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Programs

Okanagan Falls Elementary offers many fantastic opportunities for students and parents to become successful learning partners.
 
FALCONS Sports
Our students are invited to participate in many various sports. Throughout the year our FALCONS teams challenge the other schools in the district in Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, and Track & Field. We are proud of the skills and camaraderie that our students display at each and every tournament and event.
 
Okanagan Falls Parks & Rec
Our school is proud to support the OK Falls Parks & Recreation Centre. We encourage our students to be active members of the community by participating in the fun, interactive classes available through the rec centre. Visit https://okfalls.net/ to learn more.
 
StrongStart
StrongStart is a free program that welcomes children 0-5 years of age, and their parents or caregiviers. This program is specially designed to work in partnership with parents, their children, an early childhood educator, and community partners.
                          Program Time:
                           8:30 - 11:30 am
                          Monday - Friday (on school days)
Social Emotional Learning
Our school plan focus for the fourth year involves exploration of our inquiry and vision question: "If we foster resiliency, specifically self-regulation in our students, will academic achievement and social responsibility improve?" We have implemented the school-wide initiative called MindUP. To learn more about our school's strategies on Social Emotional Learning, please click here.
1 to 1 Reading Program
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Do you enjoy reading with children?
Can you spare 90 minutes once a week?
Please join our team of volunteer tutors at Okanagan Falls Elementary School. 
ONE TO ONE tutors help children become stronger readers. 
For more information contact:
Linda King, Co-Ordinator (778) 515-2239
Karen Sinclair, Principal (250) 497-5414
 
OK Mini PreSchool
OK Mini PreSchool is a licensed preschool for 3 and 4 year old's. Located in Room 8 of our school, Ms. Renata  offers a quality preschool program that will help prepare children to become lifelong learners. Contact Ms. Renata at 778-515-5007 to learn more.
 
After School Care
The Boys and Girls Clubs provides before and after school care for students from Kindergarten up to Grade 6, who attend Okanagan Falls Elementary.
Roots of Empathy
We are proud to announce we are in our 11th year of district-wide implementation in our classrooms. Roots of Empathy is an evidence-based classroom program that has shown significant effect in reducing levels of aggression and bullying among school children, while raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy.
Breakfast Club
A special hot breakfast program runs every Thursday in the Community Room.  This program has been proudly sponsored by the OK Falls Lions Club and is open to elementary and high school students to partake.
 
Thanks to this amazing organization, our students start Thursday's with an especially big smile.
 
Community Partnerships
Okanagan Falls is blessed to receive wonderful support from the following organizations:
OK Falls Parks & Recreation Centre
Okanagan Falls Legion
OK Falls Lion's Club
OK Falls and Penticton United Church
Okanagan Falls Community Center
Ok Falls Senior Center
Penticton and OK Falls Elks
Women's Institute
Okanagan Falls Fire Department
Ladies Auxiliary
Skaha Matters
Helping Hands
Interior Savings
Okanagan Falls IGA