Setting budget priorities

An increase in the base amount being received from the Ministry of Education, a number of cost pressures being funded, and a small projection for increased enrolment means School District No. 83 is “in the black” as it plans for the 2019-20 school year. At the public budget presentation on …

SAS Speaks!

A spoken word poetry contest is taking place at SAS Sullivan Campus on Wednesday, May 8 at 7 p.m. and you are invited! Spoken word is an oral art that focuses on the aesthetics of word play. It is a term that includes any kind of poetry recited aloud. Students …

Doing their part!

Earth Week was extra busy and educational at Len Wood Middle School! To celebrate Earth Week, which was April 22-26, students and staff at Len Wood planted 350 fir tree plugs at Pleasant Valley Manor. The next day a group of students held a community garbage clean up while others …

Science World visits

Science World’s touring science team is in School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) this week! The On The Road program uses fun, inquiry-based demonstrations to engage students in science, to spark curiosity and to stimulate learning. Carlin Elementary Middle School was first on the tour! Principal Shane Corston commented at …

Valid Reading Program

There was cake, there were presents, there was happiness and pride. A celebration of the achievements of those taking part in the Valid Reading After School Program was held on April 25 at the District Education Support Centre (DESC) with students, parents, teachers, volunteers and program sponsors in attendance! Valid …

Public budget presentation

Interested stakeholders are invited to a public presentation on the proposed 2019-20 school district budget and processes on Wednesday, May 1 at the District Education Support Centre in Salmon Arm. As part of the Board’s annual budget development process, trustees would like to share the priorities that they, along with …