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Year-End Message to students

June 19, 2023
​ As we enter the final weeks of the school year there are a few important messages to share with departing students.
Final weeks - Have fun, but be safe! Follow the program rules Respect your homestay family Curfew Plan ahead and ask permission to do things Stay Safe Stay...

Program Orientation

July 19, 2021
​International Student Orientations are scheduled on on September 1st - 4th.  See student calendar for specific dates and times. All orientations begin at 8:30 am. Students are asked to bring a water bottle and headphones, Lunch will be provided.

Register to win a $1000 Scholarship

July 19, 2021
​ Sidekick Scholarship Don't lose the opportunity to win: $1000 CAD 5 lucky students will receive a SideKick Card with $1000CAD to use towards their living expenses while studying at a CAPS-I member school this Fall, 2021. To be eligible, student must:
1. Be able to prove their confirmed enrolment at a...

Vaccination Information

May 23, 2021
​ Step 1: Register Young people can register themselves and book their appointment in 2 ways: online at: or by telephone at 1 833 838-2323 To register students must provide; First and last name Date of birth Postal code Personal Health Number (on BC Services Card) An email address that gets checked...

Pre-Travel Testing

May 23, 2021
Travel Medical Vaccination Medical (TVMC) Clinic at the Capri Mall
Service Details Price
To be confirmed PCR Test A travel certificate and lab report will be emailed to each student $250 - $300 Antibody Test Results emailed to student $150 Antigen Test A certificate will be provided via email to the student...

Green Bay Celebration

May 23, 2021
Monday, June 7 th – DRK/KLO/KSS
Tuesday, June 8 th – GESS/RSS 
Wednesday, June 9 th - CNB/MBSS 
Thursday, June 10 th – OKM 
The activity will run at Green Bay between 4:30-7:30pm
​Using the google link, you can REGISTER HERE for the date that has been assigned to...

Winter Break

December 05, 2020
December 19th - January 3rd 

Big White Ski Bus

December 05, 2020
​Ask your homestay coordinator about booking a seat on the Big White ski bus.

Okanagan College Presentation

November 27, 2020
​You are invited to a virtual Information Session organized by Okanagan College International Education. Come join us to learn about  Okanagan College and explore different programs we offer to international high school students. When: Nov 30, 2020 12:00 PM PS Where: Zoom – please register below Topic: OC Info Session for International...

Remembrance Day

October 30, 2020
November 11th is Remembrance Day.  Schools will be closed.

Bowling at Capri Lanes

October 30, 2020
You won't want to miss this fun night out! Students and families have received booking information for bowling.  You and your family can bowl anytime between December 1st and January 4th. Capri Lanes has been reserved for our program. Call Capri Lanes to book a time.

Post-Secondary International Fair

September 25, 2020
While typically we have had post-secondary institutions visit our school individually and also as a group for the PSIBC Fair Event, this year these events are going virtual. The PSIBC Virtual Fair is an amazing opportunity to research post-secondary opportunities within BC and gather all sorts of information!   VIRTUAL...

October 9 - No school

September 25, 2020

October 28th – Myra Canyon Adventure "Scare" Park

September 25, 2020
Students be sure to save the date for this spooky Halloween themed activity on Wednesday, October 28 th ! More activity details to follow in the coming weeks, but you won't want to miss what's lurking in the trees at Myra Canyon in October.  There will be age appropriate fun and...

May 18 Victoria Day

May 08, 2020
May 18th is a national holiday - Victoria Day. No lesson today

Global Student Leadership Summit May 6 & 7

April 25, 2020
Sign  up for the Global Student Leadership Summit.  Don't miss this incredible student leadership event featuring world renowned motivational speakers, entrepreneurs, musicians, Olympic athletes, humanitarians and more. For more information about this event, please visit:

Are you worrying too much about school or COVID-19?

April 02, 2020
Download the My SSP app and access articles that can help. If you prefer to talk to a counselor who understands your culture and is available to speak with you in multiple lan guages 24/7 by telephone or chat. 

Easter Long Weekend April 10 & 13

March 24, 2020
April 10 & 13 There will be no on-line lessons on the Easter long weekend. 

Homestay Coordinator Zoom Meetings

March 24, 2020
​Connect with your Homestay Coordinator to find out when your next Zoom Meeting  is scheduled.

