Author: <span>Communications</span>

Student completion rates

SD83 recently received its five-year high school completion rates for the 2021-22 school year, with data showing the district is just below the provincial average but trending upwards, reports Superintendent Donna Kriger. The provincial average is 87.4 per cent and SD83 came in at 84.3 per cent. This completion rate …

Student Survey results

Some questions were raised and a deeper “dive” is needed after looking at the Ministry of Education’s Student Learning Survey results for SD83, Superintendent Donna Kriger reported to the Board of Education of School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) at its meeting on Tuesday at the District Education Support Centre …

Entry makes top 10!

An entry from Hillcrest Elementary has been chosen as a top 10 finalist in the CBC Music Class Challenge! Over 35,000 students from every province and territory in Canada entered the challenge this year. Hillcrest is the only school in the BC interior to make the top 10! Hillcrest’s music …

Board meeting on Dec. 13

The School District No. 83 Board of Education (North Okanagan-Shuswap) will be holding its first regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. at the District Education Support Centre (DESC). Items on the agenda include the Board’s workplan, the SOFI report, information on the new Indigenous graduation credit, and …

Spreading holiday cheer

An incredible Christmas village with over 1,000 pieces has been put together for students and staff at South Broadview Elementary to enjoy! Brett Sherwood, the daytime custodian at South Broadview Elementary spent hours and hours over the weekend to bring some holiday cheer to the school! Using over 1,000 of …