Our students have been running in memory of Terry Fox; however, due to COVID 19 protocols, this has been happening in cohorts throughout the week. We are collecting donations for the Terry Fox Cancer Foundation and are hoping to collect “TOONIES FOR TERRY”. Please DO NOT send cash; instead please use our School Cash Online system. Links for this are below.
SCHOOL CASH ONLINE
In order to use this function you will need to consent to the use; please use this link to register https://consent.sd62.bc.ca/apps/OnlineConsent
Please log on at https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com/ and order your tickets. In order to add your student you will need their student number – if you do not have this please contact the school via email (email@example.com)
Sooke School District has set up a electronic consent portal for parents. If you have not already done so, please use this link https://consent.sd62.bc.ca/ to sign your student(s) up for the following consents:
- School Health Check
- Fresh Grade
- General School Fieldtrips (allows for neighbourhood walks with buddies etc.)
- Google Apps for Education
- Internet Access
- School Cash Online
- Aboriginal Education Form
Please remember once you have consented to School Cash Online it is not an immediate response and will take 48hrs to populate. Once populated you will be able to go to the school cash online link and start adding your students.
Please ensure that your child is dressed for all weather – rain, cold, heat as students will be going outside daily. Please provide an extra set of clothes for your students to have at the school. This will enable them to be comfortable if they get dirty or wet during the school day; it will also prevent phone calls home during the day.
We are also asking that NO treats for special occasions are to be brought in to classrooms to share due to COVID 19 rules and student allergies.
Please note this year the school office will be closed between 12:00 noon and 1:00pm and office phones will not be answered between 12:00 noon and 1:00pm.
If you require your student to be picked up during this time please call and notify the office PRIOR TO NOON to arrange the pick up.
We are very excited to announce that SD62 is now offering School Cash Online to all parents to pay school fees and district fees. We want to save you time when paying for school fees and this is a great way to pay without the need for cash or cheques.
To sign up to use School Cash Online, please follow these steps:
- Read the Instructions (parents who have already created an account during online bus registration can skip to “Step 6”)
- Fill out the Consent Form (https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com/)
You must fill out a separate consent form for each child
School District 62
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.
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.