backtoschool

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School bus with kids on board caught speeding through school zone in Kelowna

Driver was given a written warning and call to their supervisor

 

It’s back to school for students in School District 27, with a half day for students Wednesday, Sept. 7 to kick things off. Sept. 8 will be the first full days for students. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Editorial: Help Cariboo students arrive at school safely

ICBC issues safety reminders for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians

  • Sep 7, 2022

 

Lake City Secondary School Williams Lake campus principal Curt Levens was born and raised in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Ready for the new school year

Principal Curt Levens enjoys working in education

 

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No mask mandate for B.C. schools as province urges vaccination to curb COVID

Vaccination, regular health checks, and staying home when sick are the province’s recommendations

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Avalynn Kwok, 4, walks with her dad, Manny Kwok, outside Lynn Valley Elementary School as her parents drop her off for her first day of kindergarten in North Vancouver on September 9, 2021. For years, Staples Canada has advertised back-to-school supplies to the tune of the “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” with parents eager to see their children return to class after a busy summer. But back-to-school supplies can quickly add up, and parents already feeling the crunch from a rising cost of living may need to strategize how they approach this shopping season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Looking to save some money this back-to-school season? Here are some tips

Parents facing increased costs as they get the kids ready to return to class

Avalynn Kwok, 4, walks with her dad, Manny Kwok, outside Lynn Valley Elementary School as her parents drop her off for her first day of kindergarten in North Vancouver on September 9, 2021. For years, Staples Canada has advertised back-to-school supplies to the tune of the “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” with parents eager to see their children return to class after a busy summer. But back-to-school supplies can quickly add up, and parents already feeling the crunch from a rising cost of living may need to strategize how they approach this shopping season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The city of Williams Lake will be installing an electronic speed reader sign in the Cataline Elementary School area this September after a parent raised concerns about her son’s safety using the crosswalks to walk to school. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake parent raises safety concerns at crosswalks near her son’s elementary school

‘My son always has trouble getting vehicles to stop at the crosswalks,” said Katie Galliazzo

The city of Williams Lake will be installing an electronic speed reader sign in the Cataline Elementary School area this September after a parent raised concerns about her son’s safety using the crosswalks to walk to school. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Adhering to safety measures like masks, hand-washing, social distancing and staying home if you’re sick will reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission among children. (Black Press file photo)

B.C. Children’s Hospital says COVID-19 hospitalizations for children remain low

Hospitalizations have remained at about two per cent throughout the pandemic

Adhering to safety measures like masks, hand-washing, social distancing and staying home if you’re sick will reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission among children. (Black Press file photo)
British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. An independent report has found systemic racism in a northern B.C. school board and calls for a province-wide investigation of the issue. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

‘Clearly discriminatory and systemically racist’: Report on B.C. school board

‘I walk into a school and my chest tightens,’ one person said in the report

British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. An independent report has found systemic racism in a northern B.C. school board and calls for a province-wide investigation of the issue. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Education Minister Rob Fleming in Chilliwack on Sept. 17. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

B.C. to announce plans for September return to school amid COVID-19 pandemic

Plan to include measures nimble enough to react to the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19

Education Minister Rob Fleming in Chilliwack on Sept. 17. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)