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Belmont Secondary School writing students tried to put themselves in someone else’s shoes for a recent assignment. (Photo courtesy of Sooke School District)

West Shore students put best foot forward for creative writing class

Belmont assignment explores empathy through a stranger’s shoes

 

The Sooke School District raised more than $18,000 for the Goldstream and Sooke food banks from the funds of 10,000 Tonight in December 2020. The funds go two- to 2.5-times further due to the buying power of the food banks. (Black Press Media file photo)

SD62 high school students raise more than $18,000 for food banks

Edward Milne in Sooke rakes in $11,000 alone

 

Belmont Secondary School. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Comment taken out of context led to rumours of shooting threat at Belmont

Sooke School District has identified source, given all-clear for students to be in class

 

Royal Bay Secondary’s leadership class, comprised of Grade 9 through 12 students, is part of the student team organizing this year’s 10,000 Tonight event. The public is invited to drop off donations drive-thru style at either West Shore high school on Dec. 1, 3, 8 and 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

10,000 Tonight gets a pandemic twist with West Shore students continuing the tradition

Students still collecting donations but for four evenings this year

Royal Bay Secondary’s leadership class, comprised of Grade 9 through 12 students, is part of the student team organizing this year’s 10,000 Tonight event. The public is invited to drop off donations drive-thru style at either West Shore high school on Dec. 1, 3, 8 and 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Riley Scheffer has earned a scholarship to play with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. (Photo contributed)

Belmont Bulldog lineman wraps up scholarship

Langford’s Riley Scheffer will study kinesiology at the University of B.C.

Riley Scheffer has earned a scholarship to play with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. (Photo contributed)
Sooke School District superintendent Scott Stinson explains most block classes at Belmont Secondary will be halved. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

PHOTOS: An inside look at one of SD62’s schools before students welcomed back

Approximately 1,400 students expected at Belmont Secondary

Sooke School District superintendent Scott Stinson explains most block classes at Belmont Secondary will be halved. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Belmont 2020 graduate, Keagan Tait, moves to Ottawa in August to work as a page in the House of Commons. He’s one of 40 students selected from across the country. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Belmont grad to work at Ottawa’s House of Commons

Keagan Tait is one of 40 students chosen from across the country

Belmont 2020 graduate, Keagan Tait, moves to Ottawa in August to work as a page in the House of Commons. He’s one of 40 students selected from across the country. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Belmont Secondary graduates Jasmyn Loo, Jacklyn Halaburda, Ashley Bilachand Isabella Wheaton celebrate the end of their high school careers. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Belmont Secondary grads celebrate the end of high school

Graduating class attends small group ceremonies on June 23 and 24

Belmont Secondary graduates Jasmyn Loo, Jacklyn Halaburda, Ashley Bilachand Isabella Wheaton celebrate the end of their high school careers. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
‘The face of Belmont’: Custodial staff at Langford school pivot to support parents, students

‘The face of Belmont’: Custodial staff at Langford school pivot to support parents, students

Staff serve as point of contact for parents, students with school

‘The face of Belmont’: Custodial staff at Langford school pivot to support parents, students
Parents in the Know, a nine-week program in three locations around Greater Victoria, helps parents rediscover their relationship with their 13 to 21-year-olds. (Courtesy of Boys and Girls of Canada)

West Shore parenting program tackles stigmas around raising teenagers

‘Many teens don’t feel like their parents have confidence in them,” says program coordinator

Parents in the Know, a nine-week program in three locations around Greater Victoria, helps parents rediscover their relationship with their 13 to 21-year-olds. (Courtesy of Boys and Girls of Canada)
Belmont Secondary’s Theatre on the Edge presents Rosencrantz Guildenstern Are Dead, running from May 22 to 25. (Swikar Oli/ News staff)

Belmont’s Theatre on the Edge offers parody of Shakespeare

Spring production of Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead runs from May 22 to 25

