Tag Archives: School District No. 6

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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Rotating strikes continue this week

The BC Teacher’s Federation (BCTF) is continuing with rotating strikes around the province this week, including both school districts in the East Kootenay. On Thursday, June 5 School District No. 5 (SD5 – Southeast Kootenay) and on Friday, June 6, … > Read More

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Teachers take part in rotating strike

Teachers from throughout the East Kootenay’s two school districts are taking part in the first day of rotating strikes by members of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) today (May 26), meaning it’s a long weekend for regional students. Teachers in … > Read More

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Teachers to begin rotating strikes on Monday

Teachers in the East Kootenay will be taking part in a rotating strike action Monday, May 26. The B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) announced May 20 that as a “result of the unwillingness of the provincial government and the BC Public … > Read More

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Spectacular vision for environmental education in the Kootenays

In the magnificent setting of the Canadian Rockies at Nipika Mountain Resort, environmental educators gathered to participate in a National Environmental Education Leadership Clinic. Co-hosted by the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) and the Canadian Network for Environmental Education … > Read More

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SD 5 hires new Mount Baker principal

School District No. 5 (SD5) Board of Education is pleased to announce the hiring of Viveka Johnson as the new principal for Mount Baker Secondary School (MBSS) effective this upcoming August. Johnson is currently principal of McKim School in Kimberley … > Read More

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