Changes to meet new standards

In SD83 schools you may notice that some water fountains may have signage saying “please run for 60 seconds before drinking”, the fountain may be blocked off, or taps may be labeled “not potable water”. This is because the standards set by Health Canada for the allowable amount of lead in drinking water have …

Ready, Set, Learn events

A Ready, Set, Learn event will take place in every elementary school in the North Okanagan-Shuswap between February and March 2020. These are free early learning events that are open to families and caregivers with children who are 3 to 5 years old and not yet attending Kindergarten. Families and their children who …

LRFP consultation

Important planning/consultation sessions are taking place for the SD83 Board’s Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP). As part of this consultation process the Board is hosting public sessions around the district. On Thursday, January 16th at 6 p.m. there is a public session at Eagle River Secondary School for the Sicamous/Malakwa …

Info on snow days!

Many are wondering if there will be school tomorrow. At this time it is expected school will be in session. As always, if parents have safety concerns they can choose whether or not to send their child(ren) to school. If it becomes necessary to close the schools, information will be …

Consultation tonight

This is a reminder that important planning/consultation sessions are taking place for the SD83 Board’s Long Range Facilities Plan. As part of this consultation process the Board is hosting public sessions around the district. Tuesday, January 7th at 6 p.m. is the first session and it is for the Enderby/Grindrod …

Parent/student info sessions

Over the next few weeks there will be a series of information sessions for Grade 9/10 students and their parents on the Ministry of Education’s numeracy and/or literacy assessment. The Grade 10 Numeracy Assessment is a provincial assessment that assesses student proficiency in numeracy. It is a graduation requirement and …