September 4, 2018 School Hours






School is back in session for the students and staff of School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii) on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.  The following times are in effect for Tuesday, September 4, 2018 only:


Agnes L. Mathers Elementary Jr. Secondary            9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay Secondary                 8:45 AM to 11:35 AM

Port Clements Elementary                                              9:00 AM to 12:05 PM

GidgalangKuuyas Naay Secondary                          8:45 AM to 12:30 PM

Sk’aadgaa Naay Elementary                                       8:55 AM to 12:00 PM

Tahayghen Elementary                                                   9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Bussing will be in effect for Opening day.  Return bussing will be adjusted to accommodate the above schedule.  Please monitor the district website for any amendments at


June 26 Board Meeting

The Haida Gwaii Board of Education invite all stakeholders to attend the next public board meeting to be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, beginning at 6:00 PM at the SD50 District Office in Queen Charlotte. Please find attached the agenda and supporting documents. 

Trustee candidate information meeting

Dawna Day, Superintendent of Schools and Shelley Sansome, Secretary Treasurer will host two information meetings to help prospective candidates learn more about public education, School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii) and the work of a Board of Education.

The evening sessions will be held:

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 7:00 – 8:00 PM
District Administration Office, 107 – 3rd Avenue, Queen Charlotte

Thursday, June 28, 2018 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay Secondary, 1647 Collison Avenue, Masset

Draft policies

Policies reflect the principles adopted by the Board of Education, which create a framework within which the Superintendent ofSchools can discharge her duties (policies tell what is wanted, why and to what extent).  As policy is what directs schools and administration, we invite you to share your thoughts with the board about the following draft policies:

Please take the time to respond using the attached policy revisions form  and return it to my attention at the district administration office or to this email by May 21, 2018 at 3:00 PM.

School District 50 Arts Festival 

School District 50 Arts Festival
Monday, April 30th
Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay
11:00am to 5:00pm
Performing Arts start at 3:30pm in the Performing House.
Art work will be up for approximately two weeks in the foyer of the Haida Heritage Centre.