Beaver Brae
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1400 Ninth St. N., Kenora, ON P9N 2T7
Phone: (807) 468-6401 Fax: (807) 468-3628
Tracey Benoit, Principal
Tracy Lindstrom, Vice-Principal
Dave Tresoor, Vice-Principal
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Daily Announcements
Daily Announcements

 Monday March 9, 2020

Day 1

There will be a prom meeting in Mme. Bennett’s room (309) tomorrow (Tuesday) at lunch for students in grades 11 & 12 who are interested in planning.

 Due to the success of the last Karaoke for Grade 7 and 8, we will have another one this week! All grade 7 and 8s are welcome to come to listen or actually sing, on Tuesday, that’s tomorrow, at 12:30 in the music room. Bring your lunch.

 Any grade 9 through 12 students interested in attending this Thursdays Ski trip to Mt. Evergreen are to see Mr. Penner, Mrs. Bennett, Mr. McDonald or Mr. Doner for permission forms.

 Please talk to Gyles or Jessi in Four Directions if you are in Grades 11 or 12 and interested in visiting Kenora’s Confederation College on Tuesday, March 10 at 11:30.  Space is limited. 

 Have you ever wondered why that glass of milk or cheese pizza doesn’t sit well in your belly?  KCA’s Melissa will be in Four Directions today at 11:30 with information and tasty lactose free food samples. 

 The City of Kenora is running a Day Camp over March Break (March 16th – 20th). They are looking to hire grade 11 and 12 students to help run the program and assist recreation staff with daily activities. If you are interested, please see Student Services for more information. 

 Any students interested in helping decorate for Safe Grad can earn volunteer hours for doing so. For more information or to get involved, contact Jodi Jenner at: jodi.jenner@bell.net

 Any Treaty 3 students interested in applying for awards, there is one open right now. The Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong student achievers award program. Open to Treaty 3 students in grade 9-12. Come to student services to apply. Deadline for applications is April 3rd.

 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is pleased to announce the launch of the Post-Secondary Education Support Program. MNO citizens can now apply to receive funding from the MNO Post-Secondary Education Program effective February 20, 2020. The MNO is now offering post-secondary education funding to help Métis students access high quality education so that they can reach their highest potential.

To apply:  http://www.metisnation.org/programs-and-services/education-training/post-secondary-education-support-program/ or contact Liz liz.boucha@shaw.ca 807-464-2660

The deadline is March 13 at 12am

 Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Day 2 

There will be a prom meeting in Mme. Bennett’s room (309) today at lunch for students in grades 11 & 12 who are interested in planning.

Due to the success of the last Karaoke for Grade 7 and 8, there will be another one today! All grade 7 and 8s are welcome to come to listen, or actually sing, today at 12:30 in the music room. Bring your lunch.

Any grade 9 through 12 students interested in attending this Thursdays Ski trip to Mt. Evergreen are to see Mr. Penner, Mrs. Bennett, Mr. McDonald or Mr. Doner for permission forms.

The City of Kenora is running a Day Camp over March Break (March 16th – 20th). They are looking to hire grade 11 and 12 students to help run the program and assist recreation staff with daily activities. If you are interested, please see Student Services for more information. 

Any students interested in helping decorate for Safe Grad can earn volunteer hours for doing so. For more information or to get involved, contact Jodi Jenner at: jodi.jenner@bell.net

Any Treaty 3 students interested in applying for awards, there is one open right now. The Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong student achievers award program. Open to Treaty 3 students in grade 9-12. Come to student services to apply. Deadline for applications is April 3rd.

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is pleased to announce the launch of the Post-Secondary Education Support Program. MNO citizens can now apply to receive funding from the MNO Post-Secondary Education Program effective February 20, 2020. The MNO is now offering post-secondary education funding to help Métis students access high quality education so that they can reach their highest potential. To apply:  http://www.metisnation.org/programs-and-services/education-training/post-secondary-education-support-program/ or contact Liz liz.boucha@shaw.ca 807-464-2660. The deadline is March 13 at 12am.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Day 3 

The Library will be closed today.

REACH practice is in room 305 at lunch hour today.

Any grade 9 through 12 students interested in attending tomorrow’s Ski trip to Mt. Evergreen are to see Mr. Penner, Mrs. Bennett, Mr. McDonald or Mr. Doner for permission forms. 

