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Letter to Parents: Reporting and Change to MyEdBC

October 04, 2019
October 4, 2019
Dear parents/guardians,
This year, the school district will be switching our student information system to a provincial platform used by other school districts, called MyEdBC. While this change will mostly impact district staff, MyEdBC includes a report card component which will be used for all grade...
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SD72 announces Governor General's Medallion recipients

August 28, 2019
School District 72 is proud to announce that Carihi Secondary graduate, Anna Buck, and Timberline Secondary graduate, Hailee Arlitt, are the 2018-2019 recipients of the prestigious Governor General's Medallion. The Governor General's Medallion is awarded to one student from each secondary school throughout the province for achieving the highest, combined academic...
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NOW FULL: Summer Trades Program for Grades 5 to 10

May 23, 2019
‚ÄčWould you like to learn how to make things from wood or how electricity works? Interested in construction or cooking or learning practical math and science skills? Join SD72 this summer in our summer youth trades camps available to students currently finishing grades 4 to 9 (going into grades 5 to...
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Indigenous Mural Transforms Soon-to-Be Timberline Entrance

May 03, 2019
For a period of four weeks, Jessica Chickite, of the We Wai Kai Nation, worked on a new mural to transform what will be the new entrance of Timberline Secondary. The mural is an original piece designed and painted by Chickite. When complete, it will also include frosted windows that incorporate a...
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Board Approves 2019/2020 School Calendar

March 20, 2019
‚ÄčAt its March 19 public board meeting, the Campbell River Board of Education passed a motion to approve the 2019/2020 school year calendar. This decision comes after some minor changes to non-instructional and student-led conference/parent-teacher interview days, based on feedback from staff, students and the community and following discussion with the...
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SD72 Students Shine at Regional Skills Competition

March 13, 2019
‚ÄčForty-two SD72 students participated in the North Island Regional Skills competition held on March 8 at GP Vanier Secondary. Congratulations to those Timberline and Carihi competitors who were successful in winning awards in the following areas:
Carihi
Cassandra Bettenson, silver for baking; Hunter Abrams, gold for culinary arts; Aidan & Kayla...
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Letter to Parents: Internet-Safety Issue (MOMO Challenge)

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019
Dear Parents/Guardians,
I want to ensure that you are aware of an Internet-safety issue, called the ‚ÄúMOMO Challenge,‚ÄĚ that has recently surfaced on multiple social media platforms. Often the challenge is attached to a picture of a girl with bulging eyes, a widespread mouth and long...

Host Family Info Session

February 21, 2019
School District 72's international program is looking for homestay families to host international students while they attend one of our local high schools. Each year more than 50 students from all over the world attend high school here in Campbell River. Want to create international connections and be part of our international...
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What Goes Into Calling a Snow Day?

February 15, 2019
Whenever we have snow, the school district receives some interesting comments and opinions about how the superintendent makes the decision to call a snow day and definitely, about whether or not they made the right decision! 
As a new superintendent, I found myself responsible for making these calls for the...
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Proposed School Calendar for 2019-2020 Available for Input

February 06, 2019
At the February 5 public board meeting, the Board of Education passed a motion to make the draft calendar for the 2019/2020 school years available for public feedback. 
In presenting the draft calendar to the board, Superintendent Morrow stated that school calendars should ultimately reflect and support the vision and goals of the...
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Cross Catchment Transfers for Sept. 2019

January 17, 2019
Our school district endeavors to create safe, caring and supportive learning environments in order for all students to experience success. Parents and legal guardians can request a school for their child outside of their neighbourhood catchment school. I n order to request a school other than their neighbourhood catchment school for...
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SD72 & Missoula Children's Theatre Looking for Student Actors

January 14, 2019
School District 72 and The Missoula Children's Theatre are proud to present an original Missoula Children's Theatre rendition of Robin Hood. This presentation by Missoula Children's Theatre and School District 72 is open to cast students in Kindergarten to grade 12 enrolled in an SD72 program. There is no guarantee that...
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Trades Sampler Program Now Accepting Applications

November 05, 2018
‚ÄčApplicatons are now being accepted for the Trades Sampler program through North Island College. Trades Sampler is a sample of the trades training offered at North Island College.
Available trades include: welding, metal fabrication, piping trades, electrical, automotive, heavy duty mechanics, electronics and construction, as well as the opportunity for math...

Host Family Info Session

October 11, 2018
School District 72's international program is looking for homestay families to host international students while they attend one of our local high schools. Each year more than 50 students from all over the world attend high school here in Campbell River. Want to create international connections and be part of our international...

Back to School Information: September 4

August 20, 2018
‚ÄčThe first day of school is Tuesday, September 4 for most students (there are some exceptions depending on the student's grade level). School offices will re-open to process new student registrations and answer inquiries starting August 27.
For first day times and everything you need to start the year, click here....
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New to Town? Need to Register a Student for September?

