Lunch in the Schools

I’ve had a couple of questions from parents about time given to children to eat lunch, and what my position is on that as a school trustee candidate. My position on that is the same as when I, on behalf of DPAC, was bringing this to the school district last

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Financial Hardship Policy

The public school system is intended to provide all of our children with an equitable education, regardless of their family’s income. School fees should never stand in the way of their education, and the School Act requires boards to set out policies and procedures to allow participation by all children

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Background information: What do school trustees do?

According to the BC School Trustees Association: “British Columbia is a large province with many communities, each having different priorities, needs and unique educational requirements. British Columbians elect their boards of education to improve student achievement according to the diverse needs of these communities. As locally elected representatives, the trustees

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Interesting new study – positive student mental health in schools

Anti-bullying measures alone are not enough to encourage positive mental health for children in schools, suggests a new study from the University of British Columbia. In a study published recently in the journal Social Science & Medicine, researchers found that children who reported feeling a greater sense of belonging in

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Some evidence of commitment

I’ve been cleaning out my files, and these some of the many school board and committee agenda packages, plus budget meetings packages, for meetings I’ve voluntarily attended over the past 8 or so years. I’ve had a voice – but now I’m looking for a vote.

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Introduction

Hi – I’m Sarah Holland, and I’m running for a trustee position on the Prince George school board. The election is October 20th, don’t forget to vote!

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Announcing candidacy

I would like to announce that I am going to running for the Prince George School board for the October 20th election. I am passionate about the importance of the public education system in a democratic society, and the role that our school system plays in helping all our children

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