Tag Archives: School District No. 6

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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Sustainability Symposium set to inspire educators

Understanding the interconnectedness between environment, society, culture and economy is crucial for our future generations. The Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) is taking this to heart as they prepare for their sixth annual ‘Voices for Sustainability’ Symposium in Golden … > 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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New VP for TM Roberts Elementary School

Jennifer Roberts was recently appointed vice-principal of TM Roberts Elementary School as of the 2014/15 school year by the School District No. 5 (SD5) Board of Education. Born in Edmonton, Alta., Roberts received her Bachelor of Education from the University … > Read More

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BCTF escalating to full-scale strike on June 17

Short of a remarkable turnaround in negotiations between the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the provincial government, students across the province will be getting a longer summer vacation. The BCTF reported yesterday that 86% of its members – province-wide – … > Read More

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Third round of rotating strikes loom

With the possibility of a full-blown strike looming, the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) yesterday released its schedule for rotating strikes entering week three. BCTF President Jim Iker says a full-scale teachers’ strike could be possible within the next two weeks. … > Read More

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