School District Office- Summer Hours

The School District 60 Board Office will be closed from Monday, July 23rd to August 17, 2018.  The office will re-open on Monday, August 20th. Have a great summer break!

School Aged Therapy Program, Summer 2018

Please note that the School District office does have some closure dates over the summer.  We encourage families interested in services through the School Aged Therapy Program over the summer months to ensure a referral application is complete before June. 30th.   If you have any questions, please contact Learning Services at (250)262-6015.

Classroom Teachers learning about Digmore!

Teachers in our district had an opportunity to learn about Digmore as part of the Core Competency Curriculum session today.  Thank you to Laurie Petrucci for sharing about Digmore and the many resources available.  

The Tinker Tray Way

During October’s Non-Instructional Day, Kindergarten and Grade 1 teachers at Bert Ambrose collaborated with Speech-Language Pathologist, Michelle Hofstrand, to explore the use of tinker trays in the classroom. Olivia (age 5) and Breckin (age 3) demonstrated different ways to play with the items.  Tinker Trays, or loose parts, are a great way to promote language development, vocabulary […]

Planning for Diversity: Planning with the End in Mind

This session was held on the Oct. 20th NID, facilitated by Cindy McGarroch, Diane Barclay, and Laurie Petrucci. Laurie, Diane and I had an amazing day with a great group of teachers.​  So much collaboration!  We covered a lot of material and had some laughs a long the way!  Please visit the following link;  http://www.prn.bc.ca/literacy ​ to […]

The Incredible Five Point Scale

Different things bother different people so it is important for everybody to know what is hard or stressful for them! One way to think about stress is to make a “five stressors” list. 1.     Things that don’t bother you. 2.    Things that sometimes bother you. 3.    Things that can make you nervous. 4.    Things that can make you mad. […]

Literacy Series – Creating Compassionate Learning Communities and Growth Mindset

Today was the first session of a monthly Literacy Series focused on Creating Compassionate Learning Communities and Growth Mindset led by Cindy McGarroch and Nadine Parker.  Thanks to the teachers who attended at this busy time of year.  A highlight was an opportunity for teacher sharing what they have already implemented in their classes this […]