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Desiree Bartels: ‘I can’t say enough good things’ about the SD42 Continuing Education program

2021 District Highlights

Desiree Bartels: ‘I can’t say enough good things’ about the SD42 Continuing Education program

December 6, 2021
After years of working various odd jobs in retail and the restaurant business, Desiree Bartels wanted to make a change. There was just one problem: She never finished Grade 12 and many of the career programs she was looking at required a high school diploma. “I knew I had... read more

#FridayReads: Red and Lulu gives readers a bird’s-eye view

December 3, 2021
Yennadon Elementary teacher-librarian Candace Kibbins recommends Red and Lulu by Matt Tavares. This story of two bonded cardinals that get separated, and the frantic search for Lulu by Red, culminates in the magic of the Rockefeller Christmas tree. I love everything about this book! I love the bird’s eye... read more

Andrew Devlin: ‘I wouldn’t be where I am today if it weren’t for the SD42 Continuing Education program’

December 3, 2021
In his late 30s, Andrew Devlin was nervous about his decision to go back to school. But when he began his academic journey with the School District 42 Continuing Education program, he said he knew he had found courses that worked for him. “All of my teachers were excellent... read more

Hannah MacQuarrie: SD42 Continuing Education program was about ‘flexibility’

December 1, 2021
For Hannah MacQuarrie, secondary school was a constant balancing act between academic deadlines and the rigid practice schedule that comes with being a high-level volleyball player. So, when she discovered that she could take her high school courses at her own pace through the School District 42 Continuing Education... read more

Garibaldi Secondary gets ready for winter with band concert

November 29, 2021
Garibaldi Secondary music students are getting ready for their annual winter concert titled Music is Better with Cookies. The event, which will be held online and in person in the GSS gym, takes place on December 7, and will be broken up into two shows. Shortbread will begin at... read more
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