Tag Archives: School District No. 5

Kudos to city, SD5 for dog park

Letter to the Editor On behalf of the BCSPCA East Kootenay Community Council, we would like to thank and applaud the City of Cranbrook and School District No. 5 for the creation of the Muriel Baxter Off-Leash Dog Park, located … > Read More

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Education Minister gets close look at MBSS

The ongoing efforts to have Mount Baker Secondary School (MBSS) replaced are going to remain ongoing for the time being. The long-needed school upgrade was front and centre yesterday when Minister of Education Mike Bernier toured Cranbrook’s MBSS with Kootenay … > Read More

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EKC gives more support to Food For Kids

East Kootenay Community Credit Union (EKC) is proud of seeing a need, creating awareness and raising funds. Since 2007, Sharon Cameron and Diane Baher (now retired) with EKC staff have worked tirelessly to find ways to raise funds and awareness … > Read More

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Off-Leash Dog Park officially opens

For decades our kids have had their own parks and playgrounds to explore, play with friends and enjoy the outdoors – but not our canine companions. Today, that changed with the official grand opening of the city’s first off-leash dog … > Read More

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Provincial budget priorities misguided: SD5

On March 9, School District No. 5 (SD5), Southeast Kootenay Board of Education sent a letter to Premier Christy Clark, Finance Minister Michael De Jong and Education Minister Mike Bernier expressing disappointment with the BC Budget 2016 – 2017. “While … > Read More

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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 releases two-year school calendar

Hours of instruction remain the same At a special meeting of the School District No. 5, Southeast Kootenay (SD5) Board of Education, following their regular February committee meetings, the board voted unanimously to accept its first two-year calendar for the … > Read More

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Youth Impact Youth Centre officially opened

On Monday, March 7, the Youth Impact Youth Centre held its official ribbon cutting for its brand new location at 1320-2nd St. N. Special guests included Debbie and Doug McPhee from School District No. 5, Constable Kathy Forgeron of Cranbrook … > Read More

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Refugee sponsor groups praised by MP

The Cranbrook Hub for Refugees (CHR) was praised on the floor of Parliament last week along with several other Kootenay groups working to bring Syrian refugee families to Canada. Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski told the House he was proud of … > Read More

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