New Family Literacy Games from Literacy Merritt & Nicola Valley
Family Literacy Games
Playing games encourages literacy skills such as numeracy, creativity/storytelling, problem solving, patterning, attention/focus, social skills, organization, fine motor skills and memory. Sample some of these fun literacy games. For added challenge, use your own words on your game cards, and use them in a sentence to complete your turn.
New Interior Health Websites for Parents and Schools
Interior Health has two new websites designed specifically for school staff and parents of school-aged children.
For information about the protection and promotion of the health and safety of school-aged children, go to https://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourHealth/SchoolHealth/Pages/default.aspx.
For information about current services offered by Interior Health to schools, go to https://www.interiorhealth.ca/sites/Partners/SchoolDistricts/Pages/default.aspx.
Changes to the Graduation Program and Assessment
Below are documents outlining the changes to the Graduation Program and Assessment. Included is the letter to teachers from the Ministry of Education explaining the changes to the graduation process and the timeline. Also included is a chart detailing changes to Provincial Assessment along with a "Questions and Answers" document.
Criminal Record Check information for Volunteering in Schools:
Please click on the link below and complete the free criminal record check form using the access code: 3F696WFBWZ. Once the form is submitted online, a clearance letter will be sent to the school board office who will notify the school you wish to volunteer at.
Access Code: 3F696WFBWZ
SD No. 58 Twitter Timeline:
The School District No. 58 Board Office is located at:
1550 Chapman Street, Merritt, BC V1K 1B8
Telephone: 250-378-5161 or 1-800-778-3208