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Posted: October 16, 2015

SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of board motions carried during the October 13 School District No. 5 (SD5) Board Meeting in Cranbrook.

Motions Carried


That the Board commence Board Meetings and Committee meetings acknowledging the traditional territory of the Ktunaxa Nation.

That the Board write a letter to the Government of British Columbia to institute a comprehensive poverty reduction strategy in the Province of B.C.


That Policy 2.11 Educational Artifacts be sent to the Board of Education for deletion.

That Policy 3.6 Parent Consent be sent to the Board of Education for deletion.


That the Board of Education changes the procedural bylaws for the Public Board Meeting opening to acknowledge that we are on the traditional lands of the Ktunaxa people.

That the Board of Education refer 5.3 Dress Code to the Education/Advocacy Committee.

That the Board of Education write a letter of support for Todd Hebert, Blue Lake Forest Education Society’s proposal to the Columbia Basin Trust to develop a Climate Change and Water Outreach project for Grade 5 and 6 students.


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