The first Syrian refugee family to arrive in Kamloops has been here for a little over a month and still there is a lot for them to get used to.

A new country, new language and for the two school-aged children from the family, a new school.

The Kamloops School District was prepared for their arrival and has been busy welcoming them into the classroom.

To find out how that's going, Daybreak heard from Karl deBruijn, the Superintendent of School District 73.

To listen to the full interview, click on the link: School district welcomes Syrian newcomers into the classroom.