Welcome to Handsworth Secondary School

​Mission Statement
Handsworth's mission is to maximize the potential of all students' human endeavours intellectual, cultural, social, aesthetic, creative, and physical. We encourage students to understand the relevance of their education within a larger social and global context. We believe in developing self-esteem, emotional well-being, a respect for others, a desire for life-long learning, and a strong career awareness in a climate that promotes responsible learning. 

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Announcement Summary

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March 5-11, 2015 Current grades 9, 10 and 11 students, Interested in Design, Art, Architecture, Culture, Shopping, Friendships, and Fun?  Have a look at the custom...
The school is looking for students to help organize and plan a May 30 Celebration of Learning assembly. In short, it will be like a...
North Vancouver RCMP Youth Intervention Unit Advisory:  Wear a Helmet - Know the Regulations​

With the warm weather upon us, the North Vancouver RCMP Youth Intervention...
Music Notes - April 2014.pdf
JMPA Volunteers Needed Bottle Drive Uniforms  Concert Dates Have you seen Mr. Egger's amazing photos of the Wonderful Winds Renaissance...
​We would like to inform you of some changes in the grade 8 homework club which has been running at lunch time in the math classrooms....
​ ​Name Area of Responsibility​
Email​ Direct Line​ ​Schwegler, Ms S. ​2013/14: grade 8​
2014/15: grade 9 ​sschwegler@sd44.ca​ ​604.903.3647​ Carlson​​​, Mr. D.​ 2013/14: grade 9 
2014/15: grade...
​Support your Handsworth Music Programs by donating your refundable bottles and cans to our Bottle Drive.  We will be picking up donations from homes in the...
Spring Fundraiser Order Form.pdf 
PAC Fundraiser, in time for Mother's Day (May 11th)!  Help support our student and parent endeavors.
Gorgeous, hardy, long-flourishing hanging baskets...

Event Calendar

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Apr 24, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014
Apr 28, 2014 All Day
Apr 29, 2014 All Day
Apr 29, 2014 07:00 PM
Learn more here
http://www.sd44.ca/Schools/Documents/StraightTalkAtArgyle.pdf   Seating is limited. Please pre-register at
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/straight-talk-argyle-tickets-11154518465   Do you have a question?  Our presenters want to provide the best information and most current research.  Send your question(s) before the event.    
Apr 29, 2014 07:00 PM
The Board of Education invites you to attend its public meetings.  Learn more here http://www.sd44.ca/Board/Meetings/Pages/default.aspx 
Apr 30, 2014 All Day
May 01, 2014 - May 03, 2014
Handsworth was selected to advance to the May 1-3, 2014 BC Provincial High School Drama Festival. Last November, Handworth presented in the North Shore High School Drama Festival, which was held at Presentation House Theatre. Grade 12 director, Aidan Polglase, did an amazing job directing two grade 11 actors, Austin
May 02, 2014 All Day
May 03, 2014 All Day
Bottle Drive Info is attached



     1044 Edgewood Road
     North Vancouver BC V7R 1Y7     
Handsworth Office Hours
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone 604.903.3600

Attendance Line 604.903.3600 Ext 2

Fax 604.903.3601


Email handsworth@sd44.ca