École Handsworth Secondary
North Vancouver School District
Parents


GRADE 12 PARENT AND STUDENT INFORMATION EVENTS FALL 2019


Grade 12 Parent and Student Events Fall 2019.pdf


Grade 12 Parent Information Evening

Date: Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Time: 6:30pm

Place:  Handsworth Library

Grade 12 parents are invited to attend an information evening on the following topics:

• Grad Events

• Grad Requirements

• Post-Secondary Information and Admissions Process

• Scholarships and Post-Secondary Financing

We hope to see you there!

We hope to see you there!

Please RSVP for the Parent Information Evening on October 16 by clicking:  HERE

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Post-Secondary Information Evening

Date:  Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Time:  6:30pm - 8:30pm

Place:  Handsworth Secondary

Grade 10-12 students and parents are invited to a mini fair with representatives from 17 post-secondary institutions in BC.  Students and parents will have an opportunity to gather information about post-secondary institutions in BC and ask questions of the representatives from each of the schools.  The institutions listed below will be in attendance:

PSI Participants:

Institution  
City
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Burnaby
Capilano University
North Vancouver
Corpus Christi & St. Mark's Colleges
Vancouver
Douglas College
New Westminster
Fairleigh Dickinson University 
Vancouver
Kwantlen Polytechnic UniversitySurrey
Langara College
Vancouver
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology 
Merritt
Quest University Canada    
Squamish
Simon Fraser UniversityBurnaby
Thompson Rivers University 
Kamloops
Trinity Western UniversityLangley
University of British Columbia 
Vancouver and Kelowna
University of Northern British Columbia Prince George
University of Victoria Victoria
Vancouver Community College
Vancouver
Vancouver Island University    
Nanaimo


Please RSVP for the PSI evening on October 24 by clicking:  HERE

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Unlock Your Future:  The Key to Scholarships Seminar

Date: Monday, October 28th, 2019

Time: 6:30pm

Place:  Handsworth

Admission: By optional donation

Join Brittany Palmer of Unlock your Future as she leads students and parents through a step-by-step program for navigating the scholarship process. Students in all grades and parents are welcome and encouraged to attend: it is never too early to get started. This comprehensive presentation covers topics ranging from building your scholarship foundation to crafting a strong personal statement. Contrary to popular belief, students do not need 95% averages or international achievements to win scholarships. Through this seminar, Brittany debunks common scholarship myths and breaks down the complex process into a manageable form. Using this program, Brittany and her younger brother Bo collectively won 35 scholarships totaling over $125,000. Since 2005, she has shared her story and strategies with tens of thousands of students, parents and educators. The Unlock your Future Scholarship Workbook ($25) and Scholarship Kit ($30), which are accompaniments to the program, will be available for purchase. Through this dynamic and informative presentation, Brittany demonstrates that scholarships are indeed possible.

Please RSVP for the Scholarship evening on October 28 by clicking:  HERE

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PARENT OPEN-HOUSE 2019 - 2020

In our continued efforts to embrace communication within the school community and promote wellness and resiliency within our students, the Handsworth staff would like to invite you to attend the new Parent Open House on Monday, September 30, 2019.  Sept 30 Open House INFO and INVITE.pdf


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TALKING WITH YOUR TEEN ABOUT VAPING


Health Canada’s Consider the Consequences vaping awareness tour will be visiting Handsworth Secondary School on May 23, 2019, they will be educating students on the following topics with an engaging maze activity:

  • If you don’t smoke, don’t vape
  • Vaping can lead to nicotine addiction
  • Vaping can cause lung damage
  • The long-term health impacts of vaping are unknown

To learn more, and for more information and resources, please visit https://www.canada.ca/en/services/health/publications/healthy-living/talking-teen-vaping-tip-sheet-parents.html?utm_source=xm-agency&utm_medium=email-en&utm_content=march&utm_campaign=vaping-19


Talking with Your Teen About Vaping - December 2018.pdf



PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEWS - Thursday, November 14, 2019
Schedule your PTI appointment(s) using School Appointments On-Line

(Please check back for information regarding the upcoming November 14, 2019 Parent, Student, Teacher Interviews)

If you and your student would like to schedule a PTI meeting with a teacher, appointments are booked on-line.  The on-line appointment calendar will be open during two booking windows:

Booking Window #1 will open on TBD and close on TBD.  During this time families are limited to three appointments for each student.

Booking Window #2 will open on TBD and close on TBD.  During the second booking window, families are invited to book as many appointments as they wish based on availability.

