West Shore Parks & Rec is running a program called “Girls Got Game” and we still have a few more spaces to fill. A It’s for girls ages 9-15yrs. Great, great program and quite inexpensive to do. This program starts tomorrow night.
We are excited to announce Carrie Watts – Head Coach of the UVIC Women’s Basketball Team – as one of the guest coaches for our program, Girls Got Game!
The Girls Got Game multi-sport program is designed for those who identify as female aged 9 to 15. In this program, girls will work on fundamental movement skills and developing their physical literacy to become more confident in exploring different sports. Each week, the girls will experience to different sports and physical activities, which will be led by strong female athletes and coaches from the Greater Victoria region. Additionally, there will be core leaders who are with the girls throughout the program so they can build trusted relationships.
There are still a few spots left, so don’t wait – register today!
January 20 – April 21
6:00 – 7:00 PM
JDF Indoor Sports Centre
No classes March 24, 31, & April 7
Recreation Programmer –Sport and Youth
250-478-8384 ext. 8641
Dear Wishart Families,
Yesterday we welcomed students back to our school. Last week, our District and staff team revisited our COVID 19 Health and Safety protocols and planned for continuity of learning, in the event we need to shift to at home learning. Please see the district email that was sent out by our superintendent on Friday, January 7th for more information regarding these potential closures. In the near future, each classroom teacher will be reaching out to their families regarding what Temporary-At-Home-Learning could look like for their class of students.
A reminder to all families:
Enhanced Safety Protocols During School
We continue to review and revise our in-school safety measures including:
Although this is not the start to 2022 that we had anticipated, we are excited to have students back. Please know that our schools are safe places, thanks to the collaborative work of our families, staff and students. Thank you for your help in keeping our school community safe!
Registration for kindergarten is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please see below for Registration start dates. 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.
Registration for the 2022-2023 school year starts January 10th for French Immersion and Nature Kindergarten; January 24th for regular Kindergarten students. All SD62 elementary schools offer full day Kindergarten for our youngest learners. Kindergarten students will begin school in the September of the year that they turn five. As a growing school district, some of our schools are nearing capacity. Visit our Student Enrolment Priorities page to learn more.
HOW TO REGISTER
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. Registration will be incomplete until all documents are uploaded. Due to the pandemic, we will not be accepting documents brought in-person.
Listed below are the upcoming Wishart Spirit Days
Friday, January 28th – Rainbow/Bright Colours
Monday, February 14th – Red and Pink or Positive message shirt
Friday, February 25th – Jersey Day or red/gold
Friday, March 18th – Fun Socks
Week of April 4-8th – Literacy Week – theme days to be announced
If your student is arriving late to school please call the office (250-478-9528) when you arrive and we will come out to the coned area and bring your student in to the building. If you are picking your student up early, please call the office when you arrive in the parking lot and we will bring your student out to the coned area for you.
Please use this link https://consent.sd62.bc.ca/apps/OnlineConsent to consent to the following:
Daily Student Health Check Agreement
General Consent for School Fieldtrips/activities
Google Apps for Education Consent
Internet Access Consent
Na’tsa’maht Indigenous Education
Online Learning Platforms Consent
School Cash Online Consent
Please complete your student consents as soon as possible
Just a gentle reminder to parents to check their students information on the parent portal- https://myeducation.gov.bc.ca/aspen/logon.do. If you require any updates to be done regarding phone numbers, addresses and authorized pick up people please email the information that needs to be changed in to the school – email@example.com
The parent portal is now open. Any parents unable to log in – please try to re-set your password. If you are unable to re-set your password without assistance please email the school (firstname.lastname@example.org) to inform us. Once your passwords/usernames have been set up for you you will receive an email.
“MyEdBC” is a secured online portal used by most school districts in BC. Security is guided by BC’s School Act and FoIPPA. In the Family Portal, parents can:
How to log in and access MyEducationBC: – use this link https://myeducation.gov.bc.ca/aspen/logon.do
It is School Board Policy that animals are not allowed to be on School District property. The purpose of this policy and procedure is to ensure the greatest possible level of safety for students and staff with regard to animals on School District property and in school buildings. This general prohibition includes domestic dogs, cats, birds, and other pets, and especially applies to potentially dangerous exotic animals.
Some exceptions may be allowed, only with the prior approval of the Principal, and could include:
– Vision, hearing and service dogs.
– Police dogs under the control of a police officer.
– Pets for show-and-tell.
– Small pets kept in classrooms under the supervision and care of a teacher.
– A demonstration at a school assembly.
Prior to allowing animals in schools or classrooms, steps are to be taken to ensure that students and employees are not allergic to the presence of these animals, that the animals will present no physical danger to students or employees, and that the animals are free from any disease or parasites. Prior to introducing any animals into classrooms and using animals as part of the educational program, teachers shall make all efforts to ensure that students receive instruction in the proper care and handling of animals. Owners of animals will be responsible for the safe and sanitary removal of their pet’s excrement from buildings and grounds.