August 30, 2018
September 4th and 5th School Opening Day Information Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 Grade Assemblies & Schedule Handouts 9:00am Grade 8s - Report to the Large Gym to Meet Leaders 9:15am Grade 8s - Report to Homerooms (30 min) 9:50am Grade 8s - Report to Large...
June 14, 2018
Dear Parents/Guardians of Handsworth Secondary, Subject: Update regarding school evacuation Following up to communication from the North Vancouver School District, I have some important information I would like to share to address and alleviate any concerns you may have. This morning the school administration was notified of a threat to the...
June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018 Dear Handsworth Parents and Guardians: RE: Bomb threat at Handsworth Secondary on June 14, 2018 This morning, the North Vancouver RCMP responded to a bomb threat at Handsworth Secondary. Students and staff were evacuated from the school at 9:25am so the police could conduct their investigation.
April 20, 2018
Dear Parents/Guardians for Handsworth Secondary,
Subject: Update regarding rumours of threat to school
Further to my letter of yesterday, I wanted to update you on the status of our investigations and actions
further to rumours circulating amongst students and on social media about a potential planned school
Our school staff immediately...
April 18, 2018
Dear Handsworth Families: I wanted to share some information about a rumour that has been circulating within the Handsworth school community regarding a school shooting. We have determined the source and have information from the students involved confirming that the rumours are unfounded. Social media has not helped us discourage...
April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018 Dear Parents/Guardians and Staff in the Handsworth Family of Schools: Re: Handsworth Secondary School Capital Project Update We are pleased to advise that the architectural firm KMBR Architects Planners Inc. has been selected to design the new Handsworth Secondary School. KMBR has a long history of designing large...
October 31, 2017
The Handsworth Football teams have been raising money to fight breast cancer by selling Pink Beanies and cookies.The fundraiser included a photo contest: beanies worn by cancer survivors, beanies on babies, beanies on celebrities. In the photo shown above, senior football players Kevin You,Tate Williams and Kayarmin Lameei line up...
September 15, 2017
are pleased to announce that four parent consent forms are officially
available via School Cash Online. We kindly request all
parents/guardians to login, fill out the forms and submit before
September 21, 2017. Click here: https://sd44.schoolcashonline.com
July 26, 2017
Parents/guardians, on August 29, 2017 ,
four consent forms will be available via School Cash Online. If you
don’t already have a School Cash Online account, we encourage you to
register now. Click here: https://sd44.schoolcashonline.com
Consent for all other forms is still provided on paper and you will
July 26, 2017
From: Mark Pearmain, Superintendent, North Vancouver School District
Dear Students, Staff and Parents/Guardians, This school year has been truly inspirational for me as a
new Superintendent. I am honoured to have been able to visit all 32 of our
schools in the North Vancouver School District over the...
July 11, 2017
All parents/guardians are urged to access their child’s report card on the MyEd BC parent portal. Parents should save and/or print the 2016-2017 June report card for their own records, as all 2016-2017 report cards uploads, as per provincial regulations, expire on July 31, 2017.
June 20, 2017
As we head into summer and the year-e nd celebrations draws to a close, this letter f rom th e B C Ministry of Healt h provides tips on how to keep your children safe and how you can speak with them about the illegal drug overdose crisis.
June 05, 2017
Four of our very talented Handsworth photographers were selected for the Artists for Kids Photography Enrichment Program this year. This time around we got security clearance to take shots at the SeaSpan Dry Dock, and also went to the Function Junction train wreck, and the artists' studios at 1000 Parker...
May 31, 2017
Congratulations to the following Handsworth students who have either won or placed in the top three in the province in the annual Concours D’Art Oratoire. 10,000 students across the province participated!!
Grade 9 Immersion
“Le transport à l'avenir” Handsworth Secondary School 1st Place Keynote Speaker Celyne Gagnon (right)
May 29, 2017
Great news! Grade 12 student Natalie Zawislak won the Chester Fields Photography Contest at Presentation House Gallery today. This is one of the biggest photo contests in BC for teens, and her photo "Shelter" (first image below) was one of four images selected for a special award of merit. Presentation House...
April 19, 2017
Acclaimed CBC radio personality and honorary TRC witness Shelagh Rogers will discuss the impact of hearing hundreds of residential school survivors speak at national and regional events of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. This discussion will explore the history of Canada often excluded from textbooks and mainstream education that...
