√Čcole Handsworth Secondary
North Vancouver School District

‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčParent Teacher Conferences

2024-2025 FALL Parent-Student-Teacher Conferences will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2024 with a choice of two sessions:

Session 1:  tbd

Session 2:  tbd

Fall Parent Teacher Conference Booking Window Dates‚Äč

Fall Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, October 23, 2024.  The two session times to schedule appointments are tbd and tbd.

Conferences will take place in teachers’ classrooms, the library learning commons or breakout rooms and will last 5 minutes each. When selecting appointment times please allow sufficient travel time in between appointments.

Handsworth will be using School Appointments, the same online appointment booking system to manage the event as in previous years, which allows parents the most flexibility to select their own appointments and book them online. Please note that the system is a ‚Äúfirst-come-first served‚ÄĚ system and appointment slots will fill up quickly.  The school office will not be able to book any appointments. Parents are welcome to email teacher(s) at any time throughout the semester regarding student learning.

To book appointments for your student(s), please follow the parent instructions attached.  School Appointments - Parent Instructions 2024.pdf‚Äč

Dates to Note:

‚Äč‚ÄčBefore tbd, 2024‚ÄčParent Registration - new families only
For any new families, register on school appointments to create 
an account. Once this is done successfully, you may login and 
add each student at Handsworth. This only needs to be done once 
in the school year.

tbd @ 6pm
‚ÄčBooking Window will open to allow a max of 2 appointments
Parents are limited to booking up to a max of 2 appointments for 
each student to allow opportunity for all our parents to book.

tbd @ 6pm
Booking Window will adjust to allow a max of 6 appointments
Parents may book additional appointments up to a max of 6
appointments for each student.

‚Äčtbd @ 9am
‚ÄčBooking window will close.
No appointments can be accepted.
For Wednesday, October 23, 2024
‚ÄčParent-Student-Teacher Conference Day
Ensure you have a copy of your appointments including teachers and locations.

If you are having difficulties with any aspect of this system, please try the ‚Äúhelp‚ÄĚ button and see ‚ÄúInstruction guide for parents‚ÄĚ or contact the school at handsworth@sd44.ca if you need further assistance.

To accommodate the Parent-Student-Teacher Conferences, please note the adjusted schedule for October 23 and 24, 2024

Adjusted Bell Schedule for Wednesday, October 23, 2024

Parent - Student - Teacher Conferences‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč ‚Äč

‚Äč8:31 -9:10
‚Äč9:10 - 10:05
Period  5
‚Äč10:10 - 11:05
Period 6
‚Äč11:10 - 12:05
Period 7
‚Äč12:05 - 1:05
‚Äč1:05 - 2:00
Period 8
‚Äč2:00 PM
‚Äč‚ÄčEarly Dismissal
Parent Student Teacher Conferences ‚ÄčSession 1
Parent Student Teacher Conferences Session‚Äč 2


‚ÄčAdjusted Bell Schedule for Thursday, October 24, 2024

(No conferences today)

‚Äč8:31 -9:10
‚Äč9:10 - 10:05
‚ÄčPeriod 6
‚Äč‚Äč10:10 - 11:05
‚ÄčPeriod 7
11:10 - 12:05
‚ÄčPeriod 5
‚Äč‚Äč12:05 - 1:05
‚Äč‚Äč1:05 - 2:00‚Äč
‚ÄčPeriod 8
2:00 PM
‚ÄčEarly Dismissal

We are looking forward to seeing you at the Fall Parent Student Teacher Conferences!

School Appointments - Parent Instructions 2024.pdf


Parent Presentation
Substance Use Prevention:  A Guide for Parents

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The Ministry of Education and Child Care, in partnership with adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Hayley Watson, will be hosting free virtual sessions on youth substance use for parents/guardians, caregivers and caring adults. Dr. Watson will provide valuable insights, practical tips, and resources to equip participants with the tools needed to guide their children and youth toward making positive choices when it comes to substance use.

Key Takeaways for Participants:

  • Learn why children/teenagers are drawn to substances.
  • Understand what causes and maintains substance use disorder and needs.
  • Increase your child‚Äôs ability to make positive choices about substances.
  • Acquire practical conversation tools for discussing substances in the home.

Participants must register in advance due to limited capacity. Session dates are:

Please share within your community and email educ.mentalhealth@gov.bc.ca with any questions.

Parent/Guardian Technology Support

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Need some help supporting your student's learning at home?  North Vancouver School District Parent Technology Guide for supporting documents or email handsworth@sd44.ca.‚Äč