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Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Thank You For Your Leadership

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As we wind the school year down, I would like to close with some reflections on 2016/17. This year will go down as one of my more memorable for a number of reasons.

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Thursday, June 15th, 2017

The Joy & Promise of Convocation

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As you know, it is convocation season all around our district and province. We have eight different schools that host this very special rite of passage, and this year we will have over 1200 student

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Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

The Many Faces of Parent Engagement

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I have been thinking about our parent engagement (one of our district goals), and how important it is to the work we do, particularly in the face of our revised curriculum. If you are a parent your

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Science Fair, SAT, & Dreaming Big

Last month, while I was attending an educational conference on Curriculum and Assessment in California, I had the special privilege of hearing U.S.

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Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Collab Time as Powerful PD

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

While I am generally reluctant to draw conclusions about Canadian educational practice from research conducted south of the border, I thought the below data from a survey of American teachers was q

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

McMillan, Embracing Neurodiversity

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I had a wonderful visit to McMillan Elementary school last week.

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

A few years ago, we launched a flashy new visual identity and made massive strides in developing consistent communications for our parents and students.

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Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

What to Do when there is No School?

March break was a blur.  One moment I was sitting on my deck watching the ocean waves with a coffee in my hand, watching the sun rise over the horizon.

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Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Reflections of a Luddite

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

At the recent Long Term Service Banquet, the Board honoured our employees who have served in the district for 20, 25, 30, and 35 years (We occasionally recognize some who have been with us for 40 y

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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Embracing our Diversity

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

This past week has been a poignant reminder of the amazing diversity we celebrate in our District and community.

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