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Posted On Monday, March 25, 2019

Four Directions Secondary School The Vancouver Foundation has awarded a $246,000 Systems Change Grant to the Four Directions Secondary School in School District No. 73.
Beginning in September 2019 the grant will fund an integrated school program enhancing Four Directions’ current commitment to community and family engagement over a three-year period.  The program,  Community Led Learning - Trans-systemic Spaces in Indigenous Education , is designed to integrate Indigenous ways of knowing...

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Posted On Friday, March 22, 2019

Grad photoGraduation celebrations all focus on that pivotal moment when families and friends gather to watch their grads walk across the stage. Wherever they go from this moment, this is the time to acknowledge their acheivements. Here are the dates, venues and start times for School District No. 73 graduation ceremonies.
2019 Date
School
Venue
Start time
Friday May 24
Barriere Secondary
Barriere Curling Club
6 p.m.
Thursday,...

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Posted On Tuesday, March 19, 2019

police academy outsideKamloops RCMP are putting 22 district secondary students through their paces during Spring Break, covering all parts of policework including working with police dogs.
The program is designed to place students in an RCMP Training Academy environment. It will enable students to experience a variety of activities that a police cadet would experience, but in an encapsulated format. 
Over the course of six days, the students are receiving instruction and lectures in law,...

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Posted On Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Team ColwellCongratulations to SKSS grade 12 student Mitchell Kopytko, who is heading to the National Curling Championships with his  Vernon-based team, Team Colwell.  They won the Boys U18 BC Curling Championship title March 17. They will be heading to Sherwood Park, Alberta, April 2 - 7. 
Other SD73 students also finished well. 
Team Hafeli, competing at their first championships, with students from SKSS and from Sa-hali Secondary, finished 4-3 tied for fourth...

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Posted On Friday, March 15, 2019

Team HafeliTwo Kamloops teams are competing this weekend in the 2019 BC U18 Curling Championships. The Westsyde Whundas’ Boys’ Team Yamada is heading into todays’ (Friday Mar. 15) play with 3 wins under their belts. 
A Kamloops Girls’ curling team is also there: Team Hafeli. Skip Holly Hafeli (grade 8, SKSS) third Hannah O’Neil (grade 11, Sa-Hali Secondary), second Jorja Kopytko (grade 9, SKSS) and lead Natalie Hafeli (grade 8, SKSS). They are Okanagan...

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