Updates on School Re-openings and Catchment Changes

Last updated: April 17, 2024

This webpage will be updated with information that may impact your family related to school re-openings and catchment changes taking place in 2024. At the Public Board Meeting on June 19, 2023, the School District No. 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) Board of Education passed the following motions impacting the future configuration and catchment areas of elementary schools:

Motion 1: To reconfigure the current grades in the following schools:

  • Brocklehurst Middle School becomes a grade 8-12 school in September 2024.
  • NorKam Senior Secondary School becomes a grade 8-12 school in September 2024.
  • AE Perry, Arthur Hatton, Bert Edwards, Kay Bingham, Parkcrest and Rayleigh each become grade K-7 schools in September 2024.

Motion 2: To re-open George Hilliard as a grade K-7 school in September 2024.

Motion 3: To engage in a catchment change for the following schools in September 2024:

  • Brocklehurst Middle School (Grades 8-12)
  • NorKam Senior Secondary School (Grades 8-12)
  • AE Perry (K-7)
  • Arthur Hatton (K-7)
  • Bert Edwards (K-7)
  • Kay Bingham (K-7)
  • Parkcrest (K-7)
  • Rayleigh (K-7)

What you need to know

  • January 24, 2024: All parents of Brocklehurst students will have received communication from Principal Perry that their child(ren) is either designated to stay at Brocklehurst Secondary or they are designated to attend NorKam Secondary in September 2024. If you have not received communication, please reach out to Principal Perry.
  • April 16, 2024: Communication about Bus Routes - North Shore and Brocklehurst Catchment Changes

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