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Monterey installs playground climber to kids’ delight
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New accessible playground unveiled at Quadra Elementary- Jeff Bell Times Colonist
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December Snapshot – Teens and Alcohol

Snapshots are a monthly fact sheet focusing on topics connected to substance use such as mental health & social emotional learning. The goal is to create a shared learning opportunity for students, schools and families. December’s Snapshot focus for middle and secondary is Teens and Alcohol. Greater Victoria School District… Read more

SD 61 Elementary and Middle School Students Participate in the MDI

The Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) is a self-report questionnaire completed by children in Grade 4 and Grade 7. It asks them how they think and feel about their experiences both inside and outside of school. Both the Grade 4 questionnaire and the Grade 7 questionnaire include questions related to the five areas of… Read more

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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