Several local students have been involved in a Friday morning walk-out in support of striking teachers.
Among them were students at Castlegar’s Stanley Humphries Secondary.
Wren -who is in grade 10 -organised the event and says the partial government lock-out is affecting students.
And here’s grade 10 student Dante.
Kootenay Columbia and Arrow Lakes schools will be closed Monday as the rotating one-day strikes move into a second week.
Kootenay Lake and Boundary schools will be closed Thursday.
Teachers are asking for a 13.75% compensation increase over four years.
The province has offered 7.25% over six years.