Saanich Peninsula French Immersion grads welcome new students

Nicholas Coulson from Deep Cove Elementary flashes a ‘V’ sign during the ceremony. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)Nicholas Coulson from Deep Cove Elementary flashes a ‘V’ sign during the ceremony. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)
Deep Cove Elementary students Marcus Barton-Field and Owen Taylor join Stelly’s Secondary grad Graham Bennett during the 24th annual French Immersion Gift Exchange Celebration April 12. It marks the end of French Immersion education for the high school students, and the start for the young ones. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)Deep Cove Elementary students Marcus Barton-Field and Owen Taylor join Stelly’s Secondary grad Graham Bennett during the 24th annual French Immersion Gift Exchange Celebration April 12. It marks the end of French Immersion education for the high school students, and the start for the young ones. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)
Young Kai Stones-Quinn and grad Thomas Plant smile for the camera. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)Young Kai Stones-Quinn and grad Thomas Plant smile for the camera. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)
Molly Sirimalalak, left, and Ophelia Gardiner, right, with grad Emma Collins. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)Molly Sirimalalak, left, and Ophelia Gardiner, right, with grad Emma Collins. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)
Four Grade 12 students from Stelly’s Secondary detail what French Immersion has meant to them in their lives. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)Four Grade 12 students from Stelly’s Secondary detail what French Immersion has meant to them in their lives. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)

Canadian Parents for French – Saanich Chapter, welcomed a procession of kindergarten students into the School District 63 (Saanich) French Immersion program on April 12.

At the same time, they said farewell to the grads from Stelly’s who will be ending their high school years in 2018.