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Winter Weather District Procedures

November 29, 2022

Our top priority is to ensure the safety of our students and staff. On rare occasions, it is necessary to cancel SD47 student transportation and school sites due to severe weather. With over 3000 students in our schools each day, any decision to cancel buses, programs, or to close sites...
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​School District 47 and Tla'amin Nation 'Cross Culture Days'

November 14, 2022

For the first time since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, students in grades 3 to 5 were able to experience a half day immersive experience learning about the Tla'amin history, culture, and traditions. Over the course of 4 days, more than 520 students from across the qathet region participated...
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New SD47 Roles to Support Instruction

November 03, 2022
To create greater student and educator success, School District 47 has implemented new positions for the 2022/2023 school year. The following individuals will design and facilitate professional learning opportunities to support teachers in planning and implementing curriculum to assist in meeting Provincial Learning Outcomes.  
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SD47 Recognizes LGBT+ History Month in Canada

October 11, 2022
Throughout the school year, SD47 works to ensure all schools are inclusive and safe.
Throughout the school year, SD47 works to promote an inclusive and safe learning environment for all students. Our Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) educational efforts ensure this includes students of all sexual orientations and gender...
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qathet Living - World Teachers' Day

October 04, 2022

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation - September 30th

September 27, 2022
Friday, September 30 th marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – a day that honours the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. β€―All School District 47 sites will be closed on that day as we encourage everyone to...
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District Receives Over 300k from Province to Help Make Back-to-School More Affordable

September 02, 2022
September 2, 2022
SCHOOL DISTRICT 47 RECEIVES OVER 300K FROM PROVINCE TO HELP MAKE BACK-TO-SCHOOL MORE AFFORDABLE FOR FAMILIES Allocation of Student and Family Affordability Fund will be determined in collaboration with key stakeholders POWELL RIVER, B.C – School District 47 welcomed the news earlier this week regarding additional funds from...
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Administrative Team Shuffle For Partners in Education (PIE)

August 17, 2022
SCHOOL DISTRICT 47 ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM FOR ONLINE LEARNING SCHOOL, PARTNERS IN EDUCATION (PIE)   New change supports preparations for SD47 to be a Provincial Online Learning School   POWELL RIVER, B.C – Following the announcement that Powell River Board of Education (School District 47) was selected by the...