Goal setting in action

Discovering the wonders of geodes and learning what works and what doesn’t was part of the outcome of a young student’s inquiry-based project, which was determined at his goal setting conference. As many know, a part of SD83’s new elementary school reporting process is a goal setting conference with the …

Wilderness safety shared

Shuswap Search and Rescue team and local Adventure Smart Trainers led Hillcrest Elementary School students in an Adventure Smart Training Day on Friday Feb 8, 2019 at Hillcrest. As part of this day, each class participated in a 30-45 minute Adventure Smart presentation in the gym plus 90 minutes of …

Skis for Schools Program

Local teachers and students extend a sincere thank you to SASCU for a grant of $4,700 directed to the Elementary School Pirate Loppet and its Skis For Schools program. Pooled with the $2,800 raised at the 2019 Pirate Loppet, this grant provided a $7,500 ski equipment fund that was divided …

District Elementary Art Fair

Elementary students from throughout the district had their art work on display at Piccadilly Mall in Salmon Arm from March 1-8 as part of the annual SD83 Elementary District Art Fair. On Wednesday, March 6, some students had the opportunity to work with local artisans trying their hands at loom …

Celebrating being kind!

Wednesday, February 27 is Pink Shirt Day and students and staff alike took up the challenge to raise awareness about the importance of being kind and respectful. Inspired by an act of kindness in small-town Nova Scotia in 2007, when a group of teenagers organized a group to wear pink …

Congrats Natalie!

Salmon Arm Secondary student Natalie Wilkie took home a silver medal in the Mixed Relay and a silver medal in the 15 km Cross Country at the World Para Nordic Championships, recently held in Prince George BC. Congratulations!