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Posted On Thursday, June 10, 2021

VSS concert choirThe Valleyview Secondary School Senior Concert Band and Concert Choir final concert of the year will be available on YouTube on Monday June 14 at 7:00 PM. The students took over the stage at the Sagebrush Theatre to record their final concert of the year in mid-May.
“This concert is the culmination of a year’s worth of hard work and dedication,” said VSS Music Director Jaymi Daniels. “The students in both ensembles followed strict safety protocols...

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Posted On Thursday, June 10, 2021

Students honouring Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc childrenStudents and staff across the Kamloops-Thompson are honouring the 215 children found by the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc through presentations, videos, ceremony, wearing orange, writing notes, colouring pictures and tying ribbons to fences (for more pictures, see this photo gallery ).
Valleyview Secondary
At Valleyview Secondary the school day was paused on June 3, and all staff and students went through A Day Of Acknowledgement Presentation  featuring...

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Posted On Monday, June 07, 2021

Dallas Elementary Teacher Clay Cartie with studentsDallas Elementary School has won national recognition as a Building Our Kids’ Success (BOKS) program leader for the second year in a row.
When BOKS asked teachers, administrators, parents and volunteers to recognize Defenders of Physical Activity that went above and beyond to provide extra movement options during the school day, they were overwhelmed by the response, receiving nominations from nine provinces and two territories.
Clay Cartie, a grade 6/7 teacher at...

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Posted On Friday, June 04, 2021

Trish SmillieTrish Smillie, Assistant Superintendent-Elementary, has been appointed as the new Superintendent of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) effective August 1, 2021.
“We wish Trish all the best in her new role in Nelson, BC,” said Dr. Terry Sullivan, Superintendent, Kamloops-Thompson School District. “Kootenay Lakes has made an excellent decision to have her lead their district.”
"School District 8 is lucky to have Trish," said Rhonda Kershaw, Board...

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Posted On Thursday, June 03, 2021

Youth in TradesFamilies of students working in trades-related summer jobs need to know their students can earn more than wages. They can also earn credit toward their high school diploma, credit for apprenticeship hours, and a $1,000 Youth Work in Trades Award.
“We want families to know that if they have a student aspiring to work in a trade, there are more benefits available through their trades-related summer job than the money they will earn,” said Rob Wielgoz, District Principal,...

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