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Posted On Tuesday, January 28, 2020

virus imageOn Jan. 28, 2020, Deputy Minister D. Scott MacDonald, Ministry of Education, has advised our Superintendent of Schools, Alison Sidow, the following information: 
'The first case of a novel coronavirus has been confirmed in B.C. earlier today, but the risk for students and schools remains low. All necessary precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of infection, and local health authorities are closely monitoring the situation.' Read more . 
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Posted On Friday, January 24, 2020

FB_KR_Schools_of_ChoiceFor parents with children turning five before Dec. 31,2020, it’s time to think about Kindergarten registration.
Registration for Schools of Choice , which include French Immersion, Montessori, arts, and science and technology schools will be open from Jan. 27 to 31. These are not first-come, first-served schools, there is no requirement to line up for hours before school doors open.
Registration runs from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 to 3:00 PM, from Jan. 27 –...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Virtual Reality StorytellingWhat do a pit-house, a basketball game featuring LeBron James, a restaurant in Pakistan, and the wilds of the Amazon forest have in common?  These are only a few of the topics chosen by Grade 4 students at Bert Edwards School of Technology for a virtual reality tour-building project this month. 
For example, student Ella Payne is working on a story about Tuatara reptiles.  
 “They are the closest relative to dinosaurs,” said Ella. “All...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Dallas Elementary students, grades 6 and 7District technology coordinator  Elizabeth De Vries  says a successful webinar series at Dallas Elementary school this month will benefit students and teachers across the district. 
“I was curious to see if this webinar format would be a good fit for our students and teachers,” she said. “The federal government wants all kids to learn to code, so they are providing resources through agencies like  Kids Code Jeunesse . We wanted to know...

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Posted On Friday, January 17, 2020

Please note, the office at Heffley Creek Elementary will be closed for the morning of February 10; however, kindergarten registration will be accepted from 1:00 to 3:00 pm that afternoon as well as the rest of the week, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

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