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The staff of School District No 53 would like to welcome students and families back to full time in-class instruction on September 14th for the 2020-21 school year! All buses will be running. Our management staff, teachers, support staff and local unions have been working together for your safe return. We are looking forward to a positive, calm start and a fantastic year of learning!
2020-21 SD No. 53 Restart Plan. See below News feed for more information and links to our plan now approved by the Ministry of Education
On September 30th wear an Orange Shirt in recognition of the harm the residential school system did to children's sense of self-esteem and well being, and as an affirmation of our commitment to ensure that everyone around us matters.
Our district is seeking Bus Drivers to join our team! Click here for posting details, application guidelines and job description
Our bus drivers are responsible for the safe transportation and supervision of students as well as regular safety inspections. Pay is $27.50 per hour. Successful candidates must have a valid Class 2 BC driver’s license with Air Endorsement and a safe driving record (driver’s abstract required).
Our 2020-21 Restart Plan has now been approved by the Ministry of Education. Visit our link to review our Learning Groups, Elementary School, Secondary School, Transportation and Health and Safety information sheets! School specific protocols will be provided directly from the sites.
Students in B.C. will return to in-class learning September 2020. B.C.’s plan includes new health and safety measures, increased funding for protective equipment like masks and new learning groups to help keep everyone safe. Translated information can also be found here!
IMPORTANT! Registration for children who will take the bus to school for the 2020-21 school year is required! Please click above and follow directions for bus registration!
Links to the latest reports and advice from the Provincial Health Officer, the Ministry, and our district including our district health and safety plan (see Exposure Control Plan).
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Time: 4:15 PM
Location: School Board Office Annex