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Posted On Friday, October 15, 2021

Moon and StarsOctober has been a month of special days, notably World Teachers’ Day (Oct. 5) and World Mental Health Day (Oct. 10). Everyone has a favourite teacher who has made a positive difference in their life. This past week, I visited Chase Secondary and Haldane Elementary Schools and learned how teachers have implemented Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), which is central to how students, parents, and staff are developing students’ positive behaviour, which...
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Posted On Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Moon and Stars Dear Parents and Caregivers:
Thank you for your dedication to helping our children focus on learning and making their health and safety our top priority. Due to the several announcements shared by the Ministries of Health and Education this past week, my update will be about what our district is doing to implement the Provincial Health Officer’s orders and Interior Health guidelines.
On October 1, 2021, the Provincial Health Officer of British Columbia announced...

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Posted On Friday, October 08, 2021

Board Notes Oct. 4, 2021From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. All about Communicable Disease Reporting and Raise-a-Reader fundraising results. Read Board Notes here .

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Posted On Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Life after graduationPlanning for life after graduation in today’s world can be challenging and includes many pathways to consider.
To help parents navigate these options with their children, the district will host  Parents as Education and Career Coaches,  an interactive virtual workshop, on Wed. Oct. 13, 2021.
The workshop is presented by EducationPlannerBC and will provide information to support decision-making about a wide range of careers. This session is for parents...

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Posted On Monday, October 04, 2021

Social Media As a parent, you lead the charge as a digital role model. Help your child develop a strong digital citizenship foundation while reminding them that their digital tattoo reflects their real and online selves. Parents have an important role to play in providing support and guidance during critical periods. We invite you to attend a virtual meeting hosted by SD73 on Oct. 19, 2021 to help ensure your child’s online safety. 
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