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”
School District #8 (Kootenay Lake)
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”
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”
There are FREE art therapy for parents classes starting on February 7th at the Kutenai Art Therapy Institute. See the poster for details. Pre-registration is required.
This Thursday (January 12) at 7pm at the Nelson Library, we have a life skills workshop on FINANCIAL LITERACY – Come learn how to deal with your money! Free pizza, free workshop, no registration – just come! Any questions, email the Teen Librarian Melodie Rae at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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”
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
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”
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?”
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Teen Book Club! Thursday, November 17th, 3:30-4:30 at the Nelson Public Library. This is an “any book” book club – which means we sit around, eat pizza and talk about the books we love and hate! Drop-in – no registration. All are welcome – bring a friend! Continue reading “Teen Book Club”
The WFMS class volunteered to serve at the Kootenay Christian Fellowship on Tuesday, October 25th for a fundraising dinner to raise money for people in Haiti who suffered from hurricane Matthew. Nice job! Continue reading “Haiti Dinner”
On Halloween, several Wildflower students collected spare change while out trick-or-treating. A total of $882.02 was raised! Way to go! More information
Thursday, November 10th, 3:30-4:30, Fibre Craft Club: Bring a stitching project or start one here! Experts on hand to help and snacks to keep us happy! Continue reading “Fibre Crafting at the Nelson Library”
Looking for something for the kids to do after school? There is a series of printmaking workshops coming up! Continue reading “Print-Making Workshops”