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Day Support Cleaners (Relief) Ad Featured Photo
Employment Opportunities for School Bus Drivers! Featured Photo
Notice for upcoming public board meetings Featured Photo
School Begins September 10, 2020 Featured Photo
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!
Restart Plan Featured Photo
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
What is Orange Shirt Day?  (click here for information) Featured Photo

What is Orange Shirt Day? (click here for information)

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.
2020-21 SD No. 53 Restart Plan.  Click here for details! Featured Photo

2020-21 SD No. 53 Restart Plan. Click here for details!

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.
B.C.'s Back to School Plan  (click here) Featured Photo

B.C.'s Back to School Plan (click here)

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!