NAMING SCHOOL SITES
Adopted: February 27, 1995
Revised: 1. February 15, 2010, 2. May 28, 2018, 3. February 25, 2019
Frequency of Review: Annual
1. When naming a school site, the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) will appoint a committee to oversee consultation for the development of a suitable name. This will be done pursuant to Policy 1163 and Regulation 1163 – Consultation. The committee should include, at the minimum, the following:
a) A Trustee
b) The Superintendent or their delegate
c) The School Principal
d) A member of the school’s teaching staff
e) A member of the school’s Parent Advisory Council
f) Up to 2 members of the Indigenous community
g) Up to 3 members of the local community
2. The committee may request that the Board approve a specific name for a school site. The request must be accompanied by a report detailing the results of a consultative process carried out pursuant to Policy 1163 and Regulation 1163 – Consultation.
3. The committee must conform with the Province’s Naming Privileges Policy, as amended from time to time.
Modification to this document is not permitted without prior written consent from the Greater Victoria School District.
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