Summer Reading Club (SRC) at Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is about to begin. With this year’s theme of Crack the Case, kids can find clues, solve mysteries, and participate in some great programs all summer long. Teens can also take part this year in a Lord of the Rings-themed quest called One Library to Rule Them All. Registration is open now open online ( After registering, participants can pick up their SRC package from any VIRL branch, which includes a mystery-solving reading record. Other ways kids can get involved range from participating in VIRL’s Spy Academy to registering for some case-cracking virtual programs.

Summer Reading Club 2021

Please visit our School Supplies Webpage:

Staples Ordering:
You can now purchase your child’s school supplies for Hans Helgesen Elementary at Staples School Tools.
Ordering is easy:
1. Go to
2. Click “Parents”, and search for your class by school name and grade.
3. Click on the correct class to see the list of items curated by your child’s school.

June 4 2021 Parent Newsletter

New for the 2021/2022 school year! This pilot project is offered through SD62’s Westshore Centre for Learning and is the first of its kind in our school district. Open to full-time students in Grades 6-8, students will learn four days per week remotely from home and attend one day per week in-person. To learn more and register, visit: Blended Learning: Grades 6-8 | Sooke School District (

May 21 2021 Parent Newsletter
Calendar 2021-22
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Spirit Wear Offerings

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April 23rd 2021 Parent Newsletter

With the possibility of snow over the coming days, please take a look at the school district weather procedures. Schools remain open if at all possible, including during snowfalls. It is always up to you to decide whether or not to send your child to school during inclement weather.

Weather-Related Closures & Cancellations

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