HPAC Glossary - a parent's A-Z guide to everything Handsworth

Handsworth Information


Handsworth School website

Handsworth School Newsletter: There is a monthly newsletter containing school and PAC news sent to parents by email. If you are not receiving these, contact the school office at (604) 903-3600 to be added to the mailing list. For past newsletters, click here.

Handsworth Twitter Feed Probably the easiest daily way to stay on top of all things Handsworth: announcements, meetings and game times, event notices, scholarship, post-secondary information and more!

Handsworth Facebook page

Handsworth Live Calendar

Public Education


North Vancouver District Parent Advisory Council (NVPAC) webpage

NVPAC blog (“Keeping Parents up-to-date on What’s Happening in NV Schools”)  


BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (BCCPAC) website

Individual Education Plan (IEP) Guide  

Speak Up!  

Building Student Success  


Canadian Parents for French A parent-led, non profit organization that works to provide French language educational, social, cultural and sporting activities for youth.


North Vancouver School District (SD44)

SD44 website

SD44 Publications:

Counselling Services

Inclusive Education Handbook

Learning Assistance Handbook

Transitions Planning

SD44 2011-2021 Strategic Plan

SD44 3-Year Operating Plan 2011-2014


Ministry of Education

Ministry website

Practice Provincial Exams  

Ministry plan for Personalized and 21 C learning n BC schools

Erase Bullying website

Learn Now BC

Family and Youth



Grade 9 Immunizations

North Shore Youth Volunteer Directory

North Shore Youth Services Directory

Family Services North Shore

HPAC Guest Speakers -  Websites and Handouts

Dollars and Sense - Talking To Your Teens About Money

- Paul Lermitte, Certified Financial Planner 

Conflict Management and the Teenage Brain - Raj Dhasi, Turning Point Resolutions

Emergency Preparedness (Home & School) - North Shore Emergency Planning Office  

Handsworth Counselling Department - Stacey Schwegler NVSD Counselling Services Protocols

Social Media Education and Awareness - Jesse Miller

Scholarships Brittany Palmer - Unlock your Future 2014 Handouts

Technology in the Handsworth Classroom - Erica Toombs

Teen Employment - Employment Standards BranchHealth & Safety Centre, Grouse Mountain Careers

Teen/Youth Opportunities - District of North Vancouver - Capilano Community Services SocietyDNV Youth AwardsYouth Week

Teen Sexual Health - Salema Noon; The Truth About All Things Teenage - Resources, Saleema's Presentation Notes

Teen Volunteering - Summer Volunteer Opportunities - North Vancouver Recreation Commission - Meh Najak

Meeting minutes

Financial Statements