March 27, 2017
Please see attached regarding 44 Dresses. Thank you.
March 07, 2017
Last year Ava Safai, a Handsworth 2016 Grad, wrote an original song for the school play "The Art of Hope". She submitted her song for a competition for the USA reality television show, Dance Mom. Her song was selected, and the dancers used her song to compete in a national dance competition, which...
January 31, 2017
The Board of Education invites your comment on the PROPOSED calendar for the 2017/18 school year. T he School Act and the School Calendar Regulation B.C. Reg. 314/12 require that proposed school calendars be made public at least one month prior to planned submission to the Minister of Education, and that...
December 05, 2016
Please be advised that we have just been informed by Fortis BC that Edgewood Road will be under major construction starting December 5 th until December 19 th . We would like to encourage all students to walk, bike, or skateboard to school during this disruption and throughout the school year....
November 18, 2016
Lace Up and Glide!The magic of winter has started at the Peak of Vancouver. Friday at 1pm we officially open our Skating Pond -- what a great way to start the weekend.
Access to the mountaintop Skating Pond is complimentary for Grouse Mountain Passholders. Bring your own skates or rent from...
November 09, 2016
Postcard - Bus Reroute - EVC - CWMP - 2016 November 7.pdf
The two PM school trippers that normally depart from South Bound Capilano Rd at Edgewood Rd, effective Thursday November 17, 2016 will depart from South Bound Highland Blvd at Handsworth Rd (same stop as the regular 232 is...
October 05, 2016
Le français suit l’anglais. Do you know a terrific teacher or early childhood educator? Consider nominating them for a 2016-17 Prime Minister’s Award! This prestigious program honours innovative and outstanding elementary and secondary school teachers and early childhood educators who are helping prepare Canadian youth for the...
October 05, 2016
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Get a $20 Gift Card When You Purchase or Renew an Annual Local’s Pass Until October 10, 2016, when you purchase or renew an Annual Local’s Pass, you’ll receive a $20 gift card* that can be used at Grouse Mountain’s Altitudes Bistro...
June 22, 2016
By Maria Spitale-Leisk, North Shore News Junior Achievement British Columbia program participants and North Shore secondary students Kelvin Chan, Seyna Kim and Osa Hawthorne show off their lockable bike cover, Vancover, which earned the team the CIBC Student Company of the Year Award. photo Paul McGrath, North Shore News
May 30, 2016
Please see attached poster. Hope to see you there! Nearly Neil.pdf
May 06, 2016
The Tourism industry in BC is booming and the business of tourism requires savvy professionals, could it be you? Join us for a Program Information Night at Capilano University for the Tourism Management and Outdoor Recreation programs May 11, 7:00pm 3 rd floor Library www.capilanou.ca/tourism
or visit your counsellors...
April 25, 2016
UBC Humanitarian Organization for Providing Empowerment, an on-campus group
under the Alma Mater Society, will be hosting a FREE conference for high school
students grades 8-12. As mental wellness is an important topic on campus, our
conference will focus on mental wellness and media literacy and will feature
keynote speakers such...
April 15, 2016
In light of several earthquakes in Japan over the last two days, I want to assure you that our students who are currently travelling in Japan are safe. The earthquakes, which happened yesterday and this morning, have not affected the areas where our students are travelling as part of a school trip....
April 07, 2016
The BCIT Open House is Friday/Saturday 10-3. This is their biggest event and
they only do it every few years so it should be of interest to grade 9-12's and
if for no other reason-because it's FUN! http://commons.bcit.ca/openhouse/
March 31, 2016
Dear past and present CPF North Vancouver members, As a parent of a child enrolled in a French Immersion
program in North Vancouver, you will have received an email through School
Connects asking you and your child to each complete a survey about the French
Immersion program. And if you are...
March 03, 2016
Injury Research & Prevention Unit (BCIRPU) is very pleased to inform you
that the C oncussion A wareness T raining T ool ( CATT ) for School Professionals has now been launched and is
available at http://www.cattonline.com/
CATT for School Professionals developed in
partnership with the BC...
February 22, 2016
On behalf of the Mayor and Council for
the District of North Vancouver, I am sending you this call for nominations for
the 2016 Civic
Youth Awards. This program recognizes District youth
between the ages of 10 and 24 and supporters of youth for their noteworthy
achievements and contributions they make...
