NEWS RELEASE · 8th June 2015
Kildala Elementary School
The fish are running at Kildala School!
Did you know that next to Kildala Elementary School there is a fishbearing stream? There are four main species of fish that use this stream, Sumgas Creek. To honor the creek, the students at Kildala Elementary School have painted their own stream of fish in the form of a colourful 3D mural.
The concept for this mural was inspired by the beautiful Stream of Dreams murals on fencing around schools in British Columbia. Kildala’s mural was created inside the school to brighten and beautify the main hallway. It has also created a sense of belonging, as all students were able to participate in its creation. Students at Kildala participated in painting Cutthroat Trout, Dolly Varden and Pink and Coho Salmon. We had wider community participation with this project.
Mr. Sluyter from Mount Elizabeth Middle Secondary School and his wood-working students created the wooden fish for us. Emporium Building Supplies Ltd. donated supplies. Intermediate students helped to paint the stream and rocks in the main hallway. This art project was made possible through a grant given by DASH BC. We’d like to thank all of the community support and we encourage Kildala parents to come and view “Schooling Together – Nous nageons ensemble”