What a great start to summer! We had a fabulous last week or so celebrating our students and having fun together. We enjoyed seeing the accomplishments and uniqueness of each student at preschool awards, Gr 12 graduation and our awards ceremony. We also enjoyed seeing leadership and teamwork skills show up through sports, rock house building, games, and the pool. Thank you to all who joined us for the fun! Please see our social media accounts for some pictures.
We are sadly saying goodbye to several staff members this year, most who are moving closer to family/friends. We will miss the contributions of Mr. & Mrs. McAfee, Pastor & Mrs. D, Mr. Scalliet, Mrs. King and Mrs. Landon. A big thank you to each of them for all they have done for our school over the years.
Thankfully, we are excited to say hello to new faces who will be joining our team. As mentioned previously, Miss Jones will be teaching Gr 5/6 homeroom, as well as French and some Art classes. She is multi-talented and we are looking forward to having her strengths come to our teaching staff.
Pastor Neil and Marlene Peralta are moving to Chetwynd in August. We are happy to have his experience with youth and talent with music joining our school as chaplain, as well as fill the Seventh-day Adventist Church pastor role.
We also have two more teachers, Mrs. Balane and Miss Villegas who are working through the paperwork process to join our team. They bring expertise in Science, Math, and PE, and we are looking forward to getting to know them better.
Letter from the Minister
Minister Jennifer Whiteside would like to thank everyone in the education system for their extraordinary efforts and accomplishments during the 2021/22 school year. Please see the Minister’s thank you letter to students, parents and caregivers.
Mental Health Resource
It can be hard for adults to know what to say or do to ease a child’s worries, especially during times of change and uncertainty. As the most important big people in their world, parents and caregivers can help children feel safer and soften the sharp edges of whatever is making their worries grow.
To help support learning across environments, EASE K–7 lessons have been adapted for use by parents and caregivers to help children manage worries and everyday anxiety at home.
See You in September
We are looking forward to seeing all our students (and a few new ones!) in September. Orientation is Thursday, Sept 1 with the first day of regular classes on Tuesday, Sept 6. Most other key dates can be found on our calendar.
Wishing you all the best for summer break 🙂