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Posted On Friday, September 17, 2021

Clearwater Secondary Dear Parents and Caregivers:
Last week, we appreciated seeing new and old friends and being back into a routine. While it will take time to settle, it is always helpful to remind ourselves of why we do this work. Each week, I look forward to sharing inspiring stories from our schools.
Clearwater Secondary
This week, I spoke with Darren Coates, principal of Clearwater Secondary School, and he shared how “one of the biggest changes this year compared to last...

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Posted On Friday, September 17, 2021

Street Smart Safety Tips The Kamloops RCMP, along with School District 73, have some street smart safety tips for parents and guardians to discuss with their children.  Reviewing safety tips with youngsters is always a good conversation to have whether children are on their way to school, home, or the park, street proofing tips can help prepare youth for how to recognize and respond to suspicious activity.
Below are some tips to help families discuss street proofing:
In the Community:...

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Posted On Friday, September 17, 2021

Interior HealthKamloops-Thompson secondary schools within the city of Kamloops will be the site for Interior Health’s in-school vaccination clinics beginning Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.
The clinics will provide access to COVID-19 vaccine for eligible students 12 years and older, teachers, staff, and community family members. Parents are welcome to accompany their child at the time of their vaccination. 
“We have worked with the Interior Health public health nurse manager...

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Posted On Tuesday, September 14, 2021

McQueen lake Forestry and Environmental Studies CampThere’s a great learning opportunity at McQueen Lake this fall for secondary students considering forestry or environment careers.
The Forestry and Environmental Studies Camp is planned for Oct. 14 and 15 at the McQueen Lake Environmental Education Centre.
Grade 10, 11, and 12 students can apply to attend the two-day hands-on camp to learn about careers involving the opportunity to learn and experience numerous careers that are connected to forest management and...

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Posted On Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Youth in TradesFor high school students thinking about career options, maybe $1000 and a few high school credits will help with the decision process.
According to Kerry Gairdner, District Vice-Principal of Career Programs with School District No.73 (Kamloops-Thompson) there is no time to waste if high school students want to make the most of their work experience and an opportunity to earn credits towards graduation.
Deadline to register is September 29.  Formerly known as the Secondary...

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