Playgrounds closed

School District No. 83 has joined other school districts and local governments across the province in closing its playgrounds to combat the spread of COVID-19. As of Tuesday, March 24 SD83’s playgrounds, tennis courts and sports courts at all SD83 sites will be closed. Pathways and fields remain open and …

Update from Superintendent

Dear Parents and Guardians,  We hope this update finds you and your family healthy, and that you are doing what you need to do to stay safe in this challenging time. Our paramount concern, as always, is the well-being of our community and all of those within it.   By now, you have likely seen numerous announcements from Federal and Provincial authorities, and you are aware …

School suspended in B.C.

As most have now heard, under the direction of the Provincial Health Officer, the Minister of Education has suspended in-class instruction in all schools in British Columbia until further notice. As this situation is changing rapidly, SD83 wants to assure parents that we are working closely with the Ministry of Education …

Schools, travel and COVID-19

Late Thursday afternoon (March 12) we received some important information from the Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry around schools and COVID-19. LETTER FROM DEPUTY MINISTER OF EDUCATION SCOTT MACDONALD First, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) advised that there is no plan at this time to close public schools in …

Spring Break and COVID-19

Letter from Superintendent/CEO Peter Jory As we look forward to Spring Break and spending time with our families I am writing to share some updated information on the novel coronavirus (COVID‐19). As knowledge of COVID-19 evolves, we continue to use information from Interior Health  & Health Canada to inform our recommendations to keep students and staff safe. …