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Posted On Monday, August 19, 2019

Back to SchoolAs we all prepare for the first day of school, here is the information you need to help you make a smooth transition from the summer break to the new term that begins for most students on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Details about registration, the first day of school, school bus times and school supplies are below. 
New Student Registration
All district schools will be open for registration of all students who are new to the district on August 27, 28 and 29. Parents...

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Posted On Friday, July 12, 2019

C7istktn at Quaaot LodgeA grant for $30,000 from the Aurora Rotary Club of Kamloops will expand Aboriginal learning for students throughout School District 73.
Taking a page from the recent dugout canoe project at Brocklehurst Middle School, students will help plan and construct a c7istktn, a traditional winter pit house of the Secwepemc people.
To be located at the McQueen Lake Environmental Centre, the District’s C7istktn project will focus on how Aboriginal people organized communally:...

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Posted On Monday, July 08, 2019

Jordan SmithSchool District No. 73 is well represented with four 2019 finalists chosen for the Premiers’ Awards for Excellence in Education and they all have one thing in common.
“Each one of them has created partnerships with agencies or community groups outside the classroom, and then leveraged these partnerships to create more authentic experiences for students,” said Alison Sidow , SD73 Superintendent of Schools. “We are very proud of their achievements, and...

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Posted On Friday, July 05, 2019

Host families needed for international studentsStudents from 17 countries will attend classes in Kamloops starting this fall, and more host families are needed. School District No. 73 is planning for 290 students to be spending one or two semesters here during the 2019 – 2020 school year.
“At any given time there are between 150 to 170 host families who accommodate our international students, and because of the expected numbers we are planning for, we are hoping to find an additional 20 families,” said...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 03, 2019

KMC and SD73 agreementSchool District No. 73 (SD73) and the Kamloops Music Collective (KMC) are pleased to announce they have entered into a formal agreement that will benefit Kamloops youth and SD73 students through music programs.
Under the terms of the agreement, SD73 will provide $15,000 annually in funding that will help offset the cost of facilities rental costs, which will help keep the cost of the Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music (KISSM) as low as possible for students.
“The...

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