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Posted On Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Woodworking students in ClearwaterA short lifetime of memories are attached to a project undertaken by Clearwater woodwork students last spring for grieving parents at Royal Inland Hospital.
For the students who carefully handcrafted the beautiful memory boxes, it taught knowledge and skills and also compassion in the face of deep sorrow.
For parents leaving the hospital with only memories of a baby, it provides a beautiful, engraved keepsake – a place to store tangible remembrances like photographs,...

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Posted On Thursday, July 14, 2022

John Wiedrick The Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education supports Mr. John Wiedrick as the successful candidate for the role of Associate Superintendent, Human Resources.     “We are looking forward to continuing to work with Mr. Wiedrick who will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our district in his new role,” said Board Chair Heather Grieve.    With 27 years of experience, Mr. Wiedrick began his career in Alberta and...
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Posted On Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Trustee Information SessionHave you ever considered what it's like being a School Trustee? Join us on Wednesday, July 20 to learn about School District No. 73 (Kamloops-Thompson), the roles and responsibilities of the Board of Education, and of the School Trustee. This is an opportunity to ask District Leadership your questions. Access to helpful resources to assist you in making your decision will also be available.
Two sessions offered: 11:30 am-1:00pm and 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: Henry Grube...

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Posted On Thursday, June 30, 2022

Heather Grieve and Diane JulesBy Trustee Diane Jules and Board Chair Heather Grieve 
June 30, 2022
“The Aboriginal Education Council (AEC) used the Secwepemctsin phrase, Cwesét-kt (walking together) to describe how the AEC and Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education partnered to consult on the development of the 2022-2027 District Strategic Plan,” shared Trustee Diane Jules, Chair of the Aboriginal Education Council.
“Our Board of Education is very proud of how we began...

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Posted On Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
You made it! The end of June brings with it memories of challenges and celebrations experienced throughout this year.
Pinantan Elementary School
Principal Chris Wood began our tour in the library, where students designed spaces for quiet time (bench and nature wallpaper). Primary students were sharing their boats that they had tested for strength, capacity, and ability to float. For recess, students shared their community garden and their...

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