School Fees

Superintendent Peter Jory brought information to the Board on the current fee structure for students, saying there was a great deal of variety from school to school and he would like to have consistency across the district. He also stated he felt in some cases the fees did not fully …

District Calendar set

The District Calendar for 2019-20 was approved at the Board of Education of School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) meeting at the DESC on Tuesday. The new calendar was finalized in collaboration with NOSTA and after a survey of the public. Superintendent Peter Jory explained that they were looking for …

Claim medals at Skills event

UPDATED: Two more students win medals! SD83’s medal tally climbs as students win gold in regional Skills Canada competition! Jack Krebbers and Jesse Stang won gold in the regional Skills Canada in the TV/Video editing competition. This competition was a “virtual” event and students competed at their home schools and …

Asbestos incident

There was a potential health risk at Silver Creek Elementary when a small area of drywall mud containing asbestos was cut with a utility knife during construction.  “Ensuring our students have a safe and caring learning environment is always our top priority. School District 83 takes full responsibility for the administrative oversight that led to …

Be in the “Know”

Are you wondering about the new curriculum and graduation exams? Or what about new terminology being bandied about such as Know, Do and Understand? Core Competencies of Communication, Critical Thinking and Personal Responsibility? How about Big Ideas, Content and Curricular Competencies? An interactive presentation explaining this and more is coming …

Art prints donated

The walls of South Canoe Elementary are going to be inspiring to students as prints by world renowned artist Robert Bateman and nationally-recognized local artist Valerie Rogers will soon be decorating them! Robert Bateman started his career as a secondary geography and fine arts teacher and he has been an …