School District 8 (Kootenay Lake) is nestled in the Southeast corner of British Columbia. We are a vibrant area, covering 6 "families of schools" in the centres of Creston, Crawford Bay, Kaslo/Meadow Creek, Nelson, Salmo, and the Slocan Valley. Our area is beautiful, vibrant, a fantastic place to raise children, has a world-renowned Arts and Entertainment community, and easily accesses a variety of amazing outdoor pursuits.
Our FOCUS.LEARN.EXCEL philosophy and our Learning Goals of: Literacy, Numeracy, Indigenization and Inclusion guide our practice with our students. Our learners and our staff are further guided by our Board of Education's Student Expectations of: Academic Success, Creativity and Imagination, Citizenship, and Resiliency. We focus on excellence for all learners in a nurturing environment.