Quesnel School District

Quesnel Junior School principal Trish Simpson (left) with vice principal Chuck Loewen. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Quesnel Junior School open for classes

The new yet-to-be-completed school opened last week

 

There are 13 candidates for seven Quesnel School District Board of Education trustee seats. (File photo)

13 trustee hopefuls declared for Quesnel School District

The extended nomination period closed 4 p.m. Sept. 12

 

Nomination forms are available at the School District 28 (Quesnel) administration office located at 401 North Star Road. (File photo)

Quesnel School District short nominations for trustee seats in 2022 election

The nomination period has been extended to Sept. 12 at 4 p.m.

 

The Quesnel School District has appointed Doreen L’Hirondelle as district principal of Indigenous education. (Doreen L’Hirondelle/Facebook photo)
The Quesnel School District has appointed Doreen L’Hirondelle as district principal of Indigenous education. (Doreen L’Hirondelle/Facebook photo)
(Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
(Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
(Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
(Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
École Red Bluff Lhtako students hold copies of their written and illustrated book<em> Of Sand and Sea</em> on Friday, June 17, with teacher librarian Teresa Mccart. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
École Red Bluff Lhtako students hold copies of their written and illustrated book<em> Of Sand and Sea</em> on Friday, June 17, with teacher librarian Teresa Mccart. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
The Correlieu Players have been busy practicing for their upcoming production Shrek The Musical JR. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Shrek the Musical coming to a theatre near you

The Correlieu Players will be live at the Chuck Mobley Theatre next week

The Correlieu Players have been busy practicing for their upcoming production Shrek The Musical JR. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Students from Quesnel Junior School, Lakeview Elementary and École Red Bluff Lhtako Elementary joined up for the first annual 215 Memorial Walk. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

215 Memorial Walk attended by hundreds of students in Quesnel

The awareness walk was held Friday, May 27

Students from Quesnel Junior School, Lakeview Elementary and École Red Bluff Lhtako Elementary joined up for the first annual 215 Memorial Walk. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Carson Elementary kindergartener Haelyn Aiken plays on the new playground Wednesday, May 25. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

New playground installed at Carson Elementary School after spring 2021 landslide

A site to replace the school has been identified, says Quesnel School District superintendent

Carson Elementary kindergartener Haelyn Aiken plays on the new playground Wednesday, May 25. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
School District 28 secretary-treasurer Jennifer Woollends and transportation manager Trevor Howe received a tour of the new Quesnel Junior School by Tim Nault and Scott Thomson earlier this month. (Rebecca Dyok photo -- Quesnel Observer)

Construction on new Quesnel Junior School nears the finish line

Staff are expected to move in at the end of June

School District 28 secretary-treasurer Jennifer Woollends and transportation manager Trevor Howe received a tour of the new Quesnel Junior School by Tim Nault and Scott Thomson earlier this month. (Rebecca Dyok photo -- Quesnel Observer)
The annual budget bylaw was set at $43,324,905. (Observer File photo)

Quesnel Board of Education announces balanced preliminary operating budget for 2022/23

“We look forward to next year,” says secretary-treasurer Jennifer Woollends

The annual budget bylaw was set at $43,324,905. (Observer File photo)
A volunteer works with a Kersley Elementary School student participating in the Fostering Literacy program on Tuesday, April 26. (Rebecca Beuschel photo)

Fostering literacy at Kersley and Voyageur Elementary School

Volunteers from the Quesnel Literacy Society are meeting twice a week with students

A volunteer works with a Kersley Elementary School student participating in the Fostering Literacy program on Tuesday, April 26. (Rebecca Beuschel photo)
The Quesnel School District has a fleet of approximately 30 school buses, 25 of which are on the road daily said secretary-treasurer Jennifer Woollends. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel School District seeks to reduce school bus idling as gas prices soar

Expenses for the diesel-run school bus fleet have increased

The Quesnel School District has a fleet of approximately 30 school buses, 25 of which are on the road daily said secretary-treasurer Jennifer Woollends. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
There was heavy police presence at Correlieu Secondary School on Wednesday, April 20. (Rod Reid photo)

Weapon complaint sparks lockdown at Quesnel high school

Report of a man with a firearm outside Correlieu Secondary School deemed unfounded: RCMP

There was heavy police presence at Correlieu Secondary School on Wednesday, April 20. (Rod Reid photo)
École Red Bluff Lhtako Elementary grade one French Immersion students performed a dragon dance starting at the library on Friday, Feb. 4 to celebrate Chinese New Year. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Quesnel immersion students celebrate French language

Students across the school district celebrated French Immersion Week in mid-May

École Red Bluff Lhtako Elementary grade one French Immersion students performed a dragon dance starting at the library on Friday, Feb. 4 to celebrate Chinese New Year. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
School District 28 (Quesnel) administration office is located at 401 North Star Road in Quesnel. (File photo)

Outgoing Quesnel School District trustee hoping to inspire incoming candidates

Gloria Jackson confirmed she would not be running in the October election

School District 28 (Quesnel) administration office is located at 401 North Star Road in Quesnel. (File photo)
A concept image of the design for the new Quesnel Junior School (QJS) which is scheduled to be built by fall 2022. (CHP Architects photo)

Quesnel Junior School selects new mascot

Team name to be changed from the Spartans to the River Hawks

A concept image of the design for the new Quesnel Junior School (QJS) which is scheduled to be built by fall 2022. (CHP Architects photo)
Jersey Leeson and Paige Grant stand in front of their little free library they built during “Genius Hour” at Lakeview Elementary. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Jersey Leeson and Paige Grant stand in front of their little free library they built during “Genius Hour” at Lakeview Elementary. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Quesnel Art Gallery held an opening for its latest show by high school students on Wednesday, March 16. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

High school student art exhibit opens at Quesnel Art Gallery

The first show opening in two years was held this week

The Quesnel Art Gallery held an opening for its latest show by high school students on Wednesday, March 16. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Portables have started to arrive at Carson Elementary School, which has been impacted by a landslide that occurred in the area last April. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Portables arrive at Carson Elementary School

The installation of the four portables come after a landslide last spring

Portables have started to arrive at Carson Elementary School, which has been impacted by a landslide that occurred in the area last April. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)