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Posted On Friday, April 09, 2021

Flags are at half-mast to honour Prince PhilipPursuant to the  British Columbia policy for Half-masting (Section 12) , the Canadian flag on all British Columbia government buildings and establishments across the province will be flown at half-mast from now (April 9, 2021) until sunset on the day of the funeral and memorial service (to be determined) to acknowledge death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. Superintendents are asked to have all schools lower their flags to mark this occasion as well.

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Posted On Thursday, April 01, 2021

Mobile App A Kamloops RCMP investigation is ongoing, following a school threat that led to a heavy police presence on Kamloops’ north shore yesterday.
On March 31, around 1:40 p.m., Kamloops RCMP received a call involving a very serious and specific threat to NorKam Senior Secondary School. As part of its response, RCMP followed its normal procedure to contact the school district and provide it with information and recommendations about the threat. RCMP advised the school district...

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Posted On Thursday, March 25, 2021

Day of SucwentwecwThe Day of Sucwentwecw , on April 7, is an annual district-wide event held to recognize and celebrate the Secwepemc People (Secwepemcul’ecw) and other Aboriginal people residing within the Secwepemc Territory.
“This is an opportunity for schools to continue to embed the First People’s Principles of Learning, and to address the Calls to Action as outlined in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission,” said Superintendent Dr. Terry Sullivan.
Now in...

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Posted On Monday, March 22, 2021

Mary Falade and Joy KwakThe District has implemented policy changes, staff training and new education resources in response to a 2020 petition to teach Black history and experiences.
A District working group that included former SD73 students Mary Falade and Joy Kwak has developed an Anti-Racism and Human Rights plan aimed at including the perspectives, contributions, and experiences of people of colour (POC) in curriculum and school resources.
Falade is the former student who launched the petition,...

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Posted On Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Board Notes March 8, 2021From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. Find out about Equity in Action, Early Learning Report, and Health and Safety Guideline Update. Read Board Notes here .

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