Parent Volunteer of the Month

Mary Mom to: Sophia Start date at EBS: September 2014 What roles have you done as an EBS Parent Volunteer? I have an ongoing role as the Closet Organizer which includes checking the two main equipment closets in the elementary school each week. When I started out, it was a lot more difficult and time-consuming job but now that I [...]

January 16th, 2017|News|

Thora & Ethan – EBS Learner Volunteers of the Month

What have you volunteered for so far this year? Thora: 1up Single Parent Resource Centre We Scare Hunger Food Drive Surfrider Beach Clean-ups Handing out socks, granola bars, candy canes, and toiletries to people in need around downtown Last year I did a Bake Sale to raise money for Our Place Student Council by planning events and activities for the Garry Oak [...]

January 15th, 2017|News|

From rocks to trees to our adaptable wild friends

Okay, not rock-rocks, plastic rocks Arbutus learners had a fun time rock climbing at the wall located in Stelly’s High School in Central Saanich, showing lots of bravery and willingness to try new things! The Stelly’s facility is especially effective as there is differentiation built in so learners can choose either bouldering close to the ground or climbing straight up [...]

December 23rd, 2016|News|

Maple class turns to nature for sketching practice

(...and learns to see nature in a different way in the process!) “To me the most important thing in a piece of art is the thought. Technique is totally secondary.” – Robert Bateman Naturalists have long used journals to record information about the world around them. In their collaborative program, CRD and the Robert Bateman Centre encourage students to connect [...]

December 22nd, 2016|News|

Help us keep our learners safe – it’s easy!

Our Parent’s Advisory Council is working hard to fill our insulated shipping container with everything needed to keep our learners safe for up to three days in the event of an emergency. How can you help? By buying all the things you would normally buy – groceries, gas, clothing, dining out, gifts, and more - using pre-loaded or reloadable gift [...]

December 18th, 2016|News|

Body systems, body movement, and helping every-body

The Cedar class has been busy too this month! They learned new choreography for their performance at the Winter Celebration under the guidance of their dance teacher extraordinaire, Erica. Students also gave presentations on their inquiry projects into aspects of the human body and its systems. They had so much fun sharing their findings and learning from each other! In [...]

December 16th, 2016|News|