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Announcements Archive

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Parenting Through the Power of Relationship

October 02, 2017
With Deborah MacNamara, PhD Learn about Resiliency, Anxiety & Play, October 14, 2017 from 9:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church Neufeld Institute Parent and Teacher Seminar - October 14 2017.pdf
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Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA)

September 25, 2017

The Foundation Skills Assessment is an annual province-wide assessment of all B.C. students' academic skills in grades 4 and 7.  Attached is a letter to parents as well as a brochure issued by the Ministry of Education.
Letter to parents re: FSA
Ministry FSA Parent Brochure
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Anxiety & Depression Prevention Seminar FREE

September 19, 2017
On Thursday, October 5th from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., there will be a presentation on Anxiety & Depression Prevention for both parents and students.  This presentation will be held at Hollywood Road Education Services at 1040 Hollywood Road, Kelowna. Lynn Lyons Presentation 2017.pdf
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Talk to Your Youth About Drugs (Letter from the Ministry)

June 21, 2017
Please see attached letter from the BC Government regarding the drug crisis currrently being experienced in our province.​
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Homestay Families Needed for 2017/2018 School Year

June 20, 2017
Message from the International Education Department International Education is looking for host families for the upcoming 2017/18 school year, starting on September 2017.  Placements should be done by the middle of June. A referral fee of $100.00 will be paid to who will recommend a suitable, and available family to host...
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Kelowna Art Gallery Student Volunteer Opportunity

May 23, 2017
Art Adventures 2017 Summer PP Application.pdf​ The Kelowna Art Gallery is in need of Student Volunteers for their summer programs.  Please see attached for more information.
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Knowledge is Power: Disordered Eating - Parent Presentation April 12, 2017

April 06, 2017
Presented by the Canadian Mental Health Association, Kelowna.  April 12, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Okanagan Regional Library (1380 Ellis Street).  Register for this FREE event.   KIPDisorderedEatingPoster.pdf
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Girls Gr.5 - 7 Basketball Camp at MBSS

April 03, 2017
A girls only basketball camp being held at MBSS from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Beginning April 13, 2017.  See attached for details. ​ Night Hoops.pdf
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Parenting Social Media, April 19 & 20, 2017

March 13, 2017
​Parenting Social Media: Understanding the Trends, Evaluating the Connections, Communicating Expectations of Use Free Parent Presentation: Wednesday, April 19th at Dr. Knox Middle School 7:00 p.m. and Thursday, April 20th at Okanagan Mission Secondary School 7:00 p.m. Parenting Social Media - Jesse Miller Parent Session April 19th and 20th.pdf
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Proposed School Calendar 2017-2018

January 17, 2017
​Please find attached a letter and draft of the proposed 2017-2018 school calendar.  The letter outlines a proposed school calendar and asks for parent input by Friday, February 10, 2017.  The resulting input will be forwarded to the Board of Education for consideration in the decision of establishing the 2017/2018 school year....
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Harmony Day T-Shirts!

January 16, 2017
​ Harmony Day, February 15, 2017 , is just around the corner.   Our Harmony Day Committee would like to give everyone in the District an opportunity to order our fantastic Harmony Day T-Shirts for $13 per t-shirt online.   Beginning this year, Harmony Day T-Shirts can only be purchased online...
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Why do teens use drugs?

January 05, 2017
Information from ARC Programs Why do teens use - Jan 2017.pdf
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Parent Information Night - Social Media Awareness - January 16, 2017

January 03, 2017
Free Parent Session on Social Media Awareness.   Monday, January 16th, 2017 - 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Hollywood Road Education Services. Parent Media Awareness Information Session.pdf  
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Update on BC's New Curriculum from Education Minister Mike Bernier

November 30, 2016
Please see attached letter from Minister Mike Bernier. 191851 Parent Letter_Curriculum Timeline.pdf
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Letter from the Superintendent Re: RCMP Notification

November 08, 2016
​Please see the attached letter from the Superintendent regarding the possible attempted luring of a child on November 8th in the Gordon Drive/Raymer Road area.
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Important Letter Regarding the CNB Reporting Process

