Boards at Work

BCSTA’s newest publication, Boards at Work, was created to provide you with success stories that highlight the important contributions boards of education have in supporting our province’s students and the public education system that serves them.

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Students Show Appreciation for Healthcare Professionals

In recognition of the hard work of healthcare professionals in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, Windsor Secondary’s Social Justice class invited elementary students from across the North Shore to join them in a card-making campaign.

Students Take Action Against Climate Change

They care about the environment, and so they wanted to do something about it. A group of students at Belmont Elementary put their leadership skills into action to help educate their peers about steps that can be taken to fight climate change.

SD8 Gets Hands-on With Applied Design, Skills and Technologies

Students at Salmo Elementary school are lining up at lunch recess with cardboard in hand these days. They are patiently waiting for their turn to try out the new Glowforge laser cutter, a new tool recently donated to the school from the School District 8 – Kootenay Lake’s Innovative Learning Department.

Sharing Indigenous Learnings in SD41

The district’s Indigenous Education Program has joined together with Elders, other leaders and educators to find new ways to share Indigenous learnings and culture during the pandemic. What follows are some examples of the creative ways Indigenous teachings are being shared both outside and virtually.