Belmont Secondary’s Theatre on the Edge presents Rosencrantz Guildenstern Are Dead, running from May 22 to 25. (Swikar Oli/ News staff)
(Swikar Oli/ News staff)

VIDEO: Belmont Secondary gets new turf in time for spring

Donation from city estimated to be worth $400,000

(Swikar Oli/ News staff)
Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP and NDP agriculture critic Alistair MacGregor speaks at a town hall meeting about supply management in the Canadian agriculture industry at the Cobble Hill Hall (File photo)

MP Alistair MacGregor hosts a clean energy town hall in Belmont Secondary

The free March 13 drop-in event and Facebook livestream runs 6 to 8 p.m.

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP and NDP agriculture critic Alistair MacGregor speaks at a town hall meeting about supply management in the Canadian agriculture industry at the Cobble Hill Hall (File photo)
Langford resident Rob Edwards shares a musical connection with Led Zeppelin that dates back to 1970. Rick Stiebel/News staff

Langford musician shares legendary link

Retired music teacher played in 1970s rock band Troyka

  • Nov 25, 2018
Langford resident Rob Edwards shares a musical connection with Led Zeppelin that dates back to 1970. Rick Stiebel/News staff
Raven Dancer, a 37-foot-long cedar Coast Salish canoe, retired from the water in 2014. The canoe now sits in Belmont Secondary School’s community garden and is a gift to the school from Hulitan Family and Community Services. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

From ocean to garden, Coast Salish canoe will continue to teach at a Langford high school

Raven Dancer made a final journey to Belmont Secondary School’s community garden

Raven Dancer, a 37-foot-long cedar Coast Salish canoe, retired from the water in 2014. The canoe now sits in Belmont Secondary School’s community garden and is a gift to the school from Hulitan Family and Community Services. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Belmont Secondary’s class of ‘68 is having their first high school reunion at Royal Colwood Golf Club, the same place they had their graduation celebration 50 years ago. (Photo courtesy of Linda Boon (Kenyon))

Belmont Secondary’s class of ‘68 to have first high school reunion

The reunion is being held where they had their high school graduation celebration 50 years ago

Belmont Secondary’s class of ‘68 is having their first high school reunion at Royal Colwood Golf Club, the same place they had their graduation celebration 50 years ago. (Photo courtesy of Linda Boon (Kenyon))
Principal Lamond at Belmont Secondary pulled the fire alarm Friday morning when staff smelled gas. (News Gazette staff)

Belmont Secondary fire alarm pulled after gas smelled in school

The fire department determined the gas was coming from a sewage pipe as a result of renovations

Principal Lamond at Belmont Secondary pulled the fire alarm Friday morning when staff smelled gas. (News Gazette staff)
Principal Lamond at Belmont Secondary pulled the fire alarm Friday morning when staff smelled gas. (News Gazette staff)

Belmont Secondary fire alarm pulled after gas smelled in school

The fire department determined the gas was coming from a sewage pipe as a result of renovations

Principal Lamond at Belmont Secondary pulled the fire alarm Friday morning when staff smelled gas. (News Gazette staff)
Former Grade 10 Belmont student, Dorrian Wright, passed away Sunday. His best friend wants him to be remembered as an energetic, fun-loving person who would help anybody who needed it. (Photo courtesy of Kurtis Newell)

Belmont student who died of suspected overdose remembered as reliable and funny

Teen’s best friend said Dorrian Wright was not a drug addict

Former Grade 10 Belmont student, Dorrian Wright, passed away Sunday. His best friend wants him to be remembered as an energetic, fun-loving person who would help anybody who needed it. (Photo courtesy of Kurtis Newell)
A Belmont Secondary school student has died of a suspected drug overdose, said the Sooke School District. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

UPDATED: Grade 10 Belmont student dies from suspected overdose

Sooke School District asks parents, guardians to speak with their children about drugs and alcohol

A Belmont Secondary school student has died of a suspected drug overdose, said the Sooke School District. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)