February 16, 2016
Students in Grades 9 - 12 to register
for the 2016 Vancouver Brain Bee on Sat, April
23rd . This is a wonderful opportunity for them to learn about the brain,
come to UBC, and see what it's like to work or study here.
In addition, to the...
February 05, 2016
Hours of Winter is Two Full Days of Fun!...The Snowshoe Grind Mountain Run is
This Weekend...Make This BC Family Day Memorable at the Peak of
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Play All Night and
24 Hours of Winter returns...
February 04, 2016
Digital Media Youth Expo Feb 13, 2016 12:00 PM Argyle Secondary School, 1131 Frederick Road, North Vancouver BC The Digital Media Youth Expo provides an opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops and presentations given by digital media industry professionals. Lower mainland post-secondary schools will have booths with representatives available to discuss...
January 26, 2016
Proposed Amended 2016/17 School Calendar
The 2016/17 North Vancouver
School District School Calendar, approved by the Board of Education on March 24,
2015, requires amendment with the addition of one (1) non-instructional day as
required by the Ministry of Education. This non-instructional day is part of
the Ministry’s plan announced on...
January 15, 2016
NORTH VANCOUVER RCMP vs NORTH VANCOUVER MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION COACHES Harry Jerome Arena 123 East 23rd Street, North Vancouver Sunday, January 31 2.:00 to 4:30 PM Help us change the lives of children living with cancer! The North Vancouver RCMP is proud to be joining forces with the North Vancouver Minor...
December 15, 2015
Please see the attached article about one of our Handsworth students and his experiences with Juvenile Diabetes. JDRF Nov. 30.pdf
December 11, 2015
It’s that time of year again! BPAC and Handsworth
Athletics has planned the annual Handsworth Alumni Basketball for Tuesday
December 22, 2015 and everyone is invited. This is a wonderful tradition at Handsworth. Not only
is this event super fun, it keeps the alumni connected to the Handsworth
Basketball program. Thank...
November 25, 2015
The Handsworth Secondary School seismic upgrade project is an approved project, while the full replacement of the school would be an option for consideration by the Board of Education. A draft Project Definition Report (PDR) was submitted to the Ministry of Education in November 2014. It provided an initial cost estimate...
November 19, 2015
RCMP Youth Academy - Apply by December 4, 2015
The RCMP Youth Academy gives students a unique opportunity to experience police training and simulated police work. It's an eight-day program for 50 Grade 11 and 12 students who aspire to a career in policing. To learn more about a...
November 17, 2015
My name is Jon Kinsley and I’m a Student Ambassador from Capilano University. Thank you for your interest in ExploreCap. This event will be taking place on Monday, November 23rd, at 6:00pm in the Birch Atrium on our North Vancouver campus. We have attached a PDF of the current...
October 26, 2015
Justin Trudeau's early teaching days at Pitt River Middle School. Also shown Handsworth teacher Carson Gibbs (top right).
October 23, 2015
Grade 12 students from your
school are invited to attend a University of Alberta Vancouver Admission Workshop in
Vancouver! During this workshop, students
and their families are invited to book an appointment to complete and submit an
online UAlberta application. Advisors will provide information on UAlberta
programs and will be...
October 16, 2015
Invitation for Handsworth Parents and Guardians Handsworth Parent Advisory Council (HPAC ) Meeting Special Event Monday, October 26th, 7 pm Small Gym Handsworth PAC invites you to an interactive workshop: Managing Conflict with your Teenager's Brain in Mind . This session will help parents discover strategies for resolving differences with teenagers,...
October 15, 2015
Hello We are having an other
information session on campus to introduce our new program Education and
Employment Access. Please forward this message to your networks, thank you.
Please join us on Thursday October 22 nd 4 pm Capilano University Birch Building 342 We have just started our pilot...
October 14, 2015
80 US Colleges & Universities participating. Held at West Pt. Grey Academy 4125 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC (Parking off West 4th Avenue) us-college-fair-2015-8.5x11.pdf
October 08, 2015
Residents and Business Operators:
We would like notify you of up and
coming construction activities in your neighbourhood.
13th we will be pouring slab on grade off of Highland Blvd.
14th we will be pouring our first floor slab off of Woodbine.
of these construction...
