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- The Grade 7 & 8 Girl’s Volleyball teams had a fun tournament in Clearview. The team had a lot of fun and played hard. The Grade 8 Girls team ended up taking first place as well!!!. Congratulations Bulldogs!
Bert Bowes students participated in the annual orange shirt campaign to raise awareness of the residential school experience. “Orange Shirt Day” is an event that started in 2013 and was designed to promote awareness of the impact this system had on Indigenous communities in Canada.
Last week, Grade 7 students had an opportunity to work on their poetry skills with Rik Leaf. On Friday, they showcased their learning during a Poetry Slam in the gym with their peers. Here are a few photos from the event.
For those parents looking for extra support with their student(s), we are please to offer a new menu item (above) called “Parents”. Throughout the year, useful documents and web links come our way that we will be sharing out with parents to support them on topics pertaining to youth. We hope you find them useful!
Did you know that you can pre-pay a tab for your student at the canteen? Come in to see Mrs. Cullen at the office or send the money with your student. She will issue a receipt which can then be given to Mrs. Kelly in the canteen.
The Peace Positive Parenting Initiative aims to bring support to the parents in the North Peace area through offering free monthly parenting seminars on various challenges that impact children and parents. Their first one starts in October.
The seminars will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month (excluding December and March) from October-May from 6-7:30pm in the common space at Ecole Central School.
Registration is open now. Please email Crystal Anielewicz (firstname.lastname@example.org) or send a message through the Peace Positive Parenting Initiative Facebook page to reserve a spot. Their Facebook page will also post reminders and other related info.https://www.facebook.com/PeacePositiveParenting/view_public_for=112894483429674
The City of Fort St. John and region are excited to host the BC Winter Games February 20-23. School District 60 is a partner group in this substantial community initiative and will be supporting the games through the use of our facilities and volunteers.
On Thursday, February 20th and Friday, February 21st, there will be no regular instruction at any school sites nor will there be any busses transporting students. Students are encouraged to participate and support the games through competition, volunteering and spectating.