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New sign unveiled at annual PGSS feast

June 10, 2019
​ June 10, 2019 -- The Fruits of the Forest Feast had menu items like roast beef, salmon and bannock. But the centrepiece of the meal – quite fittingly – was a large piece of cedar. The eighth annual lunchtime banquet was held on Friday, June 7 at Prince George Secondary...
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Around Our Schools

June 04, 2019
​ June 4, 2019 -- Lheidli T'enneh wants representation on Board of Education Clayton Pountney, recently elected Chief of the Lheidli T'enneh, has called for representation of the First Nation on the School District No. 57 Board of Education. Pountney made his case during the board's regular public meeting on Tuesday,...
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First Ts'udelhti a memorable celebration of Aboriginal graduates

May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019 -- Tori Edwards was part of a history-making day, and she was shining with pride. Edwards was one of about 80 Grade 12 students who participated in Ts'udelhti, the first-ever Aboriginal Graduation Ceremony held in School District No. 57. Ts'udelhti, which means We Honour in Dakelh Lheidli dialect,...
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Balanced budget provides additional resources in support of student learning

May 30, 2019
​ May 30, 2019 -- The Board of Education for School District No. 57 (Prince George) approved a balanced 2019-2020 annual budget at the Tuesday, May 28 regular public meeting. The budget for the coming school year is $172.7 million. The budget provides a sustainable level of service to students. There...
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District holding Aboriginal graduation ceremony

May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019 -- For the first time, Aboriginal students in School District No. 57 (Prince George, McBride, Valemount and Mackenzie) will have the opportunity to attend a high school graduation ceremony that celebrates their journey and achievements in a cultural context. The School District's inaugural Aboriginal Graduation Ceremony – or...