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Students in colourful t-shirts sitting and standing as part of the cast of a school production of "OZ" JVH "OZ" cast
2023-01-04

JVH Drama Production of "OZ"

Follow the yellow brick road...

J.V. Humphries students in the Drama Exploratory class participated a wildly successful production of "OZ" on December 12-14 at the JVH Lighthouse Theatre. All three shows of the JVH Drama Production were sold out! Every student in the Drama Exploratory class was in the cast, production crew or stage crew for the performance. 

Congratulations and many thanks to students and staff!

Students in colourful t-shirts sitting and standing as part of the cast of a school production of "OZ" JVH "OZ" cast
2023-01-04

Annual Holiday Hamper Fundraiser

This year JVH held a fundraiser from Monday to Friday, December 5th to the 16th. Senior students scheduled themselves for 60-minute shifts outside the Front Street Market. Thirty-eight shifts (!!) of dedicated students volunteered during their busy school day and made up the work they missed from class, raising in excess of $3800!

Great work JVH student volunteers!

2022-11-09

Lenora Trenaman Re-elected Board Chair and Dawn Lang Elected Vice-Chair

The School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) Board of Education elected their new chair and vice-chair at the inaugural board meeting held November 8 in Nelson. Lenora Trenaman has been relected chair, a title she has held consecutively since 2005 except for one year in 2014. Dawn Lang is serving her first term as vice-chair and has served as an SD8 trustee since 2008. Trustees elect a board chair and vice-chair annually, and school trustees are elected every four years.

2022-06-15

The Leaders Among Us

Our Student Parliament and Leadership students organized a Family Carnival with something for everyone! There were over 15 activities, from a dunk tank to face painting, old style events like bowling, bean bag toss, balloon darts and more. Over 250 people joined us for dinner, games, prizes and lots of great community building. 

Each one of our Leadership students has taken on a project over the year -some of which are: