North Vancouver School District
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Superintendent's Updates
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Updates from Superintendent Dr. Pius Ryan, including the Superintendent's Report, which is issued on a monthly basis (September to June), will be posted to this page.

To review previous updates, please click on the links below:

Foundation Skills Assessment letter to families

September 26, 2023

The Superintendent shares a letter to parents and guardians of students in Grade 4 and 7 about the upcoming Foundation Skills Assessment.

​Superintendent's Report to Parents and Guardians (September 2023)

September 21, 2023

The Superintendent's Report is available in Microsoft Sway and text copy.

In this Issue:

  • Good News from the NVSD
  • Announcements: Calendar of Significant Dates and Events
  • Information: Emergency lockdown procedure and practice drills – September 20 to October 19 | National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – September 30 | K-12 student reporting changes | New elementary school for Cloverley neighbourhood | AFK Notebook | Joining a school PAC | Parents and Guardians section of the website
  • NVSD Events: The Art of Conversation opening reception – September 23 | Public Board Meeting – September 26 | Moving to Adulthood Β¬ October 4 | Standing Committee Meeting – October 10 | Kindergarten Information Session – October 11
  • NVSD Registrations: Elementary Band and Strings – Late Registration ends September 29 | 2024/25 Kindergarten – Registration begins October 12 | Academies – Registration ongoing | AFK After School Art – Registration open | North Vancouver Online Learning – Online registration open
  • Community Initiatives: Natural Areas Trails Strategy – Survey open until October 2 | Climate & Environment and Community Wellbeing Strategies – Surveys open until October 6

Welcome back message

September 5, 2023

The Superintendent and Board Chair share a welcome back message with students and their families, and staff.

Labour Day message

August 24, 2023

In this message to parents/guardians of students in Grades 11 and 12, the Superintendent shares an important safety message about youth social responsibility and safe celebrations.