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ONLINE CONSENT PORTALhttps://consent.sd62.bc.ca

Phase 1, The parent page – This is where parents log in to provide and/or review consents for their children.
• When using the system for the first time, parents must use the front page to request an access number (which acts as their password).
• Parents use the verification number to gain entry. From there, they can provide consent to the 8 activities. If your student is not listed, please make sure that the email address used is the same email address your students school has on file.

1. Health Check responsibility
2. GAFE (Student Access to Google Apps for Education)
3. Media Release
4. KEV School Cash Online-great tool to be used to collect funds for school payments. To be rolled out throughout the year. Currently used  in Middle and High schools.
5. Short (Walking) Field Trips. This is important for Royal Roads visits which occur often for our students.
6. Internet Access –

7.Aboriginal Education Self Identification form

8. Freshgrade (online tool)-Colwood teachers will be starting to use this tool throughout the year.

When do the Consents expire?
• Some consents (namely GAFE, KEV, and FreshGrade) expire once a student leaves the district and/or graduates.
• Some consents last one school year
• The system tracks the expiry of these consents. To renew a consent year to year (for Internet access, as an example) a parent simply reconnects to the system next school year.  The system will note that the consent has expired and will give parents an opportunity to renew their permission.

How do you sign up for these consents?
Step 1 – go to: https://consent.sd62.bc.ca
Step 2 – Add your email address
Step 3 –  A verification number will be sent your email address within a couple minutes. Make note of your SD62 email verification number
Step 4 – Enter the verification number
Step 5 – Click on the Consents and choose, “I do give consent”.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at 250-478-2332, nkowalko@sd62.bc.ca or in person in the front office. I’m happy to assist you when I can.

Nicole Kowalko

 
 

We have had some questions regarding the use of masks while picking up students at Colwood.  Just so everyone is in the loop, we at Colwood are following the guidance of the Provincial COVID-19 Communicable Disease Guidelines for K-12 Settings (Link: Attachment 3 – Provincial COVID-19 Health Safety Guidelines for K-12 Settings_November 17 2020 – DRAFT (gov.bc.ca)) and the SD62 expectations (Link: September 2021 | Sooke School District (sd62.bc.ca)).  In these guidelines, it says that all K-12 staff, 4-12 students, and visitors must be masked when inside the school, with certain exceptions, but there is no expectations for outside masking at this time.

Please note, however, that these are the current expectations.  As we know from the past year, adaptability and being responsive are important as we work through the government and local expectations. 

Thank you for asking the questions,

Preston Lowther

Principal

Colwood Elementary

 

 
 

Please see the attached for the list of school supplies by grade.

Please note that additional items may be required once your child is settled into their new class.

Kindergarten Supplies 2021-2022

Grade 1 2021-2022

Grade 2 & 3 2021-2022

Grade 4 & 5

 
 

Please see the attached for next year’s school calendar

2021 – 2022 School Calendar – Colour Version

Calendar 2021-22

 
 

Hey families!

Show your School spirit with our new Spirit Wear.

Order through https://www.hotlunches.net 

Prices include tax.

Order deadline is Feb 5th, 2021

Merchandise link here: Spirit Wear

 
 

Colwood’s Strong Start Program is open Monday to Friday from 09:00 until 11:00.

Please use the Strong Start entrance at the front of the school.

4 families are welcomed to pre-register

Effective October 2020, be sure to do the following:

  • Pre-registration up to 48 hours in advance is required, you can sign up through: https://jump.sd62.bc.ca/strong_start_colwood_bookings
    • Only one adult to attend per grouping, maximum of 3 children per adult.
    • Adults must wear masks when on the premises at all times.
    • Refer to the daily check-in list before attending.
    • Physical distancing is required.
    • Food brought in, must be brought out. Bring your own water.
    • Hand washing is mandatory upon each entry into the building.

Strong start brochure can be viewed here:

Strong Start brochure 2020

 
 

Now open for ordering!

See attached for further info!

Hot Lunch flyer PDF

 
 

Order popcorn through Colwood.hotlunches.net
see attached for further details

PopcornStudents

 
 

ONLINE CONSENT PORTALhttps://consent.sd62.bc.ca

Phase 1, The parent page – This is where parents log in to provide and/or review consents for their children.
• When using the system for the first time, parents must use the front page to request an access number (which acts as their password).
• Parents use the verification number to gain entry. From there, they can provide consent to the 8 activities. If your student is not listed, please make sure that the email address used is the same email address your students school has on file.

1. Health Check responsibility
2. GAFE (Student Access to Google Apps for Education)
3. Media Release
4. KEV School Cash Online-great tool to be used to collect funds for school payments. To be rolled out throughout the year. Currently used  in Middle and High schools.
5. Short (Walking) Field Trips. This is important for Royal Roads visits which occur often for our students.
6. Internet Access –

7.Aboriginal Education Self Identification form

8. Freshgrade (online tool)-Colwood teachers will be starting to use this tool throughout the year.

When do the Consents expire?
• Some consents (namely GAFE, KEV, and FreshGrade) expire once a student leaves the district and/or graduates.
• Some consents last one school year
• The system tracks the expiry of these consents. To renew a consent year to year (for Internet access, as an example) a parent simply reconnects to the system next school year.  The system will note that the consent has expired and will give parents an opportunity to renew their permission.

How do you sign up for these consents?
Step 1 – go to: https://consent.sd62.bc.ca
Step 2 – Add your email address
Step 3 –  A verification number will be sent your email address within a couple minutes. Make note of your SD62 email verification number
Step 4 – Enter the verification number
Step 5 – Click on the Consents and choose, “I do give consent”.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at 250-478-2332, nkowalko@sd62.bc.ca or in person in the front office. I’m happy to assist you when I can.

Nicole Kowalko

Secretary

 
 

In the spirit of giving, our Colwood community, for the past few years, has been collecting items to create comfort kits for members of our community who need some extra comfort over the holiday season. In the past, we have donated our kits to Our Place. This year, we would like to collect the following items:

Day 1: Monday, Dec. 2 ~ Gloves

Day 2: Tuesday, Dec. 3 ~ Hats

Day 3: Wednesday, Dec. 4 ~ Scarves

Day 4: Thursday, Dec. 5 ~ Hot Pockets

Day 5: Friday, Dec. 6 ~ Chapstick

Day 6: Monday, Dec. 9 ~ Socks

Day 7: Tuesday, Dec.10 ~ Hand sanitizer/wet wipes

Day 8: Wednesday, Dec. 11 ~ Toothpaste and Toothbrush

Day 9: Thursday, Dec. 12 ~ Granola bars

Day 10: Friday, Dec.13 ~ word searches/puzzle books

Day 11: Monday, Dec. 14 ~ card making in class

Day 12: Tuesday, Dec. 15 ~ Leadership team to assemble Comfort Bags for Our Place