StrongStart begins in mid-September

Now that the older children have started school are you wondering about something for your toddler? StrongStart is a free school-based program that provides play-based early learning opportunities for children (0 to 5 years old) and their parents or caregivers. SD83 is pleased to offer StrongStart Centres at nine different …

Offerings through EOP

SD83’s Education Outreach Program (EOP) offers students in grades nine through 12 an opportunity to take a course or two outside the regular classroom or to take a full load of courses via on-line learning. Do you want to pick up a course in sports and entertainment marketing, astronomy or …

One more sleep!

The Board of School District No. 83, Superintendent of Schools/CEO Peter Jory and the entire staff want to welcome students to school on on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Hope everyone had a wonderful summer and is refreshed and ready for another great year of learning. Over the summer the schools have …

Three more sleeps!

Three more sleeps and then it’s back to school! Hope you are enjoying the long weekend. Do you hear this at your house? “I’m just not good at math . . . my parents weren’t good at math, my grandparents weren’t good at math . . . it’s just genetic …

Five more sleeps until school starts!

Is your young child anxious about heading to school? Are you wondering why your child is on a gradual entry program? It is natural for a young child to feel anxious about the start of a new school year comments Principal of Early Learning Jennifer Findlay and she would like …

Focus on numeracy

SD83 is increasing our focus and support in the area of numeracy. In its most recent budget, the Board of Education has supported the implementation of a District Numeracy Team of four educators who will be working with all district schools and school teams to support instruction of numeracy concepts. The team …