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Superintendent’s Report
Submitted by Superintendent Patrick Bocking
May 8th, 2019
1. Students
a. The District Student Leadership Team is coordinating the, “SD46’s Got Talent”
show at 6:30 p.m. on May 22nd at Chatelech Secondary School. This is a fabulous
showcase of our students’ talent. Admission is by donation with proceeds going to
the Food Bank. (1f)
b. SOS - Students On Shorelines for Earth Week: Across the district, students and
staff cleaned up our Sunshine Coast shorelines. The Environmental Education
Committee, Sechelt Landfill, staff and students all worked together to show how
by working together we can make a real difference to our lands and waters. (1g)
c. The Student Leadership Forum took place on Thursday, April 18th. This was a
terrific opportunity for us to learn from our high school students as they reflect on
their learning, their school cultures and what is important to them. (1k)
d. Students from Pender Harbour Secondary and the Train in Trades program
competed in the April Tools boat building competition in Madeira. (1k)
e. Sam Robinson, Chatelech Secondary Student, won a gold medal in photography at
the Skills Canada Provincials competition.(1k)
2. Staff
a. Principals are working with their teachers to collaboratively delve more deeply
into the curriculum with the support of the Teaching, Learning, Collaborating (TLC)
fund. (2a)
b. The next DPAC meeting takes place at Elphinstone Secondary School on May 23rd
at 7:00 p.m. Topic: Transition from Schools Career Programs (2d)
c. A team of our staff will be attending the Adverse Childhood Experiences Summit
on May 9th learning more about trauma and adverse childhood experiences
which will be enhancing our skills in this area. (2a)
3. Community
a. The annual Recognition of Scholarship and Bursary Donors Tea will take place on
Thursday, May 9th. Our students are immensely fortunate to receive generous
support from our community! (3a)
b. Our International Students participated in a paddling activity with our Aboriginal
Education team and members of the Gibsons Paddling Club. (3c)
c. Community Schools coordinators met with staff in April to share current activities
and opportunities and further developing strategies to support our students. (3e)

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