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Posted On Monday, May 27, 2024

Battle of the Books Reboot 01 Story provided by Mike Carson, Secondary Literacy Resource Teacher  
In the 2022-2027 District Strategic Plan , we are committed to supporting students to develop foundational literacy skills and to develop a passion for multi-literacies. Battle of the Books helps provide diverse learning opportunities that promote joyful reading, thoughtful written responses, and interesting conversations.
On a warm autumnal afternoon in 480 BCE, King Leonidas and 300 Spartan...

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Posted On Friday, May 24, 2024

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
As we enter June, we are embracing a time of celebration and special events from Graduations to the District Honours Awards for students, and District Long Service and Retirement events for staff. I look forward to seeing you at these events and enjoying the successes of everyone in the District.
Welcome the New Assistant Superintendent of Inclusive Education
Michelle Mattes is the successful candidate for the role of Assistant Superintendent...

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Posted On Friday, May 24, 2024

Pride MonthWe celebrate Pride Month as one key strategy to ensure that we bring alive the District’s Cultural and Identity Priority, where every learner will feel safe and thrive personally and culturally.
Pride Month is an international celebration of coming together as a community to show support for students, staff, parents, and community members who are part of the 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, and additional...

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Posted On Friday, May 24, 2024

Michelle MattesAfter taking part in a competitive, national competition for the position of Assistant Superintendent of Inclusive Education, Michelle was the chosen candidate. She has had a rewarding 20-year career as an educator in diverse roles focused on Inclusive, Indigenous, and Alternate Education. She has served as the District Principal of Safe and Caring Schools, District Secondary School Services Coordinator, and as a Principal, Vice Principal, Counselor, and Teacher within the Kamloops-Thompson...
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Posted On Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Gauss Math Contest 03 Story provided by Monica Bergeron, District Numeracy Coordinator
One of the goals of the 2022-2027 District Strategic Plan is to provide diverse learning opportunities to ensure an entry point for all learners that promotes a positive mathematical mindset and conceptual understanding. Participation in the Gauss Math Contest and Team Challenge provides one such opportunity around enrichment in mathematics for Grade 7 students.
The Gauss Math Contest is a national event...

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