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Posted On Monday, November 16, 2020

COVID-19SD73 has been informed that a member of the NorKam Senior Secondary school community has tested positive for COVID-19. They are self-isolating at home with support from local public health teams. We are thinking about them and their family as they recover.
In a letter sent to NKSS parents on Sunday, the school advised that it is supporting Interior Health as the health authority works to determine if any other members of the school community were in contact with this person,...

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Posted On Friday, November 13, 2020

Nov 9, 2020From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. Find out about School Site Acquisition Charges, an update on Beattie and provincial and federal funding. Read Board Notes here.

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Posted On Friday, November 13, 2020

Electrostatic Sprayers - Cleaning TechnologyThe Kamloops-Thompson School Board approved a budget of $6.523 million allocating the federal and provincial governments’ investments supporting the safe restart for schools.
The one-time investment from the two funding announcements relating to the Safe Return to Schools / Class from the Provincial and Federal governments was provided for the implementation of new measures to address the pandemic. 
“The District has been estimating and tracking the additional...

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Posted On Thursday, November 12, 2020

Mental WellnessGrade 7 teachers across the district are being trained to facilitate mental health literacy lessons in their classrooms that aim to help develop knowledge and health improve strategies so that students are better able to cope with life stresses and build resilience.  
In a presentation to the Board of Education at its regular meeting Nov. 9, trustees heard about three evidence-based, age-appropriate mental wellness resources that equip teachers with a robust curriculum...

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Posted On Thursday, November 12, 2020

Beattie ElementaryThe Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education heard how the District will address security concerns raised by parents at Beattie Elementary School at its regular meeting Monday, Nov. 9, 2020.
“We had a productive and problem-solving meeting with the parents, the Board, City officials and the RCMP,” said Trustee John O’Fee, who attended the Oct. 23 meeting. “It was a useful discussion and we were able to map out some strategies that clearly outlined the District’s...

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