The history of games

It was a different type of gaming station than most kids are used to playing but it was extremely popular all the same! Students at Highland Park Elementary were treated to a rather unique history lesson in a workshop that concluded with board games and story time led by SD83 …

ASL workshop

In a fun, engaging workshop a group of kindergarten to grade 4 students from School District No. 83 took part in an American Sign Language (ASL) activity day at the District Education Support Centre (DESC). The workshop was led by John Warren and Terry Maloney, who are both from the …

Grant enables project

M.V. Beattie Elementary is thrilled to have received an ArtStarts Grant for $10,000 for students to embark on an inquiry project into “Yi7élye – This Place”. The inquiry based project will unfold over the course of the entire school year. It will be cross curricular and will enhance some projects …

Chosen for art jury

After a successful application for M.V. Beattie’s “Yi7élye – This Place” inquiry project, Vce-Principal Mishel Quaal received an email asking if she would consider being an ArtStarts grant jury member. Quaal said she was thrilled to join the other four jury members from BC and bring an Indigenous educators perspective. …

New skis for schools

South Canoe, Grindrod, Ranchero, Salmon Arm West and Shuswap Middle schools are headed into the winter season with some new nordic ski equipment! Pat Danforth, retired teacher and a member of the Elementary School Pirate Loppet and its Skis for Schools program, is pleased to announce that thanks to a …

Synopsis of Board Meeting

Long Range Facilities Plan Consultation Timeline A long range facilities plan consultation timeline was approved by the Board of Education at its meeting at Carlin Elementary Middle School on Tuesday, November 19. The planned timeline, which will kick into high gear in January, will include multiple meetings around the school …