News Stories

February 2, 2023

Let's Make A Movie!

At Wildflower school, we have been successful in attaining an Arts Start grant in Stop Motion. This initiative is up and running thanks to parent and artist Brian Lye and our teachers Emma White (K/Grade 1), Heather Vardy (grades 2-6), and Kirsten Johnson (grades 2-6).

Once weekly, Brian comes in to work with each class for about one hour.

It was incredible to see how quickly the students caught on and the way in which each beginning storyboard offered humor, design, and enthusiasm: "Lets do another one!"

November 9, 2022

Lenora Trenaman Re-elected Board Chair and Dawn Lang Elected Vice-Chair

The School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) Board of Education elected their new chair and vice-chair at the inaugural board meeting held November 8 in Nelson. Lenora Trenaman has been relected chair, a title she has held consecutively since 2005 except for one year in 2014. Dawn Lang is serving her first term as vice-chair and has served as an SD8 trustee since 2008. Trustees elect a board chair and vice-chair annually, and school trustees are elected every four years.