July 06, 2018
School District 72 schools re-open the week of August 27 to process to new registrations. Visit your neighbourhood catchment school during the week of August 27 to register. Remember to bring your child's birth certificate, Care Card, and proof of parent's BC residency (i.e. mortgage document, rental agreement, tax notice, legally binding purchase/sale agreement, hydro...
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Letter to Parents/Guardians re: Anti-SOGI Activists at Schools

May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018

Dear Parents and Guardians,
On Monday and Tuesday this week, anti-SOGI activists were distributing materials at two of our district elementary schools during afternoon dismissal. These materials were primarily distributed to parents, but we have also received information that in some instances these individuals directly approached...
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Provincial Health Officer Letter to Parents and Guardians re: Youth Substance Abuse

May 15, 2018
The provincial health officer ‚Äčhas issued a letter to parents and guardians regarding BC's unprecedented illegal drug overdose crisis. It details what parents and guardians can do to keep their kids safe, what you can do to help save a life, and how to get help. For more information, visit the Stopoverdose...
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Letter to Parents/Guardians: SOGI and SOGI 123

May 03, 2018
May 3, 2018  Dear Parents and Guardians,  Given recent media coverage and an event held at the Community Centre by individuals not affiliated with our school district, I understand that there might be some questions regarding SOGI 123 and how sexual orientation and gender identity are possibly being discussed in the...
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School Calendars to Be Revised: No Early Dismissal Days

April 20, 2018
Based on feedback from members of the public and district staff on the proposed calendars for the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 school years, the Board of Education has directed the superintendent to develop another calendar option that does not include early dismissal days. The proposed calendars that were circulated had included five...

Summer School Open House & Early Registration

April 10, 2018
Find out about our exciting Summer School courses! Meet the teachers! Be the first to register! Any SD72 student in kindergarten to grade 12 is eligible to take a Summer School course for FREE and may be signed up on the spot. These programs will run for either 2 or 4...

Student-Led Conferences/Parent-Teacher Interviews: March 15

March 08, 2018
In March, schools will be holding either student-led conferences or parent-teacher interviews. March 15 has been set aside on our district calendar for these conferences. The goal of these conferences and interviews is to provide you with a deeper understanding of: What and how your child is learning; The criteria for success;...
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School Calendars Available for Public Input: District to Introduce Five Early-Dismissal Teacher Collaboration Days

February 28, 2018
At the February 27 public board meeting, the Board of Education passed a motion to make the draft calendars for the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 school years available for public feedback. The calendars were developed by Superintendent Longridge in consultation with the district's calendar committee. The proposed calendars have school opening on...

Host Families Wanted

February 19, 2018
School District 72's international program in partnership with Adept Arrangements is looking for host families to host international students attending one of our local high schools. Each year more than 50 students from all over the world attend high school here in Campbell River. Want to create international connections and be...

2018/2019 Annual Operating Budget: Public Submission Deadline May 1

February 13, 2018
‚ÄčThe Board of Education is inviting public input into the development of its 2018/2019 annual operating budget at the May 8 public board meeting. Should you wish to make a presentation to the board, contact Lee-Ann Kruse in the secretary-treasurer's office at (250) 830.2302 before noon on May 1. Written submissions should be...
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Find Your Fit - Career Exploration Event

January 22, 2018
‚ÄčThe WorkBC Find Your Fit Tour is an interactive student-based event taking place at Robron Centre on February 1 and 2. The event will be open to all students in grade 5 through grade 12 and their parents/family members on February 1 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Students will also...
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Cross Catchment Transfers for Sept. 2018

January 19, 2018
Our school district endeavors to create safe, caring and supportive learning environments in order for all students to experience success. Parents and legal guardians can request a school for their child outside of their neighbourhood catchment school. I n order to request a school other than their neighbourhood catchment school for...
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Parents Invited to Session on Inclusion and BC's Redesigned Curriculum

January 18, 2018
‚ÄčSchool District 72 and DPAC invite parents and guardians to join us for a session with Shelley Moore to learn about the transformation in education with a focus on inclusion and BC's Redesigned Curriculum. Thursday, January 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Timberline Secondary Theatre. Shelley Moore is...

Message from Education Minister - Changes to the New Curriculum Implementation Schedule for Grades 10-12

November 06, 2017
Update on B.C.’s New Curriculum from Education Minister Rob Fleming November 3, 2017 Dear Parents and Guardians, Our government would like to do everything we can to ensure children are ready for the challenges of tomorrow, and that students develop the collaboration, critical thinking and communication skills that post-secondary institutions and...

