Education

Retiring staff feted by School District 8

Teachers, custodians and staff were honoured Thursday

 

B.C. teacher reprimanded for sharing homophobic and sexist memes, making racist comments

Klaus Hardy Breslauer was accused of making a laundry list of concerning decisions as a science teacher

 

UPDATED: School District 8 releases back-to-school plan

Here’s what families need to know

 

Chilliwack school board censures trustee Barry Neufeld after controversial Facebook post

Board chair issues statement on censure but little else regarding Facebook post controversy

Post-secondary students requiring practical skills concerned about education

Many Canadian students concerned about how practicums could be affected when classes resume

School District 8 trustees vote in favour of raises

Six of the nine trustees backed the increase in pay

School District 8 schools to re-open June 1

Attendance will be voluntary and part time

School District 8 buses join amber light tribute

One bus driver has a very personal connection to the front lines

School District 8 considering limited return to K-5 classes by June

Superintendent Christine Perkins says the details are being worked out

Applications sought for Bev LaPointe memorial scholarship

The scholarship offers $2,000 for a female student to attend trades training.

Provinces must give emotional support to returning students: education advocates

Teachers should be prepared to provide ‘trauma-informed practices’ in response to students’ needs

Passion projects during pandemic keep School District 8 students engaged

Crawford Bay students are coming up with unique ways to learn

VIDEO: Dr. Bonnie Henry offers words of encouragement to B.C.’s 2020 graduating class

B.C.’s provincial health officer voiced support for parents and students during this unprecedented time

B.C. teacher suspended for 15 days for sharing ‘Stop SOGI 123’ pamphlets with PAC member

Teacher will also have her licence suspended on Sept. 24, 2020

‘We don’t have a date’: Some B.C. kids might return to school before summer, but focus is on fall

Children of essential workers will be prioritized, Dr. Henry said

Grad celebrations cancelled in School District 8

No cap and gown ceremonies will be held this summer

From classroom to the living room: Nelson homeschooler has advice for parents

Teresa Wiedrick has already learned what many parents are trying to work out during the pandemic

Preliminary talks underway for ‘potentially’ reopening schools, pending OK from B.C.’s top doc

Premier John Horgan said it depends on how COVID-19 progresses in the coming weeks

Blewett Elementary expansion denied provincial funding

The pre-approved $5-million plan would have added 112 seats to the packed school