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Wendy Tilby Short Listed for Academy Awards

Wendy Tilby, Class of ’78, has once again been short-listed for the Animated Short Film at the 95th Academy Awards. 

Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis’ acclaimed animated short film called The Flying Sailor is 7 minutes long and has already received nine awards to date, including, most recently, two prizes in December 2022 at the Los Angeles Animation Festival. The film is inspired by the incredible true-life story of a man blown two kilometres through the air by the 1917 Halifax Explosion – the largest accidental non-nuclear explosion in history. Check it out: mediaspace.nfb.ca/epk/the-flying-sailor

SPECTRUM TURF & RINK COMMITTEE LOOKING FOR HELP!

Proposed Spectrum Turf and Rink Project

Spectrum Community School is looking for two or more individuals for the following positions to help finalize the development of a multi-sport turf field with various stakeholders on the school property.

  1. Land Use Planner / Developer 
    The individual will work with the Spectrum Turf & Rink (STAR) Committee, McElhanney Engineering and various stakeholders to package and finalize the turf-project to present to Saanich Municipality, the community at large and the SD61 Board. 
  2. Marketing & Social Media Lead
    The individual will work with the Spectrum Turf and Rink (STAR) Committee to initiate a final fundraising drive for the turf. The individual may have experience with social media marketing, website design, internet promotion and other multi-media applications. 

Please contact dobutcher@sd61.bc.ca if you feel you can help or have any questions. 

For more information on the Spectrum turf project, please see here www.starproject.ca .