School Closure

Good morning! Due to icy conditions both at our schools and on the highways, all schools in Merritt and Lower Nicola will be CLOSED and no buses will be operating today, Friday, February 10, 2017.

Surplus Goods Auction – Pick Up

Successful bidders of surplus goods items will be available for pick-up between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in the gym at Coquihalla Middle School, 2975 Clapperton Avenue.  Please enter the gym from the tennis court side.  Payment of items will be by cash or cheque only, there will […]

Kindergarten Registration

Welcome to Kindergarten! Kindergarten registration will run from February 20 to March 3, 2017. To register, a child must be 5 years old, on or before December 31, 2017. A birth certificate, immunization record, care card and proof of address should be presented. For Merritt:  Please register your child at the neighbourhood school. Parents wishing […]

Surplus Goods Auction

School District No. 58 (Nicola-Similkameen) is holding it’s Surplus Goods Auction running from Monday, January 23, 2017 until Friday, February 3, 2017.  Items can be viewed and bid upon electronically by going to  All items are purchased on an ‘as is where is’ basis and are subject to 5% G.S.T. being charged.  Successful bidders […]

Board Meeting

The next Regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, in the Princeton board room, located at157 Tapton Avenue.   The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m.  Agenda

Have your say on Report Cards

BC’s new school curriculum is making sure students are ready to succeed in our changing world.  The Ministry of Education wants parents to share how they want to learn about their child’s progress from kindergarten to Grade 9.  Attend a Community meeting to learn more:

SD 58 Inclement Weather Update

Please read the important memo below from SD 58 Superintendent Stephen McNiven.  It outlines school district policies and procedures in case of severe weather occurrences.  Memo to parents inclement weather – 2016-17

World is Watching Us

This video give an Enhancement Agreement overview – Aboriginal Youth in School District 58. World is Watching Us from Ed Carswell on Vimeo.

Drumbeats and Dreams “Honouring Our Ancestors”

Zena is graduating from Merritt Secondary but the journey was not easy. From the haunting past of residential schools, to the ongoing lack of shared understanding between cultures, Zena and her classmates have succeeded against all odds. This film overviews the Aboriginal Education programs in the Merritt / Princeton region of BC (School District #58) […]

Board Meeting

The next Regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held in the Merritt Board room, located at 1550 Chapman Street, on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, beginning at 6:00 p.m.