Rocky Mountain School District No. 6

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Enhancing Student Report Now Available!

School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) has submitted the Enhancing Student Learning Report to the Ministry of Education and Child Care.   The Framework for Enhancing Student Learning (FESL), legislated…

Posted on: Oct 6, 2022

World Teachers' Day

Today is World Teachers' Day! On October 5, 1966, a special intergovernmental conference was convened by UNESCO in Paris to adopt the recommendations concerning the status of teachers worldwide. The recommendations…

Posted on: Oct 5, 2022
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Darren Danyluk, District Principal of Literacy

Darren joined the Rocky Mountain team in 1998, moving to the valley from Fort St. James, BC.  It was in Nechako District that Darren started his teaching career as a secondary English Language Arts teacher,…

Posted on: Oct 5, 2022
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International Student Program launches new exchange program with French partner

Rocky Mountain International Student Program (RMISP) partnered with L'association Nantes Pays de Langue Anglaise (NPLA) to offer a new reciprocalexchange program this summer. In this first exchange,…

Posted on: Sep 30, 2022
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School District is taking many steps Towards Truth and Reconciliation

Tomorrow, is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and although there is still so much work to continue to do, the District is very proud of the work that has begun and the concerted focus by the…

Posted on: Sep 29, 2022

Interior Health - Drug Poisoning Alert

Interior Health has issued a Drug Poisoning Alert for the entire Interior Health Region. Based on the cluster of drug toxicity deaths in Central Okanagan as well as concerning drug checking findings such…

Posted on: Sep 28, 2022

Board of Education Highlights for September 13, 2022 meeting now available

The Board of Education met on September 13, 2022 at Lindsay Park Elementary School for their monthly meeting.  The Board of Education reviewed and approved the draft audited financial statements for…

Posted on: Sep 27, 2022

Selkirk Senior Foods Class Already Serving Up Amazing Foods in the 2022-23 School Year

For the second time in only four months, the SSS Senior Foods Class served up an amazing meal to the Trustees and Senior Team during their school site visit.  An amazing feat considering the students…

Posted on: Sep 23, 2022
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Try Like Terry!

Today is the Terry Fox School Run and several of our schools are participating. Terry Fox represented the best that Canadians have to offer. He was an example of courage, humility, determination, and…

Posted on: Sep 23, 2022
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Windermere Community Carnival

The Windermere Community Carnival is happening this Sunday, September 18, 2022 from 11 to 3 at Windermere Elementary School.  This is a fundraising event for all families in the Columbia Valley to enjoy!…

Posted on: Sep 16, 2022
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Schools Closed Monday, September 19

Schools across School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) will be closed on Monday, September 19, 2022 following the Government of Canada's announcement of a national day of mourning to mark the death of…

Posted on: Sep 14, 2022

Board of Education Meeting Tonight

The regular meeting of the Board of Education will be taking place tonight at Lindsay Park Elementary School in Kimberley at 7:00 PM.  You can join in person or online through Teams.    ...

Posted on: Sep 13, 2022

Chairperson and Superintendent welcome students and families to the 2022-2023 school year

On behalf of the Board of Education and all staff of School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain), we want to welcome all our students and families back to school today!  We hope you all had a good, sun-filled…

Posted on: Sep 6, 2022

Passage of School Buses and Private Vehicles in Windermere Zone

School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain), the District of Invermere, and MarWest Industries Ltd. have prepared a plan that supports the safe transportation and movement of students and school buses along…

Posted on: Sep 1, 2022

Towards Truth and Reconciliation: A District Day of Learning

Today, all staff in SD6 will meet for the first time in over four years at David Thompson Secondary School for the District Day of Learning.  Staff will reconnect with their colleagues from across the…

Posted on: Aug 31, 2022
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September 6 is the first day of school

School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) is excited to welcome our students back to school on Tuesday, September 6, 2022.  Please visit your school's website for your school's opening information.  …

Posted on: Aug 30, 2022

Trustee Candidate Information

Are you considering running for the School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) Board of Education? The 2022 General Local Elections will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022.  The British Columbia School…

Posted on: Aug 26, 2022

Are you ready! School starts in two weeks

School resumes in only two short weeks!  Principals and administrative assistants are back in their schools getting ready to welcome all of our students back.  You can find information about student…

Posted on: Aug 23, 2022

Jenna Jasek, District Vice Principal Indigenous Learning and Equity

Jenna grew up in the Columbia Valley, which the Columbia River runs through and is the unceded territories of her ancestors' the Secwépemc and Ktunaxa people. She is a teacher, mother, wife, daughter,…

Posted on: Aug 16, 2022
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After School Coordinator Job Opportunity

After School CoordinatorEva Joseph Learning and Cultural Society has a great opportunity for the right person to be the After School Coordinator at Windermere Elementary School. This is a parttime position,…

Posted on: Aug 15, 2022