The three year plan to implement automated external defibrillators (AEDs) into SD83 schools got a boost as the Regional District of the North Okanagan (RDNO) donated an AED to Grindrod Elementary School.
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[Sent December 11, 2020] President Higginson to Minister Whiteside: “We are certainly looking forward to working with you and your staff to advance initiatives of common interest and to tackle issues of importance to the K-12 education sector.”
Move over chocolate-covered almonds or wrapping paper sales, several School District 72 schools have opted for a fundraiser that not only helps their school, but also benefits the community and those in need this fall and winter.
For 2021 we are offering three scholarships of $500 each.
The application deadline is Monday, March 1, 2021
Ministry of Education COVID-19 Information
“The British Columbia Ministry of Education is working with all 60 school districts, independent school authorities, First Nations schools and education partners to support a coordinated approach in response to COVID-19. The health and safety of school staff, students, parents and communities is the highest priority.”
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