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Posted On Friday, November 27, 2020

VSO virtual music roomThe Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is coming to classrooms in the district through an online program called Concert Hall that will offer music, lessons and master classes through a virtual music room.
“Teachers in every classroom in the district have access,” said Janet McCloy, district arts education coordinator. “Even if they just want to have music playing in the background for kids, this is available to them.”
The VSO created the program as...

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Posted On Friday, November 27, 2020

SKSS Art Exhibition 2021This year, the South Kamloops Secondary Arts Annual Art Exhibition is virtual.
  An Illustrated Journey l Kamloops 2021   is inspired by local nature. The images are the result of a workshop with artist and illustrator Anisha Parekh (who is currently a student at Thompson Rivers University) followed by a field trip to the BC Wildlife Park.
The students’ 2021 calendar features many of these images. SKSS Arts Education teacher Lisa Yamaoka said students...

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Posted On Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Board Notes Nov. 23, 2020From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. All about student advisory council connects and an update to early closures. Read Board Notes here .

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Posted On Wednesday, November 25, 2020

District Student Advisory Council presentation to the Board of EducationTwo secondary student representatives of the District Student Advisory Council explained to the Board of Education at its regular meeting Nov. 23 how students are experiencing COVID-19.
South Kamloops Secondary students Thea Wells, grade 11, and Hayden Koppes, grade 12, are two of 20 students, in grades 9 to 12 from middle and secondary schools across the district, who sit on the District Student Advisory Council for the 2020-2021 school year.
“The purpose of the...

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Posted On Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Raeshelle PascualGrade 12 students who studied career development during the first term have unveiled their Capstone projects across the district, as part of their Career Life Connections course. Career development is an important part of the new BC Curriculum and these projects, where students connect learning and life to post-secondary ambitions, are now a requirement for graduation.
“In 90 per cent of the classes that we take at school, we are learning about something external ,”...

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