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Upcoming Events

RentSmart Educator Training

November 20 - November 23

Gordon Neufeld Conference

March 1, 2019 - March 2, 2019

Babies Help Kindergarten Children Develop Empathy

Superbaby was a big hit this week in Sally Hallam’s French immersion kindergarten class. The Willows Elementary School youngsters couldn’t get enough of mom Sara Amyot holding six-month-old Evie in a flying superhero pose. It was the fourth class visit for the mom-and-daughter duo, part of a program called Roots of… 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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Second Step Social Emotional materials for all of our elementary schools, so exciting! #sd61learn 4rcommunity photo
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I'm going to "Second Step Materials Review". See you there? via @Eventbrite
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Celebrated Farm2School month today at Colquitz with students,Trustees, Rob Fleming and Lana Popham #sd61learn 4rcommunity photo
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I'm going to "Social Emotional Wellness Advocates Retreat". See you there? via @Eventbrite
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Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay, which is a great reminder to acknowledge that your feelings are valid and you are stronger than you think. Shout out to our district for all the great work being done to support mental wellbeing! #sd61learn
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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