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Schools open for session across Greater Victoria

Some bus routes may be delayed, altered due to slippery conditions

Victoria residents divided over changing school name due to its racist history

50 per cent of survey respondents favour changing name of George Jay Elementary

Victoria program sees students explore careers starting in middle school

Career exploration programs help Greater Victoria School District students sample different jobs

Island Health warns of whooping cough at Esquimalt’s Macaulay Elementary

Island Health is urging parents to watch out for signs, and to keep immunizations updated

School district launches survey for George Jay Elementary name change

The Greater Victoria School District wants to take public cues before decisions are made

‘This is unacceptable’: View Royal parents frustrated over lack of resources for students

Tight spending budget leaves educational assistants stretched thin

Enrolment exceeds projections at Tillicum Elementary

No new portables needed, class sizes stay within limits

MAP: School zones back in effect across Greater Victoria

An interactive map helps drivers remember where school zones are activated

Record-breaking number of Greater Victoria students enrolled in French immersion programs

Enrolment has been increasing for 21 consecutive years across the province

Parents advocate for change of George Jay Elementary name, citing racist history

The namesake was an advocate for the segregation of Chinese-Canadian students

Greater Victoria Crossing Guard Association faces funding shortage after taking over in 2018

Victoria crossing guards request more funds from City of Victoria

Loss of music room at George Jay Elementary School hits sour note with PAC

Starting in September 2019 the music room will be converted into a classroom

South Park parents disapointed in SD61’s decision to remove programs of choice

Elementary school to become a catchment facility by 2020/2021 school year

City considers shifting plans at Topaz Park to install turf field at Vic High

Splitting design costs for two separate fields would save time and money, staff say

Elementary students restore, reclaim neighbourhood park

Margaret Jenkins students 2.5 years into restoration

Parents protest childcare spaces at Willows Elementary in Oak Bay

Plans put forward by SD61 would place two buildings on the school’s field

Yoga cop teaches Oak Bay youngsters about health and wellness

School liaison Const. Sandrine Perry is taking her yoga classes to the schools she works with