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Parent Questionnaire

March 31, 2020
March 31, 2020 -- For the purpose of developing Continuity of Learning Plans, please complete this questionnaire if you have not already used the link in the parent letter from the Superintendent to do so. Parent Questionnaire

Framework for learning at home

March 30, 2020
​ March 30, 2020 -- The Government of British Columbia and Open School BC have created a webpage that offers a framework for parents and caregivers to keep children learning at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The page also has a link to Frequently Asked Questions, which provide the most up-to-date...

Board of Education - April 7, 2020 Regular Public Meeting

March 30, 2020
The Board of Education will hold its regular public meeting on Tuesday, April 7th beginning at 6 p.m.  Please refer to the below message regarding the Board's decision to hold its meetings in an electronic format.  The gallery will be closed to the public and media until further notice.  Information regarding public...

Update from the Ministry of Education

March 28, 2020
March 27, 2020 -- Please click on the link below for the latest update from the Ministry of Education: 218947 Parents_Guardians Outgoing.pdf
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Frequently Asked Questions on Continuity of Learning

March 26, 2020

​March 26, 2020 -- The Ministry of Education has released a Frequently Asked Questions document on Continuity of Learning. Please click on the link below: Ministry of Education FAQs on Continuity of Learning / March 25
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​District closing playgrounds as public health and safety measure

March 23, 2020
March 23, 2020 -- Please be advised that effective immediately all playgrounds on School District No. 57 (Prince George) property are closed to the public. The District has made this decision in the interest of keeping our communities safe and healthy and stopping the spread of COVID-19. Superintendent Richardson states that...
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SD 57 launches KRSS online engagement questionnaire

March 23, 2020
March 20, 2020 --
PRINCE GEORGE – School District No. 57 (Prince George) launched its online participation questionnaire today to involve the public in ensuring their concerns and aspirations are heard and considered regarding the KRSS naming decision on April 28. The purpose of the online engagement platform is to hear from...

Strategies to support children during the COVID-19 pandemic

March 19, 2020
March 19, 2020 -- When speaking with children about COVID-19, it's best to use a solutions focused approach. Please click on the link below for information. Ways to Manage Stress and Anxiety and Support Our Children.pdf

Information for families from SD 57 and the Ministry of Education

March 18, 2020
​ ​ March 18, 2020 -- Please click on the link below for the latest information from School District No. 57 and the Ministry of Education regarding COVID-19 measures. 2020.03.18 Letter to Parents and Families.pdf
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KRSS engagement plan adjusted due to COVID-19

March 17, 2020
  March 13, 2020 -- PRINCE GEORGE – Given the changing global circumstances of the COVID-19 outbreak, including the World Health Organization's COVID-19 pandemic declaration and the increasing risks of transmission at public gatherings, School District No. 57 is making adjustments to its KRSS school naming public engagement plan: specifically the in-person...

Letter to families from the Ministry of Education

March 17, 2020
  March 17, 2020 -- Please click on the link below for an update from the Ministry of Education. ​ 2020.03.17 Letter to Families from Min of Education.pdf

SD 57 suspending in-class instruction until further notice

March 17, 2020
March 17, 2020 -- Following a joint announcement made at noon today by Premier Horgan, Finance Minister James and Education Minister Fleming, the Government of British Columbia has directed that all school districts in the province including School District No. 57 (Prince George) suspend in-class instruction immediately until further notice. School...
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Dates set for public engagement sessions

March 12, 2020
March 12, 2020 -- The Board of Education for School District No. 57 (Prince George) is committed to working with the public throughout a process of engagement to inform its upcoming decision on how to incorporate Shas Ti into the new school building in the Hart area of Prince George. This...

COVID-19 Update

March 10, 2020
  Communications From the Ministry of Education regarding COVID-19: 2020.03.13 Ministry of Education - COVID 19.pdf 2020.03.09 COVID letter to Families.pdf

Notice of Motion - Draft Board Policy Manual

March 04, 2020
​ The Board Chair indicated at the February 25th regular public meeting that the Board would be scheduling a special public meeting for consideration of the Draft Board Policy Manual. In response to feedback received, at a Special In Camera meeting held on March 3, 2020, the below Notice of Motion...
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Kelly Road Secondary School Questions and Answers

February 27, 2020
We have received a great deal of valuable feedback regarding the process of renaming Kelly Road Secondary School. We appreciate the public input. Below, we have provided answers to some of the most common questions. An email address has been set up to receive direct feedback that will be considered as...

