Updates on School Re-openings and Catchment Changes

Last updated: January 23, 2024

This webpage will be updated with information that may impact your family related to school re-openings and catchment changes taking place in 2024. At the Public Board Meeting on June 19, 2023, the School District No. 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) Board of Education passed the following motions impacting the future configuration and catchment areas of elementary schools:

Motion 1: To reconfigure the current grades in the following schools:

  • Brocklehurst Middle School becomes a grade 8-12 school in September 2024.
  • NorKam Senior Secondary School becomes a grade 8-12 school in September 2024.
  • AE Perry, Arthur Hatton, Bert Edwards, Kay Bingham, Parkcrest and Rayleigh each become grade K-7 schools in September 2024.

Motion 2: To re-open George Hilliard as a grade K-7 school in September 2024.

Motion 3: To engage in a catchment change for the following schools in September 2024:

Brocklehurst Middle School (Grades 8-12)

  • NorKam Senior Secondary School (Grades 8-12)
  • AE Perry (K-7)
  • Arthur Hatton (K-7)
  • Bert Edwards (K-7)
  • Kay Bingham (K-7)
  • Parkcrest (K-7)
  • Rayleigh (K-7)

What you need to know

  • January 22, 2024: Rayleigh parents of grade 6 students will have received information from Principal Conroy that their child(ren) will continue to stay at Rayleigh for grade 7 in September 2024. 

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