Congratulations retirees!

The Board of Education of School District No. 83 would like express its appreciation for your service and best wishes in the future to all those who are retiring this year. The Board would also like to express thanks to retiring Assistant Superintendent Carl Cooper for his exceptional educational leadership. …

Board of Education meeting

The School District No. 83 Board of Education (North Okanagan-Shuswap) meeting will be livestreamed Tuesday, June 16 at 6 p.m. To join the meeting please click on this link at just before 6 p.m. There will be a question and answer period. Several major items are on the agenda including …

Lending a hand

Some students from Grindrod Elementary spent Monday afternoon helping their community prepare for high water! Grindrod Principal Jeff Abbott comments students from the school’s Grade 5-7 class walked to Grindrod Park from the school and spent the afternoon sandbagging. “They wanted to help support the community as Shuswap River is …

Budget, long range plan discussed at meeting

The 2020-21 Preliminary Annual Budget and the next steps for the draft Long Range Facilities Plan were under discussion at the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap)’s Committee of the Whole meeting on Wednesday. As the meeting started Board Chairperson Amanda Krebs, on behalf of the trustees, sent best wishes …

Wasp nests and renos!

Construction work going on at South Canoe Elementary has resulted in an interesting find and will also result in an upgraded look by the time students head back to school in September! As part of work to upgrade the school, SD83 carpenters, Jonathan Paull and Daylon Gray were removing soffiting …

Salmon Arm West featured in Ministry update

The Ministries of Education and Health regularly share updates, which SD83 is sharing with our parents and communities. Tuesday’s also included a good news in education story about Salmon Arm West and custodian Connie Schikowski. On June 9th, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced 9 new cases (one new epi-linked case …