Tag Archives: School District No. 5

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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COTR and SD5 project receives ViaSport Grant

Representatives from the Kinesiology and University of Victoria/East Kootenay Teacher Education programs at College of the Rockies were on hand at Steeples Elementary School on Friday, April 10 for a funding announcement. ViaSport Coaching and Leadership Development Manager Eric Sinker … > Read More

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Cranbrook Early Years Fair April 21

Each year the Early Years Fair is hosted by the Cranbrook Early Years Committee at a different elementary school in Cranbrook. This year the Fair is being hosted at Steeples Elementary School (700 24 Ave. N, (250-426-3352) on April 21 … > Read More

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Four regional initiatives in on provincial funding

In advance of Prevention of Violence Against Women Week (April 12-18), British Columbia is putting the Vision for a Violence Free BC strategy into action, investing $5 million for projects focused on ending violence against women and preventing crime. Four … > Read More

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SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of board motions carried during the March 10 School District No. 5 (SD5) School Board of Trustees’ meeting in Cranbrook. Motions Carried Advocacy That the Board writes a follow-up letter to the Minister of Finance … > 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 their Feb. 10 meeting in Cranbrook. MOTIONS CARRIED Advocacy That the five recommendations from the “White Paper on Athletics” Report go to … > Read More

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SD5 asks PM to restore mandatory census

Southeast Kootenay, School District No. 5 (SD5) School Board of Trustees is urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to restore a mandatory census in Canada. The SD5 board outlined in a Jan. 14 letter to the Prime Minister, which included a … > Read More

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City still eyes Muriel Baxter field for off-leash dog park

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW The City of Cranbrook intends to keep working with School District No. 5 (SD5) to secure the old Muriel Baxter Elementary School lot for an off-leash dog park. City council Jan. 19 voted to continue to pursue … > Read More

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