Author: <span>Communications</span>

Students do well at BCs

Students from Pleasant Valley Secondary, Len Wood, Salmon Arm Secondary Jackson, and Salmon Arm Secondary Sullivan qualified to take part in the Track and Field provincials held in Langley June 9-11. Len WoodAnna Melvin won silver in the Women’s Javelin throw (Grade 8).10th in the women 200 dash (Gr. 8), …

Culinary program wins award!

A big congratulations to Red Seal Chef Nimmi Erasmus and the culinary arts program at Salmon Arm Secondary School (Sullivan Campus) for being the recipient of this year’s Farm to School BC Pollinator Award. Nimmi, who instructs the program at SAS, has been integrating Farm to School principles into the SAS cafeteria, including …

Have skills will travel!

The SD83 Mountain Bike Academy students from Jackson found themselves testing their mechanical skills in a different way on June 8 as they worked with Marni Abbott-Peter from Let’s Play BC and Mike Jalmarson from National Seating and Mobility to do the yearly maintenance on the sport wheelchairs which are …

New school bus app

SD83 Transportation Manager Andrea Kathrein would like to let parents of bus students know that the transportation department is introducing a new school bus app called Traversa Ride 360 (also known as Tyler’s My Ride K-12). Rather than sending bus information postcards in the mail, parents and students can now …