Pink Shirt Day

I was honoured to be invited to South Broadview yesterday to talk about the importance of kindness and inclusion as ways to make our students and communities better and stronger.  Was impressed by the leadership students at South Broadview who organized a great assembly.  The students and staff also had …

Teacher Learning Sessions

Long after the bell to go home, many of our SD83 teachers are at the DESC learning about how to support students with understanding fractions under the leadership of District Math Coordinator Val Edgell.  In another room, teachers are working on reading assessments to better support our students and how we …

Parent Curriculum Night

We had 45 parents show up for an evening of information and great questions regarding the new curriculum and the new grad program. Pat Duncan, Superintendent of Learning with the Ministry of Education, presented in the afternoon to 40 School District educators and then in the evening to 45 parents. …

Parent Night, Feb. 6, New Graduation Program

We are excited to have Pat Duncan from the Ministry of Education presenting to our community and parents on February 6th, 6:30 p.m. at Sullivan campus (Salmon Arm Secondary) Theatre.  Come here about the New Graduation Program and what it means for our students. Pat Duncan parent session

Report Conferences Well Received by Parents

We recently had our second year of Student-Parent-Teacher Conferences and followed that by surveying both our parents and teachers to see how they are being received and if they are valued.  Below is a link to more information and to survey results.  Reporting Conferences

Math Problem of the Week -Level 5

Painting the Fence – need to know your fractions for this one!  Every week our Numeracy Co-ordinator sends out 5 different Math Problems for teachers for students and families to work on.  There are different levels for different challenges.  Level 5 is a the most challenging.  So here is a …