School Registration for New Families

Any new families relocating to Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge or rural locations within School District No.59 will have the opportunity to register children at the school located in their catchment area the last week of August and beginning of September.  Catchment area information is located on the website under the "Family" tab.  Parents must provide proof of residency and birth certificate information to register a student.  Please contact the school if you have any inquiries regarding student registration.  Families living in rural areas may contact the Transportation Department (250-782-2106) for school bus information.

Policies Under Review

At the June Board Meeting, the Board approved to circulate the following policies for review:

  • Policy & Regulation: 3115 Electronic Communication Employees
  • Policy: 3055 Qualifications for Specialty Positions
  • Policy & Regulation: 4375 Physical Restraint and Seclusion in School Settings
  • Policy & Regulation: 6070 School Bus Transportation

A motion was made and approved to repeal the following policy:

  • Policy & Regulation: 3040 Substitute Teachers

Please review the policies and any comments/suggestions may be made in writing to Candy Clouthier at by September 15, 2017.

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 2017-2018 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.  Rural families requiring bus service must register for the service by contacting the Transportation Department at 250-782-2106.



Labour Day


Curriculum Implementation

Students do not attend school.


Curriculum Implementation

Students do not attend school.


First Day Of School

Starts 2 hrs late, ends 1 hr early.


Board Meeting

1pm - School Board Office

Board Meetings


Board Meeting

Special Open Board Meeting - 10:45 A.M. School Board Office
School is not in session over the summer break! Students return to school on Sunday, September 3, 2017.
The StrongStart program does not run over the summer break. The program resumes on Friday, September 8, 2017.