Wishart Elementary is once again using Staples and their School Tools program for classroom supplies for 2020-2021 school year. This will provide you with direct access to the school supplies your child will need and an easy way to order them without ever leaving home. This site will go live for ordering starting June 12, 2020.
How do you do start?
- Go to Staples.ca/SchoolTools
- Find / select your child’s school and grade
- Order your child’s supply list when it appears.
- Select free delivery with your paid order, arriving direct to your home within 2-3 days.
Not only will you spend less on supplies, you’ll be covered with a full quality guarantee and replacement warranty on everything you buy. Enjoy the total convenience of ordering from home – complete with free delivery, or request a store pick up if you prefer.
The Wishart School Office will close on July 3rd, 2020 for the summer. We will keep you apprised of school start-up via SD62 District updates that families will receive directly from the school board office. While Wishart School office will re-open August 31st, the first day back for students will be September 8th.
To ensure your child has a seat for September make sure to register right away as many of our routes fill up quickly.
As a growing school district, we are committed to providing students with safe school bus transportation to and from school.
Please click here to register your student for the 2020-2021 School year – Register Now
We also recommend registering using a computer – not a cell phone.
Bus Routes Notification
Bus routes for the 2020-21 school year have been created. Students will be placed on routes as per the address provided during registration. Registrations received by June 30, will receive route schedules via email by mid-summer. Routes will be posted just prior to route schedules being sent out. Find your bus route now
To best promote Continuity of Learning as it relates to Music Class, Mr. Borland has created a Wishart Elementary Music website to better connect with all students. Features include links to Music websites, games, Music Monday, dance activities, choir, ukuleles and guitar.
Any student music work completed, questions or suggestions can be emailed directly to Mr. Borland at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All schools in the Sooke School District now have a school app that can be downloaded to your phones. Any information sent out to the parent population and noted on our website are pushed through to our school app. To keep yourself up to date when you don’t have access to your email or the school website please download from your app store.
This is a friendly reminder that all visitors to Wishart School must sign in at the office when they arrive in the building. This includes parents, guest and even volunteers. There is a sign-in sheet in the office and the process is quick and simple. Please remember to sign out when you leave. If your student is being picked up early a parent must come in to the building to sign them out.
The office staff might know you are in the building but not everyone will! This regulation is part of our Emergency Preparedness policy and is in the interest of the safety of our students, staff and general school community. If you have any questions about this long standing regulation, please kindly direct them to the Principal at your child’s school. They will be more than happy to talk with you about it
If the weather is such that we need to bring students in to the building prior to the bell we would ask the following:
– prior to 8:35 am students will be sitting in the gym.
– after 8:35 students in Grades 1-5 will go to their classrooms.
– after 8:35 students in Kindergarten will continue to wait in the gym with their caregiver until the classroom teacher arrives.
Parents volunteering for field trips or classroom work require a Criminal Record Check when working with our students. This needs to be completed and on file at the school office prior to volunteering. Criminal record checks for the Sooke School District are to be completed through the Ministry of Justice.
Driving any students in a private vehicle also requires a completed Criminal Records Check as well as a driver’s abstract from ICBC and a copy of your valid driver’s license and insurance showing a minimum of $1,000,000 liability. These are now required for all volunteers when driving for field trips and must be in to the office at least 72 HOURS PRIOR to driving or attending a field trip. Please see the link with information below.
The school office will keep your CRC and Drivers abstract on file for three years from the date of its receipt. Vehicle insurance and drivers license must be submitted yearly.
Thank you again for volunteering your time so our children can have the best educational opportunities.