SD8 – Kootenay Lake School District – Vice-Principal changes after Spring Break

Vice-Principal, Ed Nielson, will be leaving Mount Sentinel Secondary to become the Principal of Bunka Suginami Canadian International School in Tokyo.

Post-spring Break changes:

  • Jordon Konken will be moving from Trafalgar Middle School to become Vice-Principal at Mount Sentinel Secondary
  • Misty Terpstra will be moving from Salmo Elementary and Secondary Schools to temporarily serve as Vice-Principal at Trafalgar Middle for the rest of the 2020-2021 school year.

Further moves for Principals and Vice-Principals for the 2021-2022 school year will be announced at a later date.


For more information:

Dr. Christine Perkins | Superintendent & Chief Executive Officer


School District 8 Kootenay Lake

811 Stanley Street, Nelson, B.C.   V1L 1N8

Office:  250-505-7037

Cell:  250-505-9625



About the Board of Education of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake):

The Board of Education of School District No. 8 provides educational services to numerous diverse communities in the East & West Kootenays, including Crawford Bay, Creston, Kaslo, Meadow Creek, Nelson, Salmo, Slocan, South Slocan, Winlaw, Wynndel and Yahk. Its dedicated team focuses on providing the best possible educational opportunities for over 5,400 students and their families. Its mission is to focus on excellence for all learners in a nurturing environment.