Category: Educational Matters

What is R Time?

By | September 12, 2016

R time is very simple. With such a diverse population, and given the high percentage of E.L.L. Learners, many of whom, along with Internationals do not ask questions. R time can be as it is now, teach the additional 5 minutes, or…Read More »

Letter from Mike Bernier

By | September 5, 2016

Here is a Letter About the New Curriculum: Link is found here:  http://www.sd33.bc.ca/sites/default/files/190266%20Parents_Public%20Schools%20outgoing.pdf VSB Letter:  http://www.vsb.bc.ca/sites/default/files/16Jun08_op_commIII_item%204.pdf   September 2, 2016 Dear Parent(s): Ref: 190266 The start of a new school year is an exciting time for students and families. It is also an…Read More »

New Curriculum

By | May 31, 2016

Dear Parents, we now have received some information on the new curriculum.  Each of these is a .pdf file that needs to be opened to see, but they are also available on the VSB Website here: http://www.vsb.bc.ca/district-news/ministry-education-announces-changes-provincial-assessment Principals and Vice-Principals may find…Read More »

PAN School Budget Info

By | April 23, 2016

A MESSAGE FROM THE PARENT ADVOCACY NETWORK (PAN) Important Advocacy Moment Monday April 25 at 7:00pm is the final VSB public consultation session before Trustees vote on the proposed budget for the coming school year. This proposed VSB Budget reflects 10+ years…Read More »