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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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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.
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.
Grade 12 students who studied career development during the first term have unveiled their Capstone projects across the district, as part of their Career Life Connections course.
School District 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) has been involving their students in some very interesting activities as of late, including teaching them about the importance of recycling!
In the weeks before Remembrance Day, a group of École Salish Secondary students enlisted the help of classmates to write 50 postcards to mail to veterans in Surrey.
Passing by the courtyard at Robron Centre one can’t help but stop and stare in awe at the larger-than-life unicorn made entirely by driftwood!
Taking learning outside is a concept long embraced in the Burnaby School District. With the emphasis on outdoor learning in our back-to-school restart plans, teachers are seizing opportunities to immerse education in nature.
On Wednesday, Lake Trail Community Middle School recognized Orange Shirt Day with an awe-inspiring interactive activity that students and staff had been preparing for much of September.
The Burnaby School District has received both local and national recognition for its support of families who have recently immigrated to Canada or arrived as refugees.