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 […]

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 […]


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.