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School District No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha)
Skaha Lake Middle
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On-line Terry Fox Donations here

September 21, 2020
​ To celebrate our Terry Fox school event safely, each classroom will be participating in fun “What’s Your 40?” activities through out the week. These are activities that have the number 40 in to support this year’s 40th Anniversary of the Marathon of Hope. Whether it’s reading 40 books as a...

Virtual Counsellor's Office

September 09, 2020

August 28th Parent Letter

August 28, 2020

June Newsletter

June 11, 2020

SLMS Marble Challenge

May 05, 2020
SLMS Marble Roll Challenge Its’s time to build! Let’s have some fun creating with things you have at home. This project should be done outside of your academic work and is just for fun. Materials -           Anything is fair game!! Keep it to things that are easy to use. Check...

Mental Health Challenge

May 05, 2020
See attachment called May Challenge for a mental health challenge each day!  Take care of yourself. May Challenge .pdf

Helpful Links for Home Learning during COVID-19

April 13, 2020
Home Learning - Useful Links The following is a collection of online resources that have been compiled by our staff members to support and encourage home learning and well-being during this time.
BC Digital Classroom Core Collection 
Keep Learning
WE Well Being
Microsoft Education
Julie Johnston - Writing Choice...

Message From the Principal - April 3rd, 2020

April 05, 2020
April 9th e-mail sent to parents Dear Parents and Guardians, As we complete the first week of curriculum roll out, we would like to thank all SLMS families for your efforts in supporting learning for your children. This has been a learning curve for everyone and the feedback we have received...

Donate Gently-Used Clothing and fill the SLMS Garden

February 18, 2020
​Skaha Lake Middle School is preparing for the upcoming growing season and your gently-used clothing and household items can help them get there! The Donation Drive's goal is to raise $200 in funds to support the SLMS school garden. Funds raised will purchase seeds, trays, potting soil, plants and trellis equipment....

Corona Virus Update

February 12, 2020

Parent Teacher Interviews

February 06, 2020
We are half way through Term 2 and interims have gone home for those students that are not meeting expectations either academically or work habits only.  Parent/teacher interview evening is Feb 12th, but please contact your child's teacher if you can't make this date to make alternative arrangements.  See below for...
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Out in Schools Parent Info

February 06, 2020

Generation Health

January 22, 2020
Generation Health is a FREE, family-based 10 week program held in communities across British Columbia. The program will support you in making family changes to healthy behaviours such as healthy eating, physical activity, screen time and sleep that support your child’s own health behaviours. The program is focused on practical, fun...

Hockey Skills letter for new students

January 10, 2020
If you are interested in the Hockey Skills Program at SD 67, see attached letter.​

Returning Hockey Skills Parent Letter

January 10, 2020
Please see attached letter for those students returning to our Hockey Skills Program for 2020-2021 year.​

PMSS Grade 8 to 9 Transition Information Night

January 06, 2020
Click on document for the parent invitation for Grade 8 Information Night at Princess Margaret Secondary School.​

Grade 7 MDI Survey Parent Letter

December 01, 2019
If you are a parent/guardian of a grade 7 student, please see notification that went home with students Dec 2nd.

10, 000 Tonight at PMSS

November 27, 2019
PMSS is hosting the 10,000 Tonight on Nov 28th at 5:00pm. Come and join to collect food items for our community.​

Bussing Survey

November 11, 2019
Click here. This survey is applicable for students that ride the bus and do not ride the bus to and from school. Survey closes Nov 30th.​

Rockridge Camp Pack List

October 16, 2019
​Our grade 8 students are heading to Rockridge TOMORROW!!! Please ensure your student is packed according to our Camp Pack List (attached) Camp Pack List.docx

Breakfast Club volunteers needed

October 15, 2019
We are needing volunteers to help serve a simple breakfast to our students through the Breakfast Club. The Breakfast Club is run from 8:10-8:35am to ensure that our students start their day with a full stomach. Any time that can be volunteered is appreciated by our sharks.​

We Scare Hunger Oct 21-24

October 15, 2019
The We club has organized a WE scare hunger event for the week starting October 21st. It is a campaign run by our We Club that aligns with their passion to look at poverty and hunger as an issue this year. WE will: WE students have decorated cardboard boxes and deliver it...

