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.

SD85 Students Travel to Japan

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 […]

GRAD 2019

School District No. 85 (Vancouver Island North) congratulates the graduating class of 2019. We are proud of you for successfully completing your secondary school education and reaching this important milestone in your life’s journey. PORT HARDY SECONDARY SCHOOL EKE ME-XI LEARNING CENTRE NORTH ISLAND SECONDARY SCHOOL

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 […]