Message from Tim Bennett, Chair, Board of Education

February 26, 2020
​ We acknowledge that there is passion and school spirit for Kelly Road and the Hart community that was exhibited today, which will probably continue for some time as we move through this process.  We need to be clear that the motion carried at the February 25, 2020 Regular Public Board...
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Heitman, Karpenko and Manhas appointed to new roles

February 24, 2020
  Cindy Heitman,  Deputy Superintendent  Cindy Heitman will serve as a voice of experience in her role as deputy superintendent of School District No. 57. Heitman, previously an assistant superintendent in the district, was appointed to the deputy position on Jan. 22. She will provide direct support to Anita Richardson, who...
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Board of Education approves amendments to motions

February 10, 2020
  Feb. 10, 2020 -- At its Regular Public Meeting held January 28, 2020, the Board of Education for School District No. 57 (Prince George) approved amendments to motions that were adopted at its Regular Public Meeting of December 3, 2019. The amended motion for Spruceland Traditional Elementary School states: "That the...

MySchool Bus Monitor

January 24, 2020
​Bussing delays can be view from the link below: http://www.myschoolbusmonitor.ca/ From this page enter "Prince George", a school list will populate, simply select the school or if you wish to view all bus delays scroll down and select the first Prince George.

Online Kindergarten Registration - January 28, 2020

January 06, 2020
​ Online Kindergarten Registration for September 2020 will begin at 9:00 am on January 28, 2020.  For more information  please   CLICK HERE to open our Student Registration page.

2019 - 2020 Enrolment Summary by School

December 05, 2019
​ At the Regular Public Meeting held on December 3, 2019 the Board of Education approved the publication of the 2019-2020 student enrolment numbers by school on the school district's website.  The below information can also be found under "Our Schools". 2019-2020 Enrolment Summary.pdf
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Board of Education approves motions to revise catchment boundaries for D.P. Todd Secondary and Duchess Park Secondary

November 05, 2019
Nov. 5, 2019 -- At its Regular Public Meeting held October 29th, the Board of Education for School District No. 57 (Prince George) approved motions to revise the catchment boundaries for D.P. Todd Secondary School and Duchess Park Secondary School commencing in the 2020-2021 school year. The decisions by the Board...
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New Superintendent to lead School District 57

October 21, 2019
​ Oct. 21, 2019 -- The Board of Education for School District 57 (Prince George) is pleased to announce the appointment of Anita Richardson as Superintendent / CEO effective January 1, 2020. Anita is a skilled educator who brings with her a passion for Indigenous Education and relationship building with community....
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Erase Bullying - Safer Schools

August 28, 2019
ERASE = Expect Respect & A Safe Education   Please Click Here for Help Options   Below are documents for Safer Schools: VTRAFairNoticetoStudentsLtr.pdf VTRANoticetoParentCommunity.pdf SCRCJuly2019.pdf
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​Spooner appointed as Director of Aboriginal Education

August 22, 2019
  Aug. 22, 2019 -- The Board of Education is pleased to announce that Pamela Spooner has been appointed as Director of Aboriginal Education in School District No. 57 (Prince George). Spooner, who holds Masters degrees in Education and First Nations Studies, is moving into the position after serving as Principal...

D.P. Todd project highest priority on five-year capital plan

June 21, 2019

​June 21, 2019 --
With enrollment expected to steadily increase in School District No. 57 (Prince George), the renovation and expansion of D.P. Todd Secondary School is at the top of the district's 2020-21 five-year capital plan. The future of D.P. Todd was a topic of discussion at the Board...

Report of the Catchment and Capacity Stakeholder Review Advisory Committee

June 04, 2019
​At the regular public meeting held on April 30, 2019, the Board of Education approved a motion to publish the Report from the Catchment and Capacity Stakeholder Review Advisory Committee on the school district's website. Catchment and Capacity Review Stakeholder Advisory Committee Report January 14, 2019 .pdf

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 were...

Changes in operations at Continuing Education and Distributed Learning

May 16, 2019
​ May 16, 2019 -- School District No. 57 (Prince George) has made changes to its Central Interior Distance Education School (CIDES) and Continuing Education Program (COED) schedules. The changes take effect on June 28, 2019. Click on the link below for more details. CLA DLCE program changes.pdf

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...

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2100 Ferry Avenue, Prince George, BC, V2L 4R5 Phone: (250) 561-6800 |Phone: 1-800-256-7857 |Fax: (250) 561-6801 | Email: monitors@sd57.bc.ca Until further notice School District No. 57 (Prince George) Corporate Administrative Offices and schools will be closed to the public for in-person services starting Wednesday, March 18, 2020. This decision protects our students and our employees during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are still available to provide services either by phone, email or planned appointment (virtually). Contact the Central Administrative Office · by phone at 250-561-6800, or · by email at monitors@sd57.bc.ca