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Orientation week ensures a safe, ready and welcome return to school

August 12, 2020
August 12, 2020 -- The Ministry of Education has announced a gradual restart for the 2020-21 school year to allow extra time to orient students and staff on the new COVID-19 health and safety measures in place. Please click on the link below for details. Orientation week.pdf 
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B.C. schools to open in Stage 2 in September

July 29, 2020
July 29, 2020 -- In September 2020, all schools in British Columbia will reopen in Stage 2 of the Five Stages Framework for K-12 Education. Please click on the link below for details. School District No. 57 will provide more information once plans for our schools are developed. What to Expect...
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Forty-seven years of excellence: Aalto brings career to close after inspiring generations of students

July 10, 2020
July 9, 2020 -- She called them her kidlets. After 47 years of teaching, Gerlinde Aalto decided it was time to say goodbye to them.

At the end of the day on June 23, Aalto officially entered retirement. She spent her entire career in School District No. 57, first at Blackburn...

Phase 3 guidelines for social interaction

July 03, 2020
July 3, 2020 -- Northern Health and the Province of BC have released the following reminders for Phase 3 of BC's  Restart Plan. Inside Your Bubble Your bubble includes members of your immediate household and can be carefully expanded to include others. Try to limit the number of people in your bubble...
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Grade 7 Celebration Video

July 02, 2020
                                         Click on the link to view​             Grade 7 Celebration Video
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Playground safety tips from BC Centre for Disease Control

June 18, 2020
​ June 18, 2020 -- Please click on the links below for valuable information from BC Centre for Disease Control. K-12- BC Centre for Disease Control Safety Tips Playgrounds.pdf K-12 Resources BCCDC - PowerPoint Presentation.pdf
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Hello From Harwin

April 21, 2020
Click on the link to see a special video​   Hello From Harwin Staff
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Student Belonging Pickup

April 07, 2020
Please read the attached letter for information belonging pickup.pdf
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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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Sad News

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