September 29, 2015
Furthering the Social Emotional Learning of all Children. Please see attached for more information; Club G.pdf
September 25, 2015
Volunteers urgently needed to help distribute lunches during lunch hours on Tues. Thurs. & Fridays from 12:30-1:45pm. If you can help out, please contact Carolyn email@example.com Thank you! ...
September 17, 2015
Please see attached for information regarding the above Universities who will be visiting at Collingwood School on Sept. 30th from 7:00-9:00pm at the Morven Campus 70 Morven Drive, West Vancouver, B.C. Duke, Northwestern, Georgetown, Vanderbilt Visit.pdf
September 11, 2015
The run starts and finishes at Handsworth at 9:15am and is a fundraiser for the Strachan Hartley Legacy Foundation which supports sporting and educational opportunities for Vancouver's youth at risk. Please go to http://www.shlf.ca/run
for more information and to register or volunteer for this fantastic North Shore community event. Hope to...
June 01, 2015
The JDRF Telus Walk for the Cure this year is set for Sunday, June 14, 2015 , in Stanley Park, with the start at Lumberman’s Arch at 11:00 am. We ask you to join us on June 14th to come and walk with Jack. We had 153 walkers last year. And...
May 28, 2015
There will be a meeting for Gr. 9-11 students and their parents on Thursday, June 4th from 7-8pm at Mountainside School to discuss outdoor experential leadership opportunities as part of the Outdoor School program at Cheakamus Centre.
May 26, 2015
There will be an information meeting for any current Gr. 8 students & their parents who are interested in teh 2015-2016 Japan Exchange on Monday, June 8th @ 7pm in the library. Any questions, please contact Mr. Barrett @ firstname.lastname@example.org ...
May 25, 2015
Parents should be in their seats by 6:15pm Tickets will be available May 15th onwards in Student Services ($6 ea. or $8 at the door) No limit to number of tickets per family. Rehearsal is Monday, June 15th at 12:00pm sharp in the large gym, ALL students must attend. Info regarding...
May 13, 2015
DEEP A community ceilidh in support
of Nepal earthquake
relief have a beer & tell
trekking tales or kick up your heels &
dance, but whatever you do, come on
out and care! Saturday, May
23 rd 7-11 p.m. Sutherland Secondary School 1860 Sutherland Ave, North
May 11, 2015
is an annual event at Grouse Mountain that is fun
and inspirational! Students and families from all over the North Shore and
Lower Mainland come to celebrate the end of the year, do some good, and have
some fun! Many of you have supported our wonderful...
May 08, 2015
North Vancouver Students Win Top Awards At Provincial
French Public Speaking Competition
Vancouver -- 10,000
students from across British Columbia competed, 240 made the provincial finals,
and eight students took home top awards in this year's pan-provincial French
public speaking competition, Concours d'art
"In addition to the cultural...
April 15, 2015
Two new "Living Life to the Full"
12-hour courses for youth (13 - 18) starting in May:
Group 1: Every
Saturday at 11am-12:30pm from May 23rd until June 27th (please note two of the
classes will be extended until 2pm)
Group 2: Every Monday at 4:30pm
– 6pm from May 25th...
April 13, 2015
Sharing and Celebrating Success: Congratulations to Capilano
students at Capilano Elementary School are showcased on the International
Baccalaureate Organization’s website in a new video presentation, “Why offer the
PYP? The PYP in Practice – EN.” Take a moment and celebrate Capilano’s success
at: http://www.ibo.org/en/programmes/primary-years-programme/what-is-the-pyp/ ...
April 09, 2015
Handsworth Basketball teams attended the annual banquet on Monday, March 30th to celebrate the completion of another fantastic Royals season. Over 150 players, coaches, managers and guests attended the event held at North Shore Winter Club and sponsored by the Handsworth Basketball Parents Association. Many thanks to our Door Prize Donors for...
March 31, 2015
Healthy Eating Tour
Breakfast ideas are easy – a smoothie, a bowl of
cereal, or maybe yogurt with fruit. But do you get stumped on creating a
healthy, quick lunch that isn’t comprised of last night’s leftovers?
cooperation with Loblaw City Market, School District 44 is pleased to offer...
