Health Fair at Silver Creek

Local community health nurses have teamed up with SD83’s Healthy Schools Co-ordinator Laura Paiement to offer health fairs at local elementary schools. One of these fairs was held at Silver Creek Elementary on January 20. Students took part in a variety of learning stations which encouraged them to be active, …

Free learning event

A Ready, Set, Learn event will take place in every elementary school in the North Okanagan-Shuswap between February and March 2020. These are free early learning events that are open to families and caregivers with children who are 3 to 5 years old and not yet attending Kindergarten. Families and their children who …

February is Move and Groove month!

All SD83 employees, students and families are invited to participate in the SD83 Move and Groove Challenge! This fun challenge promotes physical health and wellness. “Let’s celebrate the movement in all of us by engaging in the daily challenges to encourage healthy bodies, minds, and communities,” invites Laura Paiement, SD83’s Healthy …

Consultation moves to Salmon Arm area

Important planning/consultation sessions are 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 4 at Ranchero Elementary …

Extra efforts!

School District No. 83 would like to recognize our Operations Staff who came out in force to shovel snow from the roof and perform other mitigation work at Parkview Elementary School over the weekend. Thank you for all of your extra work. It is greatly appreciated by all.

Info on Vaping

Just a reminder that parents are invited to attend the SD83 awareness sessions on the dangers of Vaping. The information sessions will include a time for parents to ask any questions they have to a public health nurse, doctor, substance use clinicians and school district administrators.