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Schools of Choice Information Night


If you are interested in registering your child in a School of Choice, you are invited to attend this information night for parents. 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
6:30 PM –  Henry Grube Education Centre, 245 Kitchener Crescent
Registration for this session is not required.

 

Kindergarten Schools of Choice Registration


Dates for Schools of Choice Kindergarten registration:

January 27, 2020 until January 31, 2020
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 pm to 3:00 PM
Please note registration ends at noon on January 31, 2020

Please register anytime during this period.
This registration is NOT first come, first served.

 Schools of Choice options are as follows:

  • Kamloops School of the Arts 
  • Bert Edwards Science & Technology School 
  • Montessori at Aberdeen Elementary 
  • French Immersion at Lloyd George Elementary (within catchment)
  • French Immersion at South Sa-Hali Elementary (within catchment)

To be eligible for attendance in kindergarten in September 2020, a student must be five years of age by December 31, 2020.  Please bring your child’s original birth certificate, BC Services Card and proof of address with you when registering as well as any legal documentation concerning custody (if applicable). 

 

Kindergarten Registration for Neighbourhood Schools


Kindergarten registration for neighbourhood schools is from: 

February 10 until Feburary 14, 2020
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Parents are strongly encouraged to register children for kindergarten on these dates.

To be eligible for attendance in kindergarten in September 2020, a student must be five years of age by December 31, 2020.  Please bring your child’s original birth certificate, BC Services Card and proof of address with you when registering as well as any legal documentation concerning custody (if applicable). 

Registration takes place at your neighbourhood school based on catchment boundaries. If you are unsure where to register, contact the School Board Office at 250-374-0769.

 

Kindergarten Round-up Information Session


If you have a child entering kindergarten in September 2020, join us to learn about kindergarten and childcare with presentations by an Early Learning Coordinator, an Aboriginal Resource Teacher and an Early Childhood Educator.

Monday, February 3, 2020
6:30 PM –  Henry Grube Education Centre, 245 Kitchener Crescent
Registration for this session is not required.

 

 School Catchment Boundaries

Following a public consultation process in 2010, the Board of Education approved implementation of new school catchment areas within the City of Kamloops.  Starting September 2011, the catchment area boundaries are in effect for all schools.  

Use the City of Kamloops' property information finder (link below) to enter a residential address and obtain the school that residence belongs to. Enter your home street address then click FIND then click on "Property Report". Your school catchment for both secondary and elementary will be shown under the first heading "Parcel Description and Location". 

 Enrolling your Kindergarten Student

 To expedite the registration process for your child for the 2020/2021 school year, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and print the Student Enrollment Form. 
  2. Bring the completed form, required documents (original birth certificate, BC Services Card and proof of residency) to the enrolling school.    
  • Student Enrollment Form (PDF)  **Must be printed on legal size paper. If you are unable to print the form, forms are available at all schools and can be filled out at the school.

Other Registrations


For families with older students wishing to explore registration in a school of choice, or for those who are new to the District or one of our communities, contact the school directly to register your child.

Please refer to  School District No. 73 Administrative Procedure 305 School Boundaries and Student Transfer Requests and Administrative Procedure 306 Schools of Choice, French Immersion, and Academies for clarification regarding school boundaries and enrollment in Schools of Choice, French Immersion or Academies.

If you are unsure about which school to register in, contact the School Board Office at 250-374-0679.

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