Bus Registration Opens April 12
School bus registration for the 2019/20 school year opens at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 12!
(This is for school bussing starting in September)
Many of our buses and routes fill quickly. Please register close to opening so that you get a spot!
As in previous years, we will be using the School Cash Online system for school bus registration. Registration is of course, free for families.
- Registration will open on time
- Parents will not be able to select bus routes.
- Experienced Transportation staff will place your child(ren) on the best routes as per your home address and school.
- If you register by June 1, you will be notified as to which bus routes your child(ren) will be on before the end of the school year.
- Bus passes will be handed out to middle and secondary students prior to or during the first week of school in September
- Bus passes only apply to middle and secondary school students. Attendance will be taken in the elementary grades.
- Drivers will begin enforcing passes during the first week of school in September.
Questions? Please check out some of the Frequently Asked Questions near the bottom of the Transportation page or contact the Transportation Department via email or call (250) 474-9845. Due to volume of inquiries, please allow 3-4 business days to receive a response.
Community involvement in the education system is key to our success as a progressive and collaborative learning community. We want to be sure we are communicating with our parents and community in the best way possible.
Complete this survey by Monday, March 18 for your chance to win one of four $25 gift cards to Indigo books. Click on the image or the link below to start the survey.
Free Parent Resources Available for Download
Safer Schools Together has created a Parent Resources page which we will continue to update:
This site contains excellent resources, please visit
Order your shirt on line thru “school cash on line” for International Day of Pink or email firstname.lastname@example.org
April 11, 2018 marks the International Day of Pink. It is a day where communities across the country, and across the world, can unite in celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny, and all forms of bullying.
Island Health – Information for Students and Families
With the outbreak of measles in Vancouver, BC, families may be wondering what steps they can take to protect themselves from measles. Vaccination is the best method of protection. All school-age children and adults born in 1970 or later should have 2 doses of MMR vaccine for full protection. Most people born before 1970 are immune to measles because of past exposure or disease.
Please take some time to check your vaccination records to see if you or your children need additional vaccination. Vaccination is available from physicians, pharmacists (for adults and children over 5 years), and public health units (for children). Call ahead to your healthcare provider to ensure that MMR is available at your appointment.
If you have any questions or would like more information about measles and MMR vaccine, please visit healthlinkbc.ca and immunizebc.ca.
Spirit Days at HH
- Friday, March 8 – wear something green, celebrating early St. Patrick’s day
- Wednesday, April 10 – crazy sock day
- Friday, April 26 – twins, triplets, etc. day
- Friday, May 17 – crown day
- Friday, May 31 – hat day
- Friday, June 14 – short day
Lost and Found
We are overwhelmed with the volume of items left in our lost and found each week. In order to keep items organized, we are hanging items in the hallway close to the front door. Please ensure your child is checking for lost items on a regular basis. Before spring break we will donate unclaimed items to a local charity.
As a growing school district, some of our schools are nearing capacity. Visit our Student Enrolment Priorities page to learn more.
How to register:
1. Read the Registration Guide to make sure you have the required documents ready to upload during registration. After online registration is complete, parents have 7 days to present original documents to their neighbourhood school. We will accept original documents only – no exceptions. Students will not be officially registered until all documentation has been received.
2. Online at registration.sd62.bc.ca.
Kindergarten Registration for the 2019 – 2020 school year:
JANUARY 28 – FEBRUARY 1, 2019
Beginning at 8:00 a.m.
All SD62 elementary schools offer full day kindergarten for our youngest learners. To register, children must turn five years of age by December 31 in the same calendar year that they begin school. Registration for kindergarten is a first-come, first-served basis and normally takes place in January.
Please visit the following pages for more information:
*Note: Parents MUST attend a Nature K info session prior to registration. Please see Nature Kindergarten page for dates.
Grades 1 – 12
New to our school district? If your child is in Grades 1-12, registration can be done online throughout the year.
Already enrolled in SD62? If you would like your child to change schools within our district, simply fill out the School Change Request form. There is no need to re-register your child as they transition grades.
*We recommend contacting your neighbourhood school prior to registering to find out about available space and resources.
Early French Immersion
Students who opt for Early Immersion usually enter the program in Kindergarten and continue their French studies through to grade twelve. In Grade 12, they receive a ‘Double Dogwood’ (a bilingual graduation certificate). Students may also begin the program in Grade 1. Please visit the French Immersion – Kindergarten page for complete details regarding registration.
Late French Immersion
Students who choose late immersion will enter the French program in Grade 6 at École John Stubbs Memorial School. In Grade 8, late immersion students will merge with the students who enrolled in early immersion.
Parents can register online or in-person at their neighbourhood school. If registering online, please select Late French Immersion as your preference. Parents who wish to register in person must do so at École John Stubbs Memorial School.
As this is a popular program, parents are encouraged to register as close as possible to the opening of registration.
Visit the French Immersion page to see a list of SD62 schools that offer French Immersion as well as more information about French in SD62.
New immigrant families (permanent residents, refugees or those on work/study permit or diplomatic visas):
Please contact the SD62 International Office at 250-474-9818 or in person at 200-814 Goldstream Avenue before completing the online registration.