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Superintendent for School District 52 accepts a $288,500 cheque from Marc Dulude, COO and president of Ridley Terminals Inc. (RTI photo)

Ridley Terminals donates $1 million to community projects

Prince Rupert coal terminal donates $288,500 to school district for Truth and Reconciliation plan

Superintendent for School District 52 accepts a $288,500 cheque from Marc Dulude, COO and president of Ridley Terminals Inc. (RTI photo)
Amanda Stern, an brooklyn-based author, gave a presentation at Prince Rupert Middle School on Feb. 22, giving them some tools that will help them to manage their anxiety. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert students learn to chase away anxiety

Author Amanda Stern presented at Prince Rupert Middle School on Feb. 22

Amanda Stern, an brooklyn-based author, gave a presentation at Prince Rupert Middle School on Feb. 22, giving them some tools that will help them to manage their anxiety. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
(Black Press Media photo)

High school completion rate decreases for Prince Rupert Aboriginal students

Completion rate decreased from 63 per cent in 2017 to 62 per cent in 2018

(Black Press Media photo)
String artist Anne Glover spent some time in Prince Rupert over the last week teaching young students the ins and outs of turning ordinary string into a variety of shapes. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert students learn to make art on a string

String artist Anne Glover taught Prince Rupert students about string art this week

String artist Anne Glover spent some time in Prince Rupert over the last week teaching young students the ins and outs of turning ordinary string into a variety of shapes. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Middle School students demonstrate how to program a drone on Dec. 7. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Students learn how to code a drone in SD52

Prince Rupert Middle School students tested their programming skills during the Hour of Code

Prince Rupert Middle School students demonstrate how to program a drone on Dec. 7. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Chloe Chemko and Amber Ly construct a model protein structure out of lego blocks. The pair participated in Genome BC’s Geneskool program at Charles Hays Secondary School on Nov. 15. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert students learn with scientific building blocks

Video on Geneskool, a learning program Genome BC brought to SD 52 Nov. 14 - 20

Chloe Chemko and Amber Ly construct a model protein structure out of lego blocks. The pair participated in Genome BC’s Geneskool program at Charles Hays Secondary School on Nov. 15. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Ryland Brown, Gracie Smarch and Jade Nguyen-Green recite ‘On Flanders Fields’ during a vigil held by Conrad Elementary School on Nov. 9. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert war graves cleaned

Students from Conrad Elementary School cleaned Prince Rupert wargraves on Nov. 6

Ryland Brown, Gracie Smarch and Jade Nguyen-Green recite ‘On Flanders Fields’ during a vigil held by Conrad Elementary School on Nov. 9. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Sapper Stanley Bartlett served with the Canadian Engineers during the First World War. He died on Oct. 23, 1918, and was buried in the Fairview Cemetery in Prince Rupert. Grade 4 and 5 students at Conrad Elementary School will be going to the cemetery on November 6. (Photo submitted by Dominque Boulais)

Conrad Elementary School students to clean war graves

Fourty-six Grade 4s and 5s will hold a vigil at Fairview Cemetery for Remembrance Day

Sapper Stanley Bartlett served with the Canadian Engineers during the First World War. He died on Oct. 23, 1918, and was buried in the Fairview Cemetery in Prince Rupert. Grade 4 and 5 students at Conrad Elementary School will be going to the cemetery on November 6. (Photo submitted by Dominque Boulais)
Masoom Johal shows off the bookmarks she sold during Annunciation School’s student business fair on Oct. 24. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Annunciation School students put on their business hats

Prince Rupert Grade 8 students participated in a student business fair on Oct. 24

Masoom Johal shows off the bookmarks she sold during Annunciation School’s student business fair on Oct. 24. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Coast Tismshian Academy principal Kelly Rambeau was fired from his position after financial irregularities were found by the school’s auditors. An investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media photo)

Coast Tsimshian Academy principal fired after financial irregularities discovered

Kelly Rambeau was terminated from his position at the academy

Coast Tismshian Academy principal Kelly Rambeau was fired from his position after financial irregularities were found by the school’s auditors. An investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media photo)
Charlie Carlick presented to École Roosevelt Park Community School and Charles Hays Secondary School students on Sept. 18 for Orange Shirt Day. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Orange Shirt Day returns to Prince Rupert Sept. 28

Students at Roosevelt School and CHSS learned about residential schools and reconciliation

Charlie Carlick presented to École Roosevelt Park Community School and Charles Hays Secondary School students on Sept. 18 for Orange Shirt Day. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Irene LaPierre began her tenure as the new superintendent for School District No. 52 on Aug. 1, 2018. (Photo submitted by Irene LaPierre)

Collaboration key to success for new SD52 superintendent in Prince Rupert

Irene LaPierre said she plans to build on the strengths of the district

Irene LaPierre began her tenure as the new superintendent for School District No. 52 on Aug. 1, 2018. (Photo submitted by Irene LaPierre)
Highlights from the May 10 School District 52 meeting. (File photo)

New timetable and new principals in School District 52

Highlights from the May 10 School District 52 meeting in Prince Rupert

Highlights from the May 10 School District 52 meeting. (File photo)
Gail Tait and Brendan Turner practice programming a Microbit during the “Code, Create, Teach” workshop on April 20. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

North Coast teachers learn the language of technology

School District 52 teachers learned about circuits, Microbits and JavaScripts on April 20

Gail Tait and Brendan Turner practice programming a Microbit during the “Code, Create, Teach” workshop on April 20. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Students in the school district will learn to build and control a Lego Mindstorm robotic with the new kits purchased with grant funding from Ridley Terminals. (Flickr photo)

RTI donates $138,500 for robotics in the school district

Ridley Terminals funds coding and robotic education in Prince Rupert classrooms

Students in the school district will learn to build and control a Lego Mindstorm robotic with the new kits purchased with grant funding from Ridley Terminals. (Flickr photo)
There were 136 high school graduates in School District 52 last year. Here some of the 2017 Charles Hays Secondary School grads pose in the sun by the waterfront. (Phuong Nguyen photo)

13 per cent increase in Indigenous high school completion

School District 52 saw a steady increase in high school graduates for the 2016/2017 school year

There were 136 high school graduates in School District 52 last year. Here some of the 2017 Charles Hays Secondary School grads pose in the sun by the waterfront. (Phuong Nguyen photo)
VIDEO: Newspaper days at Roosevelt

VIDEO: Newspaper days at Roosevelt

Elementary school students in Prince Rupert get familiar with their community newspaper

VIDEO: Newspaper days at Roosevelt
Summer camps in full swing after Pacific NorthWest LNG provided the school district with $71,000 in funding. Pixabay photo

$71,000 to bring two summer camps back

Pacific NorthWest LNG provides support for school district summer programs

Summer camps in full swing after Pacific NorthWest LNG provided the school district with $71,000 in funding. Pixabay photo
In May, the server at School District 52 may have been compromised, and the district spent approximately $25,000 to restore data and secure it. Blogtrepreneur/Flickr photo

School district server breach

More than 800 people notified about privacy concerns after a possible cyberattack

In May, the server at School District 52 may have been compromised, and the district spent approximately $25,000 to restore data and secure it. Blogtrepreneur/Flickr photo