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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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SD57 Strategic Plan Engagement Session

February 01, 2023
Save the Date  SD57 Strategic Plan Engagement Session  Here’s What, So What, Now What  February 1 st    2023  6:30-8:00pm Virtual or In Person    School District 57 is currently in year 2 of their 5-year strategic plan.    This session will provide updates on the implementation plan as...

Kindergarten Registration and Choice Program Information Sessions

January 16, 2023
Online Kindergarten Registration for September 2023 will open February 1, 2023.

Children whose fifth birthday falls on or before December 31, 2023 are eligible to enter Kindergarten in September 2023.  To register please visit our Kindergarten Registration Page  and select the appropriate link. Please note these links will not be...

District Awards Program Open!

January 12, 2023
Are you a student graduating from School District No. 57 in 2023? If yes, this information is for you! The District Awards Program is made possible by the community.  Many individuals, service clubs, and companies in the Prince George and Central BC area donate scholarships and bursaries to recognize student...

Spruceland Elementary Choice Program Thought Exchange

January 06, 2023
Beginning in September 2023, Spruceland Traditional Elementary will have officially transitioned to Spruceland Community School of the Arts for grades K to 7. This means that the Arts will be integrated into all aspects of the curriculum, including reading, writing, numeracy, science, and social studies.  In addition to this...

Alternative Suspension Program

January 05, 2023
Alternative Suspension is a YMCA program (developed by the Y of Quebec) that is for youth aged 12 to 17 who have been or are at risk of being suspended from school due to struggles with choices and behaviour. In Prince George, Alternative Suspension is located at 490 Quebec...

SD57 Policies - 60 Day Consultation for Input

December 29, 2022

The Board of Education approved the below policies in principle and for distribution of   60 - day s   consultation   to Stakeholder and Rightsholder groups for input.  Policy 10 Policy and Policy Development.pdf
Policy 11 Board Delegation of Authority.pdf
If you or your organization have any...
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Indigenous Education Leadership Table

November 18, 2022
Members of the Indigenous Education Leadership Table (IELT) met for the first time on Wednesday with the new SD57 Board of Education and SD57 senior staff members. The IELT is comprised of representatives of both the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation (LTFN) and the McLeod Lake Indian Band (MLIB). The...

Welcome to our new Director of Instruction - Indigenous Education

September 01, 2022
School District 57 is pleased to announce Beverly Best has joined the team as Director of Instruction – Indigenous Education. Beverly is from the community of Stellat'en First Nations, Frog clan, and has dedicated herself to education. She currently holds 4 degrees from UNBC, her latest being a Masters...
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Congratulations! UNBC's new chancellor is Darlene McIntosh

July 15, 2022
​ Beloved Lheidli T'enneh Elder and frequent SD57 Indigenous leader is named UNBC's latest chancellor. 
UNBC ANNOUNCEMENT...  Prince George, B.C. – Darlene McIntosh, an Elder with the Lheidli T’enneh Nation has been named UNBC’s eighth Chancellor. She will be sworn in at a special celebration on Oct. 21, 2022. β€œI am honoured...
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Welcome to our new Director of Human Resources

July 12, 2022
School District 57 is pleased to announce Andrea Born has joined the team as Director of Human Resources. Andrea comes to the school district from Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. Over the previous three years, Andrea has been a member of the Northern Advisory Council for CPHR BC &...

Thousands take in DSAC webinar

June 09, 2022
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...

Parent Council interested in decolonization

June 08, 2022
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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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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Raising the B.A.R.: Bystanders Against Racism

February 08, 2022
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

School District Calendars

April 12, 2018

Please refer to the below school district calendars as approved by the Board of Education.
2022-2023 Calendar Revised Sep 20 2022.pdf

2023-2024 Calendar.pdf