SD8 student Risa Daniels participated in a filmed interview with director of innovative learning Lorri Fehr during a student symposium last week.

SD8 speaks with Kootenay students

Jeff Jones participated in roundtable discussions with Grade 5s, 9s and 11s during a student symposium last week.

Kootenay Lake schools superintendent Jeff Jones participated in roundtable discussions with Grade 5s, 9s and 11s during a student symposium last week.

One exercise involved dotmocracy, where students placed multi-coloured dots on posters beside subjects they feel passionate about. Operations director Larry Brown captured the results with his phone, while teacher Shannon Lanaway and trustee Curtis Bendig discussed them.

Rosemont Elementary principal Tim Mushumanski worked with kids on how to balance a fictional school district budget, while Grade 5 student Risa Daniels participated in a filmed interview with director of innovative learning Lorri Fehr.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Stroke survivors lean on each other in Nelson

‘I’ve learned more about strokes from being in the group than I did from anyone else’

Organic waste pick-up expected by 2022 in RDCK

But there are many unanswered questions in Nelson about cost and details

Cottonwood Lake Society announces $15,000 in new funding

The Nelson Rod and Gun Club and Royal Bank of Canada have chipped in

L.V. Rogers Bombers finish second in Osoyoos basketball tournament

The seniors boys team came undone late in the final

LETTER: Gone to pot(holes)

From reader R. Johnson

VIDEO: 7 things you need to know about the 2020 B.C. budget

Surplus of $227 million with big spending on infrastructure and capital projects

VIDEO: Knife-wielding man arrested after barricading himself in Lower Mainland Walmart

A man had barricaded himself in the freezer section of the fish area at a Walmart in Richmond

Budget 2020: Weaver ‘delighted,’ minority B.C. NDP stable

Project spending soars along with B.C.’s capital debt

Chilliwack widow ‘crushed’ over stolen T-shirts meant for memorial blanket

Lori Roberts lost her fiancé one month ago Tuesday now she’s lost almost all she had left of him

Higher costs should kill Trans Mountain pipeline, federal opposition says

Most recent total was $12.6 billion, much higher than a previous $7.4-billion estimate

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs say they’ll meet with ministers if RCMP get out

Federal minister in charge of Indigenous relations has proposed a meeting to diffuse blockades

Trees Cannabis director fined $1.5M for selling marijuana

Fine follows provincial crackdown on popular dispensary

World Cup skier from Okanagan dies suddenly at 19

Kuroda, who made his World Cup debut earlier this year, passed away suddenly Monday night.

Coastal GasLink pipeline investor committed to closing deal despite protests

Developer TC Energy Corp. — formerly TransCanada Corp. — is to remain the operator of the $6.6-billion pipeline

Most Read