• GALLERY: 6th annual SD 58 student powwow

    Representatives of the Nicola Valley’s First Nations community, School District 58, and other local organizations proceeded proudly into the Lower Nicola Band Arbour in Shulus for the 6th annual school district student powwow on Wednesday (May 24)....

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  • Fraser-Nicola election issues: Education

    Regardless of which party forms the government on May 9, there will be plenty of funding being injected to schools in order to adhere to a recent court decision on class size and composition for public schools....

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  • Election issue: parties square off on schools

    Regardless of who wins the May 9 provincial election, there will be millions more dollars and thousands more teachers entering the public school system. This election follows the Supreme Court of Canada’s November decision to reinstate terms...

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  • 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...

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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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