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School District No. 57
Respecting the beautiful unceded ancestral lands, culture and people of the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation, McLeod Lake Indian Band and Simpcw First Nation
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What is Happening at the School District on October 3rd?

September 22, 2022

Non Instructional Days are opportunities for us to learn as a teaching community, to review practices and procedures, and to work to become better leaders in our school communities. On October 3 rd School District No. 57 is holding a Lhulh'uts'u'ten Day (Indigenous Day of Learning) for our staff....
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Welcome to our new Director of Instruction - Indigenous Education

September 01, 2022

School District 57 is pleased to announce Beverly Best has joined the team as Director of Instruction – Indigenous Education. Beverly is from the community of Stellat'en First Nations, Frog clan, and has dedicated herself to education. She currently holds 4 degrees from UNBC, her latest being a Masters...

Welcome Back Message and Information

August 09, 2022

Welcome Back Message Please find below an important Welcome Back Message from Superintendent Cindy Heitman. We look forward to seeing all of your smiling faces next week!  Welcome Back Message
All School District No. 57 schools resume classes Tuesday September 6, 2022
Students should report to school at...
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Congratulations! UNBC's new chancellor is Darlene McIntosh

July 15, 2022
​ Beloved Lheidli T'enneh Elder and frequent SD57 Indigenous leader is named UNBC's latest chancellor. 
UNBC ANNOUNCEMENT...  Prince George, B.C. – Darlene McIntosh, an Elder with the Lheidli T’enneh Nation has been named UNBC’s eighth Chancellor. She will be sworn in at a special celebration on Oct. 21, 2022. “I am honoured...
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Shas Ti gets new parking lot

July 13, 2022

The parking lot at Shas Ti Kelly Road Secondary School is the latest project in the school’s rebuild. IDL Projects Inc. is the lead on-site contractor on this phase.    The bulk of the work involved stripping old asphalt and curb, removing light poles, and ensuring the good working...
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Welcome to our new Director of Human Resources

July 12, 2022

School District 57 is pleased to announce Andrea Born has joined the team as Director of Human Resources. Andrea comes to the school district from Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. Over the previous three years, Andrea has been a member of the Northern Advisory Council for CPHR BC &...
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A Student Oddity

June 27, 2022
​ Teacher Dave Schulte accompanied some of his students from Ecole College Heights Elementary as they performed the David Bowie classic A Space Oddity during the final Board of Education meeting of the school year. This was an excerpt from their acclaimed performance of the play Mission To Neptune that earned...
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Goodsir Nature Park field trip video

June 13, 2022
​ Students from Hart Highlands Elementary School were featured in a new video spotlighting Goodsir Nature Park. Teacher Sarah Bonnar led the outdoor education adventure in the local attraction just a little north of Prince George. 
See the video here: Goodsir Nature Park Field Trip - YouTube 
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Girls Scoring Big Runs With Baseball

June 13, 2022

Five schools will swing for the fences, Tuesday (June 14), on behalf of girls' baseball. Spruceland Traditional Elementary School is hosting the inaugural Girls At Bat Tournament from 9am to 2pm. Other elementary schools sending teams of all or primarily girls include Beaverly, Quinson, Heritage and Peden Hill. All of them...
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SD57 football gaining yardage

June 10, 2022


The schools of the area all broke through coverage together, this past weekend, to celebrate the growth of the sport, coming out of the COVID-19 shutdown. The football teams of Shas Ti Kelly Road, College Heights, PGSS and Nechako Valley from School District 91 in Vanderhoof all came...
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Thousands take in DSAC webinar

June 09, 2022

Don't get angry; get curious. If any theme emerged from the webinar hosted by the District Student Advisory Council, on Thursday, it was that. The students in the DSAC group of School District 57 (Prince George) have been working all year on an anti-racism campaign, and the webinar was...
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Parent Council interested in decolonization

June 08, 2022

Decolonizing is both a question and an interest for the region's District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC). School District 57 staff were invited to a DPAC meeting that was set up differently than most, in an attempt to get a feel for the topic at hand. Instead of the usual Robert's...
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DSAC prepares for online event

June 06, 2022

  The District Student Advisory Council (DSAC) for School District 57 met in the Board of Education's chambers on Monday to prepare for their upcoming mini-conference. This online event is being broadcast across the district, province and beyond as the area's students channel their knowledge and experiences into an anti-racism...
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Powerful Indigenous Theatre at Vanier Hall

June 02, 2022

​ Mystical Story Told On Vanier Stage Tonight A special performance comes to Vanier Hall tonight. The public is invited to come see the Indigenously themed performance "Qwalena: The Wild Woman Who Steals Children." Doors open at 6:30pm and the performance goes from 7-8:30pm. (Latecomers cannot enter.) This performance by...
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Jawanda reelected to BCPVPA

May 20, 2022

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT THE BC PRINCIPALS' & VICE-PRINCIPALS' ASSOCIATION 
The new Directors of the Board were elected by members in the May 17 – 19, 2022 vote. 
The five successful Directors of the Board for two year terms 2022-2024 are: Heidi Grant - SD91, Nechako Lakes
Sid Jawanda -...
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SD57 athlete makes Timberwolves

May 04, 2022

Congratulations to Sophia Fuller, a College Heights Secondary School grad who will now suit of for her hometown UNBC Timberwolves. 
Thanks to The Citizen for spotlighting a great local athlete. Read their story on Sophia here: College Heights basketball star joining UNBC Timberwolves - Prince George Citizen 

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Indigenous Education Leadership Table: an introduction to the IELT

May 02, 2022

The IELT is a groundbreaking collaboration between School District 57 and the territorial rightsholders on whose lands education in this area is provided. The majority of the SD57 landmass is covered by the McLeod Lake Indian Band and the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation. All three parties now meet on a...
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Policies - 60-Days Consultation for Input

April 28, 2022


June 28, 2022 -  At the regular public meeting held on June 22, 2022, the Board of Education approved the below policies in principle and for distribution of 60-days consultation for input.

1 Foundational Statements.pdf
2 Role of the Board.pdf
3 Role of the...
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Raising the B.A.R.: Bystanders Against Racism

February 08, 2022

The District Student Advisory Council (DSAC) can now call themselves filmmakers. The committee of young leaders from schools across the district combined their efforts to shine a light on racism and bias-based bullying. They created four videos that break these issues down into experiential mini-documentaries. They were officially unveiled...

Ventilation Systems at the School Level

October 25, 2021
​ The below document is provided to share information on ventilation systems at the school level.  This includes information on how systems meet requirements for regular inspection and maintenance, and additional mitigations that have been put in place to promote student and staff safety throughout the pandemic. Ventilation Fact Sheet.pdf
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School District Calendars

April 12, 2018

Please refer to the below school district calendars as approved by the Board of Education.
2022-2023 Calendar Revised Sep 20 2022.pdf

2023-2024 Calendar.pdf

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