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Health Canada dishes out new food guide, chops food groups and portions (CHEK, Jan. 22, 2019)
Canada’s new food guide does away with food groups and portion sizes, focusing instead on broader...
Jan 23, 2019
School can wait: What happened when Seattle let its high schoolers sleep in
The evidence continues to pile up: if you don’t hustle your teen out...
Dec 14, 2018
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

Upcoming Events

Nature and Conscious Education Summit

May 25 - May 26

Bike to Work Week 2019

May 25 @ 8:00 am - June 2 @ 5:00 pm

Mothers Mental Health

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - June 12 @ 2:00 pm

Saanich Youth Awards 2019

May 30

Ride Don’t Hide

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Adolescent Health Survey 2018

Since 1992, The McCreary Centre Society has surveyed youth aged 12 -19 in British Columbia every five years. In 2018, over 38 000 youth in 58 of BC’s 60 School Districts completed the survey. At least one classroom in each of SD 61’s middle and secondary schools participated in the… Read more

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

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Thank you Carol Todd for a sharing your message of kindness, empathy and compassion at Reynolds School today #sd61learn # @c_todd #choosekind 4rcommunity photo
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