Superintendent’s Report to the Board of School District No. 46
(Sunshine Coast)
Superintendent Patrick Bocking
January 9th, 2019

1. Students
a. All of our grade 3 and 4 students enjoyed a professional presentation of “The Nutcracker” ballet. Special thanks to Kathleen Holmes for her partnership in coordinating this special experience.
b. Winter Concerts celebrating the talents of our students and staff in all sorts of amazing ways. Parents and fellow students raved about the wonderful tradition of celebrating the season in so many ways.
c. SPARK! 10 continues this year with all grade 10’s learning about early childhood development.
2. Staff
a. January Non-Instructional Day: Most educators participated in school-based activities. Other options for teachers in the district include:
i. Elementary:
1. Uncovering the Core Competencies
2. Core Competencies Literacy and Self-Assessment
3. Teaching Personal Safety/Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention for Intermediate Students
4. Grade 4 – 7 teachers: Learning about, "Kids in the Know" sexual abuse prevention/personal safety program.
ii. Secondary:
1. Science World
2. ERAC (Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium)
3. Google Apps. and Read and Write.
b. Teachers will be provided with new laptops beginning in January. Their returned laptops will be refurbished and provided to schools for students’ use.
c. A delightful New Year’s video of our students sharing their thoughts about their education has been shared district-wide and is on our public Youtube channel
d. Student Support teachers are implementing a competency-based Individual Education Plan (IEP) template which should result in more specific supports for students as well as efficiency for teachers.
3. Community
a. The District Parent Advisory Council’s next meeting will be on January 24th at 7:00 p.m. at Elphinstone Secondary School.
b. DPAC is sponsoring a, “Parenting your Teen” program for parents at Elphinstone Secondary from January 30th to March 13th.

 

 


PREVIOUS REPORTS:

Superintendent's Report to the Board - December 2018

Superintendent's Report to the Board - November 2018

Superintendent's Report to the Board - October 2018

Superintendent's Report to the Board - September 2018

Superintendent's Report to the Board - June 2018

Superintendent's Report to the Board - May 2018

Superintendent's Report to the Board - April 2018

Superintendent's Report to the Board - March 2018

Superintendent's Report to the Board - February 2018

Superintendent's Report to the Board - January 2018

Superintendent's Report to the Board - December 2017

Superintendent's Report to the Board - November 8, 2017

Superintendent's Report to the Board - October 11, 2017

Superintendent's Report to the Board – September 13, 2017

Superintendent's Report to the Board – June 14, 2017

Superintendent's Report to the Board – May 10, 2017

Superintendent's Report to the Board – April 12, 2017

Superintendent's Report to the Board – March 8, 2017

FSA Letter to Parents/Guardians

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – February 8, 2017

Superintendent's Report to the Board – January 11, 2017

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – December 7th, 2016

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – November 9th, 2016

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – October 11, 2016

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – September 13, 2016

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – June 14, 2016

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – May 10, 2016

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – April 12, 2016

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – March 8, 2016

Superintendent’s Report to the Board February 9, 2016

January 26, 2016 Letter to Parents & Guardians regarding Fair Notice

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – January 12, 2016

January 6, 2016 Letter to Parents re FSA

November 12, 2015: Letter to Parents - amended calendar

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – November 10th, 2015

Report to the Board of Education – October 13, 2015

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – September 8, 2015

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – June 9, 2015

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – May 12, 2015

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – April 14, 2015

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – March 10, 2015

Superintendent’s Report to the Board – February 10, 2015

Strategic Plan Report: Community Partnerships

Superintendent’s Report – January 13, 2015

COLLABORATION TIME INITIATIVE – Fall 2014

Strategic Plan Report: Early Learning – January 13, 2015

Superintendent's Report on Activities to November 2014

Superintendent's Report on Activities to October 2014

Superintendent's Report on Activities to September 2014

 

 

 

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