News & updates


List of 5 news stories.

  • ISABC Student Leadership Program

    Health and Career Education 8 teacher, Jennifer Hutchins, embarked on an ISABC Student Leadership program with her Grade 8 students throughout the 2020-2021 year. Here, she describes the project:
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  • CSI: Shawnigan

    Read all about an exceptionally creative and hands-on conclusion to AP Biology, colourfully recounted by science teacher Mr. Wilke:
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  • Grade 8 Sorting Hat

    One of Shawnigan’s uniquely differentiating features is our carefully crafted Grade 8 experience. Rather than being immersed in a “big House” from the get-go, our Grade 8s begin their Shawnigan journey in the specially-designed Grade 8 Houses with their peers: Stanton for the girls and Levien for the boys.
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  • Metis Sash Presentation

    For the past four years, Brigette Furlonger, past parent of Keiran Furlonger, has been recognizing Métis students who graduate from Shawnigan Lake School. Sashes are gifted to graduating students across the province, and this year Brigette recognized Alexander R., Beatrice M. and Ryan S. The Furlonger family also awards the Furlonger Métis Scholarship each year to a student who has demonstrated pride in his/her/their heritage and a commitment to post-secondary education after graduation.
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  • SOUL Seeking: Recording studio

    For their SOUL Seeking partnership, Grade 9 students Harry M. and Audrey T. utilized Shawnigan’s recording studio to record, produce and write songs together after realizing how effective their respective skills and passion for music could be when combined. During the dedicated two-week SOUL Seeking period in March they recorded and produced two cover songs, and also grew their skill base significantly, including more advanced recording techniques and time management skills.
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Links & blogs

Communications office

List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Arden Gill

    Arden Gill 

    House Director - Stanton, Communications Associate
  • Photo of Nicole Belanger

    Nicole Belanger 

    Web Coordinator
    250-743-5516 ext 376
  • Photo of Jenny Dunbar

    Jenny Dunbar 

    Communications Associate
    250-743-5516 ext 381
  • Photo of Christina Chant

    Christina Chant 

    Communications Associate
    250-743-5516 ext 257
We acknowledge with respect the Coast Salish Peoples on whose traditional lands and waterways we live, learn and play. We are grateful for the opportunity to share in this beautiful region, and we aspire to healthy and respectful relationships with those who have lived on and cared for these lands for millennia.