What to Expect in the Upcoming Student-Led Conferences / Parent-Teacher Interviews

November 02, 2017
In November schools will be holding either student-led conferences or parent-teacher interviews. November 9 has been set aside on our district calendar for these conferences. The goal of these conferences and interviews is to provide you with a deeper understanding of: What and how your child is learning; The criteria for success;...
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Students Host Fair Trade Global Market

November 02, 2017
‚ÄčWith Christmas right around the corner, students are once again hosting a Fair Trade Global Market on Saturday, December 2 to help you with your holiday shopping and the International Co-op students with their fundraising efforts. The market will be held at the Timberline Secondary gym from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....
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Orange Shirt Day: September 30

September 20, 2017
September 30 has been declared Orange Shirt Day annually, in recognition of the harm residential schools did to children's sense of self-esteem and wellbeing, and as an affirmation that every child matters. People are encouraged to wear orange clothing or ribbons as a sign of respect and to honour the victims...
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Timberline Governor General's Medallion Recipient for 2017

September 08, 2017
School District 72 is proud to announce that Timberline Secondary graduate Tianna Hudak was one of the 2016/2017 recipients of the prestigious Governor General's Medallion. Each secondary school in the province is given a medallion to annually recognize the graduate who has achieved the highest, combined academic grade point average from their grade...

Back to School Information: September 5

August 24, 2017
‚ÄčThe first day of school is Tuesday, September 5 for most students (there are some exceptions depending on the student's grade level). School offices will re-open to process new student registrations and answer inquiries starting August 28. For first day times and everything you need to start the year, click here...
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Important Letter to Timberline Parents/Guardians Regarding a Potential Privacy Breach

June 15, 2017
June 15, 2017 Dear Timberline parents/guardians, I am writing to bring to your attention the possibility that a privacy breach may have occurred in relation to personal information concerning you and your child. Late last week, our information technology department informed district management that they had discovered that a file containing...
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Summer School Registration Now OPEN

May 11, 2017
With summer break just around the corner, our Summer School course offerings are now available at www.sd72.bc.ca/programs/summerprograms. Summer School runs through the month of July and many students could benefit from taking part in these summer program offerings. Summer programs offer students the chance to catch up on and solidify their...

International Program Holding Host Family Info Session

March 30, 2017
Campbell River Schools International, our international student program, has a number of students coming late August 2017 from Germany, Switzerland, China, Taiwan, Austria, Spain, Brazil and Mexico for five or 10 month stays. These students would like to be placed with host families to fully experience Canadian culture and to foster...

International Program Holding Host Family Info Session

March 01, 2017
Campbell River Schools International, our international student program, has a number of students coming late August 2017 from Germany, Switzerland, China, Taiwan, Austria, Spain, Brazil and Mexico for five or 10 month stays. These students would like to be placed with host families to fully experience Canadian culture and to foster...
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2017/2018 Annual Operating Budget: Public Submission Deadline April 18

March 01, 2017
‚ÄčThe Board of Education is inviting public input into the development of its 2017/2018 annual operating budget at the April 25 public board meeting. Should you wish to make a presentation to the board, contact Lee-Ann Kruse in the secretary-treasurer's office at (250) 830.2302 before noon on April 18. Written submissions...
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Proposed 2017/2018 School Calendar Available for Input

February 28, 2017
‚ÄčAt the February 21 public board meeting, the Board of Education passed a motion to make the draft calendar for the 2017/2018 school year available for public feedback. The calendar was developed by Superintendent Longridge in consultation with the district‚Äôs calendar committee. The calendar committee is comprised of representatives from the...
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Cross Catchment Transfers for Sept. 2017

January 16, 2017
Our school district endeavors to create safe, caring and supportive learning environments in order for all students to experience success. Parents and legal guardians can request a school for their child outside of their neighbourhood catchment school. I n order to request a school other than their neighbourhood catchment school for...
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SD72 & Missoula Children's Theatre Looking for Student Actors

January 04, 2017
‚ÄčSchool District 72, the District Parent Advisory Council, and The Missoula Children's Theatre are proud to present an original Missoula Children's Theatre rendition of Peter and Wendy. This presentation by Missoula Children's Theatre and School District 72 is open to cast students in Kindergarten to grade 12 enrolled in an SD72...

Message from Education Minister - Gr. 10-12 Curriculum & FSAs

December 06, 2016
‚Äč Update on B.C.‚Äôs New Curriculum from Education Minister Mike Bernier November 29, 2016 Dear Parent, The world is changing and B.C.‚Äôs new curriculum is critical in making sure your child is connected with the skills he or she needs to succeed in this changing world. We have just announced important...
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Students Host Fair Trade Global Market

November 24, 2016
‚ÄčLooking for an alternative to 'big box' shopping this Christmas season? Check out the Fair Trade Global Market on Saturday, December 3 and help International Co-op students with their fundraising efforts. The market will be held at the Timberline Secondary gym from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature vendors selling...