March 31, 2015
School Calendars – 2015/16 and 2016/17
The North Vancouver Teachers’ Association has determined three District-wide Professional Development dates for the 2015/2016 school year:
Friday, October 23, 2015 (PSA – Province-wide ProD)
Friday, February 5, 2016
Monday, May 2, 2016. Handsworth's two scheduled school based Professional Development days will be Monday, November 30,...
March 26, 2015
Please see attached regarding Artist for Kids Paradise Valley Summer School of Art.
March 23, 2015
Meeting Please join
us at this public meeting to learn more about the Capilano Water Main Project
which will be constructed along Capilano Road, between Cleveland Dam Road and
Edgemont Boulevard starting in mid-August
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Registration: 5:30 – 6:00
February 20, 2015
Handsworth Senior girls defeated Argyle 61-41 last night in the Crehan Cup Semi finals. Alanna Martin scored 26pts & April Christiansen 11pts. They have now have quailifed for "Provincials" and play in the Crehan Cup Championship
game tomorrow night at 7:30pm at New Westminster Secondary . Congratulations girls!!! Go Royals!!!
February 04, 2015
Handsworth Model United Nations Club sent 6 delegates to the Vancouver Model United Nations Conference Friday Jan. 30 to Sunday Feb.1 Club president Sara Sheikh, vice president Rohzin Ressideh, Arian Nazhad-Habibi, Graham Hopkins, Adam Benwood and James Weng joined 1500 students from across Western Canada and the USA for 2 nights...
January 05, 2015
Congrats to Matt Anderson who made
the U 18 Team BC team which is comprised of the best players in BC. I
was fortunate enough to be the Head Coach this year.
Grade 12 Counsellor
Head Football Coach
Phone: 604.903.3614 (Direct Line)
January 05, 2015
Handsworth Theatre & Dance Program Raised $500 for The Kelty Dennehy Foundation, Kelty Resource
Center During the 2013-2014
school year, the Handsworth students co-created an original play,
The Shocking Tale of Kathryn Grey , about a young
woman struggling with anxiety disorder.
The play involved a cast and crew...
December 16, 2014
HANDSWORTH BASKETBALL ALUMNI
GAMES - MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2014 It’s a tradition at Handsworth every Christmas that our basketball
alumni are invited back to the school gym to take on our current Varsity school
teams. This fun event is open to everyone, and particularly all the Handsworth
basketball teams. It’s...
December 12, 2014
Provincial Scholarship Recipients; We are proud to acknowledge the following 51 graduates from Handsworth who were recently recognized for successfully receiving Graduation Program Examination Scholarships this last school year. Based on the criteria listed below this amounts to 20% of our eligible grad class. In order to receive this scholarship students...
December 09, 2014
Christmas is approaching and so is the deadline for contributing to the Food Hampers. Please donate any food items to your Block 4 class before December 16th or bring to the office. Help out families in need and get in the spirit of giving! Thank you!
December 09, 2014
The Ambassadors for Change Club will be selling beautiful hand made Rafiki bracelets. They were made by young women in Kenya. They are called "Rafiki" because Rafiki means friendship. They will cost $10. each. Buy one for yourself and would also make great Xmas gifts! They will be on sale in...
December 09, 2014
From Dec 3-Dec 17 we will be collecting warm clothing for people in need within the
community. Please bring any gently used clothing such as jackets, sweaters,
scarves, socks and blankets to Room
210 . Thank you very much!
December 05, 2014
This year our Ambassadors for Change Club has adopted Guatemala as our country to help. We are SO excited! How are we going to help Guatemala? Well our focus has always been to help children and their families..and this year we will be fundraising to help buy school supplies, to help...
December 02, 2014
ATTENTION ALL HANDSWORTH ROYALS GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAMS - SKILLS NIGHT WITH DIANA LEE & KRIS YOUNG MONDAY, DECEMBER 8TH, 2014 7:30-9:15PM HANDSWORTH LARGE GYM - BY DONATION (SUGGESTED AMOUNT OF $20) Please see links below for more information December 8th - Handsworth Bball - SKILLS NIGHT- v2.pdf Kris Dia
November 28, 2014
Hi everyone! Thought I'd give everyone an update about how our senior girls are doing at the AAAA Volleyball Provincials in Cranbrook. So far they have played 4 matches (3 yesterday and 1 today) and have won all 4. They won their pool and easily won this morning in the...
