Synopsis of March Board of Education meeting

Calendar approved for 2020-21: The Board approved in principle the District Calendar for the 2020-21 School Year. The survey for the calendar will remain open for another week.View Calendar here International Trips Cancelled: Concerned about student safety and possibly being caught in a quarantine, the Board of Trustees decided to cancel the …

Spaghetti bridge and welding medals

Eagle River Secondary students have been bringing home the prizes after two recent spaghetti bridge building competitions held at regional Skills Canada events. SD83 students have taken part in two competitions, one at Okanagan College in Kelowna and the other at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops. At Okanagan College, in …

Math Challengers event

Shuswap Middle School’s math team attended the Math Challengers competition at Okanagan College in Kelowna on February 21. At this competition students take part in various math activities, in groups and as individuals, and are then scored on their performance to determine winners. Teacher Gilbert Hobart explains this was the …

Meeting for 2021 trip to Ecuador

Students in grades 9-12 interested in taking part in the service learning trip with Me to We are invited to an information meeting on Thursday, March 11 at 6 p.m. at South Broadview Elementary Library. At the Feb. 11 meeting it was determined the trip for 2021 would be going …

Consultation meeting and two surveys

School District No. 83 students, staff, parents, and community members have been participating in consultation sessions around the school district. There is one more public session scheduled, which will focus on the North Shuswap, Sorrento and Carlin areas, on March 11 at 6 p.m. at Sorrento Elementary School. Information and …

Coronavirus update

SD83 would like to share the latest update from the Government of B.C. on COVID-19. Update March 6, 2020  B.C. announces its BC Pandemic Coordination Plan in response to COVID-19, a worldwide public health outbreak. There have been 21 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in B.C., four people have recovered, one …