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Posted On Sunday, January 17, 2021

On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 the District was informed of positive cases of COVID-19 in three of its schools.
Juniper Ridge Elementary , exposure Jan. 11, 2021
South Kamloops Secondary , exposure Jan. 12 and 13, 2021
Valleyview Secondary , exposure Jan. 11, 2021
The school community members affected are self-isolating at home with support from local public health teams. All families of each of the three schools were notified by email Sunday afternoon.
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Posted On Friday, January 15, 2021

Parents as Career CoachesPlanning for life after graduation in today’s world includes considering the fact there are many pathways to careers in addition to the traditional idea of pursuing academic studies at a college or university.
To help parents and guardians navigate these pathways with their children, the District will host Parents as Educators and Career Coaches, an interactive virtual workshop, on Wed. Feb. 3, 2021.
“Often, students pick courses based on their immediate...

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Posted On Friday, January 15, 2021

Board Notes Jan. 11, 2021From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. Find out about the Importance of Early Learning, COVID update and land disposal in Chase. Read Board Notes here.

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Posted On Thursday, January 14, 2021

Early learning presentation to the Board of EducationThe Board of Education learned the District is well-prepared to meet the new focus on early learning from the Ministry of Education, at its regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021.
“Everything we are hearing from the new government and our new Education Minister (Jennifer Whiteside) is that early learning and preschool is very high on their priority list,” said interim superintendent, Dr. Terry Sullivan. “I think we can expect to see developments over the...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Dr. Rhonda NixonA new superintendent and CEO has been hired for SD73. The Board of Education of School District No. 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) has appointed Dr. Rhonda Nixon to the role starting July 1, 2021.
“The Board is confident that Dr. Nixon has the experience, credentials and dedication to excellence in education to continue the tradition of strong leadership within the District,” said Rhonda Kershaw, Chair, Board of Education.
Dr. Nixon brings many accomplishments from...

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