Quesnel School District

Marissa Knauf has been appointed principal of Correlieu Secondary School effective August 1, 2021. Other principal appointments recently announced by School District 28 include Jolene King of Voyageur Elementary effective January 1, 2022, when Wanda Klics begins her new role as district principal of support services. (File photo)

Quesnel School District announces three new leadership positions

New principals to begin roles in the near future

 

The flags at Correlieu Secondary School are two of many around the city which have been lowered to half-mast in remembrance of the 215 students discovered in a mass grave at a Kamloops residential school site. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel School District calls on community to join in mourning residential school grave site

The bodies of 215 children were discovered at a mass grave at a former Kamloops residential school

 

Dan Lowndes has worked as a counsellor, vice-principal and principal in the Quesnel School District. (Quesnel School District)

Quesnel School District names new superintendent

Dan Lowndes has been with the district since 2005, and will replace Sue-Ellen Miller next year

Dan Lowndes has worked as a counsellor, vice-principal and principal in the Quesnel School District. (Quesnel School District)
District Superintendent Sue-Ellen Miller (far right), will be retiring at the end of 2021. (Heather Norman photo)

Sue-Ellen Miller announces retirement as Quesnel School District superintendent

Miller has been working inside the district since July 1989

District Superintendent Sue-Ellen Miller (far right), will be retiring at the end of 2021. (Heather Norman photo)
Prince George Cougars players produced a video encouraging kids to practise healthy habits, giving the top schools grants. (Cougar’s Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)

Quesnel Elementary School wins grant from WHL’s Cougars

Dragon Lake Elementary received $1,000 from the Spirit of Healthy Kids program

Prince George Cougars players produced a video encouraging kids to practise healthy habits, giving the top schools grants. (Cougar’s Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)
The Quesnel School District has been meeting virtually in 2021. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer file photo)

Quesnel School District announces plans for balanced budget next year

The district approved additional investments of more than $600,000 at a board meeting

The Quesnel School District has been meeting virtually in 2021. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer file photo)
A Quesnel School District student uses one of the pieces of equipment donated by West Fraser Mills to the shop program. (West Fraser Facebook)

Correlieu, Quesnel Junior School, celebrate West Fraser donations

The schools received a planer and sander worth a combined $25,000

A Quesnel School District student uses one of the pieces of equipment donated by West Fraser Mills to the shop program. (West Fraser Facebook)
Northern Health is tracking two active exposures at Quesnel Junior School, both occurring on and around May 5. (Photo: Courtesy of the Kitsap Public Health District)

More COVID-19 cases detected in Quesnel School District facilities

A second exposure was announced at Quesnel Junior School, overlapping with a previous case

Northern Health is tracking two active exposures at Quesnel Junior School, both occurring on and around May 5. (Photo: Courtesy of the Kitsap Public Health District)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Quesnel Junior School flagged as latest COVID-19 exposure in School District 28

The Quesnel School District has detected eight exposures in the 2020/2021 school year

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Correlieu Secondary School made the announcement on their Facebook page. (file photo).

COVID-19 case detected at Correlieu Secondary School in Quesnel

This case marks the seventh time COVID-19 has been detected in the Quesnel School District

Correlieu Secondary School made the announcement on their Facebook page. (file photo).
Correlieu Secondary School teacher Ashleigh Desbiens-Korum (far left) and Keri Osha (far right) stand alongside the students behind an awareness campaign for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women at the school including: Joely Paul (from left), Adrianna Alec, Amber Martin and Jessica Johnny (Cassidy Dankochik photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel students bring awareness to plight of MMIWG at their school

Correlieu Secondary Students plan a walkout and display at their Quesnel district school

Correlieu Secondary School teacher Ashleigh Desbiens-Korum (far left) and Keri Osha (far right) stand alongside the students behind an awareness campaign for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women at the school including: Joely Paul (from left), Adrianna Alec, Amber Martin and Jessica Johnny (Cassidy Dankochik photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Quesnel Cariboo Observer Publisher Tracey Roberts, Quesnel City Councillor Laurey-Anne Roodenburg and Quesnel Chamber of Commerce manager Kathy Somerville judged the student’s artwork. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel brought a little bit of joy through art contest

Local students’ artwork was on display in the downtown Quesnel offices of Johnston Meier

Quesnel Cariboo Observer Publisher Tracey Roberts, Quesnel City Councillor Laurey-Anne Roodenburg and Quesnel Chamber of Commerce manager Kathy Somerville judged the student’s artwork. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A case of COVID-19 was detected in Bouchie Lake Elementary School. (file photo)

Bouchie Lake Elementary School latest in Quesnel District to detect COVID-19 case

The district has had five exposure events throughout the school year

A case of COVID-19 was detected in Bouchie Lake Elementary School. (file photo)
An aerial shot shows the progress of construction at Quesnel Junior School. (Quesnel School District Photo)

Quesnel School Board hears updates on school construction, COVID-19

The district’s monthly meeting was held on April 21

An aerial shot shows the progress of construction at Quesnel Junior School. (Quesnel School District Photo)
A landslide has shut down the play structures at Carson Elementary. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Landslide forces closure of Carson playground

The school distict says the slide on April 11 made their structures unsafe

A landslide has shut down the play structures at Carson Elementary. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
There have been four COVID-19 exposures in Quesnel School District facilities. (File Photo)

Northern health detects COVID-19 case at Kersley Elementary

It’s the fourth case detected in the Quesnel School district this school year

There have been four COVID-19 exposures in Quesnel School District facilities. (File Photo)
The North Cariboo Community Campus in Quesnel is home to the College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern British Columbia. (File photo)

UNBC to offer elementary education program in Quesnel

Students will take classes with peers in Terrace, complete placements in Quesnel

The North Cariboo Community Campus in Quesnel is home to the College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern British Columbia. (File photo)
The Quesnel School District is giving students, staff and parents plenty of notice for when they’ll be off school. (File photo)

Quesnel School District releases plans for next two years

The district put out a schedule for 2021/2022 and 2022/2023

The Quesnel School District is giving students, staff and parents plenty of notice for when they’ll be off school. (File photo)
Art from student between Kindergarten and Grade Seven is on display at the Quesnel Art Gallery in March. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel elementary students take centre stage at gallery

The annual Kidz Art show opened March 4, will run until March 27

Art from student between Kindergarten and Grade Seven is on display at the Quesnel Art Gallery in March. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)