Category: ISABC News

Useful Links concerning COVID-19

Useful Links COVID 19 Planning Resources       Check out the “Good News in Education” webpage The BC Centre for Disease Control’s COVID-19 dashboard The Ministry of Education Keep Learning website  “7 Tips for talking to kids about COVID-19” poster on the Fraser Health website Mar. 27 – A joint letter for Parents from Minister […]

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Deputy Minister’s Bulletin, Special Update – April 29, 2020

FOR ACTION – Video Address from Dr. Bonnie Henry: Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has prepared a special video address to thank teachers, educational assistants and school staff for all their work during these unprecedented times. As we continue to flatten the COVID-19 curve in B.C., it is crucial that we maintain the supports […]

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***Coronavirus Update***

Regular updates will be provided from the Ministry of Education. Please see a collation of information drawn from various sources on the jurisdictions’ responses to the Coronavirus outbreak. Links are provided for information only; individual schools will be responding accordingly to their own organization’s advisories.

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Link for Well-Being BC

Well-Being BC was created with funding provided by the BC Ministry of Education to all public school districts and independent schools in 2019, as part of a school – based mental health initiative to support three pillars of Well-being. Click here to access the site.

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ISABC Leadership and Collaboration Group Highlights for February 2020

Eleven productive collaborative ISABC Leadership Groups met over the past few weeks to share expertise and to learn from one another.  Please read the highlights from some of these meetings below.   Ed Tech and System Administration Group On January 17, Glenlyon Norfolk School hosted the ISABC Ed Tech and System Administration group. Ten ISABC schools attended in person and […]

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New Spaces Open for Our Youngest Students

On Friday, May 24, over 200 members of the GNS community gathered at the Beach Drive Campus to officially open the school’s new Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten facilities and re-dedicate the Boathouse, one of the buildings designed by the iconic Junior School location’s architect, Francis Rattenbury. Together these buildings comprise the first completed projects in […]

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2016 ISABC Public Speaking Competition – Grade 4/5

On Monday, April 25th, 13 Lower Mainland ISABC schools came together to support grade 4 and 5 public speakers compete at the 2016 ISABC Public Speaking Competition at St. John’s School. There was an exciting and impressive variety of speeches on two topics: grade 4 speakers inquired and discussed how everything on earth is connected, […]

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FISA BC Anniversary Convention 2016

FISA Conference 2016 Summary  Leading Forward – Learning Together   As we lean toward the implementation of the BC Education Plan the message that was made clear throughout the presentations at the FISA conference in Vancouver on February 4th and 5th was that a growth mindset is imperative.  The diverse backgrounds of the speakers at […]

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“Show Me ShakeOut” Poster and Video Contest

Calling all BC students! Win $1,000 or an iPad by entering the “Show Me ShakeOut” poster and video contest. All you have to do is create a poster or video illustrating the importance of “Drop, Cover, Hold On” during an earthquake. The winning entries will be used by ShakeOutBC to educate the public about the […]

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