Snow Tubing at Big White on March 6th

January 17, 2020
​Talk to your ELL teacher for more information about the upcoming tubing activity at Big White.
Friday, March 6, 2020 – 9am-2pm

Bowling Night in February

January 17, 2020
​Have fun bowling with your friends at the Capri Lanes with your friends.  Ask you homestay coordinator for more information.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 4:30-6:30 pm  - for RSS, GESS, DRK, KLO, & KSS
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 4:30-6:30 pm  for GMS, CNB, MBSS, OKM, & CMS

Indoor Skating and Soccer Tournament

December 13, 2019
January 15th at the Capital News Center

Registration open for Indoor Ice Skating and Soccer Tournament Activity

December 13, 2019
​Register on iCent & Sign up your team 

Travel over Winter Break

December 07, 2019
​Students are reminded to complete the travel request form if they are planning on travelling outside of Kelowna over the winter break.

Congratulations MBSS Bears World Cup Soccer Champs

December 07, 2019
Congratulations to the MBSS Bears International Team on their championship win. Thank you to everyone for playing and cheering on your friends. 

Rocky Mountain Spring Break Trip

December 07, 2019
​Registration is now open TRIP #1: Monday, March 16 – Friday, March 20, 2020 (5 days/4 nights) TRIP#2: Monday, March 23 – Friday, March 27, 2020  (5 days/4 nights)* *Second trip will be based on student demand.  A minimum registration of 45 students per trip is also required to honor the preferred...

November 6th Activity - Rockets Hockey Game

October 01, 2019
Your homestay coordinator will be sharing sign up information about the Rockets Hockey Game at the weekly check ins.  Activity sign up on iCent will begin in mid-October.  Go Rockets Go!

Register for October Historic O'Keefe Ranch Visit and Haunted Corn Maze

September 17, 2019
​Use iCent to register for this activity. 
Registration Opens:   Monday, September 23, 2019 Registration Closes:   Sunday, September 29, 2019 Date:   Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Time:   5:00-9:00pm
Please Note:   This activity does have a "Halloween/fright theme" and attendance for this activity is optional.  The activity is free...

KSS/OKM/KLO/DRK/CMS Green Bay Welcome Event

September 10, 2019
​ ​New international students from KSS/KLO/DRK/OKM/CFM are invited to Green Bay Camp for a welcome event and BBQ.

MBSS/RSS/CNB/GMS/RMS/SVM Green Bay Welcome Event

September 10, 2019
​New international students from GESS/MBSS/GMS/RMS/MSS/SVM/CNB are invited to Green Bay Camp for a welcome event and BBQ.

Travel Information

July 08, 2019
​ Send flight information to Host families or a staff member will meet you at the Kelowna International Airport (YLW).
Call the emergency phone number if your flights are delayed. Important Documents Passport
Letter of approval to study in Canada (if applicable) Letter of acceptance from the International Program Custodian declaration form (if applicable)

First Day of School

July 08, 2019
​The first day of school is Tuesday, September 7th

Student Orientation

June 27, 2019
International Student Orientations are scheduled on on September 2nd - 4th.  See student calendar for specific dates and times. All orientations begin at 8:30 am. Students are asked to bring a water bottle and headphones,Lunch will be provided.
September 2nd    8:30 am - 12:15  pm   Middle School Orientation at HRES  September 2nd    8:30...

Regional French Immersion Public Consultation Meetings

October 06, 2016
​ ​Monday, October 24, 6:00-8:00pm         Mount Boucherie Secondary School - Multi-Purpose Room                                                                  2751 Cameron Road, West Kelowna, BC Links to French Immersion Bundled Options and Resources Springvalley Middle Bundled Option.pdf Dr Knox Middle Bundled Option.pdf
Potential Impact of Options on French Immersion Enrolment.pdf
Redesigning Opportunity for French Immersion...

SD23 & Capital News - Together We Learn Edition

January 20, 2016
A big thank you to the members of the SD23 Newspaper in Education and the Public Education Awareness Committees and our friends at the Capital News for creating an amazing edition of  Together We Learn . Download a digital version here to read about all of the incredible examples of teaching and learning taking place across...

Year End BBQ

August 14, 2013
We look forward to celebrating a fantastic year.  It will be on Thursday, June 6 starting at 5:00 pm at Green Bay Camp.