What to Expect in the Upcoming Student-Led Conferences / Parent-Teacher Interviews

November 08, 2016
‚ÄčIn November schools will be holding either student-led conferences or parent-teacher interviews. November 17 has been set aside on our district calendar for these conferences. The goal of these conferences and interviews is to provide you with a deeper understanding of: What and how your child is learning; The criteria for...
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Young Ambassadors Student Exchange Program

October 18, 2016
‚ÄčThis coming Spring Break, the Campbell River Twinning Society Young Ambassadors exchange program plan on travelling to our Japanese sister city of Ishikari. A maximum of 30 Campbell River students, ranging in ages from 11 to 15 and their chaperones will fly to Japan and visit the area for ten days....
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Message from Education Minister - Reporting

October 12, 2016
 
October 4, 2016 Dear Parent, I’m writing today to ask you to share your opinions with the Ministry of Education as we work to update student reporting in kindergarten through Grade 9. Students in these grades are experiencing B.C.’s new curriculum in classrooms in every part of the province. We are...
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Letter to Parents: Clown Threats

October 07, 2016
October 7, 2016 Dear Parents/Guardians, As many of you may have heard through media coverage and on social media there have been incidents in BC and North America relating to ‚Äėcreepy clown‚Äô threats. Some of these threats have referenced kidnapping or targeting schools with threats of violence. We understand that this...
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Parents invited to internet/social media safety sessions

September 23, 2016
It is not uncommon for our kids to know more about the workings of the internet and social media than we as parents do, but School District 72 and the District Parent Advisory Council wants to help change that. Education is the first step in keeping our kids safe in this...
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TeenFlight 2.0 is ready to take flight for build number two!

September 15, 2016
‚ÄčThe first plane constructed by TeenFlight secondary students is now complete and TeenFlight is ready to start work on building a second plane. Secondary students interested in building a real airplane and who would like to learn about aviation, mechanics, electronics, aerodynamics, metal fabrication - and more - are invited to attend...
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Girls Volleyball Tryouts

August 29, 2016
‚Äč   Volleyball try-outs for all girls grades 9-12 that want to play on one of our Timberline teams.  The first session is Wednesday, Sept. 7th from 3:15- 5:00
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SD72 Announces 2016 Governor General's Medallion Recipients

August 29, 2016
‚Äč School District 72 is pleased to recognize Lucy Toews and Julia Deal as the 2016 recipients of the Governor General's Medallion. Every secondary school is given one medallion annually to recognize the graduate who has achieved the highest, combined academic grade point average in their grade 11 and 12 years.‚Äč‚Äč ‚Äč

Back to School Information: September 6

August 22, 2016
‚ÄčThe first day of school is Tuesday, September 6 for most students (there are some exceptions depending on the student's grade level). School offices will re-open to process new student registrations and answer inquiries starting August 29. StrongStart Centres reopen on Wednesday, September 7. For first day times and everything you need to...
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Changes to the Graduation Program and Provincial Exams

May 31, 2016
The BC Ministry of Education has announced changes to the graduation program and provincial exams.
During the 2015/16 school year, the Ministry of Education introduced revised curriculum for Kindergarten to Grade 9. The revised curriculum will be fully implemented in September 2016. 
The revised curriculum for Grades 10 to...
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Summer School 2016

May 19, 2016
With summer break just around the corner, our Summer School course offerings are now available at www.sd72.bc.ca/programs/summerprograms. Summer School runs through the month of July and many students could benefit from taking part in these summer program offerings. Summer programs offer students the chance to catch up on and solidify their understanding...
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Summer School Open House & Early Registration

April 20, 2016
Find out about our exciting Summer School courses! Meet the teachers! Be the first to register! Any SD72 student in kindergarten to grade 12 is eligible to take a Summer School course for FREE and may be signed up on the spot. These programs will run for either 2 or 4...

International Program Holding Host Family Info Session

April 04, 2016
‚Äč‚ÄčThe School District 72 international student program needs host families for 2016. Our ideal families are happy, stable families with kids or without; working or retired; small children or teenagers - our ideal family is as diverse as the students who are coming here to study. Families should offer a warm,...

Satisfaction Survey for Grades 4,7,10 & 12

March 18, 2016
‚ÄčParents of students in grades 4, 7, 10, and 12 are asked to complete this year's BC Ministry of Education satisfaction survey online before April 30. To complete the survey, click on the following link: http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/sat_survey/access.htm Go to parent direct access, no log on number is required. Select 'School District 72' and then...

International Program Holding Host Family Info Session

March 08, 2016
‚Äč The School District 72 international student program needs host families for 2016. Our ideal families are happy, stable families with kids or without; working or retired; small children or teenagers - our ideal family is as diverse as the students who are coming here to study. Families should offer a...
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2016/2017 Annual Operating Budget: Public Submission Deadline May 3

March 04, 2016
‚ÄčThe Board of Education is inviting public input into the development of its 2016/2017 annual operating budget at the May 10 public board meeting. Should you wish to make a presentation to the Board, contact Lee-Ann Kruse in the secretary-treasurer's office at (250) 830.2302 before noon on May 3. Written submissions...
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Proposed School Calendars for 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 Available for Input

February 24, 2016
‚Äč As a district first, the superintendent has developed a two-year school calendar to afford the Board and families a greater opportunity to plan ahead. At their February 23 public meeting the Board of Education passed a motion to make these draft calendars available for public feedback. The calendars were developed in consultation with the...

International Program Holding Host Family Info Session

February 18, 2016
The School District 72 international student program needs host families for 2016. Our ideal families are happy, stable families with kids or without; working or retired; small children or teenagers - our ideal family is as diverse as the students who are coming here to study. Families should offer a warm,...
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Parents Invited to Internet/Social Media Safety Sessions

February 11, 2016
It is not uncommon for our kids to know more about the workings of the internet and social media than we as parents do, but School District 72 and the District Parent Advisory Council wants to help change that. Education is the first step in keeping our kids safe in this technology-driven...

New Blog Celebrates Learning in SD72 Schools

February 01, 2016
‚ÄčWe are excited to announce the launch of our new blog!  This will be a platform to celebrate and share some of the amazing learning that is happening in our schools and classrooms every day. Teachers and students are invited to share their learning journeys, addressing the question, ‚ÄúWhat did we do or learn...

Cross Catchment Transfers for September 2016

January 11, 2016
‚Äč Our school district endeavors to create safe, caring and supportive learning environments in order for all students to experience success. Parents and legal guardians can request a school for their child outside of their neighbourhood catchment school. I n order to request a school other than their neighbourhood catchment school...
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Letter from the Board of Education: Facility Plan Update

December 09, 2015
‚ÄčDecember 9, 2015 To School District 72 Parents/Guardians, Staff and Our Communities, Re: Update on the Process and Progress of the SD72 Facility Review and Plan The Campbell River Board of Education had their regular public meeting on the evening of December 8. This was the night for school trustees to...
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Board Adopts 10 Year Facility Plan with Changes

December 09, 2015
‚ÄčAfter considering general questions and input received by members of the public at a confidential meeting on November 30, the board directed senior management to revise the language of several recommendations contained within the draft facility plan presented November 17. The changes were to reflect the questions, concerns, and feedback submitted...
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Letter to Parents/Guardians: 2015/2016 School Calendar Changed

December 09, 2015
‚ÄčDecember 9, 2015 Dear Parents/Guardians: As you are aware, British Columbia‚Äôs school curriculum has been redesigned to respond to the demanding world our students are entering and to provide the knowledge and tools they will need to be successful in the 21st century. This shift is similar to what is happening...
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Students Host Fair Trade Global Market

November 23, 2015
‚ÄčLooking for an alternative to 'big box' shopping this Christmas season? Check out the Fair Trade Global Market on Saturday, December 5 and help International Co-op students with their fundraising efforts. The market will be held at the Timberline Secondary/NIC gym from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature vendors selling...
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Letter from the Board of Education: School District 72 Facilities Review and Plan

November 18, 2015
‚ÄčNovember 18, 2015 To School District 72 Parents/Guardians, Staff and Our Communities, Re: School District 72 Facilities Review and Plan No matter where a family lives, maintenance and repairs are always necessary. When the furnace goes or the roof springs a leak, as a homeowner you have to fix the problem...
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Board Considers School Closures as Part of Facility Plan Recommendations

November 18, 2015
‚ÄčThe Board of Education for School District 72 has some tough decisions to make, including whether or not to close two elementary schools within the greater Campbell River area. At the November 17 public board meeting, Superintendent Tom Longridge and Secretary-Treasurer Kevin Patrick provided the board with a draft facility plan...
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New Curriculum Implementation Will Mean Changes to School Calendar

November 18, 2015
The Ministry of Education is providing and resourcing two implementation days to allow for teacher training on the new BC curriculum, which will require changes to the 2015/2016 school calendar. The school district's calendar committee has met to consider possible options and currently it looks as though there may be one...

International Program Holding Host Family Info Session

November 06, 2015
‚ÄčWant to experience other cultures without leaving your home? Is there room in your home and in your life for an adventurous teenager who has travelled from far away to come to school here in Campbell River? Do you know a family that would be a great fit for an International...
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Timberline Flex Program

September 18, 2015
‚ÄčInformation regarding the Flex Program is available for reading in the attachment provided.  
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SD72 Announces 2015 Governor General's Medallion Recipients

September 09, 2015
School District 72 is pleased to recognize Marita Lindenbach and Ashley Nielsen as the 2015 recipients of the Governor General's Medallion. Every secondary school is given one medallion annually to recognize the graduate who has achieved the highest, combined academic grade point average in their grade 11 and 12 years.‚Äč‚Äč  
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A Career on the Cutting Edge

August 28, 2015
‚ÄčSchool District 72 is pleased to announce the Cosmetology program will be available to students and adults beginning September 2015. In partnership with Industry Hair and Body Care, we are pleased to be able to offer this new and exciting program to the Campbell River community.  This program is open to...

