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NBA star Kelly Olynyk featured in video by staff at Kamloops high school

Image Credit: FACEBOOK/Corey Yamaoka
April 20, 2020 - 2:35 PM

The administration and teachers at a Kamloops high school have made a fun, upbeat video featuring a COVID-19 message from NBA star Kelly Olynyk.

Olynyk, who attended South Kamloops Senior Secondary School, opens the video posted to Facebook with a message for his fellow SKSS Titans: "Wanted to remind you to stay home, stay safe but make sure you’re staying active and staying connected. We in this together SKSS, Titan Nation let’s get it."

NBA star Kelly Olynyk opens with a message for his fellow SKSS Titans.
NBA star Kelly Olynyk opens with a message for his fellow SKSS Titans.
Image Credit: FACEBOOK/Corey Yamaoka

The video then cuts to principal Walt Kirschner who tells students that the staff is thinking of them during these difficult times.

"We’re a call away, or an emails away, or you can just Zoom away. Take care be safe, and we hope to see you all soon."

SKSS Principal delivers message to students during COVID-19, offering support.
SKSS Principal delivers message to students during COVID-19, offering support.
Image Credit: FACEBOOK/Corey Yamaoka

The rest of the video is a montage of teachers and students dancing and lip-syncing to the "Friends" theme song "I'll be There for You."

Image Credit: FACEBOOK/Corey Yamaoka

They've recreated some popular opening scenes from the "Friends" intro sequence — with a quarantine twist.

Image Credit: FACEBOOK/Corey Yamaoka

To watch the full video, click here.


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