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Policy and Administrative Procedures Handbooks

July 02, 2019

The Board of Education has completed a review of all its current policies to ensure they are complete, current and presented in a clear and accessible manner.  Click here for further information.
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Safer Schools Together - MOMO Challenge Parent Information

February 28, 2019
Please click on Safer Schools Together logo above for information

List of Trustee Candidates for 2018

September 25, 2018

Please click here for a list of Trustee Candidates for School District No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha).​
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Board Meeting Highlighter February 2018

February 28, 2018
​   See the attachment below for the full highlights of the Board of Education Meetings held  February 13, 2018 and February 26, 2018                                                                  Board Meeting Highlights - Feb 13.2018.pdf                                                                Board Meeting Highlights - Feb 26.2018.pdf
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Media Release - April 25, 2018

February 26, 2018
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Pink Shirt Day - February 28, 2018

February 02, 2018

In today's digital world, it can be impossible to escape online bullying, whether it takes the shape of harassment, spreading rumours, sharing embarrassing information or threats.  This year, Pink Shirt Day is encouraging others to combat cyberbullying by thinking twice before posting something negative, and instead using...
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International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme

January 24, 2018
​Princess Margaret Secondary is a Candidate School for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP).  The MYP is designed to enhance the education of all Grade 9 and 10 students at Princess Margaret through a framework of interdisciplinary study, standards-based assessment and international mindedness.  The MYP is created with students at...

LIFEWORKS is here and available to all staff!

July 05, 2017
​ Lifeworks Employee and Family Assistance Program is now available on the Portal.  Go to Human Resources, Benefits, Employee and Family Assistance Program!

SLMS 1000K Longboard Relay

May 15, 2017

Administrative Announcement

May 11, 2017
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2017-18 Budget Development Meeting - Public Welcome!

April 18, 2017
Will be held at IMC on April 27, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
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Have a safe and happy Spring Break! Schools re-open on Monday, April 3.

March 15, 2017
​School District No. 67 wishes everyone a safe and happy Spring Break!  Read important dates and other information here: The final day of school before Spring Break is Friday, March 17. Schools are not in session during Spring Break from March 20 to 31. The Board Office hours during Spring Break...
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Okanagan Concertband Festival

March 01, 2017
​ March 7 and 8 at Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.    For more information click here!

2018-19 Budget Process

March 01, 2017
  The 2018-19 budget development process​ is underway.  For information about meetings being held during the budget process, please click here .  Members of the public and partner groups are able to provide recommendations/suggestions to the budget by e-mailing directly.  All comments will be reviewed by the Board during the development...
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Skaha Lake Middle School - Hockey Skills Academy

February 21, 2017
  We are very excited to announce that Skaha Lake Middle Schools is planning to offer a Hockey Canada Skills Academy in September 2017.​ Please click here for more information.
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District Science Fair!

January 27, 2017
​This year, the District Science Fair will be held at Summerland Secondary School on Thursday, March 9th. Click HERE​ for details.
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Board Meeting Highlighter February 26, 2018

December 13, 2016
  See the attachment below for the full highlights of the Board of Education Meetings held  February 13, 2018 and February 26, 2018                                                                  Board Meeting Highlights - Feb 13.2018.pdf                                                                Board Meeting Highlights - Feb 26.2018.pdf  

Parent Open House re: Student Reporting

November 24, 2016
​ Currently, student progress is reported in many different ways, including report cards, parent teacher meetings and regular student/parent/teacher check-ins. The Ministry of Education has updated the curriculum for kindergarten to grade 9. Now you are being asked to share your thoughts on report cards and all types of progress reporting. Ministry staff and educators,...
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Have Your Say - Rural Education Strategy

November 23, 2016
a Conversation with the Ministry of Education  
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Okanagan Skaha Early Years Centre Grand Opening

November 15, 2016
Friday, November 18, 2016 from 10:00 am—12 noon Queen’s Park Elementary, 330 Power Street, Penticton, BC​
For more information, please click HERE​ ...
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BCTF wins Supreme Court battle over class size and composition

November 14, 2016
​Supreme Court of Canada provides verbal ruling in favour of teachers.        Click here for the full story by Richard Zussman CBC reporter Further... The Supreme Court of Canada has released its written judgment in the BCTF v. BC case regarding class size and...


November 10, 2016
​ In accordance with Policy No. 110, draft school district policies are circulated to stakeholder groups to receive suggestions for revisions. Click here to see our current policies under review. 

Next Board Meeting Nov. 14th, 2016

October 31, 2016
​ Board meetings are held at 6:30pm at the School Board Office - 425 Jermyn Avenue

Next Board Meeting Sept. 12, 2016

September 12, 2016
​Board meetings are held at 6:30pm at the School Board Office - 425 Jermyn Avenue. 2016-09-12 Agenda Package - Board of Education.pdf