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Posted On Friday, February 26, 2021

Preparations for Day of Sucwentwecw This year’s Day of Sucwentwecw celebration may need to be different due to the pandemic, but it will move forward with the help of two Arthur Hatton elementary classes.
Sucwentwecw, the Secwepemctsin word for acknowledging one another, is an initiative that recognizes and celebrates the Secwepemc people and the other Aboriginal people residing in the Secwepemc-úlecw.
The event, held on April 7 each year, is designed for students to share their learning,...

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Posted On Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Pink Shirt DayIt’s easier to stand up to bullying when you know you’re not alone -- it’s pretty easy to see who’s standing with you on Pink Shirt Day.
On February 24, numerous Kamloops students, school staff, sheriffs, and police officers will add a splash of pink to their wardrobe to show the community where they stand against stopping bullying.
“Pink Shirt Day is a reminder of what the District strives for every day, which is having programs and services...

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Posted On Friday, February 12, 2021

Board Notes Feb. 8, 2021From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. Find out about Literacy in Action, Completion Rates and the Secretary-Treasurer heads into retirement. Read Board Notes here .

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Posted On Monday, February 08, 2021

Virtual Town HallYou are invited to attend a virtual Town Hall meeting regarding exposures and cases of COVID-19 in our schools, together with the Interior Health Medical Officer, Dr. Carol Fenton.
SD73 leadership will be represented by Superintendent Dr. Terry Sullivan, Assistant Superintendents Bill Hamblett and Trish Smillie.
The session will be held on Feb. 11, 2021 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.
The session will include a Questions and Answers portion featuring questions that have been...

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Posted On Friday, February 05, 2021

By Rhonda Kershaw, Board Chair
The recent updates to the guidelines by the Ministry of Education provide enhancements to our existing processes and build on lessons learned throughout the province to date. We welcome these enhancements to what is already a strong position of safety and look forward to implementing them within our schools.
We face our fair share of challenges as our education system provides vital services to children during this pandemic. While...

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