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Notice of Nomination

Public Notice is given to the electors of School District No. 59 (Peace River South) that nominations for the offices of trustee in the following areas for a four (4) year term
(2) Trustee Electoral Area I   (Chetwynd & Contiguous Rural Area)
(1) Trustee Electoral Area II   (Tumbler Ridge)
(2) Trustee Electoral Area III  (City of Dawson Creek)
(2) Trustee Electoral Area IV  (Rural Areas surrounding Dawson Creek & Pouce Coupe)

Nominations will be be accepted during the nomination period between 9:00 am August 30, 2022 and ending at 4:00 pm September 9, 2022 at the locations as listed in the Notice of Nomination

Please read the full Notice of Nomination for specific information relating to the nomination process.

For further information please contact Melissa Panoulias, Chief Election Officer of SD59 by calling 250-782-8571, ext. 216 or email

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The General School Trustee Election will be held this fall.  Seven trustees make up the Board of Education of School District No. 59 (PRS) from the following areas: two from Dawson Creek, two from Chetwynd & rural areas, one from Tumbler Ridge and two from rural Dawson Creek and surrounding areas.  Check out the Trustee Election website page for information about the election, current information about the School Trustee Election will be posted here.

More information about school trustees is available on the BC School Trustee Association website:

Registering for Transportation (Bus) Service

School Bus

School District No.59 (PRS) provides transportation service for rural students following the guidelines as established in Policy 6070.  Registration for bus service is mandatory.  If you would like to register for bus service or have general questions regarding transportation services please contact the Transportation Department at 250-782-2106. 

The Transportation Department would like to remind any families that have moved or will be moving over the summer to provide the department with updated information.

In order to help us in planning for the return to school, please contact the Transportation Department early to ensure we have updated information.

Note: Families in the Chetwynd rural area may contact Standard Bus at 250-788-2415 for transportation inquiries.

Erase Bullying

Erase is all about building safe and caring school communities. This includes empowering students, parents, educators and the community partners who support them to get help with challenges, report concerns to schools, and learn about complex issues facing students.

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