Superintendent’s Update

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 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 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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Posted On Friday, November 12, 2021

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
I hope that you were able to honour those veterans who served and sacrificed for our country by taking time with your family, friends, or on your own to reflect on Remembrance Day (Nov. 11) and National Indigenous Veterans Day (Nov. 8).
Together We Thrive Video Project
Assistant Superintendent Mochikas, District Principal Bowden, and I attended a powerful unveiling of a student video project at Four Directions Secondary School on Nov....

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Posted On Friday, November 05, 2021

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
As we enter the week before Remembrance Day, it is timely to reflect on all of the people who served and sacrificed for our country. Our schools are engaging in creative, virtual and some face-to-face Remembrance Day Celebrations. To see what our schools are doing, check our website .
Take Our Kids to Work Day
The 27th annual Take Our Kids to Work Day took place on November 3rd and involved 250,000 Grade 9 students in Canada. Grade 9...

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