Superintendent Message December 2013


It is hard to believe Winter Break is almost upon us. Friday, December 20, 2013 marks the first day of Winter Break and classes resume at all district schools on Monday, January 6, 2014. Changes in the season and the start of a New Year bring on a time of reflection for many of us. … Read More

SD64 hosts Strong Start BC’s Early Learning for Families (ELF) in our schools


School District 64 hosts Strong Start BC’s Early Learning for Families (ELF) in our schools. These programs provide quality learning environments for adults and their young children, aged birth to five, at no cost to families. Qualified early childhood educators lead learning activities, including stories, music and art at our centres. These welcoming facilities allow … Read More

WATERDROPS/Water Stewards


We are pleased to share WATERDROPS/Water Stewards! This integrative nature-based curriculum was developed by three teachers and an environmental educator in the Gulf Islands. The program was originally developed for Grade 4/5 students and is easy to adapt to fit other ages. WATERDROPS/Water Stewards was first implemented at Salt Spring Elementary School over a two … Read More

About Learning


Focus on “Success for All” students In 2012-13, Gulf Islands received a “Special Education Innovation Grant” to explore alternate ways of ensuring all students learn at high levels. Part of the motivation was to respond to the needs of every learner in a timely manner, regardless of whether that student was designated as one with … Read More

Learning for All


I am pleased to report that students and staff are settling into the new school year. While every school strives to create a unique and supportive learning environment, throughout the district we are working toward some common goals. The goals in this year’s Achievement Contract for School District 64 are: All students are progressing toward … Read More