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Sixty French Immersion spots opened up by SD No. 8

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
January 22nd, 2012

Kootenay Lake School District 8 is opening up 60 spots for the French Immersion program for students entering Grade 6 in September.

Parents, guardians and students who may be interested in pursuing a French Immersion educational program are invited to an Information Session Wednesday, February 1 at the Kootenay Lake Board Office on Johnstone Road.

The purpose of this meeting will be to share information about the program and the application process.

“We recognize that not all interested families will be able to attend this information session,” the School District said in a written press release, adding up-to-date information will be available on our website,, after February 1.

“Because the Late French Immersion Program is limited to 60 students, a process of application for the program is necessary.”

Late French Immersion Program will be made available at the Information Session and posted on the District Website after on February 1.

No applications for the Program will be accepted prior to 9 a.m., February 15.

“This (process) will allow families to decide whether the program suits the needs of their child,” the release said.

 “It will also allow all applicants to be familiar with the application process – either through attendance at the Information Session, or through reading the information on the website.”

All inquiries should be directed by email to Willow Makortoff,

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