School Student Start-up Package 2015 - 2016

August 25, 2015
‚ÄčPlease find attached all school start-up information including opening week information, locker selection, FOIPPA consent form as well as the Timberline Code of Conduct. ‚Äč
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First Day of School Information: September 8

August 18, 2015
‚ÄčThe first day of school is Tuesday, September 8 for most students (there are some exceptions depending on the student's grade level). School offices will re-open to process new student registrations and answer inquiries starting August 31. StrongStart Centres reopen on Wednesday, September 9. For first day times and everything you...
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Carihi Secondary Becomes New PacificSport Training Centre

June 29, 2015
‚ÄčAspiring athletes across the North Island will soon have a new training opportunity beginning in September 2015.  Carihi Secondary School in Campbell River will serve as the new PacificSport Vancouver Island North IGNITE Training Centre for aspiring athletes ages 12 ‚Äď 17 who are ready to take sport careers to the...
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Returning Student Package

June 25, 2015
‚ÄčWelcome message, opening week information for September 2015, and other important information.  
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Summer School 2015 - Deadline EXTENDED

June 05, 2015
‚ÄčSchool District 72 has once again developed a variety of programs to support learning through the summer as part of Summer School. Summer School typically runs during the month of July. Registration deadline for Summer School Programs has been EXTENDED until June 26; June 26 for Summer Band  - register early as space is limited.‚Äč Missed...

International Program Still Needing Host Families for September 2015

May 29, 2015
‚ÄčCampbell River Schools International, School District 72's international student program, is still looking for host families for September 2015. If you and your family are interested in hosting an international student, please come to the final information session of this school year on Monday, June 8 from 7 p.m. to 8...
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Graduating students write passage memoir as part of their 'Rite of Passage'

May 22, 2015
‚ÄčIn an effort to deepen connections between Timberline students and members of the community, Rachel Nelson has tasked her grade 12 English students to produce a book of memoirs, capturing stories and experiences from local seniors at Berwick Manor. Thirty-seven students from Ms. Nelson‚Äôs two English 12 classes are participating in...
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Celebrating Aboriginal Student Success

March 18, 2015
On March 12, forty-six students were recognized for academic, citizenship or athletic achievements at this year's Aboriginal student recognition dinner held at Carihi Secondary. Congratulations to these students, their families and the district staff who support them. *Out of respect for privacy requests, some students cannot be named. ‚ÄčCedar Sophia Borge,...

‚ÄčInternational Program is Looking for Host Families

March 10, 2015
‚ÄčCampbell River Schools International will have a variety of students coming to Campbell River from Germany, China, Taiwan, Austria, Spain, Brazil, and Mexico. Most international students prefer to stay in families with children, especially children their own age, but we also have students who prefer a quieter setting with adults only....
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Parent Satisfaction Survey for Parents in Grades 4, 7, 10 & 12

March 06, 2015
‚ÄčParents of students in grades 4, 7, 10, and 12 are asked to complete this year's BC Ministry of Education satisfaction survey online before April 30. To complete the survey, click on the following link: https://www.awinfosys.com/surveyfull1/central/main/ParentSurvey.asp Choose 'district 072' from the drop down menu, the name of your school,...
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Timberline/NIC to Host Olympic-Style Trades and Technology Competition

March 02, 2015
‚ÄčHammers will be swinging, sparks flying and cameras rolling at the Timberline Secondary/North Island College campus on March 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. as the school hosts the Skills Canada BC Vancouver Island North regionals, an Olympic-style trades and technology competition. Skills Canada is a non-profit organization that partners...
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2015/2016 School Calendar Consultation & Survey

February 25, 2015
‚ÄčSchool District 72 is in the process of considering calendar options for the 2015/2016 school year and the Board of Education has selected three possible calendar options to survey parents and district staff for their preference. There are some unique considerations for the 2015/2016 school calendar because Labour Day in September...
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Parent/Student/Teacher Interview day March 5th!

February 24, 2015
‚ÄčBooking for Interview Day is now available.  Booking will be done through Parent Connect and instructions will be e-mailed home.  Instructions for accessing Parent Connect can be found on this site under the "Parent" link above.  If you have questions please call the school at 923-9500.
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Cross Catchment Transfers for September 2015

January 14, 2015
‚ÄčOur school district endeavors to create safe, caring and supportive learning environments in order for all students to experience success. Parents and legal guardians can request a school for their child outside of their neighbourhood catchment school. In order to request a school other than their neighbourhood catchment school for September...
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SD72 & Missoula Children's Theatre to Present Rapunzel

January 13, 2015
‚ÄčSchool District 72, the District Parent Advisory Council, and The Missoula Children's Theatre are proud to present an original Missoula Children's Theatre rendition of Rapunzel. Rapunzel takes you on a frivolous frolic through the French countryside. Frenchy and his intense friends the Wood Elves, along with the Lost Prince and Rapunzel‚Äôs...
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Students Host Fair Trade Global Craft Fair

November 20, 2014
Looking for an alternative to 'big box' shopping this Christmas season? Check out the Fair Trade Global Craft Fair on Saturday, December 6 and help International Co-op students with their fundraising efforts. The fair will be held at the Timberline Secondary/NIC gym from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature...
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2014 Student Award Winners

