Support for Students

As you may be aware, this past week we received voicemail threats directed to three HSD schools. Our students’ safety, mental health, and well-being are a priority, and threats to schools are taken very seriously. We continue to work with the RCMP and support their investigation. We also recognize that such… Continue Reading Support for Students

in: Superintendent's Updates

Mental Health Support

The Christmas and holiday season brings a sense of joy, excitement, and the warmth of family for most children and families in our communities. At times, it can also be stressful for those children who have previously or are currently struggling with mental health issues or challenging life circumstances. Changes in daily routine (winter break) can increase anxiety in some children and may further worsen feelings of… Continue Reading Mental Health Support

in: Superintendent's Updates

Daily Attendance and VTRA Reminder

As we enter into October and students settle into school routines, I would like to take this opportunity to provide some important information to all parents/caregivers. Please take some time to read through the following two pieces of information. The first piece details the importance of daily attendance that all students, staff, and parents/caregivers should be aware of. The intent of the second… Continue Reading Daily Attendance and VTRA Reminder

in: Superintendent's Updates

Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

It’s hard to believe we have arrived at the end of September! It has been a pleasure and a joy to welcome students back into our buildings and to watch the resumption of extracurricular activities and sports flourish in our school communities. On Thursday and Friday of this week, schools and the broader community have the… Continue Reading Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

in: Superintendent's Updates