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Posted On Thursday, May 26, 2022

NM_dancersLanguage, tradition, and learning were among the takeaways from the Kamloops-Thompson School District’s first-ever powwow.
Hundreds of grade 4 and 5 students came together on Wednesday, May 25 at the Tk’emlups Arbour to join hands – literally and figuratively – and participate in what proved to be an immersive cultural experience complete with traditional prayers, hand drumming, dancers in regalia, and singing.
“We welcome you with open arms...

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Posted On Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Every Child Matters To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the confirmation of the findings of the unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, School District No. 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) has planned educational activities and events and provided emotional support resources for students and staff throughout the district. 
“We are committed to remembering and acknowledging the tragic history of residential schools and the continuing impact on...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 11, 2022

NM_International-studentsCourse credits are now being offered to international students through an immersive activities program that allows youth to get a true Canadiana experience during their time in Kamloops.
This year, the District’s vibrant International Student Program (ISP) is hosting 300 students in seven schools from 19 different countries and, through the Language Acquisition through Community and Physical Activity course, is offering students an opportunity to participate in an array...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 04, 2022

McKelveyBy Cara McKelvey, Trustee
May 4, 2022
The Board of Education looks forward to celebrating students’ accomplishments in person at SD73 graduation ceremonies in 2022.  It has been two years since we have had the opportunity to do so in person, and this makes this year very special for students, parents, families, extended families, friends, and community members. While the excitement of getting together cannot be overstated, it is also timely to look back and...

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Posted On Thursday, April 28, 2022

McQueen LakeA District gem is celebrating a major milestone this year.
Since its inception 50 years ago, the McQueen Lake Environmental Education Centre has been dedicated to providing residential and day programs in environmental education to children, parents, teachers, and the public. Since its official opening in 1972, approximately 200,000 visitors have benefited from the programs offered.
The Centre’s specialized curriculum allows students to engage in activities that...

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