Ready, Set, Learn!

Ready, Set, Learn events are currently taking place in every elementary school in School District No. 83. Early Learning Co-ordinator Jennifer Findlay reports there have been five sessions so far with a total of 95 preschoolers and their families taking part. Ready, Set, Learn events are free early learning events …

Pirate Loppet fun

Almost 500 young cross country skiers took part in the annual Larch Hills Pirate Loppet on Friday, February 1, 2019. The blasting cannon, which signals the start of the loppet, sets the tone as skiers, teachers and organizers alike dress up in their best pirate attire for the fun event! …

Beat the Winter Blues!

Healthy Schools Co-ordinator Laura Paiement is encouraging SD83 families to be active together! The Move and Groove Challenge 2019 for staff, students and families is on! Paiement comments that all SD83 staff, students, and families are invited to participate in this fun challenge that promotes health and wellness for those in our communities. Each day in …

Peeking into the future

Grade 4 to 6 students at South Canoe Elementary’s Outdoor Learning Program recently had the opportunity to spend a day at Salmon Arm Secondary Sullivan’s Campus to take a quick peek into what the “big kids” are doing and what courses they might be interested in when they get there! …

DAC sold

The Downtown Activity Centre (DAC) has been sold. School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Secretary-Treasurer Alanna Cameron reports the sale of the DAC building was finalized at the end of January 2019 to Paramjit Singh Chahal. Cameron adds that the district also signed a five-and-a-half year lease agreement for a …