School Distict No. 22 (Vernon)

Welcome to School District No. 22 (Vernon).
Located in the Okanagan Valley of south central British Columbia, School District No. 22 (Vernon) serves the communities of Vernon, Coldstream, Lavington, Lumby, and Cherryville. As a dynamic public education system, the District provides excellent educational services to approximately 8,350 students. These services include a strong International Program, a High Performance Program, a vibrant French Immersion Program, a growing Montessori Program, new and exciting Distributive Learning Courses, a strong Aboriginal presence, and opportunities for Trades Training and Secondary Apprenticeships.

The District’s motto, “A Great Place to Learn” epitomizes the wonderfully rich opportunities our geographical location offers our students and staff as they pursue life long learning in their communities. It is the combined effort of students, parents, employees and community members that ensures the individual success of every student in our School District.

 

Latest information regarding Teacher Strike Action Phase 1
Board of Education chairman, Bill Turanski letter to parents regarding the strike action phase 1. Letter to parents.
Unplug and Play - April 26 to May 6

A Community Project Partnership between Health Promoting Schools, the North Okanagan Optimists Club and Early Childhood Development Coalition.

Eight days filled with more than 80 different, free- low cost activities throughout the community and within schools. Yoga, bowling, magic, fishing, BMX, story-time, science,  happening everywhere in hopes of encouraging young and old to unplug from their screens and come out and play!
Watch for the insert in the Morning Star featuring the activities. Watch for your Passport through your school.
For more information contact: Christine Balfour, Health Promoting Schools Coordinator.

Ready, Set, Learn - May 5 - 13
Elementary Schools host Open Houses for 3 year old preschoolers and parents each year. Children have a chance to participate in play activities and stories while parents learned about childhood milestones. All participants received an information package which also includes a story book, crayons, scissors and glue for their child. Time and Day for your school area....

Your invitation...
Ready Set Learn is an early childhood project sponsored by Ministry of Education, Ministry of Children & Family Development and the Ministry of Health
Trustee Elections and Fiscal 2014-2015 Budget

Boards of Education, previously referred to as school boards, are comprised of locally-elected school trustees. Every community in British Columbia is represented by a local Board of Education. While trustees are individually-elected, they exercise decisional authority when they convene together as a Board of Education.

Questions and Answers....

School Year Calendar 2014-2015
The board of education has approved the calendar for 2014-2015 school year. View....
Satisfaction Surveys
Ministry of Education: An annual survey of students in grades 4, 7, 10 and 12, their parents and school staff administered since 2002 in British Columbia public schools. Access here....
Budget Pressures - Press Release
Over the past fourteen (14) years the Board of Education has reduced its operating budget by over fifteen (15) million dollars ($15,000,000). Full press release
Budget Consultations for School District No. 22 (Vernon)
The Senior Administration of School district No. 22 (Vernon) has held discussions with a variety of groups; the public, school-based administrators, the Vernon Teachers' Association, CUPE Local 5523, the Vernon Principals and Vice Principals Association, and District office administration. Full details...
 
School District No. 22 (Vernon)
Our mission is to develop in all students a lifelong love of learning and to prepare them to thrive in a changing world.”

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