Off to Kindergarten?

Do you have, or know of a child headed to kindergarten in September? WELCOME! Kindergarten registration for September 2019 is open! If you have not already done so, please go to your neighbourhood school and register your child. We have some information which may be useful: Unsure of which school …

Enjoy your break!

It looks like the weather is taking a turn for the better just in time! Have a wonderful Spring Vacation! The final day of school before Spring Vacation is Friday, March 15. Spring Vacation is for two weeks and runs from March 18-29. Welcome back to school on Monday, April …

2019-2020 Calendar Set

The District Calendar for 2019-20 was approved at the Board of Education of School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) meeting at the DESC on Tuesday. The new calendar was finalized in collaboration with NOSTA and after a survey of the public. Superintendent Peter Jory explained that they were looking for …

Changing trajectories

Over the past eight years, starting with a small program and now building to eight schools, SD83’s literacy intervention teachers are working hard to change the educational trajectory of grade one children struggling the most to learn how to read. Jen Kelly, Literacy Helping Teacher, updated the Board on the …

Board briefs

Board Strategic Planning Session Later this Spring the Board will be doing a session to develop a workplan for the upcoming school year. Trustee Amanda Krebs commented the Board is not re-doing the District’s strategic plan but rather is putting together a working plan for the whole year so they …

Board approves governance policies

With discussion about each one, a number of policies regarding board governance were given first reading at the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Board of Education meeting at the District Education Support Centre (DESC) on Tuesday. These policies already exist, but are being fine tuned with revisions and updates …