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Student Registration for 2018-2019
Student registration is closed for the summer.
Registration opens on August 27th at 8:30am and stays open until August 30th at 4:00pm.
You need to register your child at their catchment school.
Bring the following documents with you to register your child for any school in the School District:
- Completed registration form
- Proof of Residency (address where parent and child live) i.e. drivers’ license, telephone/hydro bill or other documentation with street address
- Student’s Birth Certificate
- Student’s Care Card
- Legal guardian, custody or court order documents, if applicable
- Immigration, Citizenship/Permanent Resident documentation, if applicable
- Student’s last report card, if available
- Student’s immunization record, if available
Sea to Sky School District Sees Huge Increase in Indigenous Graduation Rates – CBC News, June 25, 2018
As the end of the school year approaches and students across the province prepare for graduation, one district in particular is celebrating significant success.
Indigenous students in the Sea to Sky school district had a graduation rate of 86.1 per cent in the 2016-17 school year — up from 35 per cent in 2009.
That’s compared to a provincial average of 66 per cent for Indigenous students.
School District No. 48’s principal of Aboriginal education, Susan Leslie, says the high graduation rate is the result of a district-wide push to restructure their approach to learning.
“This is on every level,” said Leslie. “We’re led as a district by the goals and commitments that we co-created through our strategic plan.”
Whistler Area Long Term Facilities Planning
The Sea to Sky School District regularly reviews enrolment and facility matters for long term planning and has been reporting out on pressure in the area over the last few years.
On Wednesday March 7, 2018, a Whistler Area Long Term Facilities Planning Information session was held. Information was presented that schools in the area are facing significant space challenges. Increasing enrolment is projected to continue into the foreseeable future. The information from the meeting is available here and we recommend you take a moment to read it prior to completing the survey.
If you require any further information, please email SD48WhistlerPlanning@sd48.bc.ca.
Whistler Secondary School Presents “School of Rock”
Whistler secondary School “School of Rock” Interview with Students Michael Murdoch and Oskar Steiner: Click Here
Whistler Secondary School Theatre Program – Interview with Theatre Teacher Sandra Droulis: Click Here
The following Board motion was passed at the Feb. 14, 2018 meeting:
“That the Superintendent work with schools to find creative solutions intended to both maintain the existing French Immersion program and also make adjustments to reduce the issues raised in the review including but not restricted to staffing challenges, classroom complexity, and the perceived divisive effect of the program.”
Latest Six Year Completion Rates Are In
The Ministry of Education provides data on the percentage of students who graduate from High School within 6 years of entering grade 8. The following table shows our results since the 2009-2010 school year:
District Wide Calendar 2018-2019
District Wide Calendar 2019-2020
Labour Market Outlook
The British Columbia Labour Outlook: 2017 Edition can help to support students, teachers and parents to get the most up-to-date information on the occupations and skills that will be in demand in BC over the next ten years. For more information about BC’s labour market information, please visit WorkBC’s webpage. If you have questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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