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Funny, Inspirational, and interesting anecdotes and stories about Saanich School District past, present, and future.

Year End - SIS,ET The Elder Moon

SIS,ET  is the oldest in the moon family and means “The Elder.” In reality this is not the first

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December - SJELȻÁSEṈ - Moon of Putting your Paddle Away in the Bush

This moon is the season of strong winds. The weather is unpredictable, making it unsafe to travel

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Remembrance Day in Saanich Schools

Remembrance Day was observed at schools throughout the district in November, including:

  • At North
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Bayside Drum Program

On November 14th Bayside staff, with the support of Bruce Underwood, made 22 drums and donated them

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Safety Month at ḰELSET


      Safety Month at ḰELSET was held in October.  Students had two different presentations

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Parkland Cross Country Team

A female student finished first in the Senior Boys Cross Country Championships last week, and she

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Saanich Schools Support Cops for Cancer

Schools throughout the district raised funds to support 2022 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock including

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Saanich International Student Program Camp Qwanoes Trip

The Saanich International Student Program went on its annual overnight trip to Camp Qwanoes in

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November: W̱ESELÁNEW̱ - Moon of the Shaker Leaves

“The Leaves are ready to fall. The wind comes. Turbulence is felt in the waters and skies. The Earth

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October - PEKELÁNEW̱ - The Moon that Turns the Leaves White

This moon marks the end of Summer and the beginning of cooler weather. 

  • The longer, cooler nights
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