In the Community

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The Nutcracker

We have a number of Wildflower kids performing in this very special benefit concert! Come see Kaya, Maisie, Imogen, Enna, Paloma, ...
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Cinderallen

A panto twist on the classic fairy tale. You may recognize WFS students past and present, a WFS parent, and ...
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Kootenay Contraption Contest

The Kootenay Contraption Contest invites students in Grades K-8 to imagine, design and illustrate a “contraption” that solves a problem ...
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Save the Date – Coldest Night of the Year

The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting ...
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Come and join in the fun with Love 2 Learn!

A free program for little ones (3-5 years old) and their adult … Love 2 Learn includes: •    Exploring and ...
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Cross Country Running

Grades K-6 Runners Does your child love to run? They can be on the Wildflower Cross Country Running Team! The ...
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Nelson Library Summer Reading Club

Hello from Claire and Kyoko, your 2018 Summer Reading Club Coordinators! We look forward to meeting new friends and welcoming old ...
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Summer Film Camp

Youth aged 8 - 18 will create dynamic short digital films from start to finish in one and two week ...
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Nelson and District Youth Centre Summer Camps

There's a whole lot going on at the Nelson and District Youth Centre this summer. Click the link for the Summer ...
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Popsicle Stick Bridges

On April 14th, 2018 a number of Wildflower students from the Creston and Nelson campuses participated in the 2018 popsicle ...
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Kootenay Lake Summit

Join us for 2 days of incredible learning and growth at the Kootenay Lake Summit featuring Google for Education. ...
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Travel to India

An Experience of a lifetime in INDIA for 2 weeks as part of an SD#8 intercultural exchange program What are ...
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Coldest Night of the Year

For the 4th year, we will be forming a team for the Coldest Night of the Year event, happening on ...
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Pink T-Shirt Day – February 28

It is so important that victims of bullying know they are not alone and there is help and support available ...
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Host an International Student

SD8 is looking for short placements for students from China. Become a host family to one of our international students ...
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Nelson Nordic Ski Club Children and Youth Programs

The Nelson Nordic Ski Club has been running and flourishing in our active Kootenay community for many years. They aim ...
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GEM – Girl’s Empowerment Movement

The Nelson & District Women's Centre is once again offering the Girls' Empowerment Movement (GEM) Program in Nelson, starting February 3rd ...
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Lion’s Club Variety Show

The Nelson Lion's Club is putting on their annual Variety Show on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. We have a number ...
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Show You Care, Leave a Pair!

Hi there from the Middle School Sock Rockers! This year we are doing a sock drive for those who are ...
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Christmas Break CLAY CAMP

Monday Dec 18 - Wednesday Dec 20, 2017 10:00 am to 12:00 pm - $105 includes materials and firing 1:00 ...
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Colouring Contest

Kootenay Coop Radio and The nelson Daily are sponsoring a Christmas Colouring contest. http://www.thenelsondaily.com/ads/santa.pdf is the page for entering. ...
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Nelson to Uganda Trip

From one of our Wildflower Parents: Hello friends - I wanted to share some exciting news about a "Nelson to ...
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Community Connect Day

Community Connect Day is a marketplace of FREE services, activities and resources for anyone in the community who is struggling ...
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After School Program? Friday and Pro-D Day programs?

Kootenay Kids Society is a not-for-profit community organization that offers a wide range of programming for children and families. They ...
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Eco Art Camps

Julie Herman and Laura Andrew are offering their second year of Eco Art Camps for children and youth this summer.  ...
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Basic Human Needs Fundraising Event

This event has been organized by some families at Wildflower school to raise money for a school in Varanasi, India.  ...
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International Student Hosts Needed

Kootenay Lake School District 8 - International Program Become a host parent to one of our international students ...
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Summer Kids Clay Camps

Summer Kids Clay Camps -  ages 7-14 years, any level of experience! Time: 10am-12pm Monday to Friday for one week. Cost: ...
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Nelson Neptunes

Summer Season Starts May 1 Experience the excitement of summer swimming and racing. Meet new friends, get fit and have fun! ...
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After School Fun at the Library

Kids aged 6 - 12 can go to the library after school on TUESDAYS from 3:30 - 4:30 for LEGO - COLOURING ...
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Law Day 2017

EVERYONE is invited to attend the Law Day Celebration on April 22 at the Nelson Courthouse. There will be a number ...
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Provincial Debate Tournament

Congratulations to Suki and Willa who participated in a the 'Law Foundation Cup', a Provincial debate tournament held in Burnaby last weekend ...
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Robo Games are Coming!

Get ready for a robot competition like no other. Through experimentation and mentoring, youth throughout the region learn how to ...
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Pink T-Shirt day February 22, 2017

It is so important that victims of bullying know they are not alone and there is help and support available ...
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RESP

Only 40% of the eligible school children in Nelson are signed up to receive the government contributions to an RESP ...
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Taghum Beach Lantern Festival

Krista’s class participated in the Lantern Festival at Taghum Beach.  They created a lantern train ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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