Supporting SD63 Saanich 
Parent Advisory Councils (PACs) and families in public education

The Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils of Saanich (COPACS) is the official representative for School District 63 Parent Advisory Councils. Every school has a Parent Advisory Council and each of these is a COPACS member. Our primary task under provincial legislation is to advise the School Board on “any matter relating to education in the school district”.

Parents and guardians are encouraged to get involved! Attend monthly COPACS meetings or contact us directly to receive updates of issues, activities and concerns of PACS in our district. We welcome parent feedback regarding district issues and policies. If you have any individual questions or concerns, please send an email to the COPACS meets on the first Thursday of the month at 7 pm at the Saanich Schools' Education Centre. All parents and guardians of Saanich District students are welcome to attend. 

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    Parent Information Night
    by Copacs Executive - Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 7:55 PM

    See attached flyer for a Parent Information Night on Raising Digitally Responsible Youth

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    February Meeting
    by Copacs Executive - Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 7:31 PM

    Join us Thursday February 8th at 7PM at the District Resource Centre behind Keating School.  Joining us this month is Jennifer Harrison, Youth and Family Engagement Coordinator, Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative.  Jennifer and a few young people from local high schools will be sharing new resources available for parents and youth.  She will also be discussing the Collaborative Group and its observations on all aspects of health (ie. mental, sexual, emotional and physical) in our schools. 

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    White Road
    by Copacs Executive - Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 7:30 PM

    School District No. 63 (Saanich) is undertaking the second phase of a consultation process looking at the future of the “White Road” property located at the intersection of White Road and Veyaness Road in Central Saanich (Lot A, Plan VIP17298 ‐ White Road, Central Saanich, BC).  The community is invited to participate in this process by attending a public consultation meeting at Bayside Middle School on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.  For more information on this consultation, including the results to date and the revised consultation timeline, please visit: