Performing arts at EOP

A new slate of performing arts courses, which could be of interest to not only students interested in performing arts but figure skaters and gymnasts as well, will soon be offered by SD83’s Education Outreach Program (EOP). At the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, EOP Principal Reid Findlay presented …

Financial audit committee

An official audit committee is being set up for School District 83, as being recommended by the Ministry of Education for all school districts in B.C. At the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Board of Education meeting on Oct. 16 at the District Education Support Centre, Official Trustee Mike …

Board in brief

Some brief items from the October 16th SD83 Board of Education Meeting Enrolment Report As of September 30th, the date that school districts officially report to the Ministry of Education, the school district had a total of 6,367 full time equivalency (FTE) students. This is up 36 FTE from projections …

Fire Prevention Week

    October 7-13 was Fire Prevention Week in B.C. and many of our students had an opportunity to meet with firefighters and learn about fire safety. This year’s focus was Look, Listen, Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. Fire departments from across Canada (including our school district) raised …

2019 registration starts today!

Does your child start kindergarten in September 2019? Welcome! Kindergarten, Early French Immersion & the Outdoor Learning Program registration is Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All registrations on this date are considered equal so no need to line up! After Oct. 9th the registrations will be …

Summer Slide program

  Two successful summer reading programs, called Summer Slide, were offered by a community partnership of Literacy Alliance of the Shuswap Society (LASS), Shuswap Community Foundation, and School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap). The three partnered to provide extra reading instruction for students in grades 2-4, with one program based …