Bulkley Valley School District 54

The public is invited to give their thoughts on a design for a new Walnut Park Elementary, if the Ministry of Education decides to fund it. (Marisca Bakker photo)

New Walnut Park school closer to reality

SD54 starts planning while waiting for the Ministry of Education’s formal approval.

 

Three Smithers science students earn trip to Ottawa

Three Smithers science students earn trip to Ottawa

Success for Smithers student scientists at Pacific Northwest Regional Science Fair.

 

District 54 Grade 5 students experience a Witsuwit’en Feast

District 54 Grade 5 students experience a Witsuwit’en Feast

Every Grade 5 student in BVSD 54 was invited to come and learn about the Witsuwit’en feast system.

  • Apr 1, 2018

 

No change to French Immersion enrolment

No change to French Immersion enrolment

Also, no set timeline for decision on Houston school closure.

  • Mar 8, 2018
No change to French Immersion enrolment
Walnut woodwork not just a board

Walnut woodwork not just a board

VIDEO: Walnut Park students in Smithers show off their mastery with woodworking tools.

Walnut woodwork not just a board
Some teacher goalie greatness robbed the Grads on more than one occasion.                                 Tom Best photo

Grad class schools teachers

Smithers Secondary grad class defeat staff 6-4 in annual game.

Some teacher goalie greatness robbed the Grads on more than one occasion.                                 Tom Best photo
Houston trustee Les Kearns is now vice chair of Bulkley Valley School District 54 after 12 years as chair. Houston trustee Jennifer Williams was elected chair by acclamation. (Chris Gareau photo)

New SD54 chair to deal with potential Houston school closure

The baton has been passed at Bulkley Valley School District 54. After…

Houston trustee Les Kearns is now vice chair of Bulkley Valley School District 54 after 12 years as chair. Houston trustee Jennifer Williams was elected chair by acclamation. (Chris Gareau photo)
VIDEO and PHOTOS: Mr. Doogan-Smith’s last Carolfest

VIDEO and PHOTOS: Mr. Doogan-Smith’s last Carolfest

PHOTOS and VIDEO from this year’s Carolfest in Smithers.

VIDEO and PHOTOS: Mr. Doogan-Smith’s last Carolfest
Legendary music teacher retires

Legendary music teacher retires

Doogan-Smith will be retiring at the end of the school year after 32 years of changing lives.

Legendary music teacher retires
Gryphons take on top teams

Gryphons take on top teams

Smithers Gryphons girls basketball team off and running last weekend as they headed to Abbottsford.

Gryphons take on top teams
SD54 eye on Telkwa kids going to Smithers schools

SD54 eye on Telkwa kids going to Smithers schools

Closure of Houston school in reconfiguration discussed at facilities review meeting.

SD54 eye on Telkwa kids going to Smithers schools
School trip not endorsed due to terrorism fear

School trip not endorsed due to terrorism fear

Bulkley Valley School District 54 chooses not to endorse trip to Europe because of terrorism fear.

School trip not endorsed due to terrorism fear
Education Minister visits Smithers

Education Minister visits Smithers

Minister Rob Fleming stopped by Walnut Park, which the school district has applied to replace.

Education Minister visits Smithers
Muheim drums to a Côte d’Ivoire beat

Muheim drums to a Côte d’Ivoire beat

Performer and educator from Côte d’Ivoire teaches music and moves at Muheim Elementary.

Muheim drums to a Côte d’Ivoire beat
Changes to French Immersion enrolment

Changes to French Immersion enrolment

A sign-up sheet to do a lottery system was a suggestion, with siblings still getting in.

Changes to French Immersion enrolment
Smithers Secondary School.                                 Josh Casey photo

Smithers students blocked from some social media

Snapchat is completely blocked. Instagram and Facebook are only available when class is not on.

Smithers Secondary School.                                 Josh Casey photo
Muheim students bring global issues to the fore

Muheim students bring global issues to the fore

Students are hoping to bring attention to issues globally through posters.

Muheim students bring global issues to the fore
Award winning program brings ice cream to curb downtown heat

Award winning program brings ice cream to curb downtown heat

Hannah Pow and Emerenne Saefkow serve frozen treats as part of Chamber / Smithers Secondary project.

Award winning program brings ice cream to curb downtown heat
VIDEO: Smithers Secondary School graduation ceremony

VIDEO: Smithers Secondary School graduation ceremony

Smithers Secondary celebrates 128 graduates. See Bulkley Valley grads in this week’s insert.

VIDEO: Smithers Secondary School graduation ceremony
File photo of SD54 chairperson Les Kearns.                                (Chris Gareau photo)

‘It was inappropriate’: SD54 chairperson’s on council’s French immersion motion

Bulkley Valley School District board not happy with Smithers council’s motion on French immersion.

  • Jun 22, 2017
File photo of SD54 chairperson Les Kearns.                                (Chris Gareau photo)