Doing their part!

Earth Week was extra busy and educational at Len Wood Middle School! To celebrate Earth Week, which was April 22-26, students and staff at Len Wood planted 350 fir tree plugs at Pleasant Valley Manor. The next day a group of students held a community garbage clean up while others …

Science World visits

Science World’s touring science team is in School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) this week! The On The Road program uses fun, inquiry-based demonstrations to engage students in science, to spark curiosity and to stimulate learning. Carlin Elementary Middle School was first on the tour! Principal Shane Corston commented at …

Valid Reading Program

There was cake, there were presents, there was happiness and pride. A celebration of the achievements of those taking part in the Valid Reading After School Program was held on April 25 at the District Education Support Centre (DESC) with students, parents, teachers, volunteers and program sponsors in attendance! Valid …

Public budget presentation

Interested stakeholders are invited to a public presentation on the proposed 2019-20 school district budget and processes on Wednesday, May 1 at the District Education Support Centre in Salmon Arm. As part of the Board’s annual budget development process, trustees would like to share the priorities that they, along with …

Flags lowered

April 28 is the National Day of Mourning for workers injured on the job. In recognition of this, and as schools aren’t open on Sunday, flags in the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) were lowered at all school sites and at the District Education Support Centre (DESC) on Friday, …

Bands do well as combo prepares for nationals!

UPDATED: It was an award-winning day at the Interior Jazz Fest in Kelowna on April 11 as SD83 bands earned gold and silver and six students were recognized individually as outstanding performers. Both the Salmon Arm Secondary Sullivan Jazz Band and the Sullivan Jazz Combo earned a gold standing at …