Wellness Centre update

Wellness Centre Presentation “We expected when we started there was a large need. I don’t think anyone involved actually anticipated what would happen, the response we did get. It was a little overwhelming. The need is huge,” commented Wellness Centre Co-ordinator Monica Kriese as she and Dr. Richard Currie updated …

Board Authority/Authorized Courses

Presented with revised Ministry expectations regarding Renewed Curriculum, School District No. 83 staff conducted a review of Board/Authority Authorized (BAA) course offerings to determine what changes needed to be made. At the School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Board of Education meeting on June 19 Vice Principal Chelsea Nyeste reported …

Open house at South Canoe

It was a happy group of children, parents and staff who attended the Open House at South Canoe Elementary, the home of School District No. 83’s outdoor learning program, Thursday evening. After several years of planning, and with just over 100 students registered for the program, the program of choice …

Bus accident and incident at school

Two incidents have affected our school district over the past 24 hours. On Wednesday afternoon one of our school buses was involved in a multi-vehicle accident in the Armstrong area. One student and two staff members were on the bus when the accident occurred. Fortunately, no one on the bus …

In case of flooding

As everyone in the region closely watches the water levels, we are communicating with you in anticipation of potential road closures impacting student transportation. The situation in most areas of the district is stable as of today, but could change on short notice with warmer temperatures or even a small amount of rain. …

Former school for sale

Property for Sale School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) is seeking expressions of interest from community groups, public or private organizations for the purchase of the Downtown Activity Centre (former Salmon Arm Elementary School) 1.023 acres of property zoned C-2 (Town Centre Commercial) 3,053 square metre building Property is on …