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.

 

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