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After School Program Registration

August 01, 2017
The Henderson After School Program will be starting up for the 2nd week in September. Attached are the schedules for the first 3 months as well as the program Registration. Althought registration is done only once, we ask that parents inform us of their childs schedule each month. Please remember to submit a registration...
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Parent and Guardian Letter - Talk to your youth about drugs

June 19, 2017
​ Please see the attached letter to parents and guardians from the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall, regarding talking to youth about substance use.
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Providing relief during tramatic events

June 19, 2017
​Staff and Community Members,

First and foremost our prayers and sympathies go out to all families and friends affected by this tragedy. We are a close community and we will come together to support one another through these difficult times. We have debriefed with our critical incident team and will have...
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After School Program Calendar

May 24, 2017
Attached is the May schedule for the Henderson after school program. ​
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After School Program - May

April 28, 2017
Attached is the May schedule for the Henderson after school program. ​
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Mother's Day Fundraiser

April 06, 2017
​Just in time for Mother's Day, May 14th, Edgehill PAC is once again offering the sale of top quality, beautiful Spring baskets created by DeVry Greenhouses.  Please see attached document for more information.
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Edgehill Rippers Mountain Bike Club 2017 ~ Revised Schedule

March 10, 2017
​​​Attached is the revised Spring 2017 schedule. ​​
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Henderson After School Program

February 21, 2017
​Attached are the March and April Calendars for the Henderson after school program. Please contact the schools is you have any questions  
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Anxiety Presentation Postponed

February 05, 2017
The scheduled presentation on Anxiety that was intended to occur on Monday February 6th has now been recheduled for Thursday February 16th. Thank you
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Henderson After School Program

January 26, 2017
    Attached you will find the After School Program Calendars for both January and February 2017. You will also find a 2017 registration form if you would like to enrol your child in the Henderson After School Program​
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Update on BC's New Curriculum

November 29, 2016
​P​lease see the attached "Update on BC's New Curriculum from Education Minister Mike Bernier."
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Parent Engagement Night

November 24, 2016
District 47 Powell River will be hosting a parent engagement night on Tuesday Nov 29 at 7pm in the Westview gym discussing the use of portfolio based assessment and reporting in our elementary schools. Please come for some explanations by both district and school staff on the directions and paths that we...
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Photo Retakes November 23rd

November 16, 2016
​Please find attached information about photo retake day!
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After School Program Info

October 25, 2016
Please see the attached two documents with relation to registering for the Afterschool program offered at Henderson Elementary. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Dana Gustafson the Community ​Link Coordinator at dana.sanderson@sd47.bc.ca  ...
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Student Reporting

October 05, 2016
​See attachment below to view letter from Hon. Mike Bernier, Minister of Education to Parents.
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After School Program

August 04, 2016
Attached is a registration form and calendar.  Please fill out the forms for each child you plan to have them attend and hand it in to the Henderson office or your home school office.  It is essential that we receive the forms back before September 9 so we have enough time...
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Summer Programs

June 27, 2016
Powell River Child Youth and Family Services Society will be providing two free summer camps for little ones and their families. The first is the "The Bugs Club" which will be held on Tuesday from 10-12 noon. The Bugs Club is a fun program for 2-4 year olds with their families...
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Ministry Announcement Regarding New Curriculum

May 26, 2016
​The Ministry of Education has released information regarding the upcoming changes with the new curriculum. Attached you will find information regarding changes to Provincial Assessment, a set of Q&A's regarding the New Curriculum as well as letter from the Deputy Minister regarding the changes. For further details on the redesigned curriculum,...
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BC's New Curriculum

April 29, 2016
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Tla'amin Nation Celebration

April 12, 2016
On Saturday, representatives from School District #47 and others in the community joined in the Tla'amin Nation celebration of the enactment of their treaty.  Hegus Clint Williams was presented with a sculpture that was commissioned by the Board and created by retired teacher, Ed Oldfield. The juvenile chinook salmon represents the...
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Jinga Celebration Skate

April 05, 2016
​​ POSTPONED Until Further Notice
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2016-2017 New Curriculum, Proposed New Structure for Brooks

March 11, 2016
​ Attached is a notice we are hoping all of our parents, guardians and school community members will read. It provides details on the upcoming changes to our curriculum and information about the potential changes to our school's structure that we are looking at. Brooks' Briefs Potential New Structure.pdf
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Tapping the Groundswell

