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Davis Bay Elementary grows naturally

On April 16, the Board of Education passed a motion authorizing the Superintendent to return Davis Bay Elementary to a ‘Kindergarten to Grade Seven’ school. For three years Davis Bay has been a ‘Kindergarten to Grade Five’ school and has been doing a fantastic job. The Spider, or home-school support, program has helped fill the ... Read More »

Research programs build connections to employers

A January 2013 Macleans cover story called ‘The New Underclass,’ followed by other media coverage including a segment on CBC’s Sunday Edition series, Is Canada Working? reported on the challenges facing post-secondary education institutions and students amidst a changing fiscal environment. Many of the profiles included students graduating with huge debt from student loans only to ... Read More »

Over $3500 raised to help complete playground

The West Sechelt Playground Enhancement Team held a Burger and Beer Fundraiser at the Lighthouse Pub on May 9 to raise funds to upgrade the playground at West Sechelt Elementary School. The Chair of this committee, Susan Shinn, Secretary Christine Wood and Treasurer Allyson Fawcus worked very hard fine-tuning the details for this event. Susan ... Read More »

Sun Haven School Spring Faire

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Gibsons Elementary School groundbreaking ceremony

On Friday, May 3, the public is invited to come to Gibsons Elementary and celebrate with a groundbreaking ceremony for the new elementary school.  This celebratory event starts at 1:30pm and will include remarks by all of the community partners.  The new school plans will be on display and the project team will ... Read More »

Drag racing on the strip — not on the street

It’s been a few years but the automotive shop at Elphinstone High School is a hub of activity. With two donated drag cars, a group of enthusiastic students, a teacher sponsor and a few volunteers, there’s something serious going on in the shop. The non-accredited course is Drag Racing 101. This after-school program has a ... Read More »

See what’s going on in Gibsons

It seems as though there are more and more people walking around the streets of Gibsons now that the weather has allowed for it. Restaurants and cafes are filling up as more visitors are arriving. Gibsons, for those of you coming over on the ferry, is best known across Canada as the setting of the ... Read More »

New funding delivers milk to local schools

School District 46 has the following schools participating in this program. • Cedar Grove Elementary • Gibsons Elementary • Halfmoon Bay Elementary • Kinnikinnick Elementary • Langdale Elementary • Madeira Park Elementary • Chatelech Secondary • Elphinstone Secondary Schools participating in the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program will now have the option to ... Read More »

Honouring the child in more ways than one

On Thursday, April 4 the Christiansen Village residents visited the Gibsons Public Art gallery. The group enjoyed the annual Young Peoples exhibition Art Makers which continues until April 15. Pamela Proctor, author of Honouring the Child: Changing Ways of Teaching, will lead a session on Ways to Personalize Learning from 2 to 4pm on Sunday, ... Read More »

Brynn’s Angels – helping art students

Brynn Proctor Suddes was 12 years old in 2007 when she passed away in a traffic fatality. She was hit by a truck after departing a transit bus with a friend. Brynn was always a very creative and positive girl. She was interested in art from an early age and expressed an interest in going ... Read More »

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