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Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Bentham Added To Leadership Group

Nolan Bentham will look a little different next time you see him guarding the blue line.  Effective immediately, Bentham will be wearing an “A” on his jersey after being added to the Bantam Lions’

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Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Basran Records Historic Shutout

Roman Basran has etched his name into the Kelowna Rockets’ record books.  On Saturday, Basran turned aside all 38 shots from the Medicine Hat Tigers to become the first 16-year-old to earn a shutou

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Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Home Cookin’ on Black Friday

Forget the shopping malls because the biggest barn burner on Black Friday will be at ARC, where the Bantam Lions will take on Burnaby Winter Club in a rare home game.  Yale enters the match on a fi

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Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Moving from Topics to Concepts

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I visited Alexander Elementary recently, and was impressed to see learning targets on the board in every classroom I visited. It was obviously a collective attempt on the part of the staff to be cl

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

What, No Homework?!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I am going to state right of the bat, that some of the positions I take below may not sit well with everyone. Homework seems to be one of those things about which everyone has an opinion, in part b

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Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

A Child’s Best Hope

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I would like to welcome everyone back from what I hope was a relaxing summer with family and friends.

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Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Thank You For Your Leadership

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As we wind the school year down, I would like to close with some reflections on 2016/17. This year will go down as one of my more memorable for a number of reasons.

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Thursday, June 15th, 2017

The Joy & Promise of Convocation

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As you know, it is convocation season all around our district and province. We have eight different schools that host this very special rite of passage, and this year we will have over 1200 student

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Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

The Many Faces of Parent Engagement

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I have been thinking about our parent engagement (one of our district goals), and how important it is to the work we do, particularly in the face of our revised curriculum. If you are a parent your

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Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Collab Time as Powerful PD

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

While I am generally reluctant to draw conclusions about Canadian educational practice from research conducted south of the border, I thought the below data from a survey of American teachers was q

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