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:

Tech Tips

Google Calendars for School Websites

The Greater Victoria School District publishes dozens of websites including the main District site, a website for each school, and sub-sites for our school libraries, career centres and various district... Read more

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Changes to Outlook Webmail

What is changing? The school district’s webmail service has been updated from OWA (Outlook Web App) to Outlook on the Web (OotW??). The email server is also being upgraded. OotW sounds confusing,... Read more

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Google Drive Priority

Google has developed a new view for Google Drive called Priority. Priority attempts to solve the issue of having to use a lot of clicks to get to the files... Read more

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Saving to (H:)

Learn where to save your files to ensure they are backed up and available from any device by following this brief guide to using your (H:) Drive—also known as your... 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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