“The Gulf Islands School of Performing Arts (GISPA) proudly presents Orpheus and Eurydice. Inspired by the Greek myth of the same name, Orpheus and Eurydice uphold GISPA’s signature fusion of music, dance, and theatre. Featuring unique choreography, composition and ensemble acting, Orpheus and Eurydice is not to be missed. Apollo, the God of the Sun, … Read More
Students from Phoenix Place and GISS visited W̱ EN,NÁ,NEĆ (pronounced ‘kwaneenech’, meaning facing toward Saanich’, and located on Tsawout land near Fulford Village on Salt Spring Island. They explored the ecology of Forest & Sea and Indigenous knowledge. Below are student reflections based on these questions: what did you like most? (what was the highlight … Read More
Learning Partners student, Anika Otsu, has won a BC-wide art competition promoting biodiversity. The Learning Partners program offers flexible learning options for students at Phoenix Elementary. Anika received a message that her “artwork ‘Midnight Barn Owl’ has been selected as a winner of the Wild Postcard Project @ British Columbia 2018 competition!!!! On behalf of … Read More
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The Tsawout Learning House in Saanich and Pender Island School came together to nurture new connections and understandings between youth. This reconciliation initiative involved twelve middle years students who came together weekly for eight full days of learning, connecting, understanding and creating friendships. This occurred through many shared experiences. Students learned about their shared and … Read More