Author: Alexis Woytowich

Language & Culture Fair at PHSS

The Grades 9 – 12 French class at Port Hardy Secondary School put on a Language and Culture Fair the week of June 17, 2019.  The students worked hard to research another culture and have been learning other languages (in addition to French) once a week.  They brought in traditional food inspired by the region Read More …

Spirals of Inquiry

Our district welcomed Linda Kaser and Judy Halbert from Spirals of Inquiry on May 30 and 31, 2019. The two day Inquiry Event held at Rendezvous Place in Port Hardy was also attended by a team (consisting of one administrator and one teacher) from each of our ten SD85 schools, Superintendent Carol Robertson, and Assistant Read More …

Gwamyasap̓a

On April 12, 2019 Eagle View Elementary School showcased the Kwakwaka‘wakw songs and dances they learned throughout the year as they welcomed our First Nations District Principals and Administration from Vancouver Island.

Pink Shirt Day 2019

Now a movement celebrated across the globe, Pink Shirt Day has humble beginnings. It was inspired by an act of kindness in Nova Scotia when a group of teenagers organized a high-school protest to wear pink in sympathy with a new Grade 9 student who was being bullied for wearing a pink shirt. They took Read More …

District Cross Country Meet

A.J. Elliot Elementary hosted the annual District Cross Country Meet Wednesday, October 24th. Nearly 170 elementary and high school students (and a few adults) took part. Twelve schools were represented: A.J. Elliott Elementary, Sunset Elementary, Alert Bay Elementary, Fort Rupert Elementary, Sea View Elementary, Eagle View Elementary, North Island Secondary, Port Hardy Secondary, Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw School, Read More …

Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 7-13)

The Port Hardy Fire Department came to Eagle View Elementary to assist them with their fire drill on October 11. They narrowed their time by two minutes! The K/1/2/3’s of A.J. Elliot Elementary were visited by volunteer firefighters and a paramedic to learn about fire safety. They toured the firetruck and the ambulance and all Read More …