Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District sings celebration song for class of ’19

Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District sings a congratulation song to this year's graduating class.

Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District’s singing superintendent is at it again, and he’s got back-up this time.

In a Youtube video posted Monday, Scott Saywell and 12 other District 68 staff celebrated 2019 graduates with a song that included the message that “even though you’ve learned a lot, you still don’t know what you don’t know.”

When snow blanketed Vancouver Island this past winter, a video of Saywell went viral as he grabbed his guitar to announce a snow day for the Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District.

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After three consecutive snow days in February, Saywell returned with his guitar to inform students they were headed back to class.

On Monday, Saywell and his troupe of district singers sid after 13 years of school, the students learned many things, but “now that you’re a graduate there’s still a long way to go.”

Saywell ended the video by congratulating graduates and encouraging them to “go out and change the world,” and for a great summer to all returning and new students, parents and staff.


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