Cycling through the halls!

June 25th, 2017

By Sarah Newton Begbie View Elementary School staff challenged students to bike, ride, scooter, or roller blade to school during Bike to Work Week, which was May 29 – June 4. As an incentive teachers offered them a trip through the halls on those same vehicles for each day that they got over 80% participation. […]

In Video: CPE Grade 5 class’ performance of The Salmon Connection

June 25th, 2017

By David F. Rooney Columbia Park Elementary School’s Grade 5 class put on a surprisingly good play at the Performing Art Centre on Thursday night. The Salmon Connection was the culmination of a year-long  project that sought to educate the children in Sue Leach’s class bout the vital role salmon play in the human and […]

  • CPE students produce The Salmon Connection for the Performing Arts Centre

    June 21st, 2017

    Sue Leach’s Grade Five students are ready to hit the stage at the Performing Arts Centre Thursday night, June 22, with their performance of The Salmon Connection. Jim Redding, the school district’s elementary music teacher, and Ms. Leach have been helping the students learn songs and develop their acting skills for their year-end presentation. An […]

    Congratulations to 2017’s grads from our MLA

    June 19th, 2017

    To all this year’s graduating class I want to first congratulate you on your achievement and wish you all the very best in the new journeys that you will now undertake. This milestone event marks in many ways your coming of age and means so much to you and the people who love you. You […]

    BVE students hold a spirited demo

    June 15th, 2017

    Students at Begbie View Elementary School took a stand for the causes they care about – by being absolutely silent. The Vow of Silence March last Wednesday, June 7, was inspired by Me To We – an organization dedicated to fostering leadership and volunteerism in youth today. Intermediate students each researched a topic that they […]

    What’s Hot & What’s Not: Your thoughts on books at the library

    May 25th, 2017

    Welcome to What’s Hot & What’s Not, a collaboration between the Revelstoke Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library and The Revelstoke Current intended to foment both readership and opinion sharing about books. If you have something to say about a book you are reading please feel free to share it with Community Librarian Kendra Runnalls and her assistants […]

  • In Pictures: Great art exhibits at the Visual Arts Centre

    May 14th, 2017

    By David F. Rooney The latest shows at the Visual Arts Centre are a curious blend of realistic adventures in art. As a patron visiting The Centre you’ll experience the amazing and mature created by a group of women artists in Adventure Quencher. Artists Zuzana Riha, Natalie Harris, Jess Leahey and Nicola McGarr put together a […]

    Revelstoke students get up close and personal with juvenile sturgeon

    May 10th, 2017

    Kids from Begbie View and Arrow Heights Elementary Schools had an exciting morning n Tuesday, May 9, when they went to the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program’s annual Juvenile Sturgeon Release Program at Shelter Bay. Here are some of the fact that the kids learned from FWCP biologist Angus Glass: The release event was organized […]

    Brown Bag History unpacks the lives of pioneer women

    May 9th, 2017

    By David F. Rooney Museum & Archives Curator Cathy English gave a very interesting Brown Bag History lecture on Wednesday, May 3, that unpacked the history of the community’s pioneer women — including Revelstoke’s Ladies of the Night. Please activate the YouTube player below to watch this 53-minute video:

    Students learn a lesson in Canadian democracy

    May 8th, 2017

    By David F. Rooney Students in all SD 19 schools learned a valuable lesson in Canadian democracy on Monday, May 8, through the Student Vote Program. More than 180,000 elementary and high school students from throughout British Columbia took on the roles of election officials and cast ballots for the official candidates running in their […]

    BVE students unveil their beautiful ceramic mural

    May 8th, 2017

    By David F. Rooney Students at Begbie View Elementary School held a public unveiling last Monday, May 1, of the gorgeous ceramic mural they recently created. The children were justifiably proud of their work and the 75 parents and other children who attended the unveiling were very appreciative as you can see in the following […]

    Ten days of Screen Smart fun begins Thursday. Are you ready?

    May 2nd, 2017

    Thursday, May 4, signals the start of the annual Screen Smart events and Keri Knapp, its new coordinator, has a few suggestions. “The RCMP Bike Rodeo is usually a big hit I hear at the sidewalk sale,” she said Tuesday, May 2. “But Kiki the Eco Elf and the Mothers’ Day plant and tea should […]