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CMSD82 News Release – Hazelton Secondary School Interim Admin Changes, April 1-July 30, 2020


I am writing to share with you some interim changes effective April 1, 2020 in the administrative structure at Hazelton Secondary School.

Vince Dikaitis, Principal at Hazelton Secondary School will be taking a personal leave effective April 1 to July 31, 2020. Paul Boisvert has been appointed Acting Principal and Jan Thorburn has been appointed Acting Vice Principal for Hazelton Secondary School respectively effective April 1 to July 31, 2020.

Paul and Jan are passionate educators who celebrate the uniqueness of each learner optimizing learning opportunities for every student. Their work in the school has always portrayed an emphasis on putting students first and building positive relationships with students, parents, staff and the community with an understanding of and respect for local Indigenous culture, language and history.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Education degree from the Lakehead University in Ontario and he is working towards his Master of Education degree. Jan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Education degree from Mount Allison University, and a Master of Education degree in Multidisciplinary Leadership from the University of Northern British Columbia.

The school district will be providing ongoing support to Paul and Jan as they transition into these interim assignments ensuring a continued safe and successful learning environment for students remains the focus of Hazelton Secondary School.

Your understanding and patience is appreciated as we transition through this unexpected school administration change.

Please join me in welcoming Paul and Jan to their new interim assignments.

Janet Meyer
Acting Superintendent of Schools



Coming Events
  • Jan 1: Happy New Year
  • Jan 4: Back to School
  • Jan 13: Business Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Jan 13: Education Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Jan 15: Student & Kindergarten Registration Opens
  • Jan 27: Regular (Public) Board Meeting (virtual)
  • Jan 29: Non-Instructional Day (schools are not in session)

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