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Posted On Friday, October 22, 2021

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
Thank you for working patiently together through ongoing changes in COVID-19 measures. I appreciate how we continue to be partners in helping children stay in school and be healthy and safe.
Seamless Day Kindergarten
On October 19, 2021, following the provincial announcement by Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education, our first Seamless Day Kindergarten pilot program at Arthur Hatton Elementary School was announced . This program...

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Posted On Friday, October 15, 2021

Moon and StarsOctober has been a month of special days, notably World Teachers’ Day (Oct. 5) and World Mental Health Day (Oct. 10). Everyone has a favourite teacher who has made a positive difference in their life. This past week, I visited Chase Secondary and Haldane Elementary Schools and learned how teachers have implemented Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), which is central to how students, parents, and staff are developing students’ positive behaviour, which...
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Posted On Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Moon and Stars Dear Parents and Caregivers:
Thank you for your dedication to helping our children focus on learning and making their health and safety our top priority. Due to the several announcements shared by the Ministries of Health and Education this past week, my update will be about what our district is doing to implement the Provincial Health Officer’s orders and Interior Health guidelines.
On October 1, 2021, the Provincial Health Officer of British Columbia announced...

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Posted On Friday, October 08, 2021

Board Notes Oct. 4, 2021From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. All about Communicable Disease Reporting and Raise-a-Reader fundraising results. Read Board Notes here .

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Posted On Thursday, October 07, 2021

Sadie LevyNorKam Senior Secondary student Sadie Levy inspired the Board of Education with her story of finding her passion within one of the district’s career programs.
SD73 Trades and Transitions Career Development team, led by Kerry Gairdner, District VP of Career Programs, and Sheila Monkman, District Coordinator of Trades and Transitions, introduced the Grade 12 student who has been participating in various trades programs including welding and mechanics since she began her...

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