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Posted On Thursday, January 17, 2019

Preparing salmon EDUCATION TOPIC
  Connection to Land and Place
Three questions guided Four Directions Secondary School ’s inquiry, supported by an Inquiry and Innovation funding grant, during the 2017-2018 school year. Four Directions teachers  Jordan Smith ,  Courtney Bruin  and  Courtney Markin , together with their students, provided an overview of the program’s success in exploring the four topics: How do food decisions affect our...

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Posted On Thursday, January 17, 2019

Westsyde ElementarySchool District 73 will begin the consultation process to re-draw the David Thompson Elementary catchment area and re-open Westsyde Elementary School for September 2019.  Trustees approved the recommendations on Jan. 14.
The David Thompson Elementary parent community is invited to a town hall meeting to discuss the changes on January 30, at 7 p.m. at David Thompson Elementary School. The board will continue to receive petitions and presentations from the community until...

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Posted On Wednesday, January 16, 2019

GETT at TRU January 2019Nearly 70 girls in Grades 7, 8 and 9 from schools across School District #73 spent two days exploring trades and technology at Thompson Rivers University January 10 and 11.
Industry guest speakers from companies ranging from mining to software engineering were on hand to provide job training information and to answer questions. The students were also able to try out their skills at several work stations set up at TRU. These included carpentry, refrigeration, power engineering...

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Posted On Wednesday, January 16, 2019

DigiPen Academy Tech StudentsDigiPen Tech Academy students will be presenting their final projects to industry judges, district administrators and friends and family Jan. 17 at Sahali Secondary School, starting at 7 p.m.
DigiPen is a Trades and Technology program where students from all secondary schools (and other districts) can attend for one semester. They spend all day, every day learning how to program, design and build video games.
“Students have been working collaboratively for four weeks...

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Posted On Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Fish HatcheryHow do food decisions affect our well-being in all areas of our lives? How can traditional methods of subsistence be preserved over time? What can we learn from Indigenous peoples to help us conserve and restore B.C. salmon?
These questions guided  Four Directions Secondary School ’s inquiry, supported by an Inquiry and Innovation funding grant, during the 2017-2018 school year. Four Directions Teachers  Jordan Smith ,  Courtney Bruin  and  Courtney...

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