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Notice of Motion: Phoenix Elementary School Closure

September 14, 2023

To all SD64 School Learning Communities, SD64 partner representatives, and members of the public:

At its Regular Public Meeting held on September 13, 2023, the Board of Education for School District 64 (Gulf Islands) passed a motion to begin a 60-day consultation process for the closure of Phoenix Elementary School as per Board Policy and Procedure 635 and in accordance with the School Act.  The Board also presented a Notice of Motion to consider three readings and approval for the School Closure Bylaw for Phoenix Elementary School on November 13, 2023 at a special public meeting of the board. The special public meeting will be held at the School Board Office at 9:00 am. 

Public Consultation for School Closure

The Notice of Motion commences a 60-day consultation process during which time the staff and the public will have an opportunity to respond. A public meeting to consider the closure will be held at Phoenix Elementary School at 6:30 pm, on October 16, 2023. An agenda for the evening will be posted here in advance of the meeting. 

Additionally, written feedback is welcomed and can be submitted through the online feedback form available here:

The staff report on current school enrollment and recommendation for closure is included in the September 13, 2023 public board meeting agenda package and can be found in the links below.

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