Quilting for a cause!

A quilt and a wall hanging have turned into dollars for food for students-in-need! Recently Shuswap Middle School (SMS) counsellor Sandy Little quilted a “Conquer COVID-19” scrappy lap quilt and wall hanging. With the help of her daughter, Molly, they decided to offer a “gift opportunity” to other SD83 staff …

Committee of the Whole

The 2020/21 Preliminary Operating Budget and the draft Long Range Facilities Plan will be under discussion at the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Committee of the Whole meeting on Wednesday, June 10 at 3 p.m. The meeting will be recorded and a link will be posted on the SD83 …

Cleaning up anxiety!

After the strong message of stay at home to stay safe, there was some anxiety in many places around the school district with the “re-start” of in-class learning. At Salmon Arm West Elementary School this anxiety level was lowered by their custodian, who cleaned up and cleared up much of …

Grad different but memorable at ALF

A.L. Fortune Secondary School (ALF) in Enderby, like other high schools in the province and across the country, have had to find a new way to recognize its graduating students this year and it turns out with everyone pitching in the results are memorable . . . even awesome! “Although …

Thank you community!

The senior team at SD83 wants to thank our parents and communities for helping the first day of school “re-start” to go so well. “Our staff were delighted to have students back in our schools, and really appreciate our communities help and support,” said Superintendent of Schools Peter Jory. Jory noted …