November 08, 2016
Please take a moment to read the attached letter from the Administration regarding the Reporting Process.  Term 1 ends on December 2nd and report cards will be issued on December 16.​ 
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Parent Meeting - Information & Tips for Talking About Drugs & Alcohol with your Teens

November 04, 2016
Special presentation presented by ARC Programs on November 30th @ 6:30 p.m. at Constable Neil Bruce Middle School. ParentPoster-CNB.pdf
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COPAC Parent Conference November 5th, 2016

October 28, 2016
All the info you need to run a great PAC! PAC Conference.pdf
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Regional French Immersion Public Consultation Meetings

October 06, 2016
​ ​Monday, October 24, 6:00-8:00pm         Mount Boucherie Secondary School - Multi-Purpose Room                                                                  2751 Cameron Road, West Kelowna, BC Links to French Immersion Bundled Options and Resources Springvalley Middle Bundled Option.pdf Dr Knox Middle Bundled Option.pdf
Potential Impact of Options on French Immersion Enrolment.pdf
Redesigning Opportunity for French Immersion...
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Letter from the Minister of Education, October 5th, 2016

October 05, 2016
​Parent feedback needed. Please read the attached Letter from the Minister of Education. 190783_190784 Attachment - Parent Engagement Letter Sept27.pdf
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Internet/Social Media Safety and Digital Literacy for Parents, Tuesday, May 17th at Dr. Knox Middle School

May 09, 2016
This free event will feature guest presenter, Darren Laur, a 29yr-serving Staff Sergeant with the Victoria Police Department and a Certified Advanced Open Source Intelligence/Social Media Investigator.  Darren was very well-received when he spoke last year at the Rotary Centre of the Arts during Unplug and Play Week .  WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday,...
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Supporting Our Families - Loving Them to A Fault - May 19, 2016

May 09, 2016
Please join us in a conversation about responding to, and surviving, addiction from a family perspective.  May 19th, 2016 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. @ the Laurel Packing House​
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Making ADHD Work 4 U Workshop - May 28th

April 21, 2016
​MAKING ADHD WORK 4 U       9am-3pm, Saturday, May 28th, 2016 The seminar provides models for understanding how ADHD individuals process time, attention, and motivation/emotions differently than most individuals; as well as working through strategies for tasks, organization, communication, etc. If you have any clients, parents, or individuals with ADHD that you...
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Parents as Career Coaches

April 19, 2016
SD#23 is offering a free workshop on helping your child make Career decisions.  The workshop will be held at Hollywood Road Education Services on May 12 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.   Parents as Career Coaches.pdf
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Free Presentation! Building a Bounce-Back Teen

April 13, 2016
At MBSS on Thursday, May 5th from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.  Everyone welcome!​
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Bike to School and Work Week May 30 - June 3, 2016

April 11, 2016
It's that time of year again! Bike to School and Work Week runs from May 30 to June 3 and we invite families to participate in this fun and healthy event. Beginning April 13, we're asking experienced commuter cyclists to sign up as Team Leaders at www.biketowork.ca If you're...
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Building a Bounce-Back Teen - April 12th @ OKM

April 07, 2016
Why are some children and youth able to recover quickly when faced with a difficulty or challenge in their life and others take longer and struggle more?  How can you, as a parent/guardian or someone who works with youth, help them tap into their strengths and develop coping skills to build...
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Canadian Mental Health Association Parent Engagement Session

April 04, 2016
Tuesday, April 12 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.  Feedback and ideas needed for a proposal to open a youth clinic in the Central Okanagan.​ bciysiparentengagement.pdf
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Volleyball Camp for Grade 4/5 & 6/7 at MBSS

March 04, 2016
​Dates: April 25 - 28, 2016 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. See attached. VOLLEYBALL CAMP 2016.pdf
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Amended Proposed School Calendar for 2016/2017

