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Updated COVID-19 Guidance for K-12 Back to School

October 16, 2020

October 16, 2020 - The below information was provided from Northern Health that will help clarify the protocols in place for future possible exposures.  The school district recognizes the more clarity provided around the process the more able we are to successfully navigate these potentially difficult times.   2020.10.14...

Board of Education Regular Public Meeting

October 14, 2020
​ ​ I n accordance with Bylaw No. 1, the Board of Education passed a motion at a Special In Camera meeting held on October 13 th , to reschedule the regular public meeting of October 27 th  to follow the Inaugural/Annual meeting of the Board on November 3 rd ....

SD57 and Northern Health responding to potential exposure

October 09, 2020
October 9, 2020 - School District No. 57 (Prince George) has been made aware by Northern Health that a member of our school community at Prince George Secondary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The district is working with Northern Health and the Medical Health Officer and is following their guidance....
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Board Policies for Input

October 01, 2020

At the regular public meeting held on September 29, 2020, the Board of Education passed the following motions: That the proposed revisions to the regulations of Policy 3541.35 Winter Weather be approved in principle for implementation while distributed for 60-days to Stakeholder and Rightsholder groups. Policy 3541.35 Winter Weather -...
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Video message from Superintendent Anita Richardson

September 25, 2020
​ September 25, 2020 - SD57 Superintendent Anita Richardson shares a video message about school organization in relation to decreasing enrollment.

Please click on the link below:
https://youtu.be/ukXhFwsye78 ...

District working to minimize impact of budget challenge

September 25, 2020
September 25, 2020 - As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, School District No. 57 (Prince George) is working to minimize the impact on students and staff while addressing a budget challenge due to a significant decline in student enrollment as compared to the 2019/2020 school year. The School District anticipates...

Revised SD57 2020-21 Re-Start Plan

September 17, 2020
October 5, 2020 - School District No. 57 (Prince George) has revised its Re-Start Plan for the 2020-21 school year based on new guidelines provided by the Ministry of Education and the Provincial Health Officer.  The plan, approved by the Ministry of Education, is below in PDF form with updated information highlighted in...
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Kelly Road Secondary School virtual 3D tour, courtesy Brink Group

September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020 -- Brink Group of Companies has given a visual gift to the community, and especially to alumni of Kelly Road Secondary School. Brink Group has put together a virtual 3D tour of the school, which is now closed after decades of service to residents of the Hart Highway...
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SD 57 Videos: Students ask Superintendents about Re-Start Plan

September 01, 2020
September 1, 2020 -- SD 57 Superintendents recently had the opportunity to sit down with members of the District Student Advisory Council for a Question and Answer session. On behalf of themselves and their peers, students posed questions about the September Re-Start Plan in the district. We invite you to take a...
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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...
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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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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

2020-2021 School District Calendar

February 27, 2020
Please note the 2020-2021 Calendar has changed, please view the below document for the most up to date information. 2020-2021 Calendar - Updated 09.18.2020.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