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SD5 thrilled with return of long form census

May 2016 will see the return of the mandatory, long form census and the School District No. 5 (SD5), Southeast Kootenay Board of Education couldn’t be happier. The mandatory, long form census was first enacted by Parliament in 1870 to … > Read More

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SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of School District No. 5 board motions carried March 8 during the Board of Trustees’ meeting held in Fernie. Motions Carried Advocacy That the board writes a letter to all boards (of education) to forward … > Read More

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SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of board motions carried during the December 8 School District No. 5 (SD5) school board meeting held in Cranbrook. Motions Carried Election of Chair & Representatives The SD5 Board of Trustees is pleased to announce … > Read More

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Next steps in theatre replacement discussed

On June 26, the Key City Theatre Society (KCTS) brought together local partners and stakeholders to discuss replacement of the theatre once a new Mount Baker Secondary School (MBSS) is announced. Since 2008, the School District No. 5 (SD5) Board of … > Read More

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Democracy threatened by changes in Bill 11: SD5

School District No. 5 (SD5) Southeast Kootenay board members June 9 added their voice to that of other boards across the province, writing government with their concerns over its lack of consultation on Bill 11 and the speed with which … > Read More

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Reborn Rocky Mountain Elementary celebrated

A community celebration was held today to mark the completion of a major restoration for Rocky Mountain Elementary school after fire caused extensive damage. In June, a power outage and electrical surge caused fires within the school’s heating and cooling … > Read More

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Four EK students off to Skills for Life Summit

Students from throughout B.C. are getting the chance of a lifetime, including four from the East Kootenay. The Ministry of Education, the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League and Pacific NorthWest LNG have partnered to bring 122 students to … > Read More

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Community rallying for little girl and her family

By Mary Giuliano Shyanne is a lovely little girl and it’s only on a closer look is when you notice the enlarged upper lip. When Shyanne was born she had a discolouration similar to a port wine stain on her … > Read More

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SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of motions carried September 9 by the School District No. 5 (SD5) board during its regular meeting in Cranbrook. Committee meetings are not typically held in June. Therefore, no motions coming out of committee were … > Read More

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Clark talks LNG, BCTF and Bennett in Cranbrook speech

While dozens of B.C. Teachers Federation (BCTF) union members and supporters lined the strip in front of Cranbrook’s Heritage Inn July 10, protesting the province’s treatment of teachers, Premier Christy Clark touted the importance of the fledgling liquefied natural gas industry … > Read More

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