October 24, 2014
‚ÄčThe Timberline Secondary Awards assembly for 2013 - 2014 school year took place on October 23.  We recognized our exceptional students who are still in our school this year.  Many awards were handed out at our 2014 Graduation Ceremony last June to graduating students.   Attached is a list of all...
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2014 Student Awards Assembly

October 09, 2014
The awards assembly for the 2013-2014 school year will take place at 10:00 a.m. on October 23rd in the gymnasium.  Parents and the public are welcome.
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Ways parents and caregivers can support children's learning

September 11, 2014
‚ÄčThroughout the year whether school is in session or not, you have an important role in your child‚Äôs education. There are many resources available to parents to support their child‚Äôs learning and interests. Below are a list of websites that align with our B.C. curriculum. The videos, practice games and other...
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Alert for Parents: Sextortionists Targeting Teens

September 08, 2014
‚ÄčThe Canadian Centre for Child Protection is warning parents about an increasing and serious trend involving Canadian youth being extorted for money.¬†
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Graduation Ceremonies

June 13, 2014
‚ÄčSchool District 72 is planning to proceed with formal graduation ceremonies and teachers are still welcome to participate as this is considered outside of the BC Public School Employers' Association lockout. It will be at the discretion of individual teachers and the Campbell River District Teachers' Association if teachers choose to...
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Letter to Parents: Stage 2 Rotating Strike on June 12

June 09, 2014
Teacher Job Action Update ‚Äď June 6, 2014   Dear Parents and Guardians,   The British Columbia Teachers‚Äô Federation has informed School District 72 that, as part of the BC Teachers‚Äô Federation Stage 2 district-by-district rotating strike action, they intend to once again strike all school districts. Our district will be...
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Letter to Parents: Stage 2 Rotating Strike on June 6

May 30, 2014
‚Äč Teacher Job Action Update ‚Äď May 29, 2014

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation has informed School District 72 that, as part of the BC Teachers’ Federation Stage 2 district-by-district rotating strike action, they intend to once again strike all school districts. Our district will be picketed on...
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Graduation Ceremonies and the Announced Teacher Lockout

May 23, 2014
Understandably, yesterday's (May 22) announcement by the BC Public School Employers' Association to lock out secondary teachers on June 25 and 26 has caused a great deal of concern about this year's graduation ceremonies. This is an important educational milestone for students and parents and School District 72 administration will ensure...
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Letter to Parents: Stage 2 Rotating Strike on May 26

May 21, 2014
‚ÄčMay 21, 2014 Dear Parent / Guardian,
I regret to inform you that the Campbell River District Teachers’ Association has informed School District 72 that they intend to strike all district schools on Monday, May 26, as part of the BC Teachers’ Federation escalation to Stage 2 rotating strike action....
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Teachers to Escalate to Stage 2 Strike Action

May 20, 2014
May 20, 2014   It is very unfortunate that contract negotiations have escalated to a point where teachers are planning on withdrawing instructional services. Preparations are now being made in the event that a settlement isn’t reached and teachers proceed with their intended single day strike activity at School District 72 schools...
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Letter to Parents: Stage 1 Strike Action Update

May 15, 2014
‚ÄčMay 15, 2014 Dear Parent / Guardian, As you are aware, the BC Teachers‚Äô Federation (BCTF) began Stage 1 strike action at the end of April stemming from their contract negotiations with the BC Public School Employers‚Äô Association (BCPSEA). While negotiations are continuing, we wanted to update parents on what may...
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Nautical Sciences Program Accepting Registrations for 2015

May 09, 2014
‚Äč‚ÄčThe Carihi Nautical Sciences Program is accepting registrations from interested grade 10, 11, and 12 students for its 2015 intake. The program is open to students from both Carihi and Timberline and¬†will begin January 26, 2015. Students need to apply through the Nautical Program website at http://nauticalprogram.ca/students-registration-enrolment-feb-2015 . Applicants...
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Letter to Parents: Stage 1 Job Action to Begin Wednesday, April 23

April 17, 2014
‚Äč April 17, 2014 Dear Parent / Guardian,
As part of their ongoing contract negotiations with the BC Public School Employers Association (BCPSEA) and the provincial government, the BC Teachers‚Äô Federation (BCTF) has announced that teachers will begin Stage 1 job action on Wednesday, April 23.   School districts have...
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National Child & Youth Mental Health Day Event

April 15, 2014
‚ÄčIn recognition of National Child & Youth Mental Health Day, the F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids' Mental Health, Institute of Families and School District 72 are co-hosting a free event for¬†parents,¬†students, school staff, and other community members¬†on May 7 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Robron Centre. Come...
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Aboriginal Education Community Forum

March 11, 2014
The Aboriginal Education Advisory Council for School District 72 would like to invite Aboriginal parents and community members to attend a community forum on April 9 at the Campbell River Maritime Heritage Centre (621 Island Highway). An afternoon and evening session will be held; agendas will be the same. The afternoon...
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Letter to Parents: Possible Teacher Job Action

