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This week in basketball… November 20 – 24

Players need to notify coaches if they cannot attend practices or games please!

17  Friday

Morning Practice:  6/7 girls gold 7:45 am – 8:45 am

Morning Practice:  7/8 boys gold 7:45 am – 8:45 am

Lunch:  Intramurals

Afternoon Practice:  6/7 girls white 2:00 – 3:30

Afternoon Practice:  6/7 boys gold 2:00 – 3:30   

20 Monday:           

Morning Practice:  6/7 girls blue 7:45 am – 8:45 am

Morning Practice:  6/7 boys white 7:45 am – 8:45 am

Lunch Practice:  6/7 girls blue at lunch bell (yes, two practices today!

Lunch Practice:  7/8 girls blue at lunch bell

Lunch Practice:  7/8 boys gold at lunch bell

Game:  7/8 girls blue 3:45 at Spencer versus St. Margaret’s CANCELLED as of Friday, Nov 17/17

Game:  7/8 boys blue 5:15 at Spencer versus Colquitz Middle

Game:  7/8 boys gold 3:45 at Cedar Hill.   Dismiss 2:40 and arrange own rides.

21  Tuesday:          

Morning Practice:  6/7 boys blue 7:45 am – 8:45 am

Morning Practice:  7/8 boys blue 7:45 am – 8:45 am

Lunch Practice:  6/7 girls white at lunch bell

Lunch Practice:  6/7 boys gold at lunch bell

Game:  6/7 girls blue 3:45 at Spencer versus Pacific Christian

Game:  6/7 girls white 3:45 at St. Michael’s. Dismiss 2:40 and arrange own rides.

Game:  6/7 girls gold 3:45 at Dunsmuir. Dismiss 2:50 and arrange own rides.

Game: 6/7 boys white make-up game 3:45 at Royal Oak.  Dismiss 2:40 and arrange own rides.

22  Wednesday:   

Morning Practice:  6/7 boys blue 7:45 am – 8:45 am

Morning Practice:  7/8 boys blue 7:45 am – 8:45 am

Lunch Practice:  6/7 girls gold at lunch bell

Lunch Practice:  6/7 boys white at lunch bell

Game:  7/8 girls blue 5:15 at Monterey.  Arrange own rides.

Game:  7/8 boys blue 3:45 at Monterey.  Dismiss 2:40 and arrange own rides.

23  Thursday:       

Morning Practice:  7/8 girls blue 7:45 am – 8:45 am

Morning Practice:  6/7 girls blue 7:45 am – 8:45 am

Lunch:  Early Dismissal for Parent/Teacher Interviews

Game:  6/7 boys blue 3:45 at Central.  Dismiss 2:40 and arrange own rides.

Game:  6/7 boys white 3:45 at Spencer versus Colquitz Middle

Game:  6/7 boys gold 3:45 at John Stubbs.  Dismiss 2:50 and arrange own rides.

24  Friday

Pro-D No school

Check the athletics board DAILY for updates!


Hello everyone.

A very special thanks to Able Seaman Jessica Cryderman for her presentation at our Remembrance Day assembly last Friday. We all really appreciated her time with us. We’d also like to thank Ren Louie for his drumming and chant of respect and remembrance while the divisional reps placed their wreaths.

Thanks to Duey and Ms. Prette for the percussion number and dance number. All-in-all a good assembly.

Now is a really good time to be checking in with your child re: homework assignments. As we head into the darker months we also head into new territory with respect to workload issues. If you are unsure as to where your child currently stands, please do  not hesitate to check in with their teacher.

Please see the attached form for Spencer Spirit Wear: a great idea for Christmas!

The YOUTH in ACTION Club will be holding its annual ‘Winter Wonderland Market’ on December 19-20 at lunch in the mall.  ALL profits go towards local and global initiatives.

Here are some dates to consider.

Nov 16                  PAC meeting 6:30 in the library

Nov 18                  Craft Fair in the Gym 10-3

November 20     White Hatter

Nov 23                  Early dismissal (12:10) Parent/teacher interviews: more info to follow shortly

Nov 24                  Non-Instructional Day

Dec 1                     End of Term 1

Dec 14                   Report Cards home

December 21      Celebration of the Arts.

