Tag Archives: School District No. 5

Famous humanitarians touring SD5 schools

Beginning this week, School District No. 5 (SD5) is proud to partner with the East Kootenay Humanity Network (EKHN) to promote the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Day of December 10 by ‘touring’ six famous humanitarians through SD5 schools. Human … > 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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New agreements for SD5 support staff

Nine more school districts and more than 4,000 support staff workers have recently ratified new agreements under the B.C. government’s 2014 Economic Stability Mandate. Among those nine school districts is School District No. 5 (SD5 – Southeast Kootenay) with 336 … > Read More

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SD5 board notes

The following is a summary of motions carried by the School District No. 5 (SD5) School Board of Trustees on November 12 during a board meeting in Cranbrook. Motions carried Advocacy – That the board write a letter to the … > Read More

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School district boards finalized

School District No. 5 (SD5) and School District No. 6 (SD6) school board of trustees are set for the next four years following the Nov. 15 civic election. Joining acclaimed trustees Frank Lento (City of Fernie, RDEK Area A), Bev … > Read More

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General voting day this Saturday

General voting  in municipal, Regional District of East Kootenay and school district elections is on Saturday, November 15. For voters in the 2014 City of Cranbrook, voting runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Laurie Middle School gym located … > Read More

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Election interest remains higher

It was another brisk day of advance voting in Cranbrook on Thursday – the second of three advance poll dates for the 2014 Municipal Election, where 506 registered and new voters cast their ballots. Add that to the record breaking … > Read More

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Johns seeks third term to continue work

After two successful terms as School District No. 5 Trustee Chris Johns believes he still has work to do for the Cranbrook school community. “I’ve decided to seek a third term to complete and enhance the goals I set out … > Read More

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Whalen hopes to build on progress at SD5

“Education should be an amazing experience for each and every child.” Patricia Whalen is honoured to represent her community on issues concerning education and school governance. She became a School District No. 5 Trustee with the intention of making a … > Read More

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SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of School District No. 5 (SD5) School Board of Trustees’ motions carried during the October 14 board meeting in Elkford. MOTIONS CARRIED Advocacy That the Board of Education approves and adopts the Strategic Directions and … > Read More

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