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Posted On Friday, September 24, 2021

Moon and Stars Dear Parents and Caregivers:
It’s hard to believe that it’s almost the end of September. Students and staff are preparing for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (September 30). Barb Hamblett, principal of Valleyview Secondary, recounted how they are furthering Truth and Reconciliation in her school.
Truth and Reconciliation in Valleyview Secondary
Principal Hamblett explained, “We have a committee called Téxemnem-kt meaning...

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Posted On Monday, September 20, 2021

Board Notes Sept. 13, 2021From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. All about in-school vaccination clinics, more FTE teaching staff for elementary, and audited financial statements. Read Board Notes here .

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Posted On Friday, September 17, 2021

Clearwater Secondary Dear Parents and Caregivers:
Last week, we appreciated seeing new and old friends and being back into a routine. While it will take time to settle, it is always helpful to remind ourselves of why we do this work. Each week, I look forward to sharing inspiring stories from our schools.
Clearwater Secondary
This week, I spoke with Darren Coates, principal of Clearwater Secondary School, and he shared how “one of the biggest changes this year compared to last...

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Posted On Tuesday, September 14, 2021

McQueen lake Forestry and Environmental Studies CampThere’s a great learning opportunity at McQueen Lake this fall for secondary students considering forestry or environment careers.
The Forestry and Environmental Studies Camp is planned for Oct. 14 and 15 at the McQueen Lake Environmental Education Centre.
Grade 10, 11, and 12 students can apply to attend the two-day hands-on camp to learn about careers involving the opportunity to learn and experience numerous careers that are connected to forest management and...

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Posted On Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Youth in TradesFor high school students thinking about career options, maybe $1000 and a few high school credits will help with the decision process.
According to Kerry Gairdner, District Vice-Principal of Career Programs with School District No.73 (Kamloops-Thompson) there is no time to waste if high school students want to make the most of their work experience and an opportunity to earn credits towards graduation.
Deadline to register is September 29.  Formerly known as the Secondary...

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