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Pride Month - June 2024 Featured Photo

Pride Month - June 2024

June is Pride Month, and our district joins in celebrating the resilience and contributions of the LGBTQIA2S+ community. The Sea to Sky School District believes that we are responsible for ensuring all schools are inclusive and safe spaces for students, staff and families of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Let's join together to celebrate diversity and create supportive environments where everyone can thrive! After all, one of our core enduring understandings is that "diversity is a strength." Please check out SOGI FAQs for Parents and Caregivers, found under the Families tab on our district website, for answers to common questions about SOGi-inclusive education in SD48.
National Indigenous History Month - June 2024 Featured Photo

National Indigenous History Month - June 2024

June is National Indigenous History Month, a time dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the rich cultures, traditions, and contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Canada. The Sea to Sky School District joins the nation in honouring Indigenous communities' history, achievements, and resilience. Throughout June, we encourage students, staff, and the broader community to engage with Indigenous stories, traditions and cultures to gain a deeper understanding of First Nations, Inuit and Metis experiences. For more information and resources, visit National Indigenous History Month.
Access zones now in place to protect kids at school Featured Photo

Access zones now in place to protect kids at school

The Safe Access to Schools Act gives the Province the legal authority to prohibit disruptive behaviour that impedes access to school grounds. This includes behaviour such as any protests that causes disruptions to school programs and activities or that cause concern for the physical or mental safety of students and staff. Access Zones are now in place at K-12 schools, and police can arrest or issue tickets to anyone found impeding access, disrupting or interfering with educational activities or attempting to intimidate an individual within 20 metres (66 feet) of school property. These zones will be in effect on school days from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and during extracurricular school activities at all of B.C.’s K-12 public and independent schools, with limited exceptions. Link to the full news release here.

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Principal's Message

Welcome to Valleycliffe Elementary School!
We are honoured to be learning on the unceded traditional territory of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nation. We have a beautiful little school in the Valleycliffe community of Squamish, BC.
Together our staff, students and families work together to create a safe, kind, and caring school culture. Our focus is on creating a sense of belonging while building, maintaining, and strengthening connections each day. We create authentic tasks that help our students learn competency-based skills that help them grow as a learner.   
 We hope you enjoy our school and community!