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Amy Goodman at the MIR Centre

SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017 – 7:30PM
Brilliant Cultural Centre, 1876 Brilliant Road, Castlegar, BC

Amy Goodman is an amazing journalist and activist. She currently hosts Democracy Now, the War and Peace report with co-host Juan Gonzales. A great speaker, she has done incredible things in her life and is a true advocate for peace and justice, and honest journalism.  Continue reading “Amy Goodman at the MIR Centre”


SD8 Kootenay Lake is pleased to welcome all students to our schools and invites registration for 2017-2018

School District #8 (Kootenay Lake)
Press release:
SD8 Kootenay Lake is pleased to welcome all students to our schools and invites
registration for 2017-2018 Continue reading “SD8 Kootenay Lake is pleased to welcome all students to our schools and invites registration for 2017-2018”


Coldest Night of the Year

Wildflower School is once again participating in the Coldest Night of the Year on February 25th!  Please join us on our walk!

It’s cold out there. And on February 25th, we’re going to do something about it. Together with thousands of Canadians across the country, our team will be walking in the Coldest Night of the Year, raising much-needed funds for local charities who support and serve the hungry, homeless, and hurting. Continue reading “Coldest Night of the Year”


Harry Potter Gala – December 10

Some of our Wildflower Middle School students are helping the LV Rogers High School’s Amnesty group with their Harry Potter Gala to raise money for the UN Refugee Agency.

This year, the film is Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. The event will be taking place at the Civic Theatre on Saturday December 10th, with doors opening at 3 and the movie starting at 4. WFMS will be selling tickets on the 3rd floor of the school on Wednesday and Thursday at recess and lunch. Tickets can be also be purchased at Otter Books ($8 for students and $10 for adults). Everyone is encouraged to come in costume! There will be door prizes, trivia, and other fun activities for people of all ages! Continue reading “Harry Potter Gala – December 10”


Blanket Drive

The colder weather is upon us, and Stepping Stones Emergency Shelter is full! Staff try to provide people who have to sleep outside with items to help keep them warm and dry.

Emily’s Leadership Group is collecting blankets, sleeping bags, tents, tarps and thermarests to donate to the Shelter. Please bring items in good condition to Emily’s classroom by this Thursday, December 8.

Thank you from Emily’s Leadership Group


Be Prepared for Cold Winter Travel

A student from the Social Services Worker Program, Selkirk College, Castlegar, BC, stopped by recently in an effort to make everyone more aware of the dangers of travelling in the cold weather. He had personal experience when a loved one’s trip to the store almost turned deadly. Be safe out there, everyone!

A short, quick trip to the store, you wouldn’t think required much planning.  A sudden snow storm, foggy, cold weather, icy roads.  It only takes a second for something to go wrong.  Please be prepared for cold weather travel.  It may save your life or the lives of your loved ones.  Continue reading “Be Prepared for Cold Winter Travel”


Host an International Student?

The International Program Division of Kootenay School District #8 is looking for families to host  International students. We would like to welcome you to be part of an amazing program that gives you and our students the ability to learn about cultures and form friendships for years to come. You will receive $850.00 per month per student. Continue reading “Host an International Student?”