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I am excited to be joining the Happy Valley School community this year. Our school has a long and proud history in the Sooke School District and we are continuing to shine.

As our neighborhood is developing, our school population is growing. Happy Valley Elementary is home to 332 families this year. This fall, we opened our doors to 417 children in Kindergarten through Grade 5. We have 19 divisions and we just opened 2 portable classrooms. We are excited to welcome 80 Kindergarten children as they begin full days at school! Our students are kind, responsible and caring friends. We are enjoying learning and playing together.

We have a wonderful staff and the support of a terrific parent community. We encourage parents to regularly connect with their children’s teachers and to become involved as members of our Parent Advisory Council (PAC). We appreciate the many ways parents support our efforts to provide an exceptional school experience for all children.

We are looking forward to a memorable year ahead. Thank you for sharing your children with us!


Best wishes,

Karen Sjerven