One budget wrapping up another beginning . . .

The School District No. 83 Board of Education passed its amended annual budget for the 2018-19 school year at its meeting on Tuesday and began preparations for the 2019-20 budget. Secretary-Treasurer Alanna Cameron took the Board through the changes in the amended $83,753,585 million annual budget which occurred since the preliminary …

Collaborating to improve student learning

In the year the newly formed Instructional Leadership Team has been in existence, vice-principal and team member Jen Findlay reports a lot has been accomplished! “Members of this team have accomplished a lot in a very short period of time,” she commented, noting that there have been 86 different collaborations …

Libraries changing!

District Teacher-Librarian Geri Ellis and Vice-Principal Steve Drapala introduced trustees to the changing world of libraries to Library Learning Commons in a presentation at The Board of Education meeting on Tuesday at Pleasant Valley Secondary School in Armstrong. This past year Carlin Elementary Middle School, with Teacher-Librarian Geri Ellis, has …

Field trips approved

The paperwork has caught up and the two field trips that were originally presented at the January Board of Education meeting were given approval in principle to proceed. The first trip given approval is to Paris, France by Salmon Arm Secondary (Jackson) while the other is to Italy and Greece, …

Adrenaline Dance Team

Pleasant Valley Secondary School’s very accomplished Adrenaline Dance Team, instructed by teacher Delaina Larson, performed at the SD83 Board of Education meeting at Pleasant Valley Secondary School on February 19.

Students win!

And the winner is . . . . Shuswap Middle School! Winning video Students in Sue Whitehead and Bev Dewitt’s Grade 6-7 classes, with the support of their teachers, Indigenous Education Worker Tara Willard and Elder Mike Arnouse, have won the B.C.-wide Great Waters Challenge for their Indigenous Perspective on …