Board meeting on Tuesday

Just a reminder that the regular meeting of the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. via Teams Live Event. Items on the agenda include an update on school athletics, policy, information on the proposed terms of reference for …

Elementary class tackles chequebooks, resumes and financial literacy

A Grade 4/5 class at Sorrento Elementary is learning financial literacy skills along with their math – and they are having fun doing it! Teacher Sara Haugland explains that the “real world” experiences of earning money, writing a resume, figuring out taxes, balancing a chequebook and even mortgaging their desks …

Shuswap Youth Launch

Inspiring speakers are on tap for local youth during Shuswap Youth Launch, which is an empowerment day designed for youth aged 13 to 18 from throughout the Shuswap area on February 25, 2021. The virtual 3.5 hour event will be delivered via Zoom with a powerhouse lineup of guest speakers …