November 20, 2014
CANADIAN FINALISTS NAMED FOR 2014 NFL YOUTH COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD Winner of national grassroots program to receive $5,000 in new equipment for their football program and $5,000 in BlackRock Canada bursaries for local players in need Toronto, ON – Wednesday November 19, 2014 − Ten finalists...
November 19, 2014
FINALISTS NAMED FOR 2014 NFL YOUTH COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD
Winner of national grassroots program
to receive $5,000 in new equipment for their football program and $5,000 in
BlackRock Canada bursaries for local players in
ON – Wednesday
November 19, 2014 − Ten...
November 14, 2014
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR JUNIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL team who won the V&D's yesterday (Nov.13th)!!!! Next....PROVINCIALS!! Good luck girls, GO ROYALS!!!
November 13, 2014
Please see attached for information regarding an information meeting for CPF West Vancouver Chapter on Tuesday, November 18th 7-9pm at Sentinel School Library 1250 Chartwell Drive, West Vancouver. CPF Save the Date.pdf
November 12, 2014
Let’s Talk Shop is coming to Handsworth
and the family of schools for November 26 th , 2014 . This is an amazing experience for parents to hear youth
speak about life as teens in a North Vancouver High School; what worries them,
what supports their hopes and dreams and how...
November 07, 2014
Congratulations to Justine Park, a Grade 11 student at Handsworth who was a finalist in the Divisionals in the Centre for Future Global Leaders 2014 International Academic Competitions. She was a finalist in both the Essay Contest as well as the Lexicon Challenge. Over 5,000 students participated in the competitions this year. Good...
November 06, 2014
Second payments of $400. are now due. Please see attached regarding the upcoming Tall Ships 2015 parent meeting on Thursday, November 13th @ 6:30pm in the library. Thank you. Tall Ships 2015 Parent Meeting.pdf
November 05, 2014
Block 1 8:30 am - 9:35am Block 2 9:40am - 10:45am Block 3 10:50am - 11:55am LUNCH 11:55am - 12:25am Block 4 12:25am - 1:30am 1:30 EARLY DISMISSAL
October 29, 2014
The annual Take Our Kids to Work Day takes place on Wed. Nov. 5th, 2014. This job-shadowing initiative allows the entire community - parents, teachers, employers and workers to play a part in the career development of Grade 9 students. It also supports learning outcomes found in Health and Career Education...
October 16, 2014
An 8 week program for immigrant youth. Connect. Discover. Have fun. Earn VOLUNTEER HOURS. WHEN: Every Thursday Oct. 16-Dec. 4, 2014 WHERE: Handsworth Secondary Room #143 TIME: 3:30pm - 5:30 pm To register contact; North Shore Multicultural Society email@example.com or 604.988.2931 ext 326 ...
October 10, 2014
Please see attached for information regarding the BC Games and Handsworth students who competed in teh Summer Games in Nanaimo this summer. BC Games Info.pdf
October 07, 2014
For anyone participating in the Italy tour in May 2015 there will be an information meeting tonight at 5:30pm in the library.
October 03, 2014
The HPAC together with Jay Prepchuk, Grade 12 Counsellor, is hosting a scholarship information seminar on the evening of Wednesday, October 15th @ 7pm in the small gym. This is an extremely informative seminar of interest to any Grade 12 students planning to pursue their academic or athletic careers. Please see...
October 03, 2014
Please see attached the Revised Distributed Learning Timetable for the remainder of the 2014-2015 School year. 2014-2015 timetable.pdf
October 02, 2014
Attention Grade 10 Students there are still a few spots available for the Tall Ship Adventure in April 2015. This is considered the premier trip that takes place at Handsworth. Please see or contact Mr. Hansen at firstname.lastname@example.org ...
September 26, 2014
Last summer, one of our current Gr. 12 Handsworth students Andrew W. was chosen as one of the top 4 BC youth poets to join the Vancouver Youth Poetry Slam team to compete in Canada's National YouthCan Festival. The team travelled to Ottawa last August and they placed FIRST in Canada!!...
September 25, 2014
Once again Handsworth is happy to announce another amazing opportunity to tour and discover the amazing sites of Italy. There will be an information meeting on October 7th at 5:30pm in the library. If you have any questions regarding this event, please feel free to email Sal Audia at email@example.com ...
