Wednesday, October 17, 2018

School

View Royal Elementary School closed due to water main break

Some kids got to sleep in a little this morning

School bus routes delayed or cancelled due to accidents on Sooke Rd

Parents/guardians are being advised to make alternate arrangements

Province to create almost 1,400 new child-care spaces over the next decade

Have you been having trouble finding child-care?

These 3 UVic professors have been elected Royal Society of Canada fellows

It's the highest academic honour in the country

UVic Masters of Global Business program ranked in top 100 list worldwide

It's one of only three Canadian schools that made it to the list!

Schools in Victoria and Esquimalt will not have liaison officers this fall

The department has had to reassign their school liaison officers to front line duty in light of increasing demands

3 ways Monk Office will make your back to school shopping easier

You work hard. Give yourself a break this back-to-school season πŸ“š
Dress Code Greater Victoria School District

Greater Victoria School District approves new dress code

”It took 2 years, 16 meetings, 48 parent letters, 8 community presentations, and a relentless focus – but we got it done,” said SD61 Trustee Jordan Watters

UVic announces 20% increase in tuition for all new international students

And a further 15% price hike next year

Victoria High could be demolished

Vic High, which opened on May 1, 1914, is BC's oldest high school.

UVic plans new student housing in place of old dining hall and residence buildings

About 600 more students can start living on campus by 2022

Local company will virtually connect BC students to experts in real-time

Imagine going deep sea diving...while sitting in a classroom!

University of Victoria ranked 8th greenest campus in Canada

The top spot went to the University of Calgary, while UBC snagged #6

Students at Victoria High work on building Vancouver Islands’ first school farm

These kids will be graduating with quite the green thumb!Β 

UVic responds to anti-Semitic, alt-right posters appearing on campus

The incident has sparked strong emotions and debates

Social housing project confirmed next to downtown elementary school

The project would be able to house up to 93 people, in 78 units of supportive housing.Β 

10 local student discounts you need to take advantage of

Deals deals deals....
Dress Codes

Greater Victoria School District considers replacing dress codes

Rather than outlining specific items of clothing, students would instead be prohibited from wearing items that could be considered discriminatory.

14 basic and brilliant ways to stretch a student budget

On average, Canadian students now graduate with over $26,000 in debt at the end of a four-year degree program.

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