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Posted On Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Board Notes May 10, 2021From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. All about English Language Learners, Catchment Boundaries review, and new Secretary-Treasurer appointed. Read Board Notes here .

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Posted On Tuesday, May 11, 2021

ELL studentsThe District’s 235 English Language Learners (ELL) speak over 60 different primary languages, the Board of Education learned at its regular board meeting May 10, 2021.
These students are entitled to five years of supported learning. Their circumstances include being:
born and raised in Canada, and their primary language is not English,
children of parents in Canada on work visas or studying at TRU,
permanent residents or new Canadians,
refugees from...

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Posted On Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Trina CassidyAfter an extensive, nationwide search, the Kamloops-Thompson School District found its next Secretary-Treasurer close to home.  
Effective August 1, Trina Cassidy, SD73’s long-time financial director will step into the role of Secretary-Treasurer/CFO as Kelvin Stretch retires. 
“After an extensive search process, the Board is very pleased to welcome Ms. Cassidy to the role of Secretary-Treasurer," Rhonda Kershaw, 
Board of Education Chair...

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Posted On Thursday, May 06, 2021

Thomas Lamash and Haileigh Goodie with the completed signTrades and Transitions Department staff are delighted with a new sign made for them by two grade 10 students at Clearwater Secondary. 
Thomas Lamash and Haileigh Goodie made the sign under the supervision of Dayton Fraser, Clearwater Trades and Transitions Coordinator.
“Thomas made the sign by first finding an image of the TNT logo, tracing it with a CAD program, then attaching a toolpath to the vectors he created for our CNC router,”...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Shelley SimsBy Shelley Sim, Trustee
May 5, 2021
If you want to know what is happening in schools, just ask the students.  In 2018, SD73 launched the District Student Advisory Council (DSAC).  The Council consists of two representatives from every secondary school in the District including Twin Rivers Education Centre, the Four Directions Program and Brock Middle School.   
The Council meets five times throughout the year to discuss issues,...

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