Rockridge Forms (due October 7th)

October 01, 2019
​There are three   forms grade 8 students need to submit in order to attend Rockridge Canyon this year (October 17th-18th). All forms are due by October 7th ! Copies of the forms and the Camp Pack List are linked below:
3rd letter to parents.docx
SLMS Student Camp Contract.docx

FSA - Grade 7

September 29, 2019
FSA Information for Parents of Grade 7 Students October, 2019   The Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) is an annual province-wide assessment of British Columbia students' academic skills, and provides a snapshot of how well British Columbia students are learning foundation skills in reading comprehension, writing and numeracy.  The main purpose of...

Terry Fox Cancer Research Awareness and Fundraising

September 26, 2019
​Sept 27th was our school wide Terry Fox run. Families and students donated over $500 to the Terry Fox Foundation to support cancer research. Students wore red and white on Terry Fox Day to carry on the Terry Fox's spirit within our school.
Please go to  to donate on...

Grade 6 DARE

June 17, 2019
​SLMS grade 6 students took part in the 6 week DARE program, which taught students how to avoid alcohol, drugs, and bullying. This program was run by Constable Hanson. Students were able to ask questions, act out scenarios, and complete an essay pledging their responsibility. See attached video of pictures and some...
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CARE for your Environment

May 07, 2019
We have been focusing on caring for our world in Advisory classes. Here are some tips to make a difference and taking care of our environment. Take your family to the park and talk to them about the joy of being in green, clean, preserved places. When you are outside, pick up your...

SLMS Track and Field Day

May 07, 2019
​Looking for parent volunteers to help out with the SLMS Track and Field Day. On May 24th we will be holding our school track and field event. We will be having a concession for students to refresh so that they can complete a full day of activities. Help running the concession is...

Ministry of Education Satisfaction Survey

April 07, 2019
Ministry Survey is open until April 29 th , and a link can be found on our district website

Earth Day School Clothing and Household Item Drive

April 02, 2019
Thank you for all your donations towards the Earth Day School Clothing and Household Item Drive. We were able to raise $150 with recycling used items and the funds will be helping support our school garden.


Pink Shirt Day!

February 27, 2019
February 27 is Pink Shirt Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the harmful effects of all forms of bullying and to supporting programs that foster healthy self-esteem in children. Bullying can happen anywhere – in our schools, workplaces, homes and online and we must all work together to address it. Take a...

Grade 7 Reading Expo

February 19, 2019
​ Students will be showcasing their knowledge about characters, setting, plots, and conflicts in their chosen stories at the Reading Expo at Skaha Lake Middle School Frida y, Feb 22nd.  The Grade 7 Reading Expo will run between 9am and 2:45pm (with a break for nutrition break between 10:15 and 10:30 and another...

Family Literacy Week Jan 20-27

January 13, 2019
What is family literacy?  Family literacy refers to the way parents, children, and extended family member use literacy at home and in the community. Family literacy occurs naturally during the routines of daily living and helps children and adults get things done.  How does family literacy affect children’s literacy and learning?...

Celebrating Term1

December 02, 2018
On November 30th we celebrated the end of Term 1. Students and staff celebrated all the hard work and the fun that Term 1 brought here to the shark tank.  We look back at cross country and volleyball as our fall sports, as we roll into our basketball season for the...
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Summer School

May 02, 2018
​If you are interested in taking summer school please find further information in the documents below. 2018 Middle School Newsletter Notice.pdf Middle School Application Cover Letter 2018.pdf Middle School Application Form 2018.pdf

Grade 6 Learning for Life

May 02, 2018
​Click on the link below! Learning for Life
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Grade 8 RockRidge Deposit Past Due

April 19, 2018
If attending RockRidge Canyon Camp on June 18-20 the depost of $75 is past due...send in money or pay on-line asap. Learn more about RockRidge and view the parent letter below for more information.    Learn More About RockRidge​ 2018 RockRidge.docx
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Grade 8 RockRidge Canyon Fundraisers...Volunteers Needed

April 19, 2018
​May 5 & 6 May 12 & 13 Hot Dog Sales at IGA Parent and Student Volunteers Needed Contact Mr. Kro