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Mountains as Teachers

Teacher, Gary Parkstrom, and students from his “Mountains as Teachers” program, share the remarkable learning that takes place in the outdoor classroom when the mountains of our local environment inspire students to think deeply about the world and their place in it, as well as learn outdoor skills.

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School District 10 Arrow Lakes serves the communities of north Slocan Lake and the Arrow Lakes with schools and programs in Nakusp, Edgewood, Burton and New Denver.

Our innovative approach to learning and the beautiful mountain settings that surround these communities, provide our students with unique learning experiences that gain praise in our province and beyond. We are well-recognized for innovation in place-conscious learning, environmental education, and for creatively personalizing learning experiences for our students.

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