Tag Archives: Cortes Island Parent Advisory Committee

Raising a flag to remember: Cortes Island School marks Orange Shirt Day

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The sun was shining on Cortes Island school Friday Sept 29, as the Parent Advisory Committee shared orange T-shirts with all the children. With a new principal, the team and students were busy all month preparing to observe the day of memorial by raising a Residential School Survivors’ flag. 

Klahoose Elders visited to share their lived experiences and share song, drumming, and hope. Sisters Rose Hanson and Jessie Louie, joined with singer Brenda Hanson.

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Mark Vonesch 4: Working with Cortes Island’s Volunteer Community

The October 15 election is in a little less than two months. So far, Mark Vonesch is the only candidate for Cortes Island Regional Director. 

In the fourth of a series arising from an interview with Vonesch, he was asked what he would bring to the office from his years of experience working in Cortes Island’s volunteer community.

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Original high school program on Cortes Island accepting applications for Fall and Winter

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A unique high school program is coming to Cortes Island this fall, created in collaboration between School District 72 (SD72) and Cortes parents and volunteers.

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