School District No 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin)

Some of the students at Williams Lake Secondary School - Columneetza campus who helped paint the new Indigenous mural. (Sarah Sigurdson photo)

Updating and uplifting: Williams Lake muralist helps Columneetza students with update

Sarah Sigurdson worked with strudents at Columneetza to update an outdated Indigenous mural

 

Angus Wellburn, from left, Luke Foote, and Declan Bailey were taking part in the bike rodeo at Chilcotin Road Elementary School on June1 with Red Shred’s Mark Savard and Jacinta D’Andrea. (Jane Wellburn photo)

Williams Lake’s Chilcotin Road Elementary PAC gets rolling on active travel program

Grant is funding active travel study and promoting active travel for students and families

 

Mark Gill, centre right, the Wild and Immersive Education Program Supervisor, goes over the map Nature K students pieced together after following clues to who stole their graduation present. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Nature K graduates foil Bigfoot plot at Wild and Immersive in Williams Lake

Students solve clues to recover their stolen graduation present

 

Band students at their final concert, some their final high school concert ever. Adam Combs, back row, from left, and Austin DeDood. In front row from left, Iknoop Bassi, Veronica Keats, Jessica Tritten and Kianna Davis. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Standing room only for LCSS final band concert in Williams Lake

A Celebratory Concert was the first to a large live audience in two years

Band students at their final concert, some their final high school concert ever. Adam Combs, back row, from left, and Austin DeDood. In front row from left, Iknoop Bassi, Veronica Keats, Jessica Tritten and Kianna Davis. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lake City Secondary School students celebrate during 2022 grad ceremonies. (Angie Minndus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

LETTER: Congratulations on a job well done

A message from the mayor

  • Jun 19, 2022
Lake City Secondary School students celebrate during 2022 grad ceremonies. (Angie Minndus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Paige Romaniuk and Angus Paul are crowned as the Indigenous role models for School District 27 at a ceremony on June 8 in Williams Lake. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Indigenous role models unveiled for 2022 at Lake City Secondary School – WL campus ceremony

2021 role models passed their crowns to the new 2022 role models for School District 27

Paige Romaniuk and Angus Paul are crowned as the Indigenous role models for School District 27 at a ceremony on June 8 in Williams Lake. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lake City Secondary School valedictorian Austin McAlister gives his speech during the LCSS graduation ceremony Friday, June 10. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

LCSS 2022 Valedictorian: Lessons learned

Let’s listen to our elders and learn from our mistakes

  • Jun 17, 2022
Lake City Secondary School valedictorian Austin McAlister gives his speech during the LCSS graduation ceremony Friday, June 10. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lake City Secondary School staff, including wookworking teacher Andrew Hutchinson (centre) present six dollhouse training aids to representatives Fire Chief Paul McCarthy (from front left), Deputy Fire Chief Joan Flaspoehler and Fire Chief Brad Elliot from 150 Mile, Wildwood and Williams Lake fire departments. The structures will be used to study fire behaviour in buildings and assist in training. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

LCSS students build, donate six dollhouse training structures to assist local fire halls

Effort part of a community partnership between school, fire departments

Lake City Secondary School staff, including wookworking teacher Andrew Hutchinson (centre) present six dollhouse training aids to representatives Fire Chief Paul McCarthy (from front left), Deputy Fire Chief Joan Flaspoehler and Fire Chief Brad Elliot from 150 Mile, Wildwood and Williams Lake fire departments. The structures will be used to study fire behaviour in buildings and assist in training. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Students cheer on their teammates during the 2022 district track and field meet for children in Grades 4-6. The event was held in the fields at Columneetza and Nesika schools. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTO GALLERY: Students give it their best at district track meet in Williams Lake

The event marked a full return after two years of cancellations and restrictions

Students cheer on their teammates during the 2022 district track and field meet for children in Grades 4-6. The event was held in the fields at Columneetza and Nesika schools. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Rick Magnell, far right, films some of the Big Lake School students as part of a music and video project. (Shannon O'Donavan photo)

