News for Staff

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.



SD59 Early Dismissal Days

Students are dismissed 1 hour early.


Non-Instructional Day

Students do not attend school.


First Day of Winter Break

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


New Year's Day

Schools are closed.


Non-Instructional Day

Students do not attend school.

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.