NEWS

Parent Education April 9 - SOGI and substance use

March 21, 2019

Parents and Guardians of Grade 5-9 students in the W̱SÁNEĆ and Saanich School District are welcome to join:
Michelle Joyce- Central Saanich Police
Lux Welsh- Ambit Gender Diversity
Nick Sandor - Island Sexual Health

For a discussion on what students are learning about substance use, sexual orientation, gender diversity and modern masculinity.

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 6:30-8:30pm
Location: Bayside Middle School, 1101 Newton Place, Brentwood Bay

It is free, but please register.

Upcoming Dates:

March 1, 2019

March 14: FoodSafe - FREE FoodSafe certification course. 9-4 at ROC

April 4: Games Night - Join us for another fun night of board games and pizza for grades 8-12 school aged students.

K - 9 Program at SIDES

February 26, 2019

Registration is now closed for any full-time K - 9 students who are from out of district. We will create a wait-list for the 2019-2020 school year.

For any cross-enrolled students (grades 8 - 9) we will continue to accept enrolments into courses at the Grade 9 level or higher.

English 12 / Communications 12

February 20, 2019

The BC Ministry of Education has extended the deadline for English 12 and Communications 12. What does this mean for you?

School-age students:

  • Registration for the old curriculum English 12 and Communications 12 will remain open until May 31st, 2019. Orientation courses must be completed by June 23rd, 2019. These courses require students to write a provincial exam. The full course and accompanying provincial exams must be completed before June 2020.
  • Registration for the new curriculum English Studies 12 course opens July 1, 2019. This course does not have a provincial exam or literacy exam if completed by June 2020.

Adult Students:

  • Registration for the newly developed Adult English Studies 12 course will open March 1st, 2019. Adult students who enrol in the new course (March 1st) are not required to write a provincial exam or literacy exam. Adult Sudents already enrolled may be required to write the provincial, depending on the program they're going into.

Grad Transitions Deadline

February 1, 2019

If you are a SIDES student, and you plan to graduate by August 2019 of this school year, Grad Transitions must be completed by June 15, 2019 in order to receive credit for this course. If you do not have credit for this course, you will not be able to graduate.

Please contact Michelle Shuck mshuck@Saanichschools.ca if you need to be enrolled in Grad Transitions.

SIDES Test Invigilation Fee increase

January 28, 2019

Effective January 28, 2019, the SIDES fee for invigilating third party tests (ex., university or college exams, trades certifications, etc.) will increase to $40.00 per exam. As always, there is no charge for invigilation of student tests for other BC public K - 12 schools.