Transportation Funding Increases for Gulf Islands Schools


“The Gulf Islands SD64 proposal for additional transportation funding has recently been approved,” noted Rod Scotvold, School District 64 Secretary Treasurer. “This funding fills a gap that has grown over the years because of the high transportation costs in our district, and the costs of supporting a number of small schools.” The funds will be … Read More

GISS Grad Isabella Carlyle Now a Parliamentary Page


GISS graduate Isabella Carlyle is shown here in Canada’s Parliament. Isabella serves as a page in the House of Commons. An Honour Roll member during her four years at GISS, Isabella aspires to work in the area of international development and the environment. She graduated in June 2016 from GISS. In order to be accepted … Read More

Pender Pit Cook Day


The October 12th traditional First Nations Pit Cook at the Pender School brought drama, special knowledge and a delicious salmon feast to the nearly 140 students. Tsawout Elder Earl Claxton Jr. and Knowledge Keeper John-Bradley Williams shared W̱SÁNEĆ culture and tradition while engaging the students in constructing the steam pit and preparing the salmon for … Read More

Letters to Parents & Guardians


Student Assessment, Reporting and Parent Engagement Please read the following letters from Superintendent Lisa Halstead and Minister of Education Mike Bernier: Letters to Parents & Guardians

Teachers Pursue Diverse Professional Offerings


October 21st is the Provincial Professional Development Day for BC’s teachers. There are traditionally many workshops, conferences and opportunities for professional learning throughout the province. For example, there are a number of Provincial Specialist Association events planned for the Friday. A full list of all them can be found here: Brochure Here in the Gulf … Read More