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It’s hard to keep up with the Garry Oak class

The middle school has been super busy but what else is new! Here's a handful of what has been going on: Attended a Robotics Workshop at UVic with Science Venture and used Lego Mindstorms Participated in the Hour of Code, a global movement by Computer Science Education Week and code.org that reaches tens of million of students in 180+ countries [...]

December 16th, 2016|News|

In the News: Welcome Back to School

Welcome Back to School! The countdown to the start of school is on and we're excited to see everyone soon! This includes important information for the 2016-17 school year. If you have any additional questions after reading this through, please don't hesitate to get in touch.  Message from the Board   We are excited to announce that we are moving [...]

September 14th, 2016|News|

In the News: Elizabeth Buckley Middle School featured in VIATeC Newsletter

The B Side / VIATEC - Just over a year ago we wrote about the Pacific School of Innovation & Inquiry (PSII), an innovative high school where students are empowered to create their own learning path, with a focus on individuality and creativity. This shift in education seems to be trending in Victoria, and it may have started with the [...]

June 15th, 2015|News|

In the News: Rapid growth leads school to new downtown digs

Times Colonist - The Pacific School of Innovation and Inquiry is growing and will be moving to a bigger space. It’s a good sign for the unique independent operation, known as PSII — pronounced “sigh” by its students. The Grade 9-12 school, which opened in September 2013 in leased space at the Victoria Truth Centre on Fort Street, will be [...]

June 14th, 2015|News|

Media Release: Victoria Now Home of the First STEaM Middle School in Canada

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Victoria Now Home of the First STEaM Middle School in Canada Elizabeth Buckley School now accepting applications May 14, 2015 VICTORIA, BC – For enthusiastic middle school students with a preference for learning through discovery and authentic experiences, this is one school to get excited about. Built on the excellent reputation of its independent elementary school, [...]

May 14th, 2015|Media Release|

In the News: Guinness World Record for the Largest Practical Science Lesson

In 2012, Elizabeth Buckley School participated in the Guinness World Record for Largest Practical Science Lesson across multiple locations. --- National Science and Technology Week Sets Guinness World Record OTTAWA, January 28, 2013 - National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) 2012 saw a lot of science being done across Canada. A record amount of science, as it turns out. Guinness [...]

May 13th, 2015|News|