September 30 was Orange Shirt Day. The students and staff of SD85 honoured the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools in Canada by learning about the history of those schools, having discussions about it, decorating their own orange shirts and sharing the book, The Orange Shirt by Phyllis Webstad.
Students at Sea View School were presented with the opportunity to name two humpback whales that have been seen daily in the inlet in front of Port Alice over the past month. Whiskers, a known humpback whale to the Marine Education and Research Society based out of Port McNeill, was recorded in our inlet with […]
Youth Ambassadors for World Tsunami Awareness Day Congratulations to our five School District 85 students who were chosen to represent our country at the World Tsunami Summit in Japan! Around 260 high school students from more than 40 countries met at the Summit where they discussed the threat of natural hazards and how to respond […]