Education

Answers to 5 common questions facing families for the COVID-19 school year

COVID-19 protocols are likely to vary even more at the school board level, and even and school-to-school.

 

B.C. would not send students back to school if there was ‘overwhelming risk’: Horgan

Plan has left many parents across the province worried about their children’s safety

 

Stevenson reflects on her seven years as Chemainus Elementary School principal

Strong community and parent support for the school always evident during her tenure

 

B.C. teacher hopes province will change back-to-school plan in fear of COVID transmission

‘My ideal would be that I go back to a classroom where everybody’s wearing masks,’ says Lizanne Foster

Cowichan school district busy planning for back to school Sept. 8

The best place for leaners is in school

  • Jul 30, 2020

B.C. to roll out ‘learning groups’ as part of COVID-19 back-to-school plan

Much of the plan around returning to school will be up to individual school districts

B.C. to announce plans for September return to school amid COVID-19 pandemic

Plan to include measures nimble enough to react to the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19

Saying goodbye to a beloved principal not easy

Many memories in four years at Crofton Elementary for Calverley

B.C. announces new funding for post-secondary health-care education, training

B.C. residents have been calling for more health-care workers in their communities for years, says minister

COVID-19 means different graduations for Cowichan students in 2020

At Lake Cowichan students did the traditional hat toss

  • Jul 4, 2020

Queen Margaret’s School graduates celebrate

Queen Margaret’s School held their Speech Day (convocation) with 15 graduates on site

  • Jul 1, 2020

Fort Langley principal apologizes as blackface picture re-surfaces 13 years later

As photo circulates on social media, district administrators agreeing it should never have happened

Duncan Christian School hands out hardware

Repeat winner of Senior Girls Athlete of the Year award joined by a grateful first-time recipient

International students, B.C. homestay families learn to live together during the pandemic

The experience hasn’t been exactly what they signed up for

Vancouver Island girl with ‘humble beginnings’ ecstatic after scholarship win

With a $40,000 Beedie Luminaries scholarship, Gold River student, Hana Kim, is one step closer to her dream of becoming a doctor

B.C. teachers’ union: June’s hybrid learning ‘not sustainable’, new plan needed for fall

Officials are expecting to see a mix of in-class and online learning in September

‘Caught off guard’: B.C.’s online independent schools criticize funding cuts

The education ministry is changing funding for 16 schools

Cowichan student posts top score for Scholastic Achievement

The Scholastic Challenge is offered to Grade 6 and 8 students across Canada every year

Cowichan school district looking at changing dates of spring break

Our school district was not aligned with 56 other school districts in the province.