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Posted On Friday, July 31, 2020

Support for Re-start planFive education partner associations have issued a letter in support of the Ministry of Education’s school’s re-opening plan.
The letter is signed by the presidents of the following: The BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils, the BC School Trustees Association, The BC Association of School Business Professionals, the BC Principals and Vice-Principals Association, and the BC School Superintendent’s Association.
“The plan will continue to be...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 29, 2020

NM_Girl_With_Backpack In response to the Ministry of Education and Provincial Health Office announcement that the province will be moving to Stage 2 in its Re-Start Plan for September, the District is taking immediate steps to plan for a safe return to school for all students and staff.   
 “We now have a path forward to begin detailed planning in order to provide the answers parents and students will be looking for, and it provides us the flexibility we need to do what...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Rhonda KershawThe next Chair (and Vice-Chair) of the Kamloops-Thompson school board were chosen at a special Board of Education meeting July 27, 2020. 
Vice-Chair Kershaw was chosen as the new chair.  She was nominated by the outgoing chair, Kathleen Karpuk.  
Representing Barriere, Kershaw is serving her third term as a trustee and has been vice-chair since 2018. She has served on the audit committee, the education committee of the whole, human resources (BCPSEA),...

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Posted On Monday, July 27, 2020

Kathleen KarpukKathleen Karpuk announced she will be stepping down as the chair of the Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education, effective July 27, 2020.
 Karpuk will remain in her role as a trustee.
 “I have accepted a full-time position with the Ministry of Forests Wildfire Branch,” Karpuk said. “I have learned a great deal during my term as chair, but as I take on this new position I will have less time to carry out the extra duties...

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Posted On Thursday, July 16, 2020

Class of 2020 Grad VideoDear Class of 2020: Your Grad video is here . We wanted to capture ‘Essential Grad 2020’ for posterity for you and your classmates, since you were unable to share this experience with each other. We know it was not optimal, but we know it was important, and that’s why we’re happy to present these ‘crossing the stage’ moments for you to keep and share.
We hope you enjoy this unique gift. The District’s celebration of Grad has never...

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