March 11, 2016
Tapping the Groundswell is a seven-month research and community engagement project funded by the provincial government through the Powell River Diversity Initiative. The project is focused on taking an important step forward on a social plan for Powell River, something that many smaller communities, including our local government, has never had...
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Revised School Calendar 2015-2016

January 06, 2016
​Please see attached revised School Calendar (addition of two Pro-D Days).
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Open Letter to Community

December 22, 2015
​ Read an Open Letter to the Community of Powell River regarding the current labour dispute as well as the current and hopeful future roles of the Board of Education.
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Board Letter to BCSTA

December 22, 2015
The School District 47 Board of Education has submitted a letter to Ms. Teresa Rezansoff, President of the British Columbia School Trustees Association regarding the failed negations between the Province and BC Teachers Federation. The letter in its entirety is attached.
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Message from Superintendent

December 22, 2015
Read the attached announcement for more information on the continued labour dispute​ and the affect that it may have on school start up next week. For a historical background to this current labour dispute see our  Job Action page.
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Open Access to ERAC Database

December 22, 2015
Thanks to the generosity of our vendor community, ERAC (Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium) has arranged for BC students and their parents to gain easy home access to the  ERAC Online Database Bundle  until schools reopen for the new school year. Please share this good news with your students and parents as soon as possible!...
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Adopt a School

December 22, 2015
Coles Town Centre has chosen to “Adopt” Texada Elementary School this year. Coles is currently fundraising to support book purchases for the school library. Individuals can “Adopt” as well, simply by following this link. Adoption takes about 30 seconds to complete and can be done for free, or with an optional...
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Henderson After School Program

December 11, 2015
For more information, please see the attached letter and calendar.
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Two Countries One Spirit

November 27, 2015
​Durings the recent PRISMA festival a film entiled Two Countries, One Spirit was commisioned to commemorate the relationship between the Netherlands and Canada during the 70 years since liberation. View the trailer highlighting the nature of peace promoted in this film.  
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Notice of School Calendar Change

November 24, 2015
​The Ministry of Education has added two non-instructional days were students will not be in session.  Please see attached document for further information.
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Beyond Birds and the Bees

November 23, 2015
Are your kids ready for "The Talk?" Are you?
Come to Westview Elementary on December 7, 2015 for a seriously fun session for parents and caregivers on what kids need to know and when. See attached for more information
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School Highlights November 2015

November 19, 2015
​Please see attached news and highlights from our District schools for November 2015.
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Early Learning at the OLC

November 13, 2015
​The Early Learning Team at School District 47 is excited to offer families an opportunity to visit the District Outdoor Learning Centre at Haywire Bay. See the attached documents for more inormation.
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Sports Day in Canada

October 28, 2015
​Be a part of RBC Sports Day in Canada - a national celebration of the power of sport to build community and get Canadians moving! See the attached flyer for more information and locations.
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PHOTO DAY TOMORROW - Oct 21

October 20, 2015
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Summer 2015 Programs

October 07, 2015
​The past summer of 2015 offered many students a diverse range of programming. Over 200 students accessed or participated in the programs offered by School District 47 this year.  Read all about it.....
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We've got a Yapp for that!

September 05, 2015
In September 2015 ​Schools in School District 47 are introducing a new way to communicate directly with Parents and Students via their Smartphones. By downloading the Yapp App and adding your Child's school you can receive instant updates about upcoming events at your child's school, as well as find quick links...
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Minister Bernier's Letter to Parents

September 01, 2015
​Over the past three years the Ministry has been working closely with Teachers and other stake holders to review school curriculum. Please read the attached letter from the Education Minister regarding some of the outcomes of that process.
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Students on Public Transit

August 18, 2015
​With school start up just around the corner this is a good time to remind students of the importance of safety while travelling on public transit. Below is a letter from the Management and Drivers of Powell River Transit, we hope that parents and students take some time to read through...
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School Supplies

August 06, 2015
You will find here a basic list of School Supplies for your student. As supply needs may change throughout the year it is always best to address specific needs with your child's teacher on the first day. http://www.sd47.bc.ca/school/eh/About/HandBook/supplies/Pages/default.aspx
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New Principal of Kelly Creek

