Tag Archives: School District No. 5

Generations Playground refinishing completed

The Early Years Committee is happy to announce the resurfacing of the Generations Playground was completed this fall. Conveniently located next to Western Financial Place, the playground is especially designed for children aged 18 months – three years. It has … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Dec. 15 District of Sparwood council meeting. Whiskey Jack Resort Mr. Joe Valentine addressed council with concerns he has regarding the Master Development Agreement between the district and WJ Lots … > 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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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a breakdown as to what transpired during the Nov. 24 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES 1.1 Partnering Agreement with Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) – Fernie Alpine Resort (FAR) for … > Read More

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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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