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Posted On Friday, December 03, 2021

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
Although it is hard to believe that it is already December, it is a wonderful time of giving and caring for others this Christmas season. Thank you for your continued generosity and kindness for those who have relocated to Kamloops from areas impacted by floods.
Merritt Families
Assistant Superintendent Vessy Mochikas continues to work closely with City of Kamloops’ partners, and SD73 and SD58 staff to coordinate donations to help...

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Posted On Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Heather GrieveBy Heather Grieve, Board Chair
December 1, 2021
In my first few weeks as Board Chair, I feel immense gratitude for the outpouring of generous donations from our parents, students, staff, and community members.
An unprecedented flood that had displaced many families from Merritt to Kamloops was an opportunity for me to learn firsthand about the good-nature of so many individuals in our Kamloops-Thompson communities who stepped up immediately to learn about the needs...

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Posted On Monday, November 29, 2021

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
It’s been a week since we met Merritt families, and many of you have shared your heartwarming stories of generosity and gratitude.
Continuing to Welcome Merritt Families
Last weekend, Assistant Superintendent Vessy Mochikas coordinated an outpouring of donations from staff, parents, and community members to help 80 Merritt families. This week, school communities filled the @KOOL gym and met hundreds of families’ needs. A special...

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Posted On Wednesday, November 24, 2021

DSAC in ActionTwo student representatives of the District Student Advisory Council (DSAC) told the Board of Education at its regular meeting on November 22 that their school is working to develop a list of comprehensive resources for students to access support for mental health and academics.
Emily Boone and Fyfer Brookes Gillingham are NorKam Senior Secondary students and both serve on the DSAC, which is composed of 20 student representatives from grades 8 to 12, and facilitated by Director...

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Posted On Friday, November 19, 2021

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
We welcome families and friends who are coming into Kamloops from Merritt and other areas in BC that have been devastated by floods. Your kindness and efforts to assist those in need is most appreciated.
Welcome, Merritt Families!
We have been working with Mr. Steve McNiven, Superintendent of School District 58 (Nicola-Similkameen), and his team. As their families and friends arrive in Kamloops, thank you for offering spaces for students...

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