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Posted On Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Crop_IMG_3587School District No.73 (Kamloops-Thompson) in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and Safer Schools, has developed a specialized Violence Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) Protocol to address the need for a multi-disciplinary approach to potential threats in schools and communities.
Representatives from SD73 and its five partners from the Ministry of Children and Family Development, Lii Michif Otopemisiwak Child and Family Services, Secwepemc Child and Family Services, RCMP...

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Posted On Monday, December 09, 2019

Found4Kids, for SD73 students who need clothesWhen families with children in SD73 schools struggle to provide their children with the clothes they need, they can ask the Found4Kids Society for help. The society gathers and then redistributes lost and found items from the district schools through a coupon system. The items are washed and then organized in a thrift-store like setting. Each family makes an appointment to visit the Found4Kids space currently housed at the Lansdowne Mall in Kamloops. Sessions are private, and...
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Posted On Thursday, November 21, 2019

Board Notes from Nov. 18, 2019From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. All about LDP candidates, Sharmane and Jamie’s presentations to the board and the all-time high for completion rates. Read Board Notes here .

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Posted On Monday, November 18, 2019

Vaping Working GroupA three-part focused inquiry into the impact of vaping on health is underway in Kamloops. School District No. 73, Interior Health and Thompson Rivers University are partners in the project investigating ways to communicate to youth and adults about vaping.
“The idea is to develop and then distribute factual, evidence-based information to schools and to the community,” said Sherry Stade , SD73 health promoting schools coordinator.
The partnership includes the...

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Posted On Wednesday, November 13, 2019

District Learning PlanFrom the regular meeting of the Board of Education. All about results from the mid-term inaugural meeting, the District Learning Plan and new Board policy manual. Read Board Notes here .

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