School District No. 20 Kootenay-Columbia

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New Kootenay Columbia trustee to be acclaimed

This is the second seat that was vacated since the 2018 local government election

 

Crowe grad Agnes Hamill is encouraging locals to make a New Year’s food resolution to go vegetarian, maybe even vegan, in 2021. There’s plenty of recipes and helpful tips online to start a new plant-based diet for ‘Veganuary.’ Photo: Vivienne Hurley

Kootenay grad encourages locals to live ‘Life on the Veg’

Log on to veganuary.com, to join or support the 31-day vegan challenge in January.

 

St. Michael’s Catholic School is one of eight schools receiving a $2,000 donation from the Murphy Family Foundation.

Murphy Family Foundation lends support to West Kootenay schools

The Murphy Foundation provides generous alternative to ‘Trail Smoke Eaters in schools’ campaign

 

Greater Trail nonprofits are funding Chromebooks for low income high school students. Photo: Unsplash

Kootenay Columbia counsellor aims to supply 100 Chromebooks for low income students

COVID has widened the gap between students who struggle with financial hardship and those who don’t

Greater Trail nonprofits are funding Chromebooks for low income high school students. Photo: Unsplash
Skool Aid volunteers help around 230 students living in a low-income bracket by supplying pencils, paper, and all the essentials they need for the school year. Photo: Ramakant Sharda on Unsplash
Skool Aid volunteers help around 230 students living in a low-income bracket by supplying pencils, paper, and all the essentials they need for the school year. Photo: Ramakant Sharda on Unsplash
Webster Elementary School students add poppies to their Remembrance Day tree. Photo: Submitted

Webster students remember Canada’s war dead and veterans

Remembrance Day services were virtual at the Warfield elementary school

Webster Elementary School students add poppies to their Remembrance Day tree. Photo: Submitted
L-R: KCLC Principal Patrick Kinghorn, Gerick Sports owner Erik Laithwaite, staff and students from Take a Hike with the new fatbike. Photo: Submitted

New wheels for West Kootenay Take a Hike students

Take a Hike provides extended services to youth at KCLC through recreation and therapeutic services

L-R: KCLC Principal Patrick Kinghorn, Gerick Sports owner Erik Laithwaite, staff and students from Take a Hike with the new fatbike. Photo: Submitted
Enrolment is down across the entire district. Photo: file

SD 20 experiences small decline in student enrolment

District staff said more parents are homeschooling their children this year due to COVID-19 crisis

Enrolment is down across the entire district. Photo: file
Melissa Gresley-Jones hiking with one of her sons. (Submitted photo)

Kootenay mom turns COVID lockdown into positive action

Take a Hike runs from the Kootenay Columbia Learning Centre in East Trail

Melissa Gresley-Jones hiking with one of her sons. (Submitted photo)
These two books were recently returned to Trail high school - 50 years after they were unofficially taken out. (Submitted photo)

Books returned to Trail high school, 50 years later

It’s never too late to return your library books!

These two books were recently returned to Trail high school - 50 years after they were unofficially taken out. (Submitted photo)
St. Michael’s principal positive in return-to-school plan

St. Michael’s principal positive in return-to-school plan

“Let’s give this school year the opportunity to be awesome …” - St. Michael’s principal Julia Mason.

St. Michael’s principal positive in return-to-school plan
Members of the Kootenay Columbia teachers union are not satisfied with the back-to-school plan. (Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash)

Kootenay teacher’s union reacts to back-to-school plan

“If we see the guidelines are not being enforced, we may refuse unsafe work,” said Andy Davidoff.

Members of the Kootenay Columbia teachers union are not satisfied with the back-to-school plan. (Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash)
(Deborah Shergold photo)

Kootenay-Columbia kindness prevails amid pandemic

School is slated to begin this fall, but classrooms will be much different than usual

(Deborah Shergold photo)
Teck Trail’s Carol Vanelli Worosz (top middle) recently met virtually with staff from West Kootenay Take a Hike. (Submitted)

Teck Trail supports vulnerable youth during COVID-19

Teck donates $14,000 to West Kootenay Take a Hike

Teck Trail’s Carol Vanelli Worosz (top middle) recently met virtually with staff from West Kootenay Take a Hike. (Submitted)
The Trail Times’ nod to the J.L. Crowe graduating class is much different this year in light of the global pandemic. As the convocation in the Cominco Arena was cancelled, instead of the traditional tossing of caps on the front page, J.L. Crowe Principal Aaron McKenzie and the grad council sent the newspaper this photo, which captures how things have changed since March. The grad council continued to meet online these past few months, so this screenshot of the student leaders in their most recent virtual gathering perfectly depicts life as a student these days.

Crowe grads get their time to shine, just no hand shakes or hugs

The adapted convocation ceremony goes this weekend at the Trail high school

The Trail Times’ nod to the J.L. Crowe graduating class is much different this year in light of the global pandemic. As the convocation in the Cominco Arena was cancelled, instead of the traditional tossing of caps on the front page, J.L. Crowe Principal Aaron McKenzie and the grad council sent the newspaper this photo, which captures how things have changed since March. The grad council continued to meet online these past few months, so this screenshot of the student leaders in their most recent virtual gathering perfectly depicts life as a student these days.
Grade 2 student Callum Penney studied ants for his Science Fair project. Sheri Regnier photo

Seasoned Silver City Scientist

The school’s Science Fair was held on Tuesday, March 10

  • Mar 12, 2020
Grade 2 student Callum Penney studied ants for his Science Fair project. Sheri Regnier photo