FSA Tests Support Student Learning

Superintendent of Schools/CEO Peter Jory discusses the upcoming FSA test In the coming weeks, students in grade 4 and grade 7 will be participating in the Foundation Skills Assessment Test, also known as the “FSA”. This is a provincially mandated standardized test that uses broad metrics to determine whether students …

New Requirements for Volunteer Drivers

School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) will be adding new requirements for volunteer drivers starting in September of 2019. These requirements, already in place for employees, will add a necessary measure of safety and security to our students as they travel in private vehicles to school sanctioned events, while bringing …

Back to School Greetings!

Greetings, everyone! This is the time of year where everyone connected to the school system turns their minds from summer vacation to coming back to school. It is helpful for me to have a full year under my belt and be moving into September with a far greater understanding of …

Strategic Plan and Communication Survey Results

This spring the School District No. 83 Communication Committee asked staff and stakeholders to participate in a quick survey that focused on our Strategic Plan Goals, with an additional focus on district communication in support of organizational efficiency. The purpose of the survey was to provide baseline data in measuring perceptions regarding the work we do …