Katherine Mortimer

Support for aboriginal students

When it comes to improving the graduation rates of aboriginal students, there…

  • Feb 28, 2017

Remembering Sundays with Stuart

The voice of Canadian icon Stuart McLean has been silenced

Rotary exchange student rides high in the Okanagan

Belgian student exchanges chocolate for mountain adventure

Parents have a say in the school calendar

Vernon School District board is considering recommendations for 2017/18 and 2018/19.

Planning ensures district is on track with budget

With six months into the Vernon School District’s fiscal year, expenditures are in line

AT RANDOM: Butting out a deadly habit

I still don’t think raising the legal age for smoking is going to do it.

Hit the slopes to fight cancer

Boarders and skiers invited to complete 29,029 feet of vertical at Silver Star

Building bridges through the arts

Dr. Dalia Gottlieb-Tanaka is recognized by Alzheimer Society of Canada

Optimism high within Vernon School District

In a year filled with increasing enrolment and innovative programs, Kelly Smith said the Vernon School District has much to celebrate

AT RANDOM: Stop the insanity

Lifestyles editor Katherine Mortimer on the chaos of Christmas

Teaching that comes from the heart

Gurpreet Sandhu publishes her second book, a collection of her open talks

New school board office put on hold

Vernon trustees won't direct resources to an office at this time

Puppies raised towards service

PADS needs volunteers to raise puppies that will go to advanced training, eventually working as an assistance dog for someone in need

Vernon School District lines up Vision 2022

The Vision 2022 project launched last month is a five-year strategic plan

AT RANDOM: The soundtrack of youth

The conductor wore blue jeans and the clarinetist wore pink platform-soled boots

Christmas begins at Woodland

Christmas trees are ready at Woodland Christmas Tree Farm in rural Lumby, where families are encouraged to make a day of it

A little extra help for Santa

Colin Charlton has come up with a way of helping his classmates at Vernon Community School to have a brighter Christmas

Canadians weighed down by debt

Debt can be brought under control or even eliminated but first, you need to figure out your spending

United across the country

Canada Post Heritage Club welcomes retired and long-service members to branches across nationwide, including the North Okanagan

Changing the face of education

Vernon Community School takes a different approach to both learning and teaching and kids are responding in a positive way