March 07, 2014
‚Äč March 7, 2014
Dear Parent/Guardian, As you are probably already aware, as part of the ongoing contract negotiations between the BC Teachers' Federation (BCTF) and the BC Government, members of the BCTF have voted 89 percent in favour of job action. This means that teaching staff across the province,...
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Draft Cross Boundary (Cross Catchment) Process for Elementary and District Programs

March 06, 2014
‚ÄčTo address current challenges and streamline the process for parents and schools, some changes to the district's cross boundary process have been drafted based on feedback from a team of district staff and school administrators. The cross boundary process applies for students wishing to attend a school outside of their neighbourhood...
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March 4: Student-Led Conferences/Parent-Teacher Interviews

February 28, 2014
On Tuesday, March 4 schools will be holding either student-led conferences or parent-teacher interviews, depending on the level of school (ie: elementary, middle, secondary). The school, or teachers, will provide more information and advise parents on how to schedule their meeting time. Please note that on March 4, STUDENTS ARE ONLY...
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Proposed 2014/2015 School Calendar

February 26, 2014
At the February 25, 2014 public meeting of the Board of Education, the Board reviewed three calendar options for the 2014/2015 school year¬†which were drafted ‚Äčbased on feedback from the calendar committee. The committee was comprised of representatives from the Campbell River Principals' and Vice-Principals' Association, Campbell River District Teachers'...
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Cross Boundary Requests for the 2014/2015 School Year

January 27, 2014
Students wishing to attend a school outside of their district catchment area for the 2014/2015 school year, can submit a cross boundary student request form from January 15 until the deadline of March 1, 2014. Enrolment depends upon applying by the district deadline and the availability of space and facilities at...
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Flu Season and H1N1

January 07, 2014
As flu season is now officially upon us, we are aware that there are members of our school communities, students and staff, who are ill with flu-like symptoms. The medical health officer has also advised the public that some cases of H1N1 have been noted throughout the province. As an ongoing...
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Want to Meet the World? SD72's International Program is Looking for Host Families

December 12, 2013
‚ÄčCampbell River Schools International will have a variety of students coming to Campbell River from Germany, China, Taiwan, Austria, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and Mexico. Most international students prefer to stay in families with children, especially children their own age, but we also have students who prefer a quieter setting with adults...
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Students May Be Able to Build an Airplane through Aviation Work Experience

November 18, 2013
School District 72, through Timberline Secondary School and in partnership with Sealand Aviation, is seeking expressions of interest from students who would like to help build a fully functional airplane. Students would get the opportunity to apply math and science knowledge to practical, hands-on learning and could earn anywhere from 4...
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: School Calendar February Pro-D Day Change

November 15, 2013
‚ÄčThere has been some confusion surrounding the 2013/2014 school calendar. The calendar had originally been issued last June with a Pro-D day on February 7, 2014. At the June 11, 2013 board meeting, the Board amended the calendar for this year, moving the previously scheduled February 7, 2014 Pro-D day to...
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Campbell River School District is now on Facebook!

October 10, 2013
‚ÄčFollowers can get the latest School District 72 news and announcements linked directly to your Facebook newsfeed. You can find School District 72 on Facebook under 'Campbell River School District - SD72' or by clicking the Facebook icon on the district's home page at www.sd72.bc.ca.
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Drop Everything and Read on October 28

October 10, 2013
The British Columbia Teacher-Librarians' Association (BCTLA) would like to invite everyone to join students, teachers and volunteers from across the province to celebrate the importance of literacy, school libraries, and the joy of reading, and "drop everything and read"! October 28 marks the seventh annual province-wide Drop Everything and Read (DEAR)...
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Webinar Opportunity: Identifying and Preventing Anxiety in Children

October 08, 2013
‚ÄčParents and district staff are invited to a webinar with Dr. Lynn Miller (Ph D., R Psyc., Associate Professer at UBC) on identifying and preventing anxiety in children. This talk will bring awareness to the anxiety disorder spectrum, identify basic behavioural indicators of anxiety in children, and an awareness of techniques...
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World Teachers' Day: A Message from the Board Chair

October 03, 2013
Campbell River School District is pleased to recognize World Teachers' Day on October 5, 2013. World Teachers' Day is an annual event, established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to celebrate teachers worldwide. Its aim is to build peace in the minds of human beings through education...
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School District Developing Second Strategic Plan: Requests Parent, Student, Staff Input

September 25, 2013
This fall School District 72 will be consulting with the community to develop the district's second Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan is the district's roadmap to providing the best educational experience for our students. It is used to focus our decision-making; pulling schools and district staff together around a single game...
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2013/2014 School Calendar

March 20, 2013
‚ÄčAfter circulating three calendar options for the 2013/2014 school year amongst the district's partner groups, a recommended option based on their feedback was presented and adopted by the Board of Education at their March 19 public board meeting. The 2013/2014 calendar features two non-instructional professional development days prior to Labour Day, two...