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Events and Registrations - Jan. 20, 2020

January 21, 2020

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Upcoming Events

 

  

Strategic planning – Add your voice!

The North Vancouver School District is undertaking a comprehensive strategic planning process to review our current strategic goals and to set new goals for the future. Provide your feedback now through the engagement tool Thoughtexchange. The online engagement will be open until Feb. 7, 2020. Click HERE to take part.

 

Board of Education – Public Board Meeting

Everyone is invited to attend the Public Board Meeting of the North Vancouver Board of Education on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. at the Education Services Centre (2121 Lonsdale Ave, 5th floor). The agenda is available HERE.

 

Late French Immersion information session

Attention parents of current grade five students! An information session is taking place on January 22, 2020, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Education Services Centre (2121 Lonsdale Ave, 5th Floor) for parents interested in registering their children in Late French Immersion. The program starts in Grade 6 and is offered at Braemar and Boundary elementary schools. Further information about the program is available HERE.

 

Secondary Enhanced Programs & Academies Night

All grade seven and secondary school students and their parents/guardians are invited to attend an information evening about the many choice programs offered at the secondary school level. Thursday, January 23, 2020, from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Sutherland Secondary School (1860 Sutherland Ave, North Vancouver). The agenda for the event is available HERE. More information about secondary enhanced programs is available HERE.

 

Building our community - Trades and Technology careers

Secondary school students can find their perfect fit at a fair for exploring careers in trades and technology. January 27, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. at the Education Services Centre (2121 Lonsdale Avenue, 5th floor). Exhibitors: Architects, Fashion Designers, Interior Designers, Electricians, Ironworkers, Welders, Auto and Motorcycle Mechanics, Engineers, Holographic Creators, and everything in between! Find out more HERE. Registration is required in advance and closes January 23, 2020, at noon. Please click HERE to register.

 

Open House - IB Diploma Programme

Current Grade 10 students and their parents/guardians are invited to an information evening on Monday, January 27, 2020, at 7 p.m. at Carson Graham Secondary (2145 Jones Ave., North Vancouver) regarding the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. The program is for grades 11 and 12 students and is offered at Carson Graham Secondary School. Applications are open now and close February 10, 2020. Further information is available HERE.

 

Open House - Digital Media Academy / Digital Media Academy Lite

Learn more about the Digital Media Academy during an open house on January 28, 2020, from 6 - 7 p.m. in the Argyle Secondary library (1131 Frederick Rd, North Vancouver). More information about the Digital Media Academy is available HERE.

 

Social Emotional Learning and Mental Health – Information night

Join the North Vancouver School District on January 29, 2020, at 7 p.m. at the Education Services Centre (2121 Lonsdale Ave, 5th Floor) for a presentation about the various initiatives taking place to support Social Emotional Learning and Mental Health. The school district has placed Social Emotional Learning and Mental Health as an educational priority for the school district. Find out about the programs, curricular components, and professional learning taking place to support this priority area. Also discover research data related to student mental health that is helping to inform the school district's efforts. This session is proudly co-hosted by the North Vancouver Parent Advisory Council.

 

Open House - Volleyball Academy

Learn more about our Volleyball Academy during an open house on January 29, 2020, from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the Sutherland Secondary School gym (1860 Sutherland Ave., North Vancouver). More information about the Volleyball Academy is available HERE.

 

Digital Media Youth Expo 2020

All parents/guardians and students are invited to the upcoming 9th annual Digital Media Youth Expo, offering an interactive experience for those interested in all things digital media. The Youth Expo is Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 12 - 3 p.m. at Argyle Secondary School (1131 Frederick Rd, North Vancouver). Further details are available HERE.

 

Input Opportunity: Budget Priorities

Each year, the North Vancouver School District undertakes a public consultation process for input on budget priorities. Staff, students, parents, education partner groups, and community members are invited to provide their input on budget priorities. Budget priorities align with and support the school district's strategic goals, vision and values. There are various ways to provide feedback:

  • In-person: at the Board Standing Committee Meetings on February 4 and April 7, 2020, at 7 p.m. at the Education Services Centre (2121 Lonsdale Ave, 5th floor). 
  • Email: from February 3 to March 13, 2020 (budgetcomments@sd44.ca)
  • Online: from February 18 to March 13, 2020 through an exchange of ideas on the online platform Thoughtexchange. More information regarding budget feedback via Thoughtexchange will be provided.
  • Traditional mail: addressed to - Secretary Treasurer, 2121 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 2K6.

Further information is available HERE.

 

Open House - Lacrosse Academy

Learn about our Lacrosse Academy during an open house on February 12, 2020, from 6 - 7 p.m. at Carson Graham Secondary (2145 Jones Ave., North Vancouver). More information about the Lacrosse Academy is available HERE.

 

Ready, Set, Learn

The North Vancouver School District welcomes 3-5 year-olds who have not yet started kindergarten to come and join us with their parents, guardians, childcare providers, or early childhood educators to Ready, Set, Learn – free early learning events funded by the BC Ministry of Education. Events run from February 12 to May 13, 2020. Click HERE for the schedule of dates and times.

 

 

Registrations

 

  

Academies registration

Registration for the North Vancouver School District's academy programs opens on January 20, 2020, and closes on February 24, 2020. Our highly specialized secondary school academies enhance the curriculum for students by providing learning environments that concentrate on a focal skill set. To find out more about the various academies offered, please click HERE.

 

Elementary Band & Strings - Early bird registration

The Elementary Band and Strings program is unique to the North Vancouver School District and is available for all students in grades 4-7. The program complements the BC Ministry of Education's Arts Education curriculum and is funded by registration fees. Registration for the 2020/21 program opens on January 22, 2020. If you register in January with the Early Bird rate your payments from February 1- September 1 will be under $60 per month (8 instalments). Early Bird Registration: January 22 – April 14, 2020 ($470). Full Registration: April 15 – Sept 30, 2020 ($500). Payment can be made in a single payment or instalments through SchoolCashOnline. For more information about the program and how to register please click HERE.

   

IB Diploma Programme - Applications now open

Current Grade 10 students are invited to apply to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, a North Vancouver School District Enhanced Program option, offered at Carson Graham Secondary School. Applications are open now and close February 10, 2020. There will be an information evening on Monday, January 27, 2020, at 7 p.m. at Carson Graham Secondary (2145 Jones Ave., North Vancouver). Further information is available HERE.

 

Registration and Transfer requests for grades 1-12

Priority registration of new students entering grades 1-12 for the 2020/21 school year and for transfer requests for the 2020/21 school year opens on January 20, 2020, and closes February 28, 2020. For further information on how to register, click HERE.

 

Vancouver Coastal Regional Wrestling Development

Norgate Community Elementary School is pleased to offer a free development for wrestling program for grades 4-7 with head coach Rob Smyth. The program is offered at Norgate Elementary (1295 Sowden St, North Vancouver) from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on the following dates: Jan. 21, 28 and Feb. 4, 11, 18. To register for this free program, click HERE. The program is offered to Indigenous and non-Indigenous students.

 

Artists for Kids spring break camps

Registration is now open for Artists for Kids day camps during spring break. Art day camps are available for grades K-5. Click HERE for details and to register.