Tag Archives: School District No. 5

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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Woman of the Year seeks re-election to SD5 board

Gail Brown, well-known Cranbrook Early Childhood Educator, and currently a Trustee with School District No 5, is running for re-election on November 15. “My past work serving families with young children in Cranbrook, has helped me be an effective School … > Read More

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School district candidates set

Voters in the East Kootenay have a full slate of candidates from which to select the School Board of Trustees for School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay) and School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) during the Nov. 15 civic and … > Read More

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Ayling seeks third term as SD5 trustee

Now running for her third consecutive term as School Trustee, Trina Ayling is very proud of the achievements of the School District No. 5 (SD5) Board over the past three years. “The most obvious achievement that everyone would recognize is … > Read More

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Local government election information for candidates

November 15 is election day in B.C. for municipalities, regional districts and school districts. Nominations for Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area Director Nomination packages are available at the Cranbrook and Columbia Valley RDEK offices until 4 p.m., … > Read More

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French immersion up in SD5; down in SD6

According to a report released Sept. 30, more students in British Columbia are participating in French language programs than ever before. Province-wide, French Immersion enrolment has been increasing for 16 consecutive years. The booming popularity of this well-established program is … > Read More

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SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of motions carried September 9 by the School District No. 5 (SD5) board during its regular meeting in Cranbrook. Committee meetings are not typically held in June. Therefore, no motions coming out of committee were … > Read More

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SD5 board asks sides to go to binding arbitration

The School Board of Trustees for School District No. 5 (SD5) has sent a letter to the provincial government and BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) asking them to enter into binding arbitration to help settle the ongoing teachers’ strike. The board … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Area A Flood Control Service Establishment Bylaw adopted The new Electoral Area A Flood Control Service will help fund flood mitigation projects in Electoral Area A, along with the operation and maintenance of flood control infrastructure. The Regional District of … > Read More

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