√Čcole Handsworth Secondary
North Vancouver School District
NVSD Personal Digital Device Policy September 2024
All members of the school community are expected to leave personal digital devices at home, in their bag/backpack, or in their locker during instructional time. Allowances may be made by the staff for instructional purposes, digital literacy, appropriate use based on age and developmental stage, accommodations within a student‚Äôs Individualized Education Plan, accessibility, medical and health needs, and/or equitable support for learning outcomes. ‚ÄĮ  ‚Äč
Please ensure you and your students read and understand the updated Code of Conduct prior to school start up in September! We look forward to a renewed focus on engagement and learning in the classroom and to an increased focus on mental health! 
NVSD Personal Digital Device Policy September 2024

All members of the school community are expected to leave personal digital devices at home, in their bag/backpack, or in their locker during instructional time. Allowances may be made by the staff for instructional purposes, digital literacy, appropriate use based on age and developmental stage, accommodations within a student‚Äôs Individualized Education Plan, accessibility, medical and health needs, and/or equitable support for learning outcomes.‚ÄĮ ‚Äč


Please ensure you and your students read and understand the updated Code of Conduct prior to school start up in September! We look forward to a renewed focus on engagement and learning in the classroom and to an increased focus on mental health! 

Yearbook Pick-up
Handsworth Office is closed and re-opens on Monday, August 26.  August 26 to 30, 09:00 am to 2:00 pm.
‚ÄčIMPORTANT NOTE:  Yearbooks will only to be issued to students who have pre-paid and do not owe any fees.
Yearbook Pick-up
Handsworth Office is closed and re-opens on Monday, August 26.  August 26 to 30, 09:00 am to 2:00 pm.
‚ÄčIMPORTANT NOTE:  Yearbooks will only to be issued to students who have pre-paid and do not owe any fees.

Welcome to Handsworth Secondary School

 
‚ÄčMission Statement
Handsworth's mission is to maximize the potential of all students' human endeavours intellectual, cultural, social, aesthetic, creative, and physical. We encourage students to understand the relevance of their education within a larger social and global context. We believe in developing self-esteem, emotional well-being, a respect for others, a desire for life-long learning, and a strong career awareness in a climate that promotes responsible learning. 

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  • BC Day
    05 Aug 2024
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    BC Day
    Aug 05, 2024
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  • Week 1
    01 Sep 2024
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    Week 1
    Sep 01, 2024
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  • Labour Day
    02 Sep 2024
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    Labour Day
    Sep 02, 2024
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    ‚ÄčSchool closed

  • School opens
    03 Sep 2024
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    School opens
    Sep 03, 2024
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    ‚ÄčPartial day for students

    No rotation

  • Photo Day
    03 Sep 2024
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    Photo Day
    Sep 03, 2024
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    TBD
  • Grade Assemblies
    03 Sep 2024
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    Grade Assemblies
    Sep 03, 2024
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    Handsworth Theatre

    ‚ÄčIndividual grade assemblies schedule TBD

  • BR 2314
    04 Sep 2024
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    BR 2314
    Sep 04, 2024
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    ‚ÄčBlock rotation 2314

    Regular classes begin

  • Grade 8 ADST Rotation 1 Begins
    04 Sep 2024
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    Grade 8 ADST Rotation 1 Begins
    Sep 04, 2024
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    ‚ÄčGrade 8 Applied Design Skills and Technology Rotation 1 Begins

  • B.C. Day (statutory holiday)
    05 Aug 2024
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    B.C. Day (statutory holiday)
    Aug 05, 2024
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    ‚ÄčB.C. Day was first introduced in 1974 as the British Columbia Day Act with the idea of recognizing the pioneers that helped build the province. B.C. Day is observed annually on the first Monday of August and is a statutory holiday in B.C.

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  • Labour Day (statutory holiday)
    02 Sep 2024
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    Labour Day (statutory holiday)
    Sep 02, 2024
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    District Calendar

    Labour Day is a day to celebrate the accomplishments of the labour movement and the benefits of having a union at work. It is observed annually on the first Monday of September and is a statutory holiday in British Columbia.

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  • First day of school
    03 Sep 2024
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    First day of school
    Sep 03, 2024
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    ‚ÄčThe first day of school is the Tuesday following Labour Day. This is a shortened school day. Please confirm the hours students attend with your child‚Äôs school.

  • Firefighters' National Memorial Day (half-mast)
    08 Sep 2024
    All Day
    Firefighters' National Memorial Day (half-mast)
    Sep 08, 2024
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  • Staff Collaboration Day (shortened day for students)
    25 Sep 2024
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    Staff Collaboration Day (shortened day for students)
    Sep 25, 2024
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 Our Location

     1033 Handsworth Road
     North Vancouver BC V7R 2A7     
 
 
Handsworth Office Hours
08:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(September - June)

Phone 604.903.3600

Attendance Line
604.903.3600 Ext 2

Fax 604.903.3601

Email handsworth@sd44.ca