Skis for Schools Program

Local teachers and students extend a sincere thank you to SASCU for a grant of $4,700 directed to the Elementary School Pirate Loppet and its Skis For Schools program. Pooled with the $2,800 raised at the 2019 Pirate Loppet, this grant provided a $7,500 ski equipment fund that was divided …

District Elementary Art Fair

Elementary students from throughout the district had their art work on display at Piccadilly Mall in Salmon Arm from March 1-8 as part of the annual SD83 Elementary District Art Fair. On Wednesday, March 6, some students had the opportunity to work with local artisans trying their hands at loom …

Celebrating being kind!

Wednesday, February 27 is Pink Shirt Day and students and staff alike took up the challenge to raise awareness about the importance of being kind and respectful. Inspired by an act of kindness in small-town Nova Scotia in 2007, when a group of teenagers organized a group to wear pink …

Congrats Natalie!

Salmon Arm Secondary student Natalie Wilkie took home a silver medal in the Mixed Relay and a silver medal in the 15 km Cross Country at the World Para Nordic Championships, recently held in Prince George BC. Congratulations!

Capacity challenges and long term facilities report

SD83 will be undertaking a long range facilities review decided the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Board of Education at its meeting at Pleasant Valley Secondary in Armstrong on Tuesday. After a presentation earlier in the evening by Assistant Superintendent Carl Cooper on capacity challenges and outdated capacity information, …

Music Program Review

The SD83 music program is long-standing and valued, reported external consultant Sandra Jones in her recent review of the SD83 music program. This report was presented to School District No. 83 Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday at Pleasant Valley Secondary School in Armstrong. Trustees, and a delegation …