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Stuck in the Middle: A way for Mr. Russell to share about the culture of NSMS
by Kal Russell - Thursday, 21 January 2021, 10:36 AM

Stuck in the Middle: I am a Soul Man!

My wife, Alisa, a grade 3/4 teacher, and I were having a conversation the other night about reading and reading comprehension for students. She talked about how students have to read not just with the brain but also with their hearts. Reading that touches your...

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MyHeartsMap Research
by Doug Caley - Thursday, 21 January 2021, 8:50 AM

MyHEARTSMAP research study is being conduct by UBC and BC Children's Hospital to measure the impact that COVID-19 is having on youth mental health in BC.   This research tries to understand the experience that families are facing amongst all the changes.

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Principal Report Jan. PAC Meeting - Sharing with all Parents
by Kal Russell - Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 11:17 AM

January 20, 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians:

Re: PAC Meeting Principal Report

I wanted to start by wishing everyone a Happy New Year. Each month our Parent Advisory Council meets on the third Tuesday in our Learning Commons to talk about North Saanich School and our school culture. It is a way to ...

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a few Hawks' Clothing items for sale
by Doug Caley - Friday, 15 January 2021, 10:21 AM

We have a VERY limited number of Clothing items remaining from our Fall Sale, on a first-come-first-served basis.  You can check availability by calling the Office or email

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Canteen: January 18 - 22
by Doug Caley - Friday, 15 January 2021, 9:49 AM


  • Chicken Strips & Fries
  • Perogies
  • Chicken Caesar Wraps
  • Mac & Cheese


  • Indian Chicken Curry on Rice
  • Pork Schnitzel with Warm Potato
  • Baked Spaghetti
  • Thai Chicken Wraps


  • Hamburger & Fries
  • Chicken Burgers
  • Phad Thai
  • Veggie Fried Rice


  • Clubhouse
  • Chicken Quesadillas
  • Beef & Veg Stir Fry
  • Alfredo Tortellini


Pizza - orders must be in to homeroom teachers by January 15th (one week ahead)

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January Snapshot on Mental Health Literacy
by Doug Caley - Thursday, 14 January 2021, 8:18 AM
The Saanich School District remains committed to wellness and the promotion of positive health in our schools and communities.  In an effort to support mental wellness and social-emotional learning, we will be issuing monthly snapshots, intended as an invitation to learn together as we foster and promote positive health in our own lives, and the lives of those around us.  Please follow the link to access our January Snapshot on Mental Health Literacy, a topic connected to the upcoming Bell Let's Talk Day on January 28th.
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CANTEEN: Jan 11 - 14
by Doug Caley - Friday, 8 January 2021, 12:37 PM


  • Chicken Strips & Fries
  • Baked Mac & Cheese
  • Perogies & Sausage
  • Chicken Caesar Wraps


  • Thai Wraps
  • Butter Chicken
  • Lasagna & Garlic Bread


  • Beef Burgers & Fries
  • Chicken burger & Fries
  • Clubhouse
  • Baked Spaghetti 


  • Sweet & Sour Pork
  • Chicken Quesadillas
  • Baron of Beef & Fries


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Social Media Awareness, Digital Footprints, and Cyberbullying--For Parents/Guardians
by Doug Caley - Tuesday, 5 January 2021, 12:42 PM

Saanich Schools is pleased to co-host a Parent Information Evening brought to us through Safer Schools: Social Media Awareness, Digital Footprints, and Cyberbullying--For Parents/Guardians of School-Aged Students. This virtual session will provide a snapshot of current trends and equip parents and guardians in their digital parenting strategy. We look forward to you joining us on January 19, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 pm (90-minute presentation followed by a 30-minute Q&A). Registration is free, but participants must register using the link provided on the attached poster. 

Social Media Awareness, Digital Footprints, and Cyberbullying--For Parents/Guardians