Weekly Update – Jan 19-25, 2015

Weekly Update – Jan 19-25, 2015

Here’s the latest news for this week on Salt Spring…

New Weekly Improv Workshop

Everyone (age 15 & over), beginner to advanced, is invited to join this weekly workshop designed to have fun with improvisational comedy. No experience necessary – a fun activity for teens and parents to do together!
Location: GISS Room 208 (2nd Floor Drama Room)
When: Every Thursday 7:30pm to 9:30 pm. Starting Jan 22.
Cost: Pay what you can (money collected will go toward renting a space in the summer months)
Contact Sue for more information – email

GISS Theatre Show: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

This Roald Dahl favourite is being presented this Wed, Thurs, and Friday at Artspring. Showtime is at 7:30 pm, tickets are $11.

Cross Boundary School Requests

Each year the school district requires students who live out of catchment to apply again to attend their current school. Forms are available from your school. Forms must be signed by principals at the current school and the ‘in catchment’ school and then taken to the School board office. They will be time and date stamped, and go on a list of students who wish to attend their preferred school. It is best to make your request early.

“Stress Free Home Reading” – A Parent Information Workshop

Stella Weinert of Salt Spring Island Literacy is partnering with Marie Mullen at Fulford School to offer a workshop for parents to learn how to support their children’s reading development. The aim of the workshop is to reduce the stress and increase the enjoyment of parents reading at home with their children. Information will be shared on current reading instruction and the strategies children are taught to use while reading. There will be opportunities for parents to ask specific questions or raise concerns around supporting their children’s reading. The workshop is scheduled for Monday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fulford School library. Childcare will be available beginning at 6:15 p.m. If you are interested in attending the workshop, please register by calling the school: (653-9223) or emailing Marie Mullen.

“Child Honouring in the Digital Era” – talk by Raffi

The Salt Spring Cooperative Preschool is pleased to welcome guest parent education speaker, Raffi Cavoukian, on behalf of the Centre for Child Honouring. This is a free event open to the public, and will be held on Wednesday, February 11, at 6:00pm in the multipurpose room at Salt Spring Elementary.


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