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Posted On Friday, July 23, 2021

Wildfire Map Areas containing several schools remain under evacuation alerts due to wildfires in Kamloops-Thompson School District.  
At the start of this unusually hot summer and early start to wildfires, a Fire Response Emergency Committee was formed by newly appointed Superintendent, Dr. Rhonda Nixon.  District and school leaders have been keeping a close eye on how evacuation alerts and orders have impacted staff, especially custodial, maintenance, and information...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 13, 2021

SD73_LogoSchool District 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of two new assistant superintendents to the superintendent’s office.
At the Regular Board meeting on June 10, 2021, the Board considered the B.C. government’s Early Learning Framework which has an expanded focus on programming for children from infancy to eight years of age (previously five years of age). The Board paralleled this provincial direction by revising...

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Posted On Monday, July 12, 2021

Wildfire preparednessIt looks like we are in for a smoky summer, filled with news of wildfires and evacuation alerts, and the BC Government has shared a Wildfire Preparedness Guide with the District in the hope that parents will find it helpful.
“Wildfires are already happening in and around the Kamloops-Thompson School District, and some of the information in this guide might make the difference for some families,” said Dr. Rhonda Nixon, School Superintendent. “It’s...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 07, 2021

The Board of Education is seeking public input on the school calendarThe Kamloops -Thompson Board of education is seeking public feedback on new three-year calendars that reflect a two-week spring break and new federal statutory holiday.
At its regular meeting on July 5, 2021 the board approved submitting the new five-day and four-day school calendars for the 2021-2022, 2022-2023, and 2023-24 school years to the Minister of Education after it considers any comments received in the next 30 days.
 “To ensure that the district meets...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Calendar ConsultationAs a result of the successful negotiations with the Kamloops Thompson Teachers’ Association (KTTA) and CUPE Local 3500 (CUPE), new calendars for the 2021-2022, 2022-2023, and 2023- 2024 school years are required to reflect a two-week spring break.
The Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education is seeking public input on these proposed calendars, until Aug. 6, 2021. 
To ensure that the district meets the prescribed minimum hours of instruction each year in the regular...

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