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Posted On Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Minister Board Chair, Heather Grieve 
Our Board of Education was honoured to have Minister Singh join us on Sunday, January 22, 2023 to learn about our District priorities in connection to her mandate letter .
We appreciated how open and interested Minister Rachna Singh was to learn about our District and that she sought to have genuine conversation about the needs of our communities. We shared our urgent need for more space and our passion and dedication for co-creating...

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Posted On Wednesday, January 04, 2023

Heather GrieveBy Heather Grieve, Board Chair
January 4, 2023
At this time last year, I wrote an article about a delayed start back to school after the winter break due to COVID-19. Things have progressed since then and while globally we are experiencing the ongoing challenges of flu, respiratory illnesses, and COVID-19, in SD73, we are continuing to incorporate lessons learned throughout the pandemic by practicing daily healthy habits of checking for symptoms, not coming to school or...

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Posted On Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Honour Choir“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” - Plato 
Music teaches people valuable life skills. It requires commitment. It teaches cooperation, teamwork, and patience. Music teaches body awareness and eye-hand coordination through clapping, dancing, and playing an instrument. 
For over 40 years, students from grades three to seven have come together to sing and participate in the...

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Posted On Thursday, December 01, 2022

Cara McKelvey and Shelley SimBy Trustees Cara McKelvey and Shelley Sim
December 1, 2022
SD73’s approximately 16,000 students are located in urban and rural communities across 27,000 square kilometers (appr. the size of Vancouver Island). The Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education’s mission is to foster learning opportunities and environments that inspire students to thrive within these diversely located communities. Our partners are invaluable in enabling us to live our mission.
The...

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Posted On Monday, November 14, 2022

Bravo Awards The Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education is proud of the Communications team for their recent award for the “Welcome to RLC Video” as part of welcoming families who experienced a necessary catchment change to balance school enrollment across south shore elementary schools.
Catchment changes mean that students attending one school are asked to attend a different school. These changes happen as a last resort when there are more students than spaces in a school...

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