Meeting postponed

The Committee of the Whole Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 24 has been postponed. Under discussion was to have been policy around livestreaming board meetings, student graduation data, the Framework for Enhancing Student Learning website, and a request around additional funding/information for staff self-isolating due to COVID who no longer …

Candygrams for charity

It takes more than a pandemic to stop the Candygram charity tradition at Shuswap Middle School and on February 11th the student representatives of the campaign were able to present a $1,000 cheque to the Salmon Arm Food Bank with proceeds from the event. Under the leadership of the “Purple …

February Board Synopsis

The draft district calendar for the 2021-22 school year, the Board’s amended 2020-21 budget, and a hockey academy at Pleasant Valley Secondary were just some of the items receiving approval at the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 16. District Achievement Results UpGraduation …

District grad rates up

Graduation rates continue to climb in School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap), including a very positive result for SD83’s Indigenous students.Superintendent Peter Jory reported to the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday that there was really good news on the achievement front …