Health concern means temporary closure

On the advice of Interior Health, and to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff, School District No. 83 has made the decision to suspend operations at Parkview Elementary in Sicamous until further notice. “We apologize for any inconvenience and anxiety that these changes will cause our …

Board highlights

A clean audit, the progress of installing AEDs in schools, and the Superintendent’s Report were just a few items on the agenda as The Board of Education of School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) held its first regular meeting of the new school year at the District Education Support Centre …

Sweet start to new year!

At most schools, as the new school year begins, some form of “meet the staff” evening is held. Sometimes it is a barbeque, sometimes a corn roast and sometimes it is even dessert! On Wednesday the meet the staff evening at M.V. Beattie Elementary in Enderby was attended by over …

Snow removal quotation process

The Board of Education of School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) is advertising for interested parties to submit a quotation for Snow Removal Services for the 2019–2020 school year. Quotation documents, addendums or corrections for this quote can be obtained from the School District No. 83 Works Complex located at …

StrongStart begins in mid-September

Now that the older children have started school are you wondering about something for your toddler? StrongStart is a free school-based program that provides play-based early learning opportunities for children (0 to 5 years old) and their parents or caregivers. SD83 is pleased to offer StrongStart Centres at nine different …

Offerings through EOP

SD83’s Education Outreach Program (EOP) offers students in grades nine through 12 an opportunity to take a course or two outside the regular classroom or to take a full load of courses via on-line learning. Do you want to pick up a course in sports and entertainment marketing, astronomy or …