To celebrate Bert Bowes Middle School joining Facebook, we are having a contest. Once we get 150 likes all of our followers will be entered into win a Bert Bowes t-shirt. Head over to https://www.facebook.com/sd60bbms or search “Bert Bowes Middle School” and like our page.
As part of the annual transition process for our Grade 9 students, NPSS and ELC will be hosting a Parent Information Night on March 4th and 5th as follows;
March 4, 2015 – ELC at the Pomeroy Sports Centre from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
March 5, 2015 – NPSS from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
The same information will be shared about each campus at both meetings.
The Students for Change group has organized Aboriginal Awareness weeks “We Stand Together” with all funds going to Free the Children Pillar Initiatives. Check out more information at: http://www.freethechildren.com/get-involved/campaigns/we-stand-together/
Feb. 24- Bannock for sale in the morning and at lunch “We Bake for Change”
March 3 – each TAG will be given materials to create their own “talking stick.” Talking sticks are used culturally in circle talks. TAG’s will create their own unique stick.
March. 6 – Spirit of the Peace dancers will be performing their trade during second period. Some of our students will be dancing!March 6 – An exhibit of Aboriginal artifacts will be in the library for walk through during lunch.
Aboriginal Hand Games may also be taught to classes.
March 12 – Open House for all NPSS students to visit and interact with teachers
Five Bert Bowes students have displayed their outstanding curling skills while qualifing to compete at the 2015 Alberta Juvenile Provincials.
Connect is a 10 week program to support parents of pre-teens and teens. Parents meet in small groups (10-16) with two trained group leaders for 1.5 hours each week.
The group will be on Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00 pm from April 9th to June 18th, 2015. The group will target families with children age 12 – 15.
To register or ask for more information, please contact Crystal Anielewicz at (250)263-1593. Advanced registration is required.
Download the Connect Brochure for more information.
Grade 9 student, Victoria Platzer, has returned from the Taiwan International Science Fair with a gold medal! The Science Fair was in Taipei, Taiwan from February 4th to 10th. Her research examined the spread of invasive plant seeds in locally harvested hay.
Congratulations to Victoria and all those who’ve supported your research!
Click the link below to see the full press release.
We will have the Madd Canada’s School Assembly Program here on March 3rd, 2015 from 1:50 to 2:50 in the school’s gymnasium. Please click the link below for more information. If you aren’t comfortable with your son or daughter attending this assembly, please contact the school.