June 27, 2015
Kelly Creek Community School, effective August 1, 2015.   Mr. Rounis has 19 years' experience in all areas of the field of education: elementary and secondary, teaching and administration - in urban and rural communities.  Mr. Rounis has a Masters in Leadership and Administration.  He is presently employed by School District 68...
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Read for the Top 2015

June 22, 2015
​The District has modified its reading lists for next years Read for the Top experience. In the Grade 6 list we've added "Ultra" and removed "A Gift for Ampato", while in the Grade 7 list We've added "Ungifted", "Middle School, Worst Years of my Life", and "Maniac Magee" and removed "A Darker...
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Online Ferry Survey

June 10, 2015
Students in other ferry-dependent communities travel for free to sports and school-related events and Powell River area kids deserve the same benefit. In order for BC Ferries to implement a program similar to what is in place currently for student travel on the Lower Sunshine Coast, a fare increase averaging 0.8%...
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Rx Health Presentation

June 05, 2015
​Come join us at Rx Wellness THIS Saturday, June 6 (6pm to 9pm) at Max Cameron. Rx Wellness is Powell River’s first Ted-style speaker series to explore Physical, Emotional, Spiritual and Social wellness. Proceeds support youth health and wellness initiatives in Powell River, including the bike libraries that our kids and...
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Beyond the Birds and the Bees

June 05, 2015
Dr. Leta Burechailo is a local family physician who has done training in sexual health education for children and youth. She will be offering a 2-hour "Beyond Birds and Bees" learning session on Monday, June 8, at 6-8 PM at James Thomson. This session is for any interested parents to learn...
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The Future of Food in Powell River

May 22, 2015
  From our Farmers to our tables: Full Circle Farm, an initiative of the Society for the Advancement of Local Sustainable Agriculture (SALSA), is conducting a survey for which the underlying question is “To grow or not to grow?” More and more people want to know what they are putting into...
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Bus Application

May 21, 2015
​ Applications to ride the School Bus during the 2015/2016 year are due by the end of this month. This year the District will be modifying all of their route schedules, therefore it will be important for students to receive their passes, along with a route schedule, prior to the end of...
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Book Fair Volunteers

April 20, 2015
If you can help with Book Fair this week, please contact the school office.  Thank you.​
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Calling for Participants

March 18, 2015
  The Human Early Learning Partnership at UBC and School District #47 are hosting focus groups in Powell River for a screening tool called the Toddler Development Index (TDI). We are inviting you to participate in our parent/caregiver focus group. Please see attached document for more information.
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Wednesday-March 11

March 09, 2015
REPORTS CARDS SENT HOME​
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Friday, March 13th - Sweater/Sport Jersey Day

March 09, 2015
​House points for everyone who participates!
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Kindergarten Registration Open

January 15, 2015
​ Please see the attached notice regarding Early Registration for the 2015/2016. School Registration for 2015-16--Mar 31-15.pdf Please note: Registration is only required for new students, Kindergarten, and In-District Transfers. Deadline for early registration is March 31, 2015. Registrations submitted after March 31, 2015, will be subject to school availability. Please...
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Kindergarten Registration Open

January 14, 2015
​ Please see the attached notice regarding Early Registration for the 2015/2016. School Registration for 2015-16--Mar 31-15.pdf Please note: Registration is only required for new students, Kindergarten, and In-District Transfers. Deadline for early registration is March 31, 2015. Registrations submitted after March 31, 2015, will be subject to school availability. Please...
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Pointsettia Fundraiser

November 18, 2014
Pointsettia orders are due Wednesday, November 26th.​
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Don't Forget.....clocks go back this weekend.

October 31, 2014
​On November 2nd, at 2:00 a.m. clock go back one hour.

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After School Program Registration

August 01, 2017
The Henderson After School Program will be starting up for the 2nd week in September. Attached are the schedules for the first 3 months as well as the program Registration. Althought registration is done only once, we ask that parents inform us of their childs schedule each month. Please remember to submit a registration...
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Parent and Guardian Letter - Talk to your youth about drugs

June 19, 2017
​ Please see the attached letter to parents and guardians from the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall, regarding talking to youth about substance use.
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Providing relief during tramatic events

June 19, 2017
​Staff and Community Members,

First and foremost our prayers and sympathies go out to all families and friends affected by this tragedy. We are a close community and we will come together to support one another through these difficult times. We have debriefed with our critical incident team and will have...
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After School Program Calendar

May 24, 2017
Attached is the May schedule for the Henderson after school program. ​

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