Dry Grad Parent Meeting
Monday February 25, 2019
Landing Sports Centre
in the Clover Room
Inclement Weather School Closure Guidelines
Information for Parents and Students
Inclement weather conditions such as freezing rain, significant snowfall or high wind can occur during the fall and winter months. In such conditions, decisions on the opening or closure of school district facilities are made by the Superintendent of Schools, in consultation with management and supervisory staff, who have checked first-hand on the driving conditions, walking/sidewalk conditions, and general condition of buildings and accessibility to sites. For more details on how this is assessed, click here.
While service to students and parents is a priority and schools will be kept open as much as is reasonably possible, student and staff safety is the primary consideration.
In the event of extreme weather conditions, parents are urged to check the School District website http://www.sd33.bc.ca/ or tune into radio stations STAR FM (98.3 FM) or The Drive (89.5 FM), to receive up-to-date information on school closures and information on the buses. Reports will start after 6:00 a.m. and will be repeated often. The information broadcast is directly from the School District. The reports are confirmed, and there is no need to call your school, the School District Office or the radio station. Students will be marked absent for the day, but such an absence will not affect a perfect attendance record.
In the event that there is inclement weather but the school remains open, it is the parent’s decision, based on their assessment of the relative safety of travel conditions, as to whether or not their children attend school.
A Transportation Snow Plan is in place for students who rely on travel by school bus and live in higher elevations such as Chilliwack Mountain, Little Mountain, Majuba Hill, Ryder Lake and some areas of Columbia Valley and the Eastern Hillsides. An announcement will be made should travel in these areas become challenging due to slippery road conditions. (Please note: the greater Promontory area does not have a snow plan).
Grad Gown and Anecdote Form
With Grad fast approaching, all Grads need to complete the Grad Gown Sizing and Anecdote form.
Please print off the form and return it ASAP!!
The link to the form is located below. The form is also available on My Blueprint.
Click the link below to check out the Graham Gazette.
A monthly newsletter put out by the students of G. W. Graham.
Financial Awards and Scholarships
You can help a Chilliwack student launch their post-secondary education with a Bursary or Scholarship!
Please click the links below to find out more!
To register at GW Graham or any school in
SD33 please click here!
The Chilliwack School District has moved to a centralized, electronic registration system. Our schools no longer accept paper registration forms. This online process provides parents and guardians an option to register their child at any time, even over the summer break. This includes registration for K - 12, French Immersion and out of catchment requests. You will be required to:
Provide a valid email address
Upload a copy of the child’s birth certificate
Upload proof of residency
For more information and FAQ, please visit SD33 - Registration or email firstname.lastname@example.org