It is recommended that you set up your account in advance of the first booking window, TBD, and have a list of your student(s) teachers and class schedules as appointments fill up quickly.  Avoid disappointment by setting up your account, please refer to these instructions and follow the link below:

​Adjusted Schedule for Thursday, November 14, 2019
​Block 1 - 8:30 to 9:30
​Block 2 - 9:35 - 10:35
​Block 3 - 10:40 to 11:40
​Lunch
​Block 4 - 12:20 to 1:20
EARLY DISMISSAL Classes end at 1:20 PM

Adjusted Schedule for Friday, November 15,  2019
LATE START at 9:30 AM
​Block 1 - 9:30 to 10:30
​Block 2 - 10:35 to 11:35
​Block 3 - 11:40 to 12:40
​Lunch - 12:40 to 1:10
​Block 4 - 1:10 to 2:10
​EARLY DISMISSAL Classes end at 2:10 PM


Parent Guide - Software Applications
NameFunction​Link​Need more information?
MyEd.jpg​MyEducationBC​View Attendance and print report cardsMyEducation BC LoginPasswords expire every 90 days.  Print the report cards, they are removed from the student's account each July.  Link to MyEd Parent Tips:
MyEd Parent Tips and Resources

Parent Portal Assistance.pdf
CashOnLine.pngSchool Cash Online
​Pay school fees and complete permission forms
School Cash Online LoginSchoolCashOnlineStepByStepRegistration.pdf
School Appointments On-Line.pngSchool Appointments On-Line
​To book a Parent Teacher InterviewSchool Appointments LoginBooking windows are open for a limited time in the Fall and SpringHandsworth Parent Page Information
PTI schedule: November 14, 2019 and February 13, 2020.
Munch-Logo- 275x275.pngRoyals Lunches
​Royals Athletic Fundraising Lunch Orders
Munch a Lunch LoginHandsworth Parent Royal Lunches
EASY School Lockers.pngStudent Lockers
​Students my reserve and register their own locker
Easy Locker LoginEasyLockers.pdf
OFFICE 365
​Office 365
​Permission is granted through Cash OnLine, students may download Office 365
Get Office 365Office 365 - Home Use Program.pdf
​Student Permission Forms:            1. Freedom of Information Privacy Form (FIPA)  2. Use of Technology  3.  Walking Field Trip​Student Permission Forms are available exclusively on-line through your Cash Online Account​FIPA is required for your student's picture to appear in the school yearbook.  Use of Technology to sign into computers.  Walking Field Trip to participate in enhanced classroom activities.School Cash Online LoginSchoolCashOnlineStepByStepRegistration.pdf




Handsworth Basketball Poinsettia Fundraiser

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Orders due by Monday, December 3, 8:00 PM.
Order today by clicking here!
Delivery Friday, December 7, 3:00 - 7:00 PM, Cafeteria.


TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY IN SCHOOLS

TEALS.png
2018 TEALS Volunteer Recruitment letter.pdf

Handsworth Secondary School has an exciting opportunity to partner with TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) for the 2018/19 year! Learning computer science empowers young people to compete in the global economy and pursue careers across all sectors because it teaches students computational thinking and problem solving skills applicable in any industry. This partnership will enhance our computer science courses, and we need computer industry volunteers to help make it happen!


If you or someone you know works in the computer science or software engineering field and would be interested in making a difference in our students’ future success, please contact Ms. Rupi Samra at rsamra@sd44.ca.


MyEDUCATION BC PARENT PORTAL SITE (for Report Cards and Attendance)


Please go to https://www.myeducation.gov.bc.ca/aspen/logon.do  to sign in. Your Login Id is your email address. You may be prompted to create a new password.  Passwords are automatically changed every 90 days.

For further help accessing the portal/report cards please go to:

https://www.sd44.ca/District/Communicating/Pages/default.aspx


School Cash Online

Pay your school fees and complete your Parent Consent Forms on-line.  Register for an account today!

Instructions and tip sheet:

SchoolCashOnlineStepByStepRegistration.pdf

Cash on Line Tip sheet 20 10 2017.pdf

School Cash Online Register Here

 

 


STUDENT MEDICAL ALERT

It is extremely important that we have the medical information as required.

If your child is a "Medical Alert" please provide details by completing a comprehensive form available from the Main Office or through our website.  Please have it filled out by your child's physician and returned to the Main Office or fax it to the school at 604.903.3601.  A supply of his/her medication and food (e.g. snacks and medication, Benadryl, EpiPEN etc. ) will be kept in the office in case of emergency or as needed.Medical Alert Conditions Guide - June 2019 Grid.pdf