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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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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
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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
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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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Anti-racism online discussion TODAY

June 09, 2022
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Join the anti-racism discussion today.  Prince George's District Student Advisory Council is hosting this groundbreaking webinar on breaking cultural biases, and you can take part in the discussion starting at 10:15am (Pacific Time Zone). 
To join in, -
Step 1: OPEN YOUR BROWSER and click this link: https://bit.ly/3LI7DGm  
Step...
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Parent Council interested in decolonization

June 08, 2022
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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
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  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
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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
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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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Election Officers appointed

April 29, 2022


Election Officers Named for School District 57 The public gets to exercise democracy, this fall, and there are fewer stronger signs of that than the naming of Election Officers. School District 57's Board of Trustees approved the appointments of Jan Cote as Chief Election Officer and Ellen Bryden as...
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Policies - 60-Days Consultation for Input

April 28, 2022
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June 3, 2022 -  At the regular public meeting held on May 31, 2022, the Board of Education approved the below policies in principle and for distribution of 60-days consultation for input. 17 School District Transportation Services.pdf 23 Anti-Racism Anti-Discrimination and Cultural Safety.pdf 24 Indigenous Racial Reconciliation.pdf...
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Tim Bennett elected VP of BC Trustees

April 22, 2022

Tim Bennett is now the vice-president of the BC School Trustees’ Association, the coalition of all public school trustees in the province. Bennett was acclaimed to the position on Thursday night during the BCSTA’s Annual General Meeting held this year in Vancouver. Bennett has been on the association’s Board of...
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Piping hot donation for school breakfasts

April 14, 2022
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The boilermakers at Northwood Pulp made a substantially nourishing donation to Nusdeh Yoh Elementary School this week. The good news was hand delivered by boilermaker Karyn Yasinsky and apprentice Becaa Foster of subcontract company CIMS Ltd. and Boilermakers Union Lodge 359 in Prince George. The two trades professionals delivered a...
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Pam Spooner takes historic staff position

April 05, 2022
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Spooner named district's first Indigenous Assistant Superintendent April 05, 2022 School District 57 now has an Indigenous Assistant Superintendent leading Indigenous education – the first in the province. Pam Spooner has been the director of SD57's Indigenous Education Department for the past three years and grew naturally into this...
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Honouring Indigenous Language Day

April 01, 2022
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Hadih. Danachea. Weyt-kp.  These are the ways hello has been said on School District 57's footprint for thousands of years, in, respectively, the languages of the Lheidli T'enneh, McLeod Lake and Simpcw people – dialects of Dakelh, Tse'Khene and Secwepemctsin. With that, welcome to a day of special celebration:...
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Provincial Initiative Builds on SD57's Indigenous Content

March 09, 2022
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Indigenous content is being added in a substantial way for the benefit of B.C.'s students. The announcement made in recent days by the provincial Ministry of Education fits perfectly with work that was already well underway across the province and here in School District 57. "We know that reflecting...
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Global Conflict - Local Supports

February 25, 2022
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International conflicts can have very local impacts, in this small world of ours. School District 57 recognizes that the conflict between Ukraine and Russia is drawing global attention. For some of our staff, students, and their families there are personal connections to that region. Even those who are not...
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Raising the B.A.R.: Bystanders Against Racism

February 08, 2022
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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.
2021-2022 Calendar - Updated 08.31.21.pdf

2021-2022 Calendar Detail.pdf

2022-2023 Calendar.pdf

2023-2024 Calendar.pdf

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School District No. 57

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 The School District No. 57 Corporate Administrative Office is open to the public for in-person services. We continue to observe COVID-19 pandemic public health protocols, so please wear a mask and use the hand sanitizer upon your arrival. Contact the Central Administrative Office by phone at 250-561-6800, or by email at monitors@sd57.bc.ca with any questions you may have. We respectfully acknowledge that School District No. 57 resides on the unceded ancestral lands of the Lheidli T'enneh First Nations, McLeod Lake Indian Band and the Simpcw First Nation. It is our honour to walk alongside our indigenous communities in educating our students.