Dec 22                   Last day of school before winter break.

A friendly reminder that the PAC Co-Op Number is 47416.

Our PAC has recently developed their own webpage! Check it out at:


Terry Honer

Principal, Spencer Middle School



***NO BAND CLASS AFTER SCHOOL ON Tuesday, October 31, 2017***

Remembrance Day Practices at lunch on:

October 30, November 1, 6, 8


  1. Poinsettia Fundraiser – 6.5″ Poinsettias for $14. Payable to SD62. Oct 12 – Nov 2.  Red, White and Marble.
  2. Purdy’s Chocolate Bars – Week of Nov 14/17
  3. Celebration of the Arts (Bake Sale) – Thursday, Dec 21/17 – Group Fundraiser

We have started a new exciting project at Spencer and  we are accepting donations to help bring this vision to a reality.   Stay tuned for info….



Parents can now do school consents at the following link.


ONLINE CONSENT PORTAL – Phase 1 The parent page – This is where parents login 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 six 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.
• This is meant to be a one-stop shop for parents to provide consent.
The URL for this page is https://consent.sd62.bc.ca Here are the consents that are available as this time to be collected online:
1. Freshgrade (online tool)
2. GAFE (Student Access to Google Apps for Education)
3. Media Release
4. KEV School Cash Online
5. Short (Walking) Field Trips
6. Internet Access – Available
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 – Add registration@sd62.bc.ca to your email contacts
Step 2 – Parents go to the link https://consent.sd62.bc.ca
Step 3 – Add your email address
Step 4 – Go to junk folder as the verification number may be sent to this folder. Make note of your SD62 email verification number
Step 5 – Add the verification number
Step 6 – Click on the Consents and choose, “I do give consent”.


If your child is currently attending one of our feeder schools ie: David Cameron, John Stubbs(FI), Lakewood, Millstream, Ruth King, Savory or Willway, you do NOT need to register for Gr 6 on-line.  Your child will automatically be transferred to Spencer unless you let us and your current school know other wise.

To Register your child for Spencer Middle please go to:  http://www.sd62.bc.ca/parents/registration/

Parents can request a school change on-line on this direct link: http://changereq.sd62.bc.ca

***School Supply Lists for 2016-2017 can be found at the top of this page under ‘Links’ then ‘Students.***

Notice for September 2017/18 SD#62 School Year Registration please see attached


School Fees are now available to pay online!

We have now loaded fees into our system and you are able to manage your students accounts from the convenience of your home.

Once you have done the student consent at https://consent.sd62.bc.ca and checked off the School Cash Online Consent you will be able to then set up your account.

Please allow 24 hours for the consent to be updated into our system before you proceed to setting up your account.

It is important to note that you do not have to pay your fees online, you can still pay by cash or cheque.  Doing the consent will allow us to track your students account and we can still process cash/cheque payments to their account.

Thank you for your patience as we implement this new system.  Please let us know if you are experiencing any difficulties.



Online Payments can be completed by going to https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com/


Calendar 2017-18 – Final Revised

School Calendar 2017-18 Colour Version Final


Dear Parents/Guardians,

At their April 25th meeting, the Board of Education confirmed the following:

·         There will be no transportation fees charged for the 2017/18 school year
·         The District will provide a total of 29 routes, which is up one from the 2016/17 school year
·         The 29 routes will provide service to approximately 3,300 riders or roughly one third of our student population based on the 2016/17 service levels
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at bussing@sd62.bc.ca.

The registration form will be on the District’s website under the [Transportation tab|http://www.sd62.bc.ca/about/transportation/]


School District #62 (Sooke)

Link to online registration.

For questions or more information, please email bussing@sd62.bc.ca

Find all the details about the new changes as well as current bus routes and more on the District’s Transportation page.

(link http://www.sd62.bc.ca/about/transportation/)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at info@sd62.bc.ca or bussing@sd62.bc.ca


Have you completed the School Cash Consent form?  The first step is to sign in and create an account. The second step is to complete the Consent form.  See attached for instructions. If you have not completed the consent form, please go to this link:  https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com/

Starting September 2017 all school fees will be available to be paid online.  Please see this instruction guide to set up your account and complete your consent form.

school cash online consent instructions step 1 and 2