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Posted On Friday, May 24, 2024

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
As we enter June, we are embracing a time of celebration and special events from Graduations to the District Honours Awards for students, and District Long Service and Retirement events for staff. I look forward to seeing you at these events and enjoying the successes of everyone in the District.
Welcome the New Assistant Superintendent of Inclusive Education
Michelle Mattes is the successful candidate for the role of Assistant Superintendent...

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Posted On Friday, May 17, 2024

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
It is timely to end the week on a positive note by sharing the exciting learning opportunities and celebrations that have inspired students to thrive throughout the last two weeks.
Blue River Elementary School
Principal Mathieu and I had a wonderful time with Blue River students and staff. Mr. Cudmore was supervising recess when we arrived. Students (Jace, Autumn, Grayson, Kayden) were enjoying the swings and then played a sandpit volleyball...

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Posted On Friday, May 17, 2024

MusicFest Nationals 07 Story provided by Chelsea Isenor, Director, Communications and Board Administration  
In the  2022-2027 District Strategic Plan , we celebrate students’ collective commitment to develop as musicians and to perform and compete locally, provincially, and nationally.
Congratulations to the South Kamloops Secondary School (SKSS) and Brocklehurst Middle School Jazz Band students, who both won awards in the Instrumental Jazz Division at MusicFest Canada...

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Posted On Friday, May 10, 2024

Moon and StarsDear Parents and Caregivers:
It has been a week filled with excitement! Over the past week, South Kamloops Secondary School won the 2024 National Ethics Bowl Competition, Fran Connett received the first Board Award of Recognition, the Deputy Minister visited our schools, 11 districts came together at the second annual Indigenous Student Summit, our students participated in Girls Exploring Trades and Technology, and the Executive Assistants’ Conference was hosted in Kamloops,...

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Posted On Friday, May 10, 2024

Learning and Living with Visual Impairment Story provided by Mary Anderson – M.SpEd – Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments  
In the  2022-2027 District Strategic Plan , the Human and Social Development priority focuses on helping students feel welcome, safe, and connected, while proactively addressing inequalities experienced by students to support meaningful and positive connections.
The Kamloops-Thompson School District Accessibility Committee was established a year ago to examine...

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