As summer break approaches, Minister Jennifer Whiteside would like to thank everyone in the education system for their extraordinary efforts and accomplishments during the 2021/22 school year. Please see the Minister’s thank you letter to students, parents and caregivers by clicking on the headline.
News & Announcements
Leading up to this year’s 24 Hour Dum in May, we would like to share with you last year’s video featuring the Indigenous Leadership students finding their voices and celebrating their culture amidst the pandemic. Six schools dance, sing, drum and speak to issues of oppression, white privilege, white fragility, and micro-aggressions. This film celebrates a full year of cultural revitalization in Mount Currie, Pemberton, Squamish, Brackendale, and Whistler, BC.
School District No.48 is currently looking for School Bus Drivers. Click on the headline to learn more.
We would like to flag an important requirement from the Federal Government regarding masks for those who have returned to Canada from international travel. Please read a message from the Superintendent outlining this requirement by clicking on the headline.
The Vancouver Coastal Health Rapid Response Team has updated the International Travel and School resource to reflect the Federal Government’s Travel Health Notice change, effective Feb 28, 2022. With spring break fast approaching, we hope this provides clarity for travel and return to school/work planning.
Rescindment of Addendum to the Provincial COVID-19 Communicable Disease Guidelines for K-12 Settings
We are pleased to announce that the Addendum to the Provincial COVID-19 Communicable Disease Guidelines has been rescinded as of Friday, February 18, 2022, at 11:59 pm. Of note is that restrictions on school gatherings and events are easing back to Fall levels. Click the headline to read more!
Please read an important letter from Chris Nicholson, Superintendent of Schools, regarding the enhanced safety measures for the return to school.
Please read an important letter from Chris Nicholson, Superintendent of Schools, regarding the phased return to school.
As we are about to head into the upcoming winter break, we want to share with you a helpful and clear document regarding the return to school for students, staff, and all other adults, following international travel. If you have plans to travel outside of Canada over the winter break, we recommend that you carefully review the Vancouver Coastal Health International Travel and School document.