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Events and Registrations - October 2022

October 06, 2022


October 2022


General Local Election 2022 – October 15
General local elections, which will see residents of the City of North Vancouver and District of North Vancouver vote for their respective municipality’s mayor, councillors and school trustees, will take place on Saturday, October 15. Elections will be conducted by the respective municipalities.

North Vancouver Board of Education trustees will be elected for a four-year term (2022-2026):

  • Three (3) City of North Vancouver trustees; and
  • Four (4) District of North Vancouver trustees.

For key dates, voting locations and information about the role of the school trustee, visit our 2022 School Trustee Election web page.

Kindergarten Information Session - October 26
An information session for parents/guardians of children who will enter Kindergarten in September 2023 will be held in person on Wednesday, October 26 at 7 p.m. at Centennial Theatre. Families will gain a deeper understanding of the school district, including what they can expect as their child enters the school system. Representatives of school programs and community resources will also be available. Additional information about the session can be found on the Kindergarten section of our website.

Public Board Meeting – November 15
A Board of Education Public Board Meeting takes on Tuesday, November 15 at 6:30 p.m. Visit our Public Meetings web page for information on how you can participate and to review the meeting agenda and board package (the latter are posted on the Thursday afternoon preceding the public meeting).

Standing Committee Meeting - November 22
A Board of Education Standing Committee Meeting takes place on Tuesday, November 22 at 7 p.m. Visit our Public Meetings web page for information on how you can participate and to review the meeting agenda (the latter is posted on the Thursday afternoon preceding the public meeting).

Paths – Exhibition opens 
This year’s fall exhibition, PATHS, examines how paths connect us and the collective stories they hold. PATHS brings together works from Artists for Kids’ permanent collection, including recent acquisitions from Charlene Vickers, Russna Kaur and Angela George. For information about this exhibition hosted at the Gordon Smith Gallery, visit the exhibition web page.


North Vancouver Online Learning - Registration open
NVOL provides engaging and interactive learning experiences for students and adult learners. Students can choose from a full suite of courses from Grades 8 through 12 in both English and French.


Students can choose to engage in their NVOL courses entirely remotely online or in a blended model of online and in-person learning at the NVOL Centre. The flexibility NVOL offers allows students to take additional courses or adjust their schedules to meet the demands of their busy lives.


After School Art Classes - en français and more!
This fall, AFK is offering an after school art class in French, Éducation Artistique, which is suitable for French Immersion students in Grades 4 to 7. Along with this class, several other classes are being offered, including Painting with Wool, Digital Art and Masterful Mixed Media. Taught by art specialist teachers and assisted by secondary art students, classes provides students the opportunity to further their artistic ability and foster positive attitudes towards the visual arts. Visit the After School Art web page for details and to register.

2023/2024 Kindergarten – Registration begins October 31
Registration for priority placement for 2023/2024 Kindergarten (children born in 2018) begins on Monday, October 31, and continues until Friday, December 9. Detailed instructions on the registration process, including forms and documentation required, will be available soon on the Kindergarten registration web page.

Advanced Placement Exams - Register by November 1
Handsworth is offering a wide range of AP exams for self-study students in May 2023. The deadline to register and remit payment is Tuesday, November 1. Visit the Advanced Placement web page for more information.

Additional Information and Opportunities

DNV Sustainability Grant Program 
The District of North Vancouver’s new Sustainability Grants Program provides funds to support small-scale, community-based environment and sustainability projects that can help the DNV reach its climate action and ecosystem health goals (such as initiatives that support active and safe travel around schools). A total of $30,000 is available for 2022, and the DNV anticipates successful projects will receive approximately $1,000 to $5,000. Applications will be accepted until Monday, October 24. For more information, visit the Sustainability Grants Program web page.