News

Policy 4545: Anaphylaxis under review

The Board of Education of School District No.59 is circulating Policy and Regulation 4545: Anaphylaxis for review. Any feedback may be made in writing to Candace Clouthier (candy_clouthier@sd59.bc.ca) before June 3rd, 2016.

Peace Region Students Return From Skills Canada Competition

Peace Region students recently returned from the coast with four medals.  Twenty six students from the Peace Region travelled to the Skills Canada Provincial Competition in Abbotsford.  Middle school students competed in Spaghetti Bridge Building, Gravity Vehicle Racing and Sumo Robot fighting.  Secondary school students competed in 2D Computer Animation, Auto Service, Cabinet Making, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Graphic Design, Hairdressing, Job Interview, Mechanical,  Computer Aided Design, Public Speaking, Robotics, TV/Video Production and Welding.  Students also competed in Post-Secondary events including Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Electrical Wiring and Hairdressing.

  • Sage Halma - DCSS Central Campus - Bronze in Gravity Vehicle Racing
  • Erykah Brown - DCSS - Silver in Public Speaking
  • Kassidy Wood - NPSS - Bronze in Electrical Wiring
  • Josh Belkin - NLC - Gold in Carpentry 

Josh is a fourth year apprentice from NLC in Dawson Creek and will join Team BC to travel to Moncton NB in June to compete in the Canadian Skills Competion. This is also a selection year for World Skills and Josh has the opporutnity to compete for a spot on Team Canada to compete in Abu Dhabi in October 2017. 

The Peace Region Skills Canada Committee is supported by a large number of funding sources including SD59, SD60, SD81, Northern Lights College, Encana, Spectra Energy and Skills Canada BC.

Congratulations to all students on your accomplishments, and good luck to Josh!

ITA Recognizes Employers Supporting SD59 Students

ITA representative, Pam Eales, presented Employer Recognition Awards to seven local businesses at the recent Employer Advisory Meeting hosted by School District No.59.  ITA recognized these employers for their loyal and continued support, mentorship and commitment to providing career education, work experience and trades apprenticeship opportunities to students.  The Board of Education and School District No.59 would like to thank all of the organizations and businesses that support our students and recognizes the following for receiving the 2015 ITA Employer Recognition Award:

  • ·         United Spring and Brake
  • ·         Kal Tire
  • ·         Inland Auto Centre
  • ·         Gear O Rama Supply
  • ·         Douglas Lake Equipment
  • ·         Browns Social House
  • ·         Browns Chevrolet
  • ·         School District No. 59 Career Programs Team

Kindergarten Registration Now Open

Kindergarten in SD 59 - Caring, Sharing and Working Together!

Elementary schools in School District 59 are now taking kindergarten registrations for the 2016-2017 school year. 

 Schools in the Dawson Creek and Chetwynd areas have catchment areas created for new students registering in schools.  Please review the school area catchment maps on the school district website under the "Family" tab.

 When registering for kindergarten please bring along your child’s birth certificate, care card and a proof of address.

Events

May18

Board Meeting

Time TBA Location: Tumbler Ridge
May23

Victoria Day

Jun3

Non-Instructional Day

Jun22

Board Meeting

Time TBA Location: Dawson Creek - School Board Office
Jun29

Last Day of School for Students

Board Meetings

May18

Board Meeting

Time TBA Location: Tumbler Ridge
Apr20

Board Meeting

Time: 12:00 pm Location: Dawson Creek - School Board Office

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Region Route Status Last Updated
Dawson Creek #0 Dawson Creek On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #1 Tate Creek (Secondary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #2 Alaska Highway On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #3 South Dawson On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #5 Kilkerran On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #6 Fellers Heights (Secondary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #7 East Pouce On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #9 Doe River (Elementary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #14 Willowbrook On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #16 Tomslake (Secondary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #18 Doe River (Secondary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #19 West Dawson On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #20 Sunset Prarie (Elementary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #24 Lakeview On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #25 Hays On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #27 Fellers Heights (Elementary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #28 Willowbrook (Secondary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #29 Farmington On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #30 Pouce Coupe On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #32 Tower Lake On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #33 Arras (Secondary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #34 Groundbirch (Elementary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #36 Parkland (Elementary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #38 Arras (Elementary) On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #44 Special Needs On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #47 Tuscola Mountain On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #48 West Pouce On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #50 Kiskatinaw On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Dawson Creek #53 Riverside On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #0 Chetwynd On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #13 Mount LeMoray On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #15 East Pine On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #17 Sukunka On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #21 Boucher Lake On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #22 Commotion Creek On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #23 Bond Siding On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #26 Lone Prarie On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #39 Moberly Lake On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #40 Jackfish On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #45 Wabi Hill On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #46 Bear Mountain On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #51 Dokie On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #52 West Moberly On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #54 Lakeshore On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
Chetwynd #57 Chetwynd/Dawson On Schedule 2 hours 48 min ago
The StrongStart program is running on schedule.