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Year end message and news

Well, Parents and Guardians, what a year that was.  I remember being a young teacher back in the 90’s when the television show Boston Public first aired. I wanted to like it, but I got stuck on what seemed to be ten year’s worth of distractions in every single episode …

Final graduation for SD83 schools on Friday

It was a year like no other, with graduation ceremonies all across the country like no other. The final graduation ceremony of 2020 in School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) was for the graduating class of Salmon Arm Secondary – Sullivan. The valedictorian address and speeches were recorded. Small groups …

Beautiful additions

She asked and the community answered! Overwhelmingly! Chelie Elsom, a certified education assistant at Shuswap Middle School, along with a group of students and staff, have been working on a project dubbed “The Secret Garden”. They have been working on making the two courtyards at the school, and the outside …

Shuswap featured in update

The Ministries of Education and Health provide updates, which SD83 is sharing with our parents and communities. Shuswap Middle School’s COVID-19 Quilting For A Cause was featured in the Ministry’s good news update (see below). As of June 23, 2020, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian …

Board passes budget

COVID-19 Update: Superintendent Peter Jory updated the Board that the District has about 1,000 students per day and 2,100 different students per week during this time of “hybrid” learning. He said we are currently in what is known as Phase 3, where up to 50 per cent of the Kindergarten to …