School District

Central Okanagan Board of Education joined by Judge Lisa Wyatt. (File photo)

School briefs: Central Okanagan trustees get committee assignments

Trustees Julia Fraser and Wayne Broughton each chair two committees

 

King’s Christian School Grade 10 students in the Family and Society class walk through the tunnel heading towards Salmon Arm Secondary’s Jackson campus during the 24-hour period when they were getting a better understanding of what it might be like to be without a home. (Photo contributed)

Students try living rough in Salmon Arm through 24-hour experiment

Grade 10 class surrenders familiar comforts for cold night out

 

Administrative office in Kelowna for Central Okanagan Public Schools. (File photo)

Central Okanagan Parents Advisory Council takes issue with school board chair election process

School board chair says trustees committed to working collaboratively

  • Nov 24, 2022

 

Central Okanagan Public Schools administrative office. (File photo)

Central Okanagan announces newest school trustee group

Julia Fraser led the way with 13,480 votes

Central Okanagan Public Schools administrative office. (File photo)
English Language Learners teacher, Harjit Chauhan (centre) has been actively involved with educating students and the community about cultural celebrations like Diwali and Ramadan. (The News)

B.C. teacher wins national We Love Teachers contest

Harjit Chauhan was one of eight finalists in the inaugural Staples Canada program

English Language Learners teacher, Harjit Chauhan (centre) has been actively involved with educating students and the community about cultural celebrations like Diwali and Ramadan. (The News)
A file photo shows a Toronto community school classroom on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. In B.C., elementary school teacher Austin Uzama was suspended in September 2022 for professional misconduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio

B.C. teacher suspended after showing Halloween prank video with fake decapitations

Austin Uzama showed an age-inappropriate video to Maple Ridge students and lied about credentials

A file photo shows a Toronto community school classroom on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. In B.C., elementary school teacher Austin Uzama was suspended in September 2022 for professional misconduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio
Lee-Ann Tiede

Kelowna Votes: Lee-Ann Tiede

Lee-Ann Tiede is running for a seat on the Central Okanagan Board of Education

Lee-Ann Tiede
Val Johnson

Kelowna Votes: Val Johnson

Val Johnson is running for a seat on the Central Okanagan Board of Education

  • Sep 25, 2022
Val Johnson
Lisa Guderyan

Peachland/Okanagan West Electoral Area Votes: Lisa Guderyan

Lisa Guderyan is running for a seat on the Central Okanagan Board of Education

  • Sep 23, 2022
Lisa Guderyan
Laurie Bowen

Westside votes: Laurie Bowen

Laurie Bowen, with ParentsVoice BC, is running for the Westside seat on the Central Okanagan Board of Education

  • Sep 23, 2022
Laurie Bowen
Chantelle Desrosiers

Westside votes: Chantelle Desrosiers

Chantelle Desrosiers is running for the Westside seat on the Central Okanagan Board of Education

  • Sep 23, 2022
Chantelle Desrosiers
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Political brand shakes up Central Okanagan school board election

ParentVoice BC is a candidate slate movement

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A portrait of King Charles will soon adorn the wall of the Central Okanagan Public Schools board of education meeting chambers. (BBC News photo)

School briefs: Awaiting arrival of King Charles portrait

Queen Elizabeth portrait’s future status still unclear

A portrait of King Charles will soon adorn the wall of the Central Okanagan Public Schools board of education meeting chambers. (BBC News photo)
Ecole Dr. Knox Middle School. (File photo/Captial News)

Dr. Knox Middle School in Kelowna to get 300 new student seats

The province has approved $22.8 million in funding to add 12 new classrooms

Ecole Dr. Knox Middle School. (File photo/Captial News)
Moyra Baxter has served as a Central Okanagan Public Schools trustee for 26 years, (File photo)

Central Okanagan School Board chair closes book on career

‘If I think about what I’ve really enjoyed, it’s the opportunity to meet students’

Moyra Baxter has served as a Central Okanagan Public Schools trustee for 26 years, (File photo)
Ron Rubadeau. (File photo)

Former Central Okanagan Public Schools superintendent dies at 73

He was known for his unwavering advocacy and support of students with diverse abilities

Ron Rubadeau. (File photo)
Coast Mountains School District 82 released highlights from a self-report questionnaire of students in various grades. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Northwest B.C. public school students report lack of well-being: Survey

Grade 8 students lag behind average well-being for B.C. school districts

Coast Mountains School District 82 released highlights from a self-report questionnaire of students in various grades. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
High school students get an introduction to techniques at the esthetics and nail technology program offered by Okanagan College. (Brendan Shykora - Black Press Media)

Central Okanagan School District grad rates exceed provincial averages

School district staff saluted for ovecoming challenges

High school students get an introduction to techniques at the esthetics and nail technology program offered by Okanagan College. (Brendan Shykora - Black Press Media)
The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley teen’s sliced finger leads to lawsuit against school district

Student allegedly damaged tendon in finger on a field trip

The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)