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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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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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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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Academy PM Launches Sponsorship Drive

The Mount Sentinel Secondary School Academy Performance and Media Academy (Academy PM) has raised $8,500 from local businesses and organizations to pay for filmmaking kits for the unique, cross-curricular program that prepares students for a career in the film, theatre, game and digital media industry. The school’s goal is to raise $54,000 for nine complete film kits this year.

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Board Highlights - October 10, 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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The Sound of Music Returns to Mt. Sentinel

We are excited to announce the opportunity for our learners to engage in music education once again.

Find out why you should join band!

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Academy PM Student Showcase at Capitol Theatre

Watch the Trailer!

The Mount Sentinel Secondary School’s Academy Performance and Media program (Academy PM) annual showcase takes place at The Capitol Theatre in Nelson at 7:30 p.m. on June 8, 9 and 10. Family, friends, teachers and the public are invited to attend. 

New Vice-Principal at Mount Sentinel Secondary School

 

School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) announced today that Mr. Ryan McAllister will be appointed to Mount Sentinel Secondary School as the new vice-principal starting on August 1, 2023.

Mr. McAllister will take over from Vice-Principal Jennifer Adams who will become principal of Canyon-Lister Elementary School in the Creston Family of Schools. 

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