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Saanich walks the walk on crosswalk after student lobbied for improvements
Oak Bay News, December 9, 2018 A Saanich woman is thrilled to...
Dec 10, 2018
Victoria elementary school kids celebrate ‘We Day’
Kids at Sir James Douglas Elementary School reflect on their philanthropy...
Dec 6, 2018
Saanich’s Mount Douglas Rams win provincial high school football championship
Saturday’s victory at B.C. Place over the defending champions coached by...

Upcoming Events

Focus Group to discuss starting a Trans & Non-Binary Support Group for Youth

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Gordon Neufeld Conference

March 1, 2019 - March 2, 2019

Vancouver Island Parent Conference

March 2, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

2019 National Farm to School Conference

May 15, 2019 - May 17, 2019

SD 61 Participates in WE DAY and year long Local & Global Campaigns

We are proud to share with you that the students and educators in the Greater Victoria School District have accepted the responsibility to make positive change for themselves, their community and the world. Through WE Schools youth are learning about causes that they care about, developing their talents, and putting… Read more

Middle Years Development Instrument Community Report

Middle childhood – from ages 6 through 12 – is a time of enormous physical, emotional, and cognitive growth. Children become more conscious of themselves and their identities, are more aware of social customs and interactions, seek more freedom and autonomy, and expand their capacity for abstract thinking. Along with… Read more

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Healthy Schools

Welcome to Healthy Schools

Picture12 An inseparable relationship exists between a student’s wellbeing and their learning and development. Wellbeing includes physical, mental, social and emotional aspects and is an important learning need for all students. If compromised, it can negatively interfere with learning, academic and lifelong success.
-Dr. Rose Azuike