Hornby Island Educational Society

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Zoom Talk: “Journey Into Medieval Japan” with Christina Laffin

On April 18th, Hornby Island School alumnus, Christina Laffin will talk about her book Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women, to share the life of a prolific writer and contentious woman known as Abutsu. Her talk will retrace the steps of a Medieval Japanese Noblewoman. 

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Literacy Outreach Assistance for Adults

HIES LLL is also offering Literacy Outreach support to the community on Friday’s at Room to Grow from 1 – 3pm by appointment.  We are pleased to announce that adult educator, Wendy Burton, will provide free support for any adult looking for support in translating and completing…

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Zooming in on 2021!

Life Long Learning kicked off the new year with a wonderful first. The virtual garden tour of Vancouver’s Dr Sun Yat-Sen Garden zoom presentation by Hayne Wai and Bob Wilmott was well attended and received great positive feedback. On the…

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Basics of Seed: Zoom Talk with Arzeena Hamir

Join us for Basics of Seed Starting February 21@ 2pm via ZOOM

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Job Opportunity: Child and Youth Programmer

Position Title: Child & Youth Programmer       Position Summary:  The Children’s Programmer will work as a member of a team to ensure all program areas and activities are as safe as possible and to act as good role models for children. The Children’s Programmer must work within the…

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Job Opportunity with The Kitchen

The Kitchen needs a cleaner/food processor. This job is 5 hours per week @ $20. The position requires a Foodsafe certificate. Deadline February 15th. Apply to hieskitchen@gmail.com.Any questions, call Susan 335 1629.

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Explore the Sun Yat-Sen Gardens through Zoom, January 10th

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HIES AGM Notice, November 25, 2020

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Job Opportunities with HIES

The Hornby Island Educational Society (HIES) is hiring a Community School Coordinator and a Literacy Outreach Coordinator. A full description of each position is available on our blog.  The closing date for both positions is Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at noon.

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HIES Fundraiser 2020

Enter a draw to win two nights at Middle Beach Lodge in Tofino!

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