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School board moving forward with Evergreen demolition

Evergreen School is going to be demolished. The District 72 School Board voted in favour of moving forward at last week’s meeting. The board has budgeted $195,000 for the demolition. Evergreen was closed in 2005 and...

School Closures still a go for District 72

School District 72 is still moving forward with the school closures for Oyster River Elementary and Discovery Passage. Board Chairperson Susan Wilson says there was a number consideration when the board went over. Wilson says the...

District 72 begins closure transition work

Work is underway to transition students out of Oyster River and Discovery Passage elementary schools. The school board voted last week to close both schools at the end of this school year. Superintendent Tom Longridge says...

Discovery Passage closes their doors

BC has the second lowest education funding in the country right after Prince Edward Island. And School District 72 trustees agreed that it was the small provincial budget towards education that has forced them to...

Monday’s Discovery Passage public consultation meeting

The Discovery Passage public consultation meeting was very well attended by the public Monday night. PAC member Heidi Cuff says everyone had a chance to express ideas and concerns, and get questions answered. Cuff says the...

District 72’s public consultation process is underway

District 72's public consultation process is underway. The first public consultation meeting to discuss the proposed closure of Oyster River Elementary School is January 27. Superintendent Thomas Longridge says there are actually two purposes of the...

Petition for Oyster River Elementary School

Saturday afternoon, community members gathered to petition against the possible closure of Oyster River elementary school. PAC chair and 12-year community member Bobbi-Jo Thulin says her family chose to move to Oyster River because of...

New School Year

Are you and your kids excited about the new school year beginning? Superintendent Tom Longridge says he's really excited for the coming year with all the new changes.   He adds they want to make sure that...

Looking for host families for international students

Campbell River School District 72's international student program is still looking for host families for September. Coordinator Lori Kobelak says this is a great way to learn about other people and yourself as well.   If you...
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