Boy-O-Boy is a parent education speaker series, run by the SGPA, in partnership with the School. The goal of this series is to provide insight and generate conversations within our community on various topics. Sessions are conducted as panel discussions and include a featured expert along with faculty members and a parent Q&A section.
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Stay tuned for upcoming Boy-O-Boy Speaker Series events!
On May 29, 2023, Mr. David Young, Head of School; Christina Brown, Past President of the SGPA; and a panel of St. George's Students, gathered to discuss the past, present, and future of St. George's School.
In this Boy-O-Boy Speaker Series video, David Young and Christina Brown discuss Post-Secondary Planning, focusing on the transition from one era to another and the opportunities that come with it.
An interactive round table conversation with Dr. Jan Hare, Dean of the Faculty of Education at UBC about Truth and Reconciliation. Covering many different aspects of understanding and achieving Truth and Reconciliation as individuals, families, and a community. Round table panellists included Sam Johnston, Director of Learning at St. George’s; Sarah McLean, Head of Global Stewardship at St. George’s; Nancy Maloney a St. George’s parent; and moderated by Jessica Hanick, Vice-President of the SGPA.
Tim Soril, Head of Personal Counselling; Hayley Jacobs, Deputy Associate Principal of Student Life; Suretha Swart, Registered Psychologist; Sam Johnston, Director of Learning; and a special panel of Grade 10–12 students to engaged in discussion with students using data that was gathered to solicit the students’ feelings on the accuracy of the outcomes.
Dr. Kang and our special school panellists: Mr. Sam Johnston, Director of Leaning; Ms. Hayley Jacobs, Deputy Associate Principal Student Life, Senior School; and Ms. Erin Leach, Personal Counsellor, Junior School discussed the science and understanding behind establishing healthy habits and tips that can help your sons’ success.
We're joined by the new Head of School; Mr. David Young as well as Senior School Principal, Dr. Gary Kern; Junior School Principal, Ms. Karyn Roberts; and Junior School Associate Principal, Mr. Aled Thomas.