School district to match grant to help address physical health

The board passed a motion Oct. 6 enabling the school district to match a $15,000 grant from Pacific Sport Vancouver Island.

The board passed a motion Oct. 6 enabling the school district to match a $15,000 grant from Pacific Sport Vancouver Island.

These funds will allow the district to hire a teacher for 12 weeks to instruct kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers in five or six schools that have shown vulnerabilities in the Physical Health and Well-being component on the EDI (early development instrument) screen.