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The Hornby Island Educational Society (HIES) is a non-profit organization with charitable tax status whose current mandate is to support life-long learning for all community members and encourage individual and community capacity building. The Society was created in 1980 to…

School Renewal Fund

On August 26th, 2018, our beloved Hornby Island School burned down, and we have a lot of work to do. HIES, in support of School District 71 and the Hornby Island Community, has now opened a “School Renewal Fund” for…

Community Programs

Toddler Drop-In Program is for children up to 30 months and their parents. It operates September through May on Tuesdays 9am to noon in the Room To Grow on the school grounds. One paid staff person oversees the program.   Teen…

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Job Posting: HIES Afterschool Programs Assistant and Teen Programs Coordinator

Afterschool programs assistant + teen programs coordinator A part-time position at the Hornby Island Educational Society. Seeking a qualified individual to work in afterschool programs 2-4 afternoons a week from late October-May and to coordinate a few employment-related trainings (foodsafe,…

School Renewal Fund

The Hornby Island School burned down on August 26th, 2018. Please consider a donation to our “School Renewal Fund” as the community and School District 71 rally to rebuild the school and continue our educational programs on Hornby Island.

Hornby School Kids enter the CBC Music Contest

Check out the cool video that the Hornby Kids created to show Canada their talent and exuberance. Hornby School Kids enter the CBC Music Contest

Job Posting: HIES Afterschool Programs Assistant and Teen Programs Coordinator

Afterschool programs assistant + teen programs coordinator A part-time position at the Hornby Island Educational Society. Seeking a qualified individual to work in afterschool programs 2-4 afternoons a week from late October-May and to coordinate a few employment-related trainings (foodsafe,…

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Hornby School Kids enter the CBC Music Contest

Check out the cool video that the Hornby Kids created to show Canada their talent and exuberance. Hornby School Kids enter the CBC Music Contest

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K-7 Programs Gallery

Gallery of photos from our Arts and Science afternoon programming for students. Many community members have volunteered to share their skills with students over the years.

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