Updates on School Re-openings and Catchment Changes

Last updated: January 23, 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 22, 2024: Every AE Perry parent should have received a letter via email from Principal Sewell on Monday, January 22nd stating whether their child(ren) are staying at AE Perry or they are designated to attend George Hilliard Elementary School starting September 2024. If you did not receive an email from Principal Sewell, please reach out to her directly.

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