Early Years Children's Festival 2018

Early Years Children's Festival 2018


Join us at the Early Years Children's Festival 2018 on Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018, from 10:00am - 1:00pm at the Dawson Creek Mall (43-11000 8th St, Dawson Creek).

FREE Family Event, Children 0-6yr. This year we are giving away family tickets to see Sharon & Bram! Our biggest prize giveaway. 

You will have the opportunity to speak with Health Professionals. Information and displays from programs and services for children and families. Meet other parents and caregivers. Partners include: School District #59-Peace River South, Lake View Learning Centre, Dawson Creek Literacy Now, South Peace Community Resources Society, South Peace Child Development Centre, Children First, City of Dawson Creek, Child Care Resources & Referral, Dawson Creek Mall, and Success By 6.

For more information, contact Johanna Martens, 250-467-0901.



SD59 School Trustee Election Results

School District No.59 is pleased to welcome the following individuals as trustees to the Board of Education for a four year term:

Electoral Area I (Chetwynd and Rural Area):

  • Becky Borton
  • Crystal Hillton (Incumbent)

Electoral Area II (Tumbler Ridge):

  • Roxanne Gulick (Acclamation)

Electoral Area III (Dawson Creek):

  • Jennifer Lalonde
  • Tamara Ziemer (Incumbent)

Electoral Area IV (Rural Areas Surrounding Dawson Creek and Pouce Coupe):

  • Chad Anderson
  • Travis Jones

SD59 Circulation of Policies for Feedback

The Board of Education of School District No.59 is circulating the following policies for review:

  1. Policy and Regulation 3160: Drugs and Alcohol
  2. Policy and Regulation 3180: Smoking and Smoke Free Spaces

The above policies have been revised due to the recent legalization of cannabis in BC.  Feedback may be made in writing to Candace Clouthier at by December 7, 2018. 

Casual Bus Drivers Needed

SD59 requires casual, part-time bus drivers to serve routes in Dawson Creek and surrounding rural areas. Check out the support employment postings for more information.

Bus Students - Be Prepared for Winter Weather

For the safety and comfort of all students, it is advised students have appropriate winter apparel (winter coats, hand, head and foot wear) while riding the bus. Unknown circumstances and delays may arise at any time and it is important students are dressed appropriately for winter weather. 



Board Meeting

1 pm - School Board Office Inaugural meeting of new board

SD59 Early Dismissal Days

Students are dismissed 1 hour early.


Non-Instructional Day

Students do not attend school.


Board Meeting

1 pm - School Board Office

First Day of Winter Break

Winter Break - December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2018

Board Meetings


Board Meeting

1 pm - School Board Office Inaugural meeting of new board

Board Meeting

Inaugural Meeting of Board of Education 11:00 am @ Board Office - Dawson Creek

Board Meeting

1 pm - School Board Office
School is not in session over the weekend. Students return to school on Monday, November 19, 2018.
The StrongStart program does not run on weekends. The program resumes on Monday, November 19, 2018.