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2019

  • April

    Welcome to the Cowichan District Hospital Foundation Gala

    It gives me great pleasure to welcome members of our local Cowichan community to this event, hosted by Shawnigan Lake School.
     
    I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish people.
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  • Melvin

    Reflecting on Mine Awareness Day

    The Rev and I have discussed the theme for this morning’s reflection and we settled upon ‘There is more in us than we think.’
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  • CAIS Student Leadership Conference 2019 – Opening Address

    It is a great privilege to welcome all our student and staff delegates to the 2019 CAIS Student Leadership Conference, hosted here at Shawnigan Lake School.
     
    I would like to begin by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples.
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  • March

    Holocaust and Genocide Symposium – Opening Address

    I would like to begin by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples.
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  • February

    Reflection from the Board Retreat

    On Feb 22nd, Headmaster Lamont addressed a gathering of governors, staff, parents, and students, during the Board of Governors retreat in Victoria.

    This reflection followed a day of conversation.
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  • Reflections on Ski Week 2019

    I thought that I would reflect on Ski Week 2019 – Shawnigan’s 45th adventure in Manning Park.
     
    It was my first experience of Ski Week – alongside many of you new to Shawnigan this academic year.
     
    I have many memories and reflections:
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  • C.W. Lonsdale, Lost and Found

    CW Lonsdale was born on the 1st of February, 1886, and died in 1952 – long before any of us had the opportunity to meet him.

    Thanks to Mr. Jay Connolly's address this week, we all have a much clearer picture of who Lonsdale was and what he can still mean to our school.  

    I have asked that his reflections be republished here, with permission.
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  • January

    Reflecting on the bishop's visit

    It gives me great pleasure to welcome Bishop Logan McMenamie to Chapel this morning.
     
    Bishop Logan has been our bishop for the past five years and has, in this time, been a champion for social justice and action and has recognized both a role and a responsibility to contribute to the healing, reconciliation, and relationship-building with the First Peoples of this land.
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  • Reflection on the Chapel Building

    I thought that this morning that I would reflect on Chapel itself, and how we can treasure it.
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  • Welcome Back!

    I’d like to welcome everyone back after the December break.

    I trust that you have had the opportunity to reconnect with families and friends and your home communities – and have taken time to recharge your batteries for the term ahead.
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