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Back at it  . . .
Schools are once again a beehive of activities with art, music, academics (including this math pre-test at Bastion), group activities and classroom projects!
Our schools are also gearing up for such things as the Terry Fox Run, cross country running, headed out to see the Adams River salmon run and much more!

Young ones anxious about school?
North Okanagan-Shuswap School District #83 Early Learning Co-ordinator Jennifer Findlay would like to share this very helpful video for Kindergarten parents dealing with separation anxiety. nxiety BC teamed-up with child expert Dr. Lynn Miller from UBC to create a short video on how to reduce anxiety for Kindergarten students during the first days of school. Click here to watch this video for great tips that will really make a difference.

StrongStarts now open
The school district's StrongStarts for early learners (newborns to age 5) are open. The StrongStart Centres at Salmon Arm West, Downtown Activity Centre in Salmon Arm, Parkview, M.V. Beattie and Highland Park all opened on Tuesday. The Outreach StrongStart program will begin next week (Falkland on September 26, Carlin on September 29, Sorrento on September 30 and North Shuswap on October 1). For more information please look for Early Learners under the drop down menu for Parents and Students on this website or call co-ordinator Jennifer Findlay at 250 833 2095. Click here for poster!

Spots still open in late French Immersion
There are some spots still available for Late French Immersion (Grade 6). For further information please contact Silke Yardley at Shuswap Middle School.

2014-15 School Year Calendar
The school year calendar for 2014-15 is available by clicking here. The Calendar, as well as other information which parents may find interesting, is also available under the Parents and Students menu on this webpage.

District Office Hours. . .
The School District office, located at 220 Shuswap St. In Salmon Arm,  is open from 8 a.m. 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.  To contact the district office please call  (250) 832-2157.

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District News(5)

Request for Quote School District #83 is requesting quotes on the materials required to construct the cabinets and washroom partitions in our new Administration Building (presently under construction). For complete details please read the attached RFQ. Deadline for quoting Full Story...

Do you want to be a school trustee? The Board of Education of School District #83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) OFFICE OF SCHOOL TRUSTEE NOMINATION PACKAGE The 2014 General Local Government Election will be held on Saturday, November 15, 2014. As part of the election proceedings, there will b Full Story...

Properties for Sale The school district has a couple of properties for sale. These include: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTIES FOR SALE Site Description 1. North Broadview RFP 13-06 The 2.98 acre (1.206 ha) Property located at 4480 30th Street North Full Story...

E.R.A.S.E. Bullying Website Every child deserves an education free from discrimination, bullying, harassment, intimidation and violence. The ERASE (Expect Respect and A Safe Education) Bullying website, www.erasebullying.ca, is here to help. This provincial website includes online a Full Story...

Student Accident Insurance available North Okanagan-Shuswap School District No. 83 does not provide accident insurance coverage for student injuries that occur on school premises or during off-site school activities.~ Accidents can and do happen.~ Some injuries incur medical, dental or other Full Story...