They have formed a new club — the aptly named Fish Ladder Awareness Team — and are taking their message to politicians, BC Hydro and the broader community in the hopes that salmon will one day be able to go home to Alouette Lake.
Boards at Work
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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.
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.
Grade 11 and 12 students had their art featured in an online publication intended to spark reflection on what it means to be left behind or treated as being left behind.
Abbi’s decision to get into trades was influenced by her grandfather. “He always liked cars and worked in car dealerships. He played a major role in my upbringing and so I always wanted to do everything he was doing.”
Seycove Secondary’s Social Justice 12 is a course that teaches students they are never too young to make a difference in the world.
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.
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.
School District 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) has implemented policy changes, staff training and new education resources in response to a 2020 petition to teach Black history and experiences.
Students in the Professional Cook 1 (PC 1) Program at Walnut Grove Secondary will be continuing on with its annual One Season Restaurant but it will look a little different.