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Board of Education Unanimously Passes 2024-2025 Budget

- Budget focused on maintaining educational staff despite projected decline in enrolment

The School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) Board of Education unanimously approved the annual budget for the 2024-2025 school year at its public meeting on the evening of May 14. 

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Board Highlights - April 9, 2024

An overview of discussion items and major decisions of the Board of Education of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake). For meeting agendas/minutes and a schedule of upcoming board meetings visit sd8.bc.ca/meetings

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Board Highlights - March 12, 2024

An overview of discussion items and major decisions of the Board of Education of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake). For meeting agendas/minutes and a schedule of upcoming board meetings visit sd8.bc.ca/meetings

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Board Highlights - February 13, 2024

An overview of discussion items and major decisions of the Board of Education of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake). For meeting agendas/minutes and a schedule of upcoming board meetings visit sd8.bc.ca/meetings

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Nelson Firefighters Helping to Feed Elementary Students in SD8

For the second consecutive year, Nelson area elementary schools in School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) have received a generous donation toward food for students and families thanks to fundraising efforts by the Nelson Professional Firefighters Association Local 1343 and community generosity. 

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A group of people lined up in front of a fire truck inside the bay of a fire department smiling, with some holding envelopes and some in fire fighter uniforms.

Board Highlights - January 9, 2024

An overview of discussion items and major decisions of the Board of Education of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake). For meeting agendas/minutes and a schedule of upcoming board meetings visit sd8.bc.ca/meetings

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Board Highlights - December 12, 2023

An overview of discussion items and major decisions of the Board of Education of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake). For meeting agendas/minutes and a schedule of upcoming board meetings visit sd8.bc.ca/meetings

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Santa's Workshop

Santa is on the way!

Kids at South Nelson Elementary shopped for family and had gifts wrapped at a pop-up Santa’s Workshop.

The Parent Advisory Council organized the re-gifting event and got help wrapping presents from City of Nelson Mayor Morrison, City Councillors Tait and Woodward, and students from Trafalgar Middle School.

The nearly $800 in proceeds will go to support school initiatives and help local charities this winter season.

Thank you to everyone for your generosity and hard work!
 

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Board Highlights - November 14, 2023

An overview of discussion items and major decisions of the Board of Education of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake). For meeting agendas/minutes and a schedule of upcoming board meetings visit sd8.bc.ca/meetings

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New Chair and Vice-Chair Elected to SD8 Board of Education

School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) announced the election by acclamation of a new chair and vice-chair of the Board of Education at the inaugural board meeting held in Nelson, B.C., on November 14. School Trustee Dawn Lang was elected uncontested as the new chair, moving into the role after serving one year as vice-chair. School Trustee Julie Bremner was elected uncontested to the position of vice-chair, her first term in the position.

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