February 22, 2016
Please read attached letter from the District regarding the Proposed School Calendar for 2016/2017. Amended Proposed School Calendar 2016-2017.pdf 2016-2017 School Calendar Additional Information.pdf
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Kelowna Art Gallery - Art Break Assistants - Spring Break 2016

February 05, 2016
The Kelowna Art Gallery is in need of Gr.9 - 12 students for  Art Break Assistants. Students will work under the supervision of the staff at the Kelowna Art Gallery for the Art Break program offered to children during spring break. The student volunteers will assist the instructors with the activities...
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Grade 7 FSA Online Component Link

January 22, 2016
For school use only; students must have a username and password which will be available in-class. https://www.awinfosys.com/eassessment/fsa_secure.htm
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Grade 7 FSA Online Component

January 22, 2016
​For school use only; students must have a username and password which will be available in-class.
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SD23 & Capital News - Together We Learn Edition

January 20, 2016
A big thank you to the members of the SD23 Newspaper in Education and the Public Education Awareness Committees and our friends at the Capital News for creating an amazing edition of  Together We Learn . Download a digital version here to read about all of the incredible examples of teaching and learning taking place across...
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Proposed School Calendar for 2016/2017

January 06, 2016
Your input is requested on the proposed School Calendar for 2016/2017 school year. Please read the attached. Proposed School Calendar 2016-2017.pdf
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SD#23 Media Release - Additional Non-Instructional Days

December 04, 2015
Please see attached notice regarding 2 Additional Non-Instructional Days being added to the 2015/16 Calendar. Media Release - Additional Non-Instructional Days 2016.pdf
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Canadian Mental Health Association Event: Supporting our Families: Navigating the System, October 8th

September 22, 2015
CMHA and The Force is hosting a Child and Youth Mental Health Resource Fair for parents on Thursday October 8 th (2-6 pm) at the West Kelowna Lions Hall, for families to connect with parent groups and service providers. There will be a couple of brief talks, but the majority of...
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Info & Strategies for Parents: How to Approach Your Teen About Substance Use

September 22, 2015
Wednesday, September 30 from 7:00 - 8:15 p.m. @ Hollywood Road Education Services, 1040 Hollywood Rd.  Room #1 (gym).​
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Volleyball Camps Summer 2015

June 12, 2015
Camps for Elementary and Middle - August 24-27 Camps for Elite High School - August 31 - September 1 See attached flyer. Kelowna Flyer2105.pdf
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MBSS Grade 10 Orientation, September 8

June 08, 2015
See attachment for details.​
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Brain Trust Canada - Concussion Information

April 15, 2015
The Central Okanagan Parent Advisory Council would like all parents to read the important information on concussions received by Brain Trust Canada. ConCard2014-side B.pdf ConcussionCard-Side A.pdf BrainInfoSchoolSheet_2015final.pdf
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Safe Walking Routes to School

December 17, 2013
If you choose to walk to school, please consider these "safe walking routes." (maps attached). Stuart Rd walk copy.jpg Sunview Dr walk copy.jpg Shannon Woods walk.jpg Shannon Ridge walk copy.jpg Gregory Rd walk copy.jpg   We would appreciate your feedback!  Questions or concerns will be forwarded to...

Announcement Archive

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Parenting Through the Power of Relationship

October 02, 2017
With Deborah MacNamara, PhD Learn about Resiliency, Anxiety & Play, October 14, 2017 from 9:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church Neufeld Institute Parent and Teacher Seminar - October 14 2017.pdf
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Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA)

September 25, 2017

The Foundation Skills Assessment is an annual province-wide assessment of all B.C. students' academic skills in grades 4 and 7.  Attached is a letter to parents as well as a brochure issued by the Ministry of Education.
Letter to parents re: FSA
Ministry FSA Parent Brochure
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Anxiety & Depression Prevention Seminar FREE

September 19, 2017
On Thursday, October 5th from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., there will be a presentation on Anxiety & Depression Prevention for both parents and students.  This presentation will be held at Hollywood Road Education Services at 1040 Hollywood Road, Kelowna. Lynn Lyons Presentation 2017.pdf