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Class Photographs Tomorrow | Drakies Primary School and ELCC

School photos will be taken at Saseenos for all divisions TOMORROW, Monday October 19th. Don’t forget to dress your best!

 
 

Students will be participating in cohort specific assemblies and runs at Saseenos to remember and honour the legacy of Terry Fox, a Canadian Hero.

We will be collecting Toonies for the Terry Fox Foundation in individual classrooms should your child want to make a donation.

For more info visit the “Terry Fox Foundation” website.

 

 
 

Parents and Guardians,

Please visit the SD62 Consent web page below ASAP. We are looking for permissions to be signed digitally again this year, applying to everything from walking field trips to computer use at the school.

ONLINE CONSENT – CLICK HERE

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Sandy in our office at (250) 642-5261!

Thank you in advance for your assistance!

 
 

On September 30th, wear orange to show your support in the healing of residential school survivors! Hear Phyllis’ story below on why we wear orange this day each year.

 
 

For the latest information on our return to school, and updates regarding bussing, gradual entry, COVID-19, and special weather condition updates, please visit the Sooke School District #62 News website.

 
 

January 22nd, 2020

Sooke Community Hall

9:00 – 11:30am

3 & 4 Year Olds

Join us for activities, and explore through play (Free Event)

Lots of Giveaways!

 

 
 

Documentation requirements

We have made updates to our registration procedures and to the type and amount of documents required. Please take a look at our Registration Guide to make sure you have the required documents ready to upload during registration.

How to register:

1. Read the Registration Guide to make sure you have the required documents ready to upload during registration. After uploading, please present original documents to your neighbourhood school within seven (7) days. We will accept original documents only – no exceptions. Students will not be officially registered until all documentation has been received.

2. Online at registration.sd62.bc.ca.

Register Now

Kindergarten

All SD62 elementary schools offer full day kindergarten for our youngest learners. To register, children must turn five years of age by December 31 in the same calendar year that they begin school. Registration for kindergarten is a first-come, first-served basis and normally takes place in January.

Please visit the following pages for more information:

*Note: Parents MUST attend a Nature K info session prior to registration. Please see Nature Kindergarten page for dates.

Grades 1 – 12

New to our school district? If your child is in Grades 1-12, registration can be done online throughout the year.

Already enrolled in SD62? If you would like your child to change schools within our district, simply fill out the School Change Request form. There is no need to re-register your child as they transition grades.

*We recommend contacting your neighbourhood school prior to registering to find out about available space and resources.

French Immersion

Early French Immersion

Students who opt for Early Immersion usually enter the program in Kindergarten and continue their French studies through to grade twelve. In Grade 12, they receive a ‘Double Dogwood’ (a bilingual graduation certificate). Students may also begin the program in Grade 1. Please visit the French Immersion – Kindergarten page for complete details regarding registration.

Late French Immersion

Students who choose late immersion will enter the French program in Grade 6 at École John Stubbs Memorial School. In Grade 8, late immersion students will merge with the students who enrolled in early immersion.

Parents can register online or in-person at their neighbourhood school. If registering online, please select Late French Immersion as your preference. Parents who wish to register in person must do so at École John Stubbs Memorial School.

As this is a popular program, parents are encouraged to register as close as possible to the opening of registration.

Visit the French Immersion page to see a list of SD62 schools that offer French Immersion as well as more information about French in SD62.

New immigrant families (permanent residents, refugees or those on work/study permit or diplomatic visas):

Please contact the SD62 International Office at 250-474-9818 or in person at 200-814 Goldstream Avenue before completing the online registration.

 
 

Celebration of Learning – Here is what we have:

  • School ends at 11:53
  • 12:15-1:15 – Open Classrooms
  • 1:15-4:00 – Individual Classroom Schedules
  • 5:00-7:00 – Open Classrooms
  • Music Room will be open as well!

 

 

 
 

Please see the attached link –

10_Sept_2019_NewsletterFV

 
 

Click on the Munch a Lunch Logo to order PAC lunches.

 
 

Bus Registration

How to register for the school bus – click here.  http://www.sd62.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2019/04/School-Cash-Online-Step-2019.pdf

As in previous years, we will be using the School Cash Online system for school bus registration. Registration is of course, free for families.

Register here

Please note:

  • Registration will open on time
  • Parents will not be able to select bus routes.
  • Experienced Transportation staff will place your child(ren) on the best routes as per your home address and school.
  • If you register by June 1, you will be notified as to which bus routes your child(ren) will be on before the end of the school year.
  • Bus passes will be handed out to middle and secondary students prior to or during the first week of school in September
  • Bus passes only apply to middle and secondary school students. Attendance will be taken in the elementary grades.
  • Drivers will begin enforcing passes during the first week of school in September.

Questions? Please check out some of the Frequently Asked Questions near the bottom of the Transportation page or contact the Transportation Department via email or call (250) 474-9845. Due to volume of inquiries, please allow 3-4 business days to receive a response.