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District makes catchment and capacity recommendations

May 06, 2019
​ May 6, 2019 -- A report to the School District No. 57 (Prince George) Education Services Committee has made district-wide recommendations regarding catchment and capacity for the 2019-2020 school year and beyond. The report was issued by the Catchment and Capacity Review Stakeholder Advisory Committee (Committee) chaired by School District...

Wireless and technology upgrades to be part of budget discussions

May 03, 2019
​ May 3, 2019 – Upgrading wireless internet infrastructure and improving learning outcomes through the addition of appropriate information technology have been identified as priority initiatives being considered by the School District No. 57 board of trustees for the 2019-2020 budget. A third initiative – increasing the ability of elementary schools...

Pies fly as D.P. Todd students step up for one of their own

May 01, 2019
​ May 1, 2019 -- Bryelle Gallagher had the chance to show support for a friend in need. At the same time, she had a glorious, perhaps once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, to toss cream pies at the helpless visage of math teacher Colin Schulz. For Gallagher, it was a double win and she...
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Aboriginal Youth Conference a valuable experience for students

April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019 -- More than 100 students were giving all their attention to the Didoh Ne Drum Group. With a fully-engaged audience in front of him, lead vocalist Francois Prince snuck in a little message about the importance of education. Prince mentioned that when he was a boy, he was taught...

Around Our Schools

April 25, 2019
​     April 25, 2019 --   Breaking out of their shells: These are thrilling times for Theresa Weissenmayer's Grade 3 students at Mackenzie's Morfee Elementary. Every year, Mrs. Weissenmayer brings in eggs from her hens and places them in an incubator inside her classroom. The eggs are now hatching,...