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Posted On Friday, October 11, 2019

From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. All about Leadership Development Program candidates, information about early learning and our Kindergarten programs, and Aboriginal Education Funding highlights are just a few of the items discussed at the Oct. 7 Board of Education meeting. Read Board Notes here .

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Posted On Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Getting children ready for KindergartenThe district is working to establish relationships with families before they register their five-year-old children for Kindergarten.
“It’s important that we know ahead of time who is coming, what school they want to attend, and whether they will require additional resources,” said Marianne Vande Pol, district early years coordinator, in a presentation to the Board of Education rmeeting Oct. 7. “This helps us better prepare to welcome students and to...

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Posted On Monday, October 07, 2019

Jordan Smith receives award for excellenceKamloops Teacher Jordan Smith received a Premier's Award for Excellence in Education during a ceremony at Government House in Victoria Oct. 4 . She won the award in the category of Indigenous Education. 
Smith is a teacher and program coordinator at Twin Rivers Education Centre and an Aboriginal School of Choice, Four Directions school. Smith works hard to connect students with Indigenous culture and history and to create an environment of safety and belonging. Each...

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Posted On Friday, October 04, 2019

Blue BotStudents and teachers from 18 elementary schools across the district recently participated in a Robotics Leaders and Mentors Day at the Henry Grube Education Centre.
“They will take what they learn here back to their schools to work with other teachers and students,” said Elizabeth deVries , the district’s technology coordinator.
The session offered the leaders and mentors a chance to work with three different platforms, called Edison, Blue Bot and...

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Posted On Tuesday, October 01, 2019

From the regular meeting of the Board of Education.  All about numeracy, the annual report of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity, an update on Parkcrest/Twin Rivers and a deep dive into the District finances with the Financial Statement Discussion and Analysis Report and audited financial statements. Read Board Notes here .  

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