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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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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 of...
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Community Evacuation Assembly Point signs going up

July 05, 2019
​July 5, 2019 -- School District No. 57 has begun the installation of signs at select schools throughout Prince George to indicate their designation as official Community Evacuation Assembly Points in the event of an evacuation. Earlier this year, the City of Prince George and the school district signed a memorandum...
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Strengthening Families Program made powerful impact

June 27, 2019
​ June 27, 2019 -- For Rose Haugrud and nine-year-old son Ronin Rei, involvement in the Strengthening Families Program was a positive experience from the first day to the last. "It was awesome," Haugrud said. "We got a chance to connect with other families and make new friends and learn new...
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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 of...
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Around Our Schools

June 04, 2019
​ June 4, 2019 -- Lheidli T'enneh wants representation on Board of Education Clayton Pountney, recently elected Chief of the Lheidli T'enneh, has called for representation of the First Nation on the School District No. 57 Board of Education. Pountney made his case during the board's regular public meeting on Tuesday,...
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First Ts'udelhti a memorable celebration of Aboriginal graduates

May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019 -- Tori Edwards was part of a history-making day, and she was shining with pride. Edwards was one of about 80 Grade 12 students who participated in Ts'udelhti, the first-ever Aboriginal Graduation Ceremony held in School District No. 57. Ts'udelhti, which means We Honour in Dakelh Lheidli dialect,...
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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...
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District holding Aboriginal graduation ceremony

May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019 -- For the first time, Aboriginal students in School District No. 57 (Prince George, McBride, Valemount and Mackenzie) will have the opportunity to attend a high school graduation ceremony that celebrates their journey and achievements in a cultural context. The School District's inaugural Aboriginal Graduation Ceremony – or...

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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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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Sad News

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

New Emergency Procedures

September 28, 2017
  School District No. 57 (Prince George) new EMERGENCY PROCEDURES are now in effect. 2017.09.01 New Emergency Procedures.pdf
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Digital Citizenship

June 09, 2017
​ With the growing use of technology by students both inside and outside of school, it is important to teach them how to be safe. Learning to be safe online is one thing that can stay constant in an ever changing technological world.   This website provides resources, lessons, websites, and...
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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