Update on coronavirus

Updated February 12, 2020 Interior Health’s Medical Health Officer Karin Goodison would like to provide School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) parents and guardians with the following update about the coronavirus. Dear Parents/Guardians, We are writing to give you updated information on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), a new virus causing …

Two important sessions

Just a reminder about two important sessions for parents this week at the District Education Support Centre (DESC) in Salmon Arm. On Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. there will be a presentation to raise awareness about the health dangers of vaping. This will be followed by a question and …

Service Learning Tour

Students in grades 9-12 interested in taking part in the service learning trip with Me to We are invited to an information and decision making meeting on Tuesday, February 11 at 4:30 p.m. at the District Education Support Centre (DESC). The original location chosen for the Spring Break 2021 trip, …

Larch Hills Annual Pirate Invasion

Larch Hills was invaded by 467 skiing pirates from grades one to eight for the 16th annual SD83 Pirate Loppet, on Friday, Jan. 31. With “neckerchiefs” and parrots the whiskered skiers cumulatively logged over 2,000 kilometres along the five kilometre and one/two kilometre courses. There were 17 schools from Armstrong …

Consultation begins in Salmon Arm area

Just a reminder about the important planning/consultation sessions taking place for the SD83 Board’s Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP). As part of this consultation process the Board is hosting public sessions around the district. The next round of sessions are in the Salmon Arm and greater region. On Tuesday, February …

Novel coronavirus update

 Update on Feb. 7/2020 from Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry: Dear Parents and Guardians: We are writing to give you updated information on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), a new virus causing respiratory illness. Families may be concerned about the risk to their families. The highest number of infections continue …