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Thompson Okanagan Tourism Job Fair

February 21, 2018
​ Line up a summer job at the region’s largest tourism job fair!   What’s happening after school’s out? Discover and land a job, co-op placement, or a place to kick-start your career at  the largest tourism and hospitality job fair  in the Thompson Okanagan   on March 15!   ...
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Teen Survival: How to Talk to Your Teen About Drugs And Alcohol

February 19, 2018
 ARC Programs, in association with SD23, has developed a webinar titled "Teen Survival Kit: How To Talk to Your Teen About Drugs and Alcohol" . It is designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic drug/alcohol information to help them engage in conversations with their teen. The webinar has been broken down...
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2018 SkillsBC Regional Trades & Technologies Competitions & Discovery Day - March 9th at Okanagan College

February 08, 2018

Skills Canada BC  offers a unique opportunity to experience careers in the skilled trades and applied technologies through competition-based activities. The  Regional Competition is hosted by Okanagan College. Our senior students participate in the competition while our younger students have a variety of activities to explore. See below for...
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2018-2019 Proposed School Calendar

February 07, 2018
You are invited to provide your input about the 2018-19 proposed school calendar by Wednesday, February 28, 2018.  See attached information:  2018-2019 Draft Calendar and Input Survey.pdf Survey link: 2018-19 School Calendar Survey Thank you.  
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Provincial Student Learning Survey

January 27, 2018
​ Each year, the Ministry of Education issues a Provincial Survey to students in grades 4, 7, 10, and 12 as well as to their parents and school staff.  The Provincial Student Learning Survey is unique in its scope, size and usefulness to schools because it gathers information on topics related...
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Inquiry and Innovation Community Forum

January 18, 2018
​Dear Parents/Guardians of students in Rutland Schools, In response to the BC Ministry of Education's Framework for Enhancing Student Learning, the Principals and Vice-Principals in the Rutland Family of Schools have been working with their school teams to co-create an Inquiry and Innovation Community Forum for Rutland area parents and students...
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A.D.H.D. Inside Out Seminar

January 09, 2018
Feburary 3, 2018 - ADHD Seminar. Please see attachment for more information ADHD Seminar.pdf
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Connect Parent Group

January 09, 2018
Parents are invited to attend the 10 week program to support parents of pre-teen and teens. Please see attachment for more information.  Connect Parent Group.pdf
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Meningococcal Immunization Program - Dec. 19

December 15, 2017
Interior Health has declared a meningococcal outbreak in the Okanagan. On Tuesday, December 19, Interior Health will have a team in our school providing free vaccinations for students in grades 9-12 (ages: 15-19).  Please note: Grade 10 students who received the Meningococcal Quadrivalent vaccine in the 2016/17 school year are considered protected...
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Changes to K-9 Report Cards

November 29, 2017
​See attachment for details regarding the new reporting guidelines.  Report Cards go home Friday, December 8th.
Interim Guidelines for Communicating Student Learning
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Changes to New Curriculum Implementation Schedule

November 06, 2017
Please view the attached letter from the Ministry of Education regarding changes to the New Curriculum Implementation schedule for Grades 10-12. Letter to Parents from Ministry of Education re Changes to the New Curriculum Implementation Schedule for Grade 10-12.pdf
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Okanagan College Career Fair

November 02, 2017
Okanagan College will hold their 36th annual Career Fair this Sunday, November 5 from 10:30 - 3:00 p.m. For more information: http://www.okanagan.bc.ca/Page17709.aspx Students will  have the opportunity to meet regional and national employers and learn about the programs offered at Okanagan College.  They will also have a chance to...
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ATTN: Grads Interested in Post Secondary

October 21, 2017
​ Post Secondary Preparation #1 (PSP) sessions will take place on  Wednesday, October 25th and Thursday, October 26th  during the  first half of each block  (presentation time 45-60 minutes) in the library .   As well, there will be a lunch session on Thursday. Any students who are considering attending post secondary are strongly encouraged...
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Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA)

September 25, 2017

The Foundation Skills Assessment is an annual province-wide assessment of all B.C. students' academic skills in grades 4 and 7.  Attached is a letter to parents as well as a brochure issued by the Ministry of Education.
Letter to parents re: FSA
Ministry FSA Parent Brochure
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Rotary Youth Exchange Program

September 22, 2017
Rotary International is looking for Grade 9, 10 & 11 students for the Rotary Youth Exchange Program. Information meeting on Tuesday, September 26. For more informaiton, please view the attached poster:​  KELOWNA POSTER 2017.pdf
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The Gift of Anxiety & Depression Prevention

September 19, 2017
Everyone is welcome to attend this presentation on Thursday, October 5 at Hollywood Road Education Services Building. Please see attachment for more information. Lynn Lyons Presentation 2017.pdf
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Grade 12 Grad Campout Letter

August 31, 2017
Please see attached letter to parent of Grade 12 students regarding Grad Campout. Grad Campout Letter.docx
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Grade 9 Orientation

August 28, 2017
Grade 9 Orientation on Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am.  See you there!​
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Attention RSS Parents: 2017 Student Learning Survey

May 04, 2017
​We would like to invite you to complete the 2017 Student Learning Survey. The Student Learning Survey (formally called Satisfaction Survey) has been administered annually in BC public schools since 2001. It is the only source of province-wide information on in-school process and the learning environment. The survey will be open...
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Knowledge is Power: Disordered Eating

April 01, 2017
​April 12, 2017 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the Okanagan Regional Library.
Click  here  for more details.
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BC Excellence Scholarship

December 02, 2016
​See your counsellor for details!  BC Excellence Scholarship.pdf
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​Parents of Grad 2017!

