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Posted On Thursday, January 16, 2020

KFR Fire Chief Mike AdamsInvestigations into the cause of the fire that destroyed Parkcrest Elementary School on Sept. 5, 2019 are now complete.
A report summarising the investigations, conclusions and recommended actions was presented to the School District No. 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) Board of Education Monday evening. Kamloops Fire and Rescue (KFR) Chief Mike Adams was at the regularly scheduled meeting to discuss the findings.
The cause of the fire was undetermined due to the extensive damage...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 14, 2020

NM_UplugandplayThe Unplug and Play Family Literacy Week Committee is inviting schools to participate in Interior Savings Unplug and Play Family Literacy Week which takes place Jan. 25 to Feb. 1 2020.
Families are also invited to Family Literacy Day at the Henry Grube Education Centre on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  Activities will include storytelling, interactive stations, face painting and crafts.
“Our goal is to encourage families to find...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 14, 2020

NM_FoundrystoryThe Board of Education is supporting a new youth-focused service in the community, following a presentation at its regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 13.
Val Janz, Chief Operational Officer for Kamloops Interior Community Services (ICS) told the board she is hoping to hear, in March, whether Kamloops will be chosen as one of six new locations for the one-stop youth services network for ages 12 - 24 known as the Foundry.
“We are excited about the level of support and...

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Posted On Wednesday, January 08, 2020

NM_Term 1 Band FestivalTeachers and students in Kamloops will host music and band educator, Bob Rebagliati during the Term 1 Band Festival to be held at the Sagebrush Theatre Jan. 14.
“He is joining us from Vancouver to hold workshops and clinics with our band students before  adjudicating at the festival,” said Christy Gauley, district fine arts coordinator “Students and teachers have been working hard since September and this is an opportunity not only to share...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 07, 2020

Sun Peaks ElementarySchool District No. 73 will hold a  community consultation  to obtain feedback on a proposed plan to re-configure Sun Peaks Elementary School. 
The district is considering a plan to fully integrate grades 8 and 9 into the school for the 2020-2021 school year. The public consultation meeting is planned for Jan. 20, 2020, from 5 to 7 pm, at the Hearthstone Lodge. For more information, please read the  Sun Peaks Reconfiguration memo , Dec. 12, 2019.
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