New Business

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – September 19, 2016

The Superintendent highlighted information shared at the BC School Superintendents’ Association summer academy including the project schedule for the BC Curriculum 10-12, trial of the K-9 curriculum, provincial exams, FSA, and reporting guidelines. 

 

Standing Committee Reports

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – September 19, 2016

Personnel & Finance Committee

The Board will once again this year acknowledge the work of our teachers, and indeed all staff, on the annual World Teachers’ Day celebration on October 5.  

The Board approved trustees’ expenses for the 3 month period ended June 30, 2016 in the amount of $8,491.98.

Correspondence

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – September 19, 2016

A agenda package included a September 15, 2016 letter from the Assistant Deputy Minister of Education clarifying the Ministry’s policy for qualifying for seismic mitigation funding.

 

Student Voice – Words that Matter

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – June 20, 2016

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Students from secondary schools around the district presented highlights from the recent Student VoiceWords that Matter Conference.

Manoah Steves Green Team Wins at the BC Green Games

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – June 20, 2016

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The Board congratulated the Manoah Steves Green Team for winning the elementary prize at the BC Green Games.

Jessie Wowk Green Team Wins at the BC Green Games

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Public Board Meeting – June 20, 2016

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The Board congratulated the Jessie Wowk Green Team for winning the elementary prize at the BC Green Games.

 

McMath Explorations Team Win at the BC Green Games

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Public Board Meeting – June 20, 2016

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The Board congratulated the McMath Explorations Team pin for winning the secondary prize for the third time at the BC Green Games.

Business Arising

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – June 20, 2016

1. Aboriginal Education
The Board received an update on Aboriginal education and a graduating student shared some school experiences.

2. Policy 100 Visioning Task Force Update
The Board received an update on the purpose of this taskforce, its work to date, next steps and the communication plan.

3. 2016/2017 Operating Budget
The Board approved its Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $236,209,314.

4. Annual Donations Report
The Board received a report on annual charitable donations to the district that totaled $281,295.65.

5. Five Year Capital Plan 2015/16 Submission
The Board approved its 2015/16 five year capital plan bylaw.

6. Schedule of School Charges
The Board approved its 2016/17 schedule of school charges for elementary and secondary schools, in accordance with the School Act.

7. June 10, 2016 MLA Meeting
The Chairperson advised that the topics discussed at this meeting included budget, the long range facilities plan, international student program and funding for exempt staff.

8. Long Range Facilities Plan
The Superintendent advised that new correspondence had recently been posted to the Let’s Talk website. She encouraged individuals to register on the site as a way of keeping up to date with all new postings.

Standing Committee Reports

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – June 20, 2016

Personnel & Finance Committee
The Board approved the Education Week in 2017 dates as Monday, February 27 to Sunday, March 5, 2017.
The Board also approved the date of Monday, February 27, 2017 as the Junior Board Meets Senior Board special event.

Policy Committee
The Board approved sending the response draft for proposed revisions to Policy 203: Trustee Stipend, Resources and Expenses to stakeholder groups for comment. In order to provide context for the changes, proposed (new) Policy 205: Trustee Professional Development and Travel will accompany Policy 203.

 

Correspondence

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – June 20, 2016

  1. A letter dated June 7, 2016 from A. Thompson regarding student graduation was received. The Superintendent will respond to this letter.
  2. Email dated June 9, 2016 from T. Greene regarding facility capacity utilization rate and the Ministry of Education’s April 21, 2016 response to Mr. Green was received for information.
  3. Letter dated June 15, 2016 from the Assistant Deputy Ministry of Education regarding the Ministry’s policy for qualifying for seismic mitigation funding was received for information.
  4. Letter dated June 7, 2016 from the Ministry of Education to the President of BCSTA regarding additional mental health supports for all K-12 refugee students arriving in BC was received for information.
  5. Letter dated June 16, 2016 from the President of BCSTA to Premier Clark regarding predictable and sustainable funding for all BC school districts was distributed for information.