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Superintendent’s Report to the Board – May 2019

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.

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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