• Teachers ratify deal restoring collective agreement language

    Expect to see a few changes in School District 58 this fall as work begins this spring to implement restored collective agreement language at the local level. Teachers across the province voted overwhelmingly in favour of ratifying...

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  • School buses add GPS tracking

    New GPS devices are being installed on School District 58 buses to ensure student safety on buses that travel out of cell phone range. This past fall, SD 58 received funding from the new provincial Student Transportation Fund...

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  • SD 58 adds to budget deficit

    The school district is increasing its deficit for 2016-17. The budget deficit is increasing by $288,000, which will come out of reserve funds. SD 58 secretary treasurer Kevin Black said the school district has received additional revenues...

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  • SD 58 to receive provincial funding for school supplies

      School District 58 is receiving about $100,000 of the new $27.4-million Student Learning Grant announced by the provincial government earlier this week. Superintendent Steve McNiven told the Herald part of the money will be spent on...

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  • New teachers hired around SD 58

    There are some new faces around School District 58 thanks to new funding from the provincial government handed down as a result of a recent court ruling on class size and composition. SD 58 superintendent Steve McNiven...

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  • Teachers sought across SD 58

    Multiple job postings have gone out to hire new teachers across School District 58 (SD 58) as part of the $242,000 it has received from the province for new hires this year. Three new full-time teachers have...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Naloxone kits arrive at SD 58 schools

    Naloxone kits are now in place at four schools in SD 58 and plans are in the works to educate students on the dangers of drug use. In the event an overdose occurs, administrators and teachers have...

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  • B.C. government moves toward teacher staffing deal

      The province and B.C. Teachers Federation have negotiated an interim settlement to their long-running dispute over staffing levels, a $50 million fund to hire up to 1,100 teachers for the current school year. Education Minister Mike...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Multi-million dollar expansion announced for NVIT

    Thanks to an $8.9 million investment from the provincial and federal governments, the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) will soon break ground on a 20,000 square foot expansion which will house a full-size gymnasium, lab space...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Nicola Valley Agri Park Society to bid on SD 58 property

    The Nicola Valley Agri Park Society has one week to put an offer on the table to lease the Nicola Lake School from School District 58. The group presented trustees with its business plan at Wednesday’s school...

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