Quesnel School District

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

 

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

 

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

 

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)
A time capsule containing documents, photos and memorabilia for the new Quesnel Junior School, which remains under construction, was recently sealed. (Quesnel Junior School photo)

Time capsule made for new junior school in Quesnel

”Who might pick this up in the future?” current principal ponders

A time capsule containing documents, photos and memorabilia for the new Quesnel Junior School, which remains under construction, was recently sealed. (Quesnel Junior School photo)
The Quesnel School District has recently had bus closures due to staffing shortages and recent weather events, noted Superintendent of Schools Dan Lowndes. (Black Press File Photo)

Bus services impacted by staff shortage, weather in Quesnel School District

Several bus route closures were announced this week

The Quesnel School District has recently had bus closures due to staffing shortages and recent weather events, noted Superintendent of Schools Dan Lowndes. (Black Press File Photo)
Grade one French Immersion students performed a dragon dance at École Red Bluff Lhtako Elementary starting from the library on Friday, Feb. 4 to celebrate the Chinese New Year. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Dragon dance performed at École Red Bluff Lhtako Elementary

Students make noise to celebrate Chinese New Year

Grade one French Immersion students performed a dragon dance at École Red Bluff Lhtako Elementary starting from the library on Friday, Feb. 4 to celebrate the Chinese New Year. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
The Quesnel Junior School remains behind schedule, said Quesnel School District secretary-treasurer Jennifer Wollends. (Quesnel School District photo)

Occupancy date delayed for Quesnel Junior School

Construction continues on new two-storey facility

The Quesnel Junior School remains behind schedule, said Quesnel School District secretary-treasurer Jennifer Wollends. (Quesnel School District photo)
School District 28 (Quesnel) administration office is located at 401 North Star Road in Quesnel. (File photo)

Continuity of learning a key focus for Quesnel School District amid pandemic’s latest wave

“We’re basically preparing for anything,” says superintendent

School District 28 (Quesnel) administration office is located at 401 North Star Road in Quesnel. (File photo)
Tony Goulet chairs a Quesnel Board of Education meeting held Wednesday, Dec. 15 at the Quesnel Junior School cafeteria. It was the first in-person meeting in more than a year for trustees and staff. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Quesnel School Board eyes future in-person meetings

A face-to-face meeting was held on Dec. 15

Tony Goulet chairs a Quesnel Board of Education meeting held Wednesday, Dec. 15 at the Quesnel Junior School cafeteria. It was the first in-person meeting in more than a year for trustees and staff. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Sue-Ellen Miller was presented with flowers Wednesday, Dec. 15. The outgoing superintendent of schools had announced her retirement earlier this year and will be replaced by Dan Lowndes. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Quesnel School District recognizes outgoing superintendent

Sue-Ellen Miller is retiring and looks forward to spending time with family

Sue-Ellen Miller was presented with flowers Wednesday, Dec. 15. The outgoing superintendent of schools had announced her retirement earlier this year and will be replaced by Dan Lowndes. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
School District 28 (Quesnel) administration office is located at 401 North Star Road in Quesnel. (File photo)
School District 28 (Quesnel) administration office is located at 401 North Star Road in Quesnel. (File photo)
JoAnne Moiese has been hired as District Principal of Indigenous Education with the Quesnel School District. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Williams Lake First Nation Councillor named Quesnel’s principal of Indigenous education

JoAnne Moiese will begin her new role with the Quesnel School District early next month

JoAnne Moiese has been hired as District Principal of Indigenous Education with the Quesnel School District. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
School District 28 trustee Tony Goulet was elected chairperson for the Board of Education in an online vote held Wednesday, Nov. 17. (Quesnel School District Zoom image)

Tony Goulet elected chair of Quesnel School Board

Goulet chosen at regular board meeting held Wednesday, Nov. 17

School District 28 trustee Tony Goulet was elected chairperson for the Board of Education in an online vote held Wednesday, Nov. 17. (Quesnel School District Zoom image)
Chief Roger Jimmie was a strong advocate for Indigenous forestry rights. In a 1990 Observer article he was demanding Kluskus be allowed to log their own land. (Quesnel Observer File Photo - 1990)
Chief Roger Jimmie was a strong advocate for Indigenous forestry rights. In a 1990 Observer article he was demanding Kluskus be allowed to log their own land. (Quesnel Observer File Photo - 1990)