École Handsworth Secondary
North Vancouver School District
HPAC Parent Advisory Council


**This notice is to advise Handsworth parents that nominations are now being accepted for the 2019/2020 HPAC Executive. Nominations will remain open until the Annual General Meeting on May 13th, 2019.


At this point the following HPAC positions do not have incumbents who have indicated that they will be returning for the next school year; Members at Large.

If you are interested in submitting your name or nominating another individual for these or any of the positions listed in the HPAC Bylaws, please contact the Elections Officer, Carolyn Warner carolynwarner67@gmail.com.


Please note, the full election procedure and list of HPAC positions can be found in the HPAC Bylaws https://www.sd44.ca/school/handsworth/Parents/PAC/ConstitutionandBylaws/Documents/HSSA%20FINAL%20Bylaws%20with%20TOC.pdf. In the event of multiple nominations for a position, an election will be held at the AGM.  Other positions without multiple nominations may be acclaimed at the AGM.


Welcome to the HPAC Page.

As a community of parents, the HPAC works with school administrators and staff to support student success.

This page provides parents with news about HPAC activities and events, connects you with information and resources you need, and identifies opportunities where you can make a difference to the school.

Ways to support student success at Handsworth

  1. Come to a HPAC Meeting or event.  Connect with other Handsworth parents, catch up on what's going on at the school, and provide your input and ideas on how parents can support student success at Handsworth
  2. Volunteer  Help out with an HPAC initiative or event.  Any contribution of your time or talents is valued.  Contact us for more information.
  3. Donate HERE  Contribute to educational resources to enhance student learning.  Dollars from our Provincial gaming funds budget and fundraising efforts stretch only so far to meet needs.  All donations in excess of $25 will be issued a tax receipt.

Meeting Dates 2018/19:

September 17, 2018
October 15, 2018
November 19, 2018 – Budget
December 2018 – no meeting
January 21, 2019
February 25, 2019
March 2019 - no meeting
April 15, 2019 - cancelled, no meeting
May 13, 2019 – AGM
June 2019 – no meeting