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District Learning Commons Leading the Way

November 23, 2021
​ The District Learning Commons at School District No. 57 is leading the way on decolonizing and indigenizing school library learning commons practice. This is a team effort that builds on previous work started by Monica Berra, Leona Prince and Cathy Drew. Now the questions they are asking around decolonization, indigenizing...

PGSS Receives Generous Haas Mini Mill Donation from Precision Machinery and Guide

November 18, 2021
​ PGSS receives Haas Mini Mill Donation from Precision Machinery and Guide. Students can learn practical, hands-on skills in machine tooling, automation, and production. These skills can provide that vital ‘leg up’ when applying for jobs in metal manufacturing. Read more here.
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Shas Ti Kelly Road Secondary School in the News

November 09, 2021
​ Completed for the school opening in 2020, the Shas Ti Kelly Road Secondary School was a community endeavour. “The school engaged the community, teachers, and staff for the detailed design of spaces,” says Nino Maletta, general manager, capital projects for School District #57. “The school’s layout and concept are similar...

Trustee By-Election Nomination Package

October 29, 2021

November 9, 2021- School District No. 57 (Prince George) will be holding a Local General By-Election on Saturday, January 15, 2022 for the office of: School Trustee – Mackenzie Trustee Electoral Area – 1 person to be elected School Trustee – Prince George Trustee Electoral Area – 1 person to...
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BC Ministry Of Education K-12 Sector Guidelines for Vaccination

October 28, 2021
​ On October 5th, 2021, the Ministry of Education convened an Advisory Committee comprised of Ministry and sector representatives to design a coordinated approach for boards of education ("boards") and independent school authorities ("authorities") who choose to implement vaccination policies. The following principles, roles, and guidelines have been developed to support...

Ventilation Systems at the School Level

October 28, 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.
SD57 Ventilation System Overview.pdf ...
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School Plan 2021-22

September 29, 2021

Welcome Back to Parents and Students

September 06, 2021

A welcome back from Acting Superintendent Cindy Heitman, including safety reminders and Covid-19 protocols.
Message to Parents Traffic Safety Message 2021.10.08 Communicable Disease Plan K-12 .pdf 2021.09.23 BC Daily Health Check for students, staff and visitors.pdf ...
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Harwin Pre-K Spring Program

February 25, 2021

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Forty-seven years of excellence: Aalto brings career to close after inspiring generations of students

July 10, 2020
July 9, 2020 -- She called them her kidlets. After 47 years of teaching, Gerlinde Aalto decided it was time to say goodbye to them.

At the end of the day on June 23, Aalto officially entered retirement. She spent her entire career in School District No. 57, first at Blackburn...
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Grade 7 Celebration Video

July 02, 2020
                                         Click on the link to view​             Grade 7 Celebration Video
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Hello From Harwin

April 21, 2020
Click on the link to see a special video​   Hello From Harwin Staff
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Student Belonging Pickup

April 07, 2020
Please read the attached letter for information belonging pickup.pdf

School District Calendars

February 27, 2020
Please refer to the below school district calendars as approved by the Board of Education.
2021-2022 Calendar - Updated 08.31.21.pdf

2021-2022 Calendar Detail.pdf
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Sad News

January 11, 2019
​Our school community has recieved some sad news. Please see below for resources: Harwin.pdf Grief and Loss
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Communicating Student Learning

November 22, 2016
​Reporting as we knew it has changed. Please see the link  
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The Facts About Head Lice

November 10, 2016
​   Please check your children on a regular basis to help us keep these pesky guys under control!  Guidelines from Northern Health are attached. The Facts About Head Lice.pdf
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Strengthening Families

October 03, 2016
​ Community Research Project  Your child's school has been given an opportunity to participate in an ongoing research project for developing the community and family support. The Strengthening Families Program … This program gives you and your family many opportunities: Share your ideas and parenting strategies with other families. Fun family...
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Feb. 26th Non Instructional Day

February 10, 2016
​School is not in session.  On Feb. 26th, teachers will be attending professional development workshops.  
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Scholastic Book Fair

February 10, 2016
​Thank you to everyone for making the book fair such a success! Hunter, in Ms. Doyle's class, won Scholastic Book Fair Draw.  
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Remembrance Day

November 09, 2015
​ On Tuesday, Nov. 10th, Harwin Elementary will have host an assembly to honor Remembrance Day.   On Wednesday, Nov. 11 Harwin will be closed for Remembrance Day.    
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CBC Music Contest

November 05, 2015
​      The Harwin Prides, our school choir, have entered the CBC Canada's Greatest Music Room Contest! For more information, please check out the links below:   http://music.cbc.ca/#!/blogs/2015/10/CBC-Music-in-association-with-MusiCounts-is-looking-for-Canadas-Greatest-Music-Class https://www.youtube.com/user/cbcradio3 Don't forget to subscribe to CBC Music 3 on Youtube! 
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Drop Everything And Read Event (D.E.A.R.)

October 19, 2015
​Oct. 26th is the 9th anniversary of the BC Drop Everything And Read challenge.   D.E.A.R. started as a small challenge between school libraries in 2007 and has grown t involve many participants across the province.  The simple, but powerful idea of D.E.A.R. is to promote the importance of literacy by having...
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Scholastic Book Fair Draw Winner!

September 30, 2015
​ Congratulations to Dade!  He won the Book Fair Draw and picked $25 worth of books to bring home. Thank you to his buddy, Anthony, for helping Dade pick out $25 worth of books for Ms. Brough's room. 
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After School Clubs Start Today (Monday, Sept. 28th)

September 28, 2015
​   After school clubs start on Monday, Sept. 28th.  Clubs are dismissed at 3:30 . Please arrange for pick-up, as there is no supervision after clubs are dismissed.
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After School Clubs

September 22, 2015
​   After School Clubs! Sign up forms will be sent home Tuesday, Sept. 21st.  Please return the forms as soon as possible.  Below is a list of upcoming clubs! Harwin After School Clubs- Sept. 28 th   to Dec. 10 th , 2015 All clubs are from 2:30-3:30.   Primary...
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Welcome Back Everyone!

September 22, 2015
    School is back in session and we have an exciting year of learning ahead of us!  The doors opened on Sept. 8 th , 2015 and smiling faces were all around!  Kids were happy to see their teachers again and share stories of their summer adventures.  As well, Harwin...
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Harwin Students Recognized for their Outstanding Work!

March 02, 2015
​ Please see the following article, recently published in the Prince George Citizen: http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/news/local-news/students-naming-city-s-top-citizens-1.1768068