Tag Archives: School District No. 6

CBEEN presented with BC Superintendent Award

In April, the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) was recognized by the British Columbia School Superintendents Association (BCSSA) at their Retirement and Recognition Ceremony in Vancouver. CBEEN was presented with the BCSSA 2015 Community Award of Recognition which recognizes … > Read More

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Fairmont boy approached, offered candy

Columbia Valley RCMP report that a Fairmont Hot Springs boy was recently approached by two strangers who offered him candy. At 9 p.m. on Feb. 27, a 10-year-old boy, while playing in the 5000 block of River View Gate Road … > 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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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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All Candidate Forums in the Columbia Valley

The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce, The Valley Echo and Columbia Valley Pioneer and are hosting three All-Candidate Forums to help local citizens make their decisions on November 15 on who they want representing them in local government over the … > 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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Mail ballot voting and nominations update

If you plan to be travelling or away for the local general election scheduled for Saturday, November 15, and for the two advanced voting dates of Wednesday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 12, you may want to request a Mail-Ballot from … > 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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