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Posted On Friday, September 13, 2019

Flower and Heart TributeFrom the regular meeting of the Board of Education. Trustees allocated $70,000 from the district business company, Global Education, to replace classroom and school supplies at Parkcrest Elementary lost in last Thursday’s fire. This and more from Monday's meeting. Read Board Notes here . 

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Posted On Thursday, September 12, 2019

logoSuperintendent of Schools Alison Sidow calls an agreement between the district, the City of Kamloops and the Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops to provide for the relocation of the TREC Bridges Program a great example of agencies pulling together for the benefit of students.
 “We are grateful to both the City of Kamloops and to the Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops for their generous assistance in making this arrangement possible,” said Sidow.
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Posted On Thursday, September 12, 2019

Four DirectionsWhen a recent fire destroyed Parkcrest Elementary School, two long-time district partners reached out with offers of space for School District No. 73’s Four Directions (4D) Program.
Four Directions students will start school at 9 am on Monday, Sept. 16 in the Xchange Lab at the newly constructed United Way building at 285 Tranquille Road.
The Xchange Lab is space dedicated for Thompson Rivers University, which will serve as a community research hub for students,...

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Posted On Thursday, September 12, 2019

School SuppliesTrustees allocated $70,000 to Parkcrest Elementary to replace classroom and school supplies lost in last Thursday’s fire.
Parkcrest Elementary teachers, who were preparing for the first day of school at George Hilliard Elementary, were told by SD73 Director of Finance Trina Cassidy, that the board  had allocated $50,000 from its business company to help them replace their professional teaching resources at Monday night’s board meeting.
The first motion,...

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Posted On Tuesday, September 10, 2019

SD73 Career Ed The Ministry of Education has designated Career Development as the third pillar of Education in the newly redesigned curriculum. This means that every student K-12 will have Career Education as a course. In the ever-changing world that we live in, educators will need to help students plan for a future where they are expected to have 7-12 careers.   With many jobs, and careers not yet invented it becomes crucial to teach our students how to identify their own competencies,...
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