School District No. 48 (Sea to Sky)

We are honoured to be learning on the Traditional Territory of the Swxwú7mesh Úxwumixw and St’át’yemc Nations.

Pilot Project on Communicating Student Learning
SD48 is excited to launch its report card pilot project. To learn more about the pilot project, please click here to access the letter to parents from Director of Instruction Peter Jory, or click here to access research and other items informing the Pilot, or click on the following media links:
Teachers back no-grade project
(Squamish Chief Newspaper, March 2, 2017)
Parents voice concerns, support on grade-less report-card pilot project
(Pique Newsmagazine, February 23, 2017)
Parents wary of ditching letter grades
(Whistler Question Newspaper, February 21, 2017)
BC leads the push to eliminate letter grades from school report cards
(The Globe and Mail, February 6, 2017)
SD48 to run pilot project on grade-less report cards
(Pique Newsmagazine, February 2, 2017)
Are letter grades failing our kids? 

(Pique Newsmagazine, February 2, 2017)
School district in B.C. tries grade-free report cards
(Globe and Mail, January 30, 2017)
Grade-less report cards piloted in the Sea to Sky school district
(CBC Radio Early Edition, January 30, 2017)

Ministry of Education
November 29, 2016: The Ministry of Education has provided an update on BC’s new curriculum from Education Minister Mike Bernier, which includes information pertaining to Grade 10-12 curriculum implementation and the Foundation Skills Assessment for students in Grade 4 and Grade 7.

The Ministry of Education is seeking feedback as they work to update student reporting in Kindergarten to Grade 9. For more information, please read the letter to parents and guardians from Education Minister Mike Bernier.

Information regarding the the BC New Curriculum.
Information regarding the new BC Graduation Program.
Download the new BC Reporting Guidelines here: Student Reporting for 2016-17

Calendar Survey Results
See the results from our Calendar Selection Process survey: calendar-survey-2016

Student Registration
Please click here to access Kindergarten and French Immersion registration information.

For students new to School District No. 48, please click here to access the SD48 Student Registration Forms.

Making Headlines
Our students and staff are often in the news for creating and innovating, collaborating, contributing, and thinking critically. Please click on the links below to access recent news coverage showcasing SD48 learning in a variety of ways.

Our Schools: Reflections on the 24 Hour Drum
(Whistler Question Newspaper, May 16, 2017)
Our Schools: Local students to present speeches as part of Public Speaking Night
(Whistler Question Newspaper, May 2, 2017)
Pemberton girls soccer team takes tournament win
(Whistler Question Newspaper, May 2, 2017)
WSS boys hockey heading to playoffs in first place
(Whistler Question Newspaper, May 2, 2017)

School District No. 48 (Sea to Sky)
PO. Box 250, 37866 2nd Avenue
Squamish, BC  V8B 0A2
Telephone: 604-892-5228
Fax: 604-892-1038

 

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