Wild times at Cariboo’s Big Lake School captured on film

Songwriting and video project showcases school’s emphasis on outdoors

Rick Magnell, far right, films some of the Big Lake School students as part of a music and video project. (Shannon O'Donavan photo)
Williams Lake Dry Grad 2022 (Angie Mindus photos - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTO GALLERY: Students shine at 2022 Williams Lake Dry Grad

Dry grad celebrations included a parade and evening at the Stampede Grounds

Williams Lake Dry Grad 2022 (Angie Mindus photos - Williams Lake Tribune)
All told, 117 Lake City Secondary School 2022 graduates received scholarships and bursaries from 150 donors. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

117 Williams Lake graduates awarded $230K in scholarships, bursaries at graduation

The funds were awarded at a ceremony held Friday, June 11

  • Jun 11, 2022
All told, 117 Lake City Secondary School 2022 graduates received scholarships and bursaries from 150 donors. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
LCSS students who achieved top academics are Carmen Dyck (from left), Jessica Tritten, Grace Turner, Koen Vogt, Austin McAlister, Thomas Kaiser and Madigan Riplinger. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Lake City Secondary School students receive top honours in academics

These students achieved 96 per cent or greater in all Grade 11 and 12 courses

LCSS students who achieved top academics are Carmen Dyck (from left), Jessica Tritten, Grace Turner, Koen Vogt, Austin McAlister, Thomas Kaiser and Madigan Riplinger. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lake City Secondary School students received district authority awards during the school graduation ceremonies Friday evening, June 10 at Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lake City Secondary School students received district authority awards during the school graduation ceremonies Friday evening, June 10 at Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Kyrann Wycotte, in centre, a student from Marie Sharpe was helping demonstrate different hoop dance moves for a Grade 7 class at Lake City Secondary School - Columneetza campus. Francis Johnson was teaching the final in a series of three workshops for the group on May 27. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Hoop Dance workshop at Lake City Secondary – Columeetza campus in Williams Lake

Workshop teaches Indigenous hoop dance to students

Kyrann Wycotte, in centre, a student from Marie Sharpe was helping demonstrate different hoop dance moves for a Grade 7 class at Lake City Secondary School - Columneetza campus. Francis Johnson was teaching the final in a series of three workshops for the group on May 27. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Saturday, June 11 the 33rd annual grad parade will kick off an evening of celebrations to be held at the Stampede Grounds. Above is a map of the parade route, which is different than in years’ past. (Image submitted by the Dry Grad committee)

Williams Lake grad celebrations back, better than ever this weekend

The LCSS ceremony will take place Friday evening, Dry Grad is Saturday evening

Saturday, June 11 the 33rd annual grad parade will kick off an evening of celebrations to be held at the Stampede Grounds. Above is a map of the parade route, which is different than in years’ past. (Image submitted by the Dry Grad committee)
School District 27 board of education has conditionally accepted an offer from Williams Lake First Nation to purchase the Poplar Glade site. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Former Poplar Glade site to be purchased by Williams Lake First Nation

School board made the announcement Friday afternoon

School District 27 board of education has conditionally accepted an offer from Williams Lake First Nation to purchase the Poplar Glade site. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Mrs. Neufeld’s Grades K/1 class poses on the carpet in their classroom for a quick photo at Maranatha Christian School. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake’s Maranatha Christian School creates student community

Smaller school delivers biblical-centred curriculum and builds community

Mrs. Neufeld’s Grades K/1 class poses on the carpet in their classroom for a quick photo at Maranatha Christian School. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Senior concert band musicians Veronica Keats, from left on clarinet, Iknoop Bassi, also on clarinet and Heidi Van Beers on flute, practice in preparation for their final concert of the year. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

LCSS final concert to be a dramatic and dynamic musical event

Public can attend final concert for high school band program

Senior concert band musicians Veronica Keats, from left on clarinet, Iknoop Bassi, also on clarinet and Heidi Van Beers on flute, practice in preparation for their final concert of the year. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Braelynn from the Horsefly School stands next to her story featured along the Horsefly River walk until May 8. (Photo submitted)

Horsefly School Storywalk up until May 8

Students from the Horsefly School have their stories featured along the river walk

  • May 3, 2022
Braelynn from the Horsefly School stands next to her story featured along the Horsefly River walk until May 8. (Photo submitted)