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Posted On Friday, May 27, 2022

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
Thank you for honouring the anniversary of the discovery of Le Estcwicwéy? (the missing) at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. Our hearts go out to every person who is impacted.
Marion Schilling Elementary School
Vice Chair Wade, Principal Piggin, Vice Principal Chernoff, and I enjoyed seeing the buddy reading and “roll and read” game in Mrs. Patton’s class. As we walked to the next classroom, a beautiful...

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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 Friday, May 20, 2022

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
As we continue to learn together, May brings with it the joys of barbeques, luncheons, workshops, musicals, and a long weekend.
Arthur Stevenson Elementary School
Principal Steptoe, Board Chair Grieve, and I met staff and students who warmly welcomed us. Kindergarten students used microphones to announce number sentences shown on an abacus while others wrote sentences on a white board in a neighbouring classroom.  Grade two students...

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Posted On Friday, May 13, 2022

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
Thank you to students, parents, staff, and community partners for seeking opportunities to learn together and to highlight the gifts and talents of those in our district community.
Westsyde Secondary School
Principal Preymak, Board Chair Grieve, and I learned from Ms. McVittie’s grade 9 English students who shared slam poetry, Ms. Hallstrom’s math class who engaged in collaborative problem solving, Ms. Richards’ students...

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Posted On Thursday, May 12, 2022

Board Notes May 9, 2022From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. Find out about District Powwow and Cultural Days, CommunityLINK update, and Good News. Read Board Notes here .

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