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Principal Mike Bobbitt is thrilled to be back in the thick of things at Edward Milne Community School, such as in the garden where a wily gardener can spot hops, persimmon, corn, potatoes and quince. And that’s just in this photo. (Zoe Ducklow - Sooke News Mirror)

Former Sooke teacher and vice-principal returns to EMCS bursting with excitement

Mike Bobbitt got promoted and sent back to his first school

 

Sooke’s Edward Milne Community School raised more than $11,000 for 10,000 Tonight, the annual event that usually collects non-perishables for the Sooke Food Bank. This year, the school only accepted online donations and held an online auction. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sooke school crushes 10,000 Tonight goal, raises $11,000 for Sooke Food Bank

Online auction replaces collection of food items

 

10,000 Tonight, one of the West Shore’s largest food drives, will look drastically different at Edward Milne Community School this year. Grade 12 student Genelle Hill (left) and vice principal Todd Powell said they will only be collecting monetary donations. They will also be launching an online auction from Nov. 30 to Dec 11 to raise funds. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Sooke’s high school to launch online auction for 10,000 Tonight

Online auction goes live from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11

 

SD62 says parents of kids who have problems with bus stops and pick up times should reach out to their transportation department to find a solution. This comes after a Grade 10 student attending EMCS in Sooke found out he had to walk 45 minutes to get to the nearest bus pickup. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bus route mishap leaves EMCS student walking 45 mins to pickup spot

Sooke School District willing to work with family to find solution

SD62 says parents of kids who have problems with bus stops and pick up times should reach out to their transportation department to find a solution. This comes after a Grade 10 student attending EMCS in Sooke found out he had to walk 45 minutes to get to the nearest bus pickup. (Black Press Media file photo)
EMCS Gr. 11 student Miles Drabitt (front), Gr. 9 student Alex Morgan and Gr. 12 student Dymetri Taylor share their opinions about the 2020 provincial election, as youth who are not old enough to vote. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
EMCS Gr. 11 student Miles Drabitt (front), Gr. 9 student Alex Morgan and Gr. 12 student Dymetri Taylor share their opinions about the 2020 provincial election, as youth who are not old enough to vote. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Sooke School District is asking families of students to fill out two surveys about how they can improve their back-to-school plans before September rolls around. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sooke School District asks families for feedback in back-to-school surveys

Survey asks which back-to-school option parents, students prefer

Sooke School District is asking families of students to fill out two surveys about how they can improve their back-to-school plans before September rolls around. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sooke School District is set to welcome back all students from kindergarten to Grade 12 on Sept. 8 for the 2020-2021 school year. (File – Press Media)

School district set to welcome back students Sept. 8

‘There’s a lot of anxiety out there for parents,’ says school board chair

Sooke School District is set to welcome back all students from kindergarten to Grade 12 on Sept. 8 for the 2020-2021 school year. (File – Press Media)
In a video created by EMCS staff in Sooke, teachers and staff dance along to “I Got You (I Feel Good)” by James Brown. (Screenshot/YouTube)

VIDEO: Sooke teachers are ‘feeling good,’ show it off in song and dance for students

Edward Milne Community School staff rock out at end of planning week

In a video created by EMCS staff in Sooke, teachers and staff dance along to “I Got You (I Feel Good)” by James Brown. (Screenshot/YouTube)