ALERT: All Greater Victoria school playgrounds are CLOSED

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, all Greater Victoria school playgrounds are now CLOSED.  Signage has been installed. Currently, playfields remain open but we remind our community to please practice social distancing if visiting playfields.

ALERT: All in-class instruction suspended

Under the direction of the Provincial Health Officer, the Minister of Education has suspended in-class instruction in all schools until further notice. For more information and regular COVID-19 updates please visit: www.sd61.bc.ca

Posts Categorized: Security

Spotlight on Spoofing

What is Spoofing? The word spoof is often used to describe satirical, goofball comedy films that, on the surface, pose as legitimate versions of a more serious genre. The classic movie... Read more

Malware: Simple Definitions for Common Types

Definitions Malware: a general term refering to programs that are intentionally designed and distributed to damage and/or control computing devices and computer networks. Malware is short for Malicious Software. The following terms refer to... Read more

Reporting Suspicious Email

The IT for Learning Department has developed a new automated process for reviewing suspicious email sent to spam@sd61.bc.ca. This procedure helps us review reported emails more efficiently, and act quickly... Read more

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Banishing Notification Pop-Ups

If your laptop, desktop or Chromebook is displaying unwanted pop-ups the first place to check is the settings in Google Chrome. Most of the pop-up issues being reported to IT... Read more

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Untangling Chrome Extensions

The Google Chrome browser typically ranks near the top of the list when it comes to security. Generally the extensions available to Chrome browsers are safe too, but they can... Read more