Please be informed that telephone and voice mail communication has been restored to the Board of Education Office, North Coast Distance Education School (NCDES) and Parkside Secondary School following an unplanned telephone system outage on Monday, May 6, 2013.
Many thanks to everyone for their patience during this unplanned outage.
“The Racket” a teen band from the Hazeltons was crowned “The Best Teen Band in BC” on Saturday, April 27, 2013 as they competed in Vancouver against their two rivals, a rock metal band from North Vancouver and a country solo artist form Pitt Meadows. The boys did great!!
The band is led by Eli Larson, a student of Hazelton Secondary School along with two other band members – Simon Stockner, also from Hazelton Secondary School and Stephen de Witt from Smithers. A special thanks is extended to all within the Hazeltons community for their support and encouragement these past weeks and months.
Prior to the commencement of the Regular Board of Education Meeting, trustees, staff and meeting attendees heard from Grade 5 and 6 students of Kitimat’s Nechako Elementary School on the work they are doing relating to the Young Entrepreneurs Program. Students were accompanied by their Principal, David Mills and Vice Principal, Janelle Hittel, who provided an overview of the program for the audience prior to the student presentations. It was an entertaining and interesting presentation sharing the dynamic learning environment this program uses to help young people explore the world of business. Meeting attendees also had an opportunity to purchase the business creations made by these young entrepreneurs!
Students of the 2011-2012 Secondary School Apprenticeship Program were each presented with a $1,000 cheque funded by the Industry Trades Authority as part of the apprenticeship program. … Continue reading
Everyone is welcome to join the celebration!
For more information, please contact Pamela Kawinsky, Principal or Roberta Clarke, Vice Principal at the Suwilaawks Community School at (250) 638-0306.
The National Day of Mourning is observed in Canada on April 28. It commemorates workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace related hazards and incidents. Since its inception, the observance has spread to over 80 countries around the world, but is known in most other countries as the Workers’ Memorial Day. The date April 28 was picked because on that day in 1914, the Workers Compensation Act received its third reading. In 2001 the International Labour Organization first observed World Day for Safety and Health at Work on this day.
Typically the Canadian flag on Parliament Hill is flown at half-mast, and workers and employees observe this day in various ways including lighting candles, donning ribbons and black armbands, and observing moments of silence. The purpose of Day of Mourning is twofold – to remember and honour those lives… Continue reading