2020 Announcements

District highlights from the 2019/20 school year

July 3, 2020
Our district highlights from the 2019/20 school year capture not only some of the successes we see in our schools every day, but also the kindness and compassion with which our school communities respond when faced with a unique challenge. This year’s feature includes a section celebrating our graduating... read more

June 25, 2020: Letter from superintendent Sylvia Russell

June 25, 2020
Dear families, Thank you for working with our staff as we reorganized to limit in-class instruction in March, moved quickly to provide remote learning opportunities and then opened up our schools again for limited in-school instruction in June. I know that the past several months have been challenging for... read more

June 25, 2020: Letter from Minister Rob Fleming and President Andrea Sinclair

June 25, 2020
Dear parents/guardians, Please see below the letter from Minister of Education Rob Fleming and BCCPAC President Andrea Sinclair. French, Chinese and Punjabi translations of the letter are also available. Letter to Parents from Minister Fleming and President Andrea Sinclair   Translations: Letter to Parents_French Translation Letter to Parents_Traditional Chinese... read more

Fundamentals Childcare opening new space at ćəsqənelə Elementary in September 

June 22, 2020
Starting September 1, 2020, Fundamentals Childcare Centre will be providing before- and after-school care and preschool services at ćəsqənelə Elementary. For more information, please visit the Fundamentals Childcare Centre website at or email read more

June 17, 2020: Message from superintendent Sylvia Russell

June 17, 2020
Dear families, Current events in Canada and the United States remind us of the work that must be done to make our society and our school district open, safe, inclusive and responsive – places where all can learn, thrive and lead dignified lives. The death of George Floyd and... read more
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