November 01, 2016
You are needed for Dry Grad!  We have many things going on and with your help, we can get there faster.  On December 5th, we will be having our first pub night at Wings in Plaza 33.  Tickets are $20.00, and there will also be a silent auction with many great...
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Regional French Immersion Public Consultation Meetings

October 06, 2016
​ ​Monday, October 24, 6:00-8:00pm         Mount Boucherie Secondary School - Multi-Purpose Room                                                                  2751 Cameron Road, West Kelowna, BC Links to French Immersion Bundled Options and Resources Springvalley Middle Bundled Option.pdf Dr Knox Middle Bundled Option.pdf
Potential Impact of Options on French Immersion Enrolment.pdf
Redesigning Opportunity for French Immersion...
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Need money for tuition next year?

September 27, 2016
​ Go to milliondollarbursary.com ​​​to apply for $1000 bursary through Interior Savings.
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Online Learning – FAQs

September 26, 2016
​Click here for information on Online Courses in SD23.
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Mental Health Week

April 29, 2016
​R​​ead this pamphet for moreinformation:  Canadian Mental Health Week.pdf
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SD23 & Capital News - Together We Learn Edition

January 20, 2016
A big thank you to the members of the SD23 Newspaper in Education and the Public Education Awareness Committees and our friends at the Capital News for creating an amazing edition of  Together We Learn . Download a digital version here to read about all of the incredible examples of teaching and learning taking place across...
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B.C. Excellence Scholarship Application

January 08, 2016
Website for BC Excellence Scholarships​ ​ This new BC Ministry of Education scholarship is a $5000 scholarship awarded to 55 BC students.  It recognizes well-rounded graduates who have demonstrated community service and leadership, both inside and outside of their schools, as well as commitment and aptitude for their chosen career paths. ...
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​Music Dept Parent Mtg

November 16, 2015
November 19 at 6:30pm in the Music Room to organize a bake sale for the Winter Concert and to discuss an early December fundraising opportunity in lieu of turkey sales. ​
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RSS Music Dept Fundraiser

November 03, 2015
  RSS Music Dept is holding our annual Poinsettia, Wreath and Table Centre sale from Nov 2-20, 2015.  These are quality plants from DeVry Greenhouses.  All orders must be paid for online.  More information and pictures of the available plants are accessible when you log in to your child's school account.  ...
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​ Cutter's Edge

October 21, 2015
​  Cutter's Edge link has updated order information as well as pictures of sample cards that can be ordered.  We are taking Christmas card orders now:!
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Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth

September 29, 2015
​ Registration is now open for the  Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth  training course. You do not have to be a parent or guardian of an OKM student to register for this course.  All are welcome!   Dates:                October 13 th , 20 th ,...
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Congrats to Chris Lunt, Davis Hughs-Geekie, Cassie Latarnus and Tristan Lind-Tuttle

May 27, 2015
​ ​for advancing to the BC High School Track and Field championships in Langley!
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RSS Forestry In the News

May 27, 2015
​Check out this story byShaw TV on the RSS Forestry program.  

Announcement Archive

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Thompson Okanagan Tourism Job Fair

February 21, 2018
​ Line up a summer job at the region’s largest tourism job fair!   What’s happening after school’s out? Discover and land a job, co-op placement, or a place to kick-start your career at  the largest tourism and hospitality job fair  in the Thompson Okanagan   on March 15!   ...
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Teen Survival: How to Talk to Your Teen About Drugs And Alcohol

February 19, 2018
 ARC Programs, in association with SD23, has developed a webinar titled "Teen Survival Kit: How To Talk to Your Teen About Drugs and Alcohol" . It is designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic drug/alcohol information to help them engage in conversations with their teen. The webinar has been broken down...
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2018 SkillsBC Regional Trades & Technologies Competitions & Discovery Day - March 9th at Okanagan College

February 08, 2018

Skills Canada BC  offers a unique opportunity to experience careers in the skilled trades and applied technologies through competition-based activities. The  Regional Competition is hosted by Okanagan College. Our senior students participate in the competition while our younger students have a variety of activities to explore. See below for...
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2018-2019 Proposed School Calendar

February 07, 2018
You are invited to provide your input about the 2018-19 proposed school calendar by Wednesday, February 28, 2018.  See attached information:  2018-2019 Draft Calendar and Input Survey.pdf Survey link: 2018-19 School Calendar Survey Thank you.  
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Provincial Student Learning Survey

January 27, 2018
​ Each year, the Ministry of Education issues a Provincial Survey to students in grades 4, 7, 10, and 12 as well as to their parents and school staff.  The Provincial Student Learning Survey is unique in its scope, size and usefulness to schools because it gathers information on topics related...