Enterprise risk management

Secretary Treasurer Nicole Bittante noted at the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday evening that as part of the Watson Advisory Report it was recommended that the district complete a risk management report. “The Office of the Auditor General has also recommended that all school districts in B.C. conduct an …

Long term service recognition

Employees who have been with the district for 30 and 20 years were recognized with a token of appreciation and refreshments at the board meeting at the District Education Support Centre on Tuesday. Introduced by Ryan Brennan, Director of Instruction (Human Resources), all of the honourees were congratulated by Official …

Wellness Centre update

Wellness Centre Presentation “We expected when we started there was a large need. I don’t think anyone involved actually anticipated what would happen, the response we did get. It was a little overwhelming. The need is huge,” commented Wellness Centre Co-ordinator Monica Kriese as she and Dr. Richard Currie updated …

Board Authority/Authorized Courses

Presented with revised Ministry expectations regarding Renewed Curriculum, School District No. 83 staff conducted a review of Board/Authority Authorized (BAA) course offerings to determine what changes needed to be made. At the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Board of Education meeting on June 19 Vice Principal Chelsea Nyeste reported …

Open house at South Canoe

It was a happy group of children, parents and staff who attended the Open House at South Canoe Elementary, the home of School District No. 83’s outdoor learning program, Thursday evening. After several years of planning, and with just over 100 students registered for the program, the program of choice …

Bus accident and incident at school

Two incidents have affected our school district over the past 24 hours. On Wednesday afternoon one of our school buses was involved in a multi-vehicle accident in the Armstrong area. One student and two staff members were on the bus when the accident occurred. Fortunately, no one on the bus …