Newsletter for parents

Check out the November edition of the SD83 Newsline. This newsletter includes an update from Superintendent of Schools/CEO Peter Jory, a touching rendition of the Last Post by a PVSS student, information on an upcoming consultation and survey, helping students deepen their knowledge of math, and more! Click here for …

Teaching kids to think deeply about math

What do you get when 38 middle and high school math teachers, plus one university math professor and researcher are together in a room?Answer: laughter, excitement, and eagerly working on math problems for six hours (this is not a joke). What do you get when this learning is applied to …

At the end of the dock

Sometimes when you are in school it is hard to think of something to write about. Shuswap Middle School Grade 7 teacher Chelsea Verney and Jenna Schmidt, who is in her final practicum as a student teacher and who is working with Verney, gave their students a “conversation starter” to …

Continued consultation on Long Range Facilities Plan

SD83 is continuing the consultation process around the development of its long range facilities plan particularly in the greater Salmon Arm area. Over the past year numerous consultations have been held throughout the school district with parents, community, municipal and regional governments and staff. Options have been determined in many …

Board elections

Trustees will be holding elections for the Board of Education of School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) at a special meeting of the Board on Thursday, November 12 at 3 p.m. at the District Education Support Centre (DESC). Trustees will elect the chairperson, vice-chairperson, and representatives to the B.C. School …

Early dismissal day

Just a reminder that Thursday, November 19th is an Early Dismissal Day for all SD83 elementary schools (except for Falkland which is Nov. 26), plus Carlin and Len Wood Middle Schools. This time will be used for teachers to facilitate formal goal-setting conferences with students and parents. Most conferences will …