News & Announcements
3-Year School Calendar Development Survey
This school year, School District 48 is completing a school calendar development process for each of the next three school years. By clicking on the headline, it will link to a website describing the calendar development process, along with information to help you provide input to the Board of Education. On this webpage, you can review the draft calendars and complete a brief survey, which should take about 10-15 minutes of your time. The Board appreciates your input. The survey will close on Friday, December 16th at 4:00 pm.
News Release from Ministry of Education and Childcare: New tools to help students better understand consent
The Ministry of Education and Child Care has recently released updated health guides and expanded kindergarten-to-Grade-12 curriculum resources to support educators in teaching consent with an age-appropriate and non-discriminatory approach in the classroom. These resources can be accessed within the news release.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
Today marks the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. This international campaign begins every year on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and concludes on December 10, Human Rights Day. The 16 Days of Activism has taken place every year since 1991, and this year’s theme is “Unite! Activism to Violence Against Women and Girls!”. This campaign advocates for systemic change to reduce violence. For more information, check out the following resources by clicking on the headline.
November 8th is Indigenous Veterans Day
November 8th is Indigenous Veterans Day. It is a time to remember and commemorate the stories and contributions of Indigenous veterans in wars and conflicts past and present. It also serves as a reminder of the struggles and inequality they faced upon returning home to Canada. To learn more, please check out some resources by clicking on the headline of this news story.