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Trading Up!
Over 400 students from Len Wood Middle School as well as some from Ranchero, Grindrod, M.V. Beattie, A.L. Fortune and PVSS are taking part in Trading Up event featuring hands-on activities in various trades and technology. The event was hosted by School District and Okanagan College at Len Wood Middle School on January 12. Students from Grades 5 to 9 were tinkering, building and creating with their hands and minds! Activities included a virtual welder, making key chains (joinery), wiring (motorcycle/power technician), brake refit (automotive service tech), hairstyling (cosmetology), crimping (plumbing), riveting, heavy duty machine operation, a virtual welder and a virtual spray paint booth (automotive painting).

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Salmon Arm Fire Department’s Safety and Administration Office Rod Macfarlane and Fire Prevention Officer Jim Nickles had the fun task of presenting a new iPad to Salmon Arm West grade one student Ava LaBrie, who’s entry in the Fire Prevention activities was drawn as the winner for this region! Thanks to the local fire department as well as to the sponsors  of the program including Office of the Fire Commissioner of BC, the BC Fire Chiefs’ Association, the BC Fire Training Officers’ Association, the Fire Prevention Officers’ Association of BC and FORTIS BC.

StrongStarts are open
The school district's StrongStarts for early learners (newborns to age 5) are open. If you are planning on attending StrongStart for the first time please give the school a call just to double check times. Thank you! 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!

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.

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District News(6)

Request for Quotation Request For Quotation Please read the attached document if you are interested in providing a quote for HPL Desk Tops for the school district's Education and Administration Building. Please note the district will only be accepting quotations until 2 p.m. o Full Story...



Upcoming speakers There are two upcoming workshops which may be of interest to parents. On Wednesday, January 21 at the District Education Centre in Salmon Arm will be Parenting in a Digital Age. On Thursday, January 22 at Pleasant Valley Secondary we will be offering supp Full Story...



Input sought The board is seeking public input on developing guiding principles for the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District's long term facilities plan. These principles will be used to evaluate the challenges, opportunities and long-range strategies for the plan. Full Story...



Property for Sale The school district has a property for sale. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Site Description 1. North Canoe Annex RFP 13-07 The +1.0 acre (.405 ha) Property located at 6540 50th Street North East known as the North Canoe Annex is currently zoned is P-3 (Ins 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...