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Posted On Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Child playingKamloops-Thompson School District’s youngest learners and their families will soon benefit from an expansion of the Seamless Day Kindergarten pilot, which funds before and after school care for Kindergarten students in British Columbia.
Board Chair Rhonda Kershaw stated, “We are excited to be part of this program that began in four elementary schools in BC and has now expanded to 21 schools, including Arthur Hatton Elementary School. This is part of the government’s...

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Posted On Friday, October 15, 2021

Moon and StarsOctober has been a month of special days, notably World Teachers’ Day (Oct. 5) and World Mental Health Day (Oct. 10). Everyone has a favourite teacher who has made a positive difference in their life. This past week, I visited Chase Secondary and Haldane Elementary Schools and learned how teachers have implemented Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), which is central to how students, parents, and staff are developing students’ positive behaviour, which...
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Posted On Thursday, October 14, 2021

Kids in fieldEducation and the future of our schools is important, to all of us, and we want to hear from you.
SD73 is currently in the process of writing a new strategic plan, which will act as a roadmap for the future of our schools, and we want our plan to reflect the values and voices of our many communities. In this first phase of the process, we hope you will share your thoughts about where we are, how we are doing, and where we need to go next.
Our vision is to be a dynamic...

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Posted On Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Moon and Stars Dear Parents and Caregivers:
Thank you for your dedication to helping our children focus on learning and making their health and safety our top priority. Due to the several announcements shared by the Ministries of Health and Education this past week, my update will be about what our district is doing to implement the Provincial Health Officer’s orders and Interior Health guidelines.
On October 1, 2021, the Provincial Health Officer of British Columbia announced...

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Posted On Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Moon and Stars Dear Parents and Caregivers:
Thank you for your dedication to helping our children focus on learning and making their health and safety our top priority. Due to the several announcements shared by the Ministries of Health and Education this past week, my update will be about what our district is doing to implement the Provincial Health Officer’s orders and Interior Health guidelines.
On October 1, 2021, the Provincial Health Officer of British Columbia announced...

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