Welcome back!

Welcome back to a new school year. We are very excited to be at the beginning of another great learning journey with your children.

New Staff;

We are delighted to welcome the following new staff to our Alwin Holland family

  • Ms Morrison- Learning Assistance Teacher
  • Ms Hedges- Primary Class Teacher
  • Mrs Turner-London- Intermediate Class Teacher
  • Ms Clarke- Elementary School Counsellor
  • Mrs Haley- Principal


Schedule for the first week;

  • Tuesday, 6th September, Grades 1-6 attend 8:50 am- 10:45 am returning to last year’s classroom.
  • Wednesday to Friday, Grades 1-6 attend 8:50- 2:45
  • Grades 1-6 will be in their new classes by the end of the week.


  • Kindergarten students only. K students have visits on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th. Please see the letter you received at WTK orientation in June for which session applies to you. On Tuesday 13th, K students attend from 9:15 until 1pm (including lunch). On Wednesday 14th, K students attend from 8:50 until 2:45.


School supplies

  • Please do not send anything straight away. Our school has ordered supplies for your children (see “Fees”) below.

Fees will be collected from Monday 12th September.

  • The cost is $55 if you want to buy school supplies, purchased for you by the school, or $25 if you are buying your own supplies.
  • The $25 pays for an agenda and cultural events throughout the year.


  • Please provide inside shoes
  • Feel free to join in our morning run/walk at the start of the day (weather permitting)

Please consult our website for updates http://www.holland.prn.bc.ca/



School Office opens Monday, August 29th

The office will be open to take new registrations starting on Monday, Aug. 29th from 8-3:30pm. It will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 31st and will be open both Thursday and Friday. If you are new to FSJ or have moved into our area please stop by and register your child before classes start for students on Tuesday, Sept. 6th.

First Day for Students, Tuesday, September 6th 2016

We are busy preparing for the new school year! The first day of school will be Tuesday, September 6th from 8:50-10:50.

New kindergarten students will attend school on Wednesday, Sept. 7th according to the schedule that was handed out. If you need a new schedule drop by the school or call to find out when your kindergarten student is scheduled to attend.