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and tied to BC learning standards and/or high school courses by a certified teacher. Original, multi-age, hands-on learning activities are provided to inspire inquiry. Special Education inquiries are welcome and blended learning opportunities are available (space-permitting) at Oak and Orca Bioregional School and Forest School., info@oakandorca. ca, 250-383-6619/1-888-383-6619.


Duncan Christian School partners with families to provide a welcoming educational environment. Here, students experience the support and guidance of caring Christian teachers, dedicated to preparing them for life beyond the school doors. Our classes start at preschool-grade 12. Excellent academic, athletic, and fine arts programs. Serving a diverse student body. We offer trades programs and hands-on apprenticeships, project based learning, international

Performing Arts School since 1980

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Even the littlest angel can dance For more information call 250-384-3267 or email us at or visit us at 20  Island Parent Magazine

program, Grade 7 Leadership Retreat, Grade 11 West Coast Trail Hike, Grade 12 Missions trip, extensive student support program. We welcome the opportunity to take you on a tour of our school, please contact: office@ 495 Beech Avenue Duncan BC V9L 3J8. 250-746-3654.

science kits, jewelry, and much more! Teachers love our Kool School House full of everything they need to outfit their classroom in style, including an amazing selection of stickers. For homeschooling families, we carry grade appropriate resources for the elementary level. Preview some of our products online at or come in and explore our store for a much greater At Evergreen Independent School in selection. We are always happy to answer Cobble Hill, we value academic excel- questions, please call us at 1-888-390-1775. lence and individual development in an educational community that nurtures the joy of learning. We offer small class sizes, vibrant multiage groupings, and individualized learning plans. Children develop Register your child in our school where in unique ways, at different rates, and in children learn to love and love to learn. different directions, and that development Queen of Angels is a faith based Catholic is best accomplished in an atmosphere school with affordable tuition, and a safe, of mutual trust and respect. We strive to family atmosphere. Maximize your child’s instruct children in ways that best fit their education with specialist teachers in PE, unique learning styles. Our graduates are Band and French. Our students strive for self-motivated, curious people engaged in excellence in all areas. We are accepting aptheir community and in life-long learning. plications for September 2019 for grades K Evergreen welcomes students from Junior thru Grade 9. Limited space in some grades. Kindergarten through grade 8. If your child is 3 or 4 years old, then register them in the Early Learning Centre. Visit International Christian Montessori to learn more. Queen of Academy (ICMA). Inayat Unissa Bergum Angels…building our future leaders! was born in Nice, France. After obtaining comprehensive Montessori training in Paris, she started the first Montessori school in EDUCATIONAL SERVICES 1962 in Southern California named the & PROGRAMS Sophia Montessori of Santa Monica. In 1964, she opened the first Montessori Navigate is an award-winning school, school in Costa Mesa, California known recognized nationally and internationally as the Montessori Centre School. Through for our innovative approach to blended the years she has trained numerous teach- learning. We’ve implemented the new BC ers using Montessori methodologies and curriculum and built unique, flexible learnopened many Montessori schools through- ing options for every student. This allows out California. In 1989, she launched the us to meet a diverse range of student needs, International Montessori Academy (ICMA) abilities, and learning styles. Discover more of Canada in Duncan for the expressed at purpose of having children learn to appreciate and understand the importance Oak and Orca Bioreof tolerance of different religions with gional Forest School is an attitude of love, harmony and beauty. an outdoor, nature-based Recently, she founded the International program near Elk/Beaver Christian Montessori Academy in Duncan, Lake offering an incluBC, whose primary function is to include sive, caring community pre-school and elementary academic and in which students learn French immersion programs. through respectful, hands-on exploration. Led by certified teachers and skilled nature Kool & Child is your educators, the program fosters connection complete resource store to the plants and animals of our bioregion for educational toys and and offers students the opportunity to games. We carry a wide develop passion and care for their world. assortment of educational Outdoor experiences include stories and games, homework helper drama, wood carving and sculpting, beach workbooks, brain teasers, art, shelter-building, investigating wild

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Schools & Educational Services

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Schools & Educational Services