Congratulations Victoria and Jesse!

Victoria Platzer and Jesse Plamondon recently participated in the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  Both Grade 9 students were very successful with their projects.  Jesse Plamondon won a Western University Scholarship – Bronze Medal and an Excellence Award – Intermediate Bronze Medal.  Jesse’s project was titled Breathable Rock: A Novel Approach to Isolating Oxygen in CaSO4 H2O for on Mars.  Victoria Platzer won a Western University Scholarship – Silver Medal and an Excellence Award – Intermediate Silver Medal.  Victoria’s project was titled Beyond the Waste.  The school community is proud of you both!

Bert Bowes School Turns 50!

Bert Bowes School 50th Anniversary

That’s right, Bert Bowes School has turned 50 years old! The school officially opened on November 27th, 1964. Please join us for a celebration from 7:00 to 8:30 pm on Wednesday, May 27th at the school. Come out to visit the school, connect with alumni and former staff, and re-live some old memories. People are also encouraged to visit http://bert-bowes-middle.padlet.org/pphillips5/anniversary to share their memories by posting comments or pictures.

WEB Movie Night

WEB movie night

Grade 9 WEB students and grade 7’s  gathered in the library this week for a movie night. It was a great chance for all who attended to socialize and connect with each other.

Regional Science Fair

Congratulations to Bert Bowes students, Victoria Platzer, Jesse Plamondon, and Nick Guliov, for their outstanding contributions to the Regional Science Fair in Dawson Creek last week. All the best to Jesse and Victoria as they were selected to present their research in the Canada-Wide Science Fair later this Spring.

Students for Change

IMG_0523This is a social justice club that meets once a week on Tuesday’s at lunch and students discuss initiatives that they would like to participate in for the year! Students also have the opportunity to apply for seats to the WEDAY field trip that happens every October in Vancouver! The money raised goes to local and global communities and initiatives.   Students must commit to a full year if they decide to participate in this program!

Leadership

This is an elective Gr. 9 course where the students organize school spirit activities and other school events. Leadership students will demonstrate their dedication to the school and their community through  charitable fund-raising and school/community enhancement activities. Leadership students are respectful within and out of their school community and students who complete all academic  work to the best of their ability.  There is an application process for this course!

Video Game Club

Have a passion for gaming? Stop by room 107 on Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00 to play Minecraft with your fellow peers. The video game club allows students to interact with one another while discussing what to build next, who to attack, or the area of terrain to explore next.

Yearbook Club

The yearbook club meets every Wednesday after school in room 109 from 3:00 to 4:30. The students and teachers of this club dedicate countless hours to creating the annual full-color yearbook. You can always spot yearbook members snapping photos, getting the latest story, and creating unique page layouts. If you want to be apart of constructing the yearbook people will look back on for years to come, become apart of the yearbook team.

yearbook