Tag Archives: School District No. 5

New vice principal for Frank J Mitchell School

Renee MacCormack was recently appointed temporary vice-principal of Frank J Mitchell Elementary School in Sparwood as of the 2015/16 school year, by the School District No. 5 (SD5) Board of Education. Born and raised in Sparwood, MacCormack moved to Carbon, … > 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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SD5 says balanced budget a balancing act

Along with their balanced budget for the upcoming 2015/2016 school year School District No. 5 (SD5), Southeast Kootenay will once again be submitting an annual needs budget, accompanied by a joint letter from SD5 and education partners to government advocating … > Read More

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Basin Institute offers look into history of mountaineering

By Don Moore The Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History has recently added a collection of photographic slides by the late Bill Hurst. Bill was an avid gardener, a long time library volunteer, and worked as a hydrographer. His real … > 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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SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of board motions carried during the June 9 School District No. 5 (SD5) board meeting held in Cranbrook. Motions Carried Advocacy That the board continue to work on the SD5 Strategic Plan at a planning … > Read More

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SD5 trustees meet with MLA

Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett met with trustees of School District No. 5 (SD5), Southeast Kootenay last Friday, June 5. The meeting is part of the board’s initiative to both keep the MLA up to date on some of the … > Read More

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Project Heavy Duty returns to Elk Valley

School District No. 5, WorkSafeBC, College of the Rockies and local heavy industry are teaming up to give Elk Valley Grade 11 and 12 students a lesson in ‘Project Heavy Duty’ next week. The program will give 24 teens interested … > Read More

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SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of board motions carried during the April 14 School District No. 5 (SD5) board meeting held in Cranbrook. Committee meetings are not scheduled for the month of March due to spring break. As a result, … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the April 7 District of Sparwood council meeting. DVP – Spardell Mobile Home Park A development variance request for 100 Industrial Road #1 (Spardell Mobile Home Park) to vary … > Read More

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