September 24, 2014
There will be an important information meeting on Tuesday, October 14th at 6:30pm in the library for parents and students who are currently in Grade 10 & 11,( who will be in Grade 11 & 12 in the 2015-2016 year) who are interested in attending this 17 day tour of Europe. This includes...
September 19, 2014
Classes will begin at 8:30 am on Wed. Sept.24th
June 30, 2014
Due to the limitations of the Labour Relations Board Essential Services Order, we have made adjustments to the delivery of our online courses. All DL courses will be open and available to currently registered students during the summer months so they may continue toward completion. Students have a year from their...
June 30, 2014
Due to the limitations of the Labour Relations Board Essential Services Order, the restrictions on Summer School will prevent us from offering our planned educational programs.
Students enrolled in both Review and Completion and Full Credit Summer School will be receiving full refunds over the next 4-6 weeks. These students should...
June 27, 2014
Dear Parents and Guardians of Grade 8 to 12 Students:
The ongoing labour dispute has seriously impacted our ability to provide final reports for students this school year. Without the availability of teachers to assess, evaluate, and report student learning, we are unable to provide final reports in the usual format. We...
June 25, 2014
Dear Minister Fassbender, Mr. Iker and Mr. Marchbank:
The North Vancouver Board of Education is writing you today to urge both parties to reach a negotiated agreement or mediated settlement as soon as possible. The bargaining impasse is directly impacting our students, parents, teachers, administrators, and support staff within our community....
June 12, 2014
June 12, 2014 - Letter to Parents and Guardians:
I am writing to you with an important update on the BC Teachers’ Federation declared withdrawal of services and several changes that will affect our end-of-year procedures, including Provincial Examinations, Grade 12 final grades, and the return of textbooks and resource...
June 10, 2014
In the coming weeks, many high school students will be participating in both school-sanctioned and non-sanctioned graduation and after-prom festivities. While this is an exciting and important time in a Grade 12 student’s life, the North Vancouver RCMP Youth Intervention Unit would like to remind students and their parents of the...
May 30, 2014
As you may already know, the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation announced that a second week of rotating, one-day strikes will take place throughout the province next week. The BCTF’s decision reflects a continuation of their job action related to teacher contract bargaining.
Locally, the Teachers’ Federation has directed its members in our...
May 20, 2014
Schools are not in session on Thursday, May 29th due to BCTF Rotating Strike Action - Letter to all North Vancouver School District Parents and Guardians on May 20, 2014:
As you may be aware, the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation announced this morning a series of rotating, one-day strikes to occur throughout the...
May 20, 2014
17 day European tour for students currently in Grades 9 and 10 who will be in Grade 11 and 12 in March of 2016 .
Meeting for parents and students interested will be re-scheduled for a later date due to current t eacher negotiations .
Please see itinerary PDF attached below......
April 30, 2014
All students (and parents) who went on the Greece 2014 are invited to a Pot-Luck dinner on Monday,May 12,2014 at 6:00 pm in the Handsworth Cafeteria. We are asking all students and parents interested in watching a 45 minute DVD of the Greece Tour 2014 to music to bring ONE food...
April 30, 2014
Support your Handsworth Music Programs by donating your refundable bottles and cans to our Bottle Drive.
We will be picking up donations from homes in the area bounded by Paisley Road and Grouse Mountain, Mosquito Creek and Capilano River.
Please place your bottles and cans outside your home in a bag...
April 29, 2014
An Exhibition of outstanding student art
April 28, 2014
For the first time the Handsworth Slam Poetry Team advanced to the finals in Vancouver’s Hullabaloo Youth Slam Poetry competition.
Andrew W, the team captain, placed first in the individual underground competition, and the team tied for second in the team competition.
Congrats out to the team: Andrew W, Kirsty...
April 17, 2014
March 5-11, 2015
Current grades 9, 10 and 11 students,
Interested in Design, Art, Architecture, Culture, Shopping, Friendships, and Fun? Have a look at the custom designed 7 day Itinerary and activities list.
Spring Break 2015 begins on March 7, so you won't be away from school for...
March 11, 2014
Tall Ships 2015
The next Tall Ship Adventure will take place mid April 2015.
There are 60 berths (gender split) available for current grade 9 students
entering grade 10 in September 2014.
The cost for the trip is $850 and the first deposit of $250
will secure a berth on...