Media Inquiries - Purcell Collegiate School


The official spokesperson for Purcell Collegiate School’s internal and external audiences is the Head of School.

Contact our Communications Coordinator with interview requests or to make arrangements for media coverage that involves our students, faculty and staff, or facilities.

PCS and its various departments maintain an online presence supportive of communicating news and information to students, staff, parents, and the general public.

PCS’s official social media channels include:

Frequently-used hashtags: #WeArePCS #ThisIsPCS #WeWillPrepU #PurcellCollegiate #PurcellBadgers #GoBadgers


Cranbrook Townsman – January 10, 2024
Purcell Collegiate launches extra-curricular Club Navigator program

Kimberley Bulletin – November 21, 2023
Purcell Collegiate approved for candidacy in International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme

Kimberley Bulletin – October 31, 2023
Purcell Collegiate’s head of school reflects on first month of semester at St. Eugene

MyEastKootenayNow – October 23, 2023
Purcell Collegiate School holding Sparx Speaker Series on Truth and Reconciliation

BNN — October 4, 2023
Purcell Collegiate School: A Beacon of Reconciliation Through Education

CBC News — October 3, 2023
Boarding school in First Nations community in southeast B.C. welcomes first cohort of international students

CBC Radio — September 29, 2023
Truth and Reconcilation and Aq’am Community

MyEastKootenayNow — September 22, 2023
Purcell Collegiate open house set for Monday

GoCranberley — June 28, 2023
Aces High:  Where’s the best mountain golf in the world?

102.9 Rewind Radio — June 15, 2023
Purcell Collegiate School receives Interim Certification from BC Ministry of Education and Child Care

MyEastKootenayNow — June 9, 2023
‘Significantly positive’:  Kimberley mayor excited about international boarding school – September 14, 2022
Purcell Collegiate School efforts continue

Kimberley Bulletin – April 27, 2022
Council approves phase one building permit for Purcell International boarding school

Rick Hansen Foundation Blog – January 25, 2022
Accessibility: A key focus for new boarding school in Kimberley, B.C. – November 22, 2021
Ktunaxa Nation flag raised above new facilities

Cranbrook Townsman – October 21, 2021
ʔaq̓am Community and Purcell Collegiate Incorporated sign Memorandum of Understanding

Today in BC – July 21, 2021
Purcell Collegiate Incorporated hosts open house

Kimberley Bulletin – October 14, 2020
Council adopts zoning amendment, hears community support for proposed International School

Kimberley Bulletin – November 26, 2019
Kimberley City Council approves OCP map amendment for proposed international school