Haida Gwaii School District

All six SD50 schools returned to partial in-class instruction on Thursday, June 11, 2020, per Phase 3 of the B.C. Ministry of Education K-12 Restart Plan. (Haida Gwaii Observer file)

Furniture in the gym, arrows in hallways: SD50 staff report on return to in-class instruction

All 6 schools allowed return to partial in-class learning June 11; Staff submitted reports June 18

 

Graduating GidGalang Kuuyas Naay Secondary School students celebrated with a drive-in ceremony on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at the school field. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

VIDEO: Haida Gwaii high school grads celebrate with drive-in ceremony, parade

Hats off to the GidGalang Kuuyas Naay, Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay and distributed learning students

 

Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay runners are pictured at cross-country zones in Smithers, B.C., which were held in October 2019. (Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay/Submitted photo)

Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay wins ‘Most Outstanding School’ award

B.C. School Sports will present school with banner, add GTN to plaque as winners of 2019-2020 year

Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay runners are pictured at cross-country zones in Smithers, B.C., which were held in October 2019. (Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay/Submitted photo)
COVID-19: Haida Gwaii School District busy with plans to keep kids learning

COVID-19: Haida Gwaii School District busy with plans to keep kids learning

District educational staff will take survey responses from parents, guardians into account

COVID-19: Haida Gwaii School District busy with plans to keep kids learning
SD50 office. (Haida Gwaii Observer file photo)

Former SD50 superintendents top SOFI report, eight staffers receive more than $100K

Income numbers from School District 50 Haida Gwaii were released to the public last month

  • Jan 31, 2020
SD50 office. (Haida Gwaii Observer file photo)
Haida Gwaii RCMP photo                                Haida Gwaii RCMP are upping their enforcement of school zones. Drivers must observe 30 km/h speed limits between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday to Friday.

Slow down for students: School zone speeds now in effect

RCMP will be making sure drivers keep it at 30 km/h or less, with heavy fines for breaking the law

Haida Gwaii RCMP photo                                Haida Gwaii RCMP are upping their enforcement of school zones. Drivers must observe 30 km/h speed limits between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday to Friday.
(Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Hundreds march the streets of Queen Charlotte seeking climate justice now, led by students

Students from GidG̲alang K̲uuyas Naay Secondary School led Wednesday’s demonstartion

(Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Haida Gwaii teacher denied paid bereavement travel leave

Haida Gwaii teacher denied paid bereavement travel leave

Arbitrator sides with B.C. Teachers Federation in dispute over funeral trip

Haida Gwaii teacher denied paid bereavement travel leave
School District 50 offices in Queen Charlotte (Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)

Haida Gwaii support workers strike deal with school district

New agreement will be in effect for the next three years

School District 50 offices in Queen Charlotte (Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)
(Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)

Letter: Reasons for school district advisor remain unclear

I read with interest the article by Andrew Hudson in the Haida…

  • Jan 8, 2019
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Students recently made Christmas ornaments in Haida formline, including this festive taan, or bear. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Carving program takes shape at GidG̱alang Ḵuuyas Naay

A few weeks ago, Robert Vogstad led a group of students up…

Students recently made Christmas ornaments in Haida formline, including this festive taan, or bear. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
(Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)

New school board aims to boost transparency

Records of Haida Gwaii school board meetings will once again show which…

(Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)
Magdalena Kelly, a co-ordinator with Connected North, explains the virtual field trips and cultural exchange program to school trustees at Sk’aadgaa Naay. The Skidegate elementary school was the first B.C. public school to join the now 42 northern schools in the program. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Virtual field trips, cultural sharing come to Sk’aadgaa Naay

A portal has opened at Sk’aadgaa Naay Elementary. So far this fall,…

Magdalena Kelly, a co-ordinator with Connected North, explains the virtual field trips and cultural exchange program to school trustees at Sk’aadgaa Naay. The Skidegate elementary school was the first B.C. public school to join the now 42 northern schools in the program. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Crews dig out the ageing retaining wall in front of Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay Secondary, which will not only have a brand-new Allan block wall but a whole new exterior by spring. As part of the $1.8-million upgrade, which includes seismic and energy-efficiency improvements, the school district hired a team of archeologists to outline a culturally significant shell midden that extends into the school’s east-side grounds. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

New look, ancient past at Masset high school

Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay Secondary is getting a brand-new look. But before a…

Crews dig out the ageing retaining wall in front of Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay Secondary, which will not only have a brand-new Allan block wall but a whole new exterior by spring. As part of the $1.8-million upgrade, which includes seismic and energy-efficiency improvements, the school district hired a team of archeologists to outline a culturally significant shell midden that extends into the school’s east-side grounds. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay powers up with solar panels and Tesla battery packs

Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay powers up with solar panels and Tesla battery packs

Solar power got another big boost on Haida Gwaii last week, with…

Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay powers up with solar panels and Tesla battery packs
Tahayghen, cultural teachings key for school trustee candidates

Tahayghen, cultural teachings key for school trustee candidates

Saving Tahayghen Elementary and restoring Haida language were big topics last night…

Tahayghen, cultural teachings key for school trustee candidates
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News in Brief for Oct. 5, 2018

Gwaii Trust appoints director for Graham Island Central, and school enrollment falls below 500

  • Oct 5, 2018
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Parents ask trustees to delay hiring of new superintendent

Some parents are asking Haida Gwaii school trustees to delay hiring a…

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School district recognizes Haida Gwaii languages, national anthem

Haida and English are now recognized by the Haida Gwaii school board…

(Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)