Board begins Long Range Facilities Plan

The Board of Education adopted the draft 2020-29 Long Range Facilities Plan and will now begin the work of looking at all options, consulting, and then determining which of the options will actually become part of its final plan. The Board is open to discussions on options contained in the …

Students wins athlete of year

Morgan Mills won Female Athlete of the Year at the Vernon AAA Track & Field Awards Night on Monday, Sept. 30. Morgan, who is a student at Pleasant Valley Secondary School in Armstrong, has been a Vernon AAA Track and Field Club (VAAA) member for six years. She is currently …

The teenage brain

A parent presentation on Understanding The Teenage Brain is being held on Monday, October 28 at 7 p.m. at the District Education Support Centre (DESC) in Salmon Arm. Brain Coach Gary Anaka will lead this high energy, fun, surprising workshop which is full of hope and optimism for the future …

Grandparents donate AEDs

A family’s tragedy has inspired them to donate automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to two schools in School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap). On Feb. 10, 2018 the unthinkable happened to Rosemary and Andy Foster when their 15 year old grandson died in his sleep. Rosemary, who found him, did CPR …

Kindergarten 2020 registration soon

Registration opens for Kindergarten, Early French Immersion and the South Canoe Outdoor Learning Program on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 9 a.m. Welcome! This early date allows for more equitable access and better planning. All registrations on this date are treated as equal so there is no need for line-ups! As …