The City of Kenora is running a Day Camp over March Break (March 16th – 20th). They are looking to hire grade 11 and 12 students to help run the program and assist recreation staff with daily activities. If you are interested, please see Student Services for more information.  

Any students interested in helping decorate for Safe Grad can earn volunteer hours for doing so. For more information or to get involved, contact Jodi Jenner at: jodi.jenner@bell.net

 Any Treaty 3 students interested in applying for awards, there is one open right now. The Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong student achievers award program. Open to Treaty 3 students in grade 9-12. Come to student services to apply. Deadline for applications is April 3rd.

 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is pleased to announce the launch of the Post-Secondary Education Support Program. MNO citizens can now apply to receive funding from the MNO Post-Secondary Education Program effective February 20, 2020. The MNO is now offering post-secondary education funding to help Métis students access high quality education so that they can reach their highest potential. To apply:  http://www.metisnation.org/programs-and-services/education-training/post-secondary-education-support-program/ or contact Liz liz.boucha@shaw.ca 807-464-2660 The deadline is March 13 at 12am

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Day 4

The City of Kenora is running a Day Camp over March Break (March 16th – 20th). They are looking to hire grade 11 and 12 students to help run the program and assist recreation staff with daily activities. If you are interested, please see Student Services for more information.  

Any students interested in helping decorate for Safe Grad can earn volunteer hours for doing so. For more information or to get involved, contact Jodi Jenner at: jodi.jenner@bell.net

 Any Treaty 3 students interested in applying for awards, there is one open right now. The Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong student achievers award program. Open to Treaty 3 students in grade 9-12. Come to student services to apply. Deadline for applications is April 3rd.

 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is pleased to announce the launch of the Post-Secondary Education Support Program. MNO citizens can now apply to receive funding from the MNO Post-Secondary Education Program effective February 20, 2020. The MNO is now offering post-secondary education funding to help Métis students access high quality education so that they can reach their highest potential. To apply:  http://www.metisnation.org/programs-and-services/education-training/post-secondary-education-support-program/ or contact Liz liz.boucha@shaw.ca 807-464-2660 The deadline is March 13 at 12am

Friday, March 13, 2020

Day 5 

There will not be archery practice today.

Save the date!  Students in grades 9-12 can anticipate a truly enchanted prom on Friday, June 12.  Please see Mme. Bennett or Jessi for more information.

Any Treaty 3 students interested in applying for awards, there is one open right now. The Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong student achievers award program. Open to Treaty 3 students in grade 9-12. Come to student services to apply. Deadline for applications is April 3rd.

The School will be closed until April 5th. Please stay safe and enjoy the break.

Prior Daily Announcements

Week 1 September 2nd - September 6th Announcements

Week 2 September 9th to September 13th Announcements

Week 3 September 16th to Sept. 20th Announcements

Week 4 September 23rd to September 27th Announcements

Week 5 September 30th to October 4th Announcements 

Week 6 October 7th to October 11th Announcements 

Week 7 October 14th to October 18th Announcements (Thanksgiving Monday)

Week 8 October 21st to October 25th Daily Announcements

 Week 9 October 28th to November 1st Daily Announcements

Week 10 November 4th to November 8th Daily Announcements

Week 14 December 2nd to December 6th Daily Announcements

 Week 17 January 6th to January 10th Daily Announcements

Week 18 January 13th to January 17th Daily Announcements

Week 19 January 20th to January 24th Daily Announcements

Monday January 20, 2020

Day 1

Grade 9-12 exam schedules are available in the office.

If you need exam support or culminating help please sign up in room 218.

4D Power Hour(s)!!!!!! This week Four Directions will provide lunch for students in grades 9-12 who would like to use the room as a quiet place to study. We can also help with assignments and review.

There will be a brief meeting of the Spirit Club today to get a photo for the yearbook.  Please be in Room 316 by 12:35. Thank you, Ms. McCoy

Kenora’s Youth Wellness Hub knows that exams can be a stressful time, so they’re offering a quiet, safe space to come study during exams! 💻📚 January 21st, 23rd, 27th and 28th from 3-6PM they’ll have space for you whether it’s solo or with a couple classmates.  Talk to Gyles or Jessi in Four Directions if you require additional information or transportation. 

The semi-final match-up is here.  Team NAC2O will face Team Arch in what is shaping up to be a fast and intense game.  Come to the main gym at the start of lunch on Wednesday ready to play!

There will be a photo for ALL honours students from last year taking place in the atrium at 12:30 today. All grade 10, 11, and 12 students who had honours last year please meet in the atrium at 12:30 for a photo.

 Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Day 2 

Grade 9-12 exam schedules are available in the office.

If you need exam support or culminating help please sign up in room 218.

4D Power Hour(s)!!!!!! This week Four Directions will provide lunch for students in grades 9-12 who would like to use the room as a quiet place to study. We can also help with assignments and review.

Kenora’s Youth Wellness Hub knows that exams can be a stressful time, so they’re offering a quiet, safe space to come study during exams! 💻📚 January 21st, 23rd, 27th and 28th from 3-6PM they’ll have space for you whether it’s solo or with a couple classmates.  Talk to Gyles or Jessi in Four Directions if you require additional information or transportation. 

The semi-final match-up is here.  Team NAC2O will face Team Arch in what is shaping up to be a fast and intense game.  Come to the main gym at the start of lunch on Wednesday ready to play!

All High school Boys interested in playing soccer this spring there in a meeting on Wednesday at lunch in room 303.

Attention all Grade 9 – 12 girls interested in trying out for the Varsity girls soccer team, there will be a very important meeting at the beginning of lunch this Thursday January 23rd in the main gym. Please let Mr. Mejia know if you are unable to attend.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Day 3

Grade 9-12 exam schedules are available in the office.

If you need exam support or culminating help please sign up in room 218.

Any students wishing to apply to Ontario colleges are reminded that the equal consideration deadline for applications is February 1st. If you plan on applying but haven’t done so already, please see Student Services and make an appointment.

4D Power Hour(s)!!!!!! This week Four Directions will provide lunch for students in grades 9-12 who would like to use the room as a quiet place to study. We can also help with assignments and review.

Kenora’s Youth Wellness Hub knows that exams can be a stressful time, so they’re offering a quiet, safe space to come study during exams! 💻📚 January 23rd, 27th and 28th from 3-6PM they’ll have space for you whether it’s solo or with a couple classmates.  Talk to Gyles or Jessi in Four Directions if you require additional information or transportation. 

The semi-final match-up is here.  Team NAC2O will face Team Arch in what is shaping up to be a fast and intense game.  Come to the main gym at the start of lunch today ready to play!

All High school Boys interested in playing soccer this spring there is a meeting today at lunch in room 303.

Attention all Grade 9 – 12 girls interested in trying out for the Varsity girls soccer team, there will be a very important meeting at the beginning of lunch this Thursday January 23rd in the main gym. Please let Mr. Mejia know if you are unable to attend.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Day 4

Grade 9-12 exam schedules are available in the office.

If you need exam support or culminating help please sign up in room 218. 

Passagio practice is cancelled today.

Any students wishing to apply to Ontario colleges are reminded that the equal consideration deadline for applications is February 1st. If you plan on applying but haven’t done so already, please see Student Services and make an appointment.

4D Power Hour(s)!!!!!! This week Four Directions will provide lunch for students in grades 9-12 who would like to use the room as a quiet place to study. We can also help with assignments and review.

Kenora’s Youth Wellness Hub knows that exams can be a stressful time, so they’re offering a quiet, safe space to come study during exams! 💻📚 today, 27th and 28th from 3-6PM they’ll have space for you whether it’s solo or with a couple classmates.  Talk to Gyles or Jessi in Four Directions if you require additional information or transportation. 

Attention all Grade 9 – 12 girls interested in trying out for the Varsity girls soccer team, there will be a very important meeting at the beginning of lunch today in the main gym. Please let Mr. Mejia know if you are unable to attend.

Friday, January 24, 2020

Day 5

Grade 9-12 exam schedules are available in the office.

If you need exam support or culminating help please sign up in room 218.

Any students wishing to apply to Ontario colleges are reminded that the equal consideration deadline for applications is February 1st. If you plan on applying but haven’t done so already, please see Student Services and make an appointment.

4D Power Hour(s)!!!!!! This week Four Directions will provide lunch for students in grades 9-12 who would like to use the room as a quiet place to study. We can also help with assignments and review.

Kenora’s Youth Wellness Hub knows that exams can be a stressful time, so they’re offering a quiet, safe space to come study during exams! 💻📚 On January 27th and 28th from 3-6PM they’ll have space for you whether it’s solo or with a couple classmates.  Talk to Gyles or Jessi in Four Directions if you require additional information or transportation. 

 Week 20 January 27th to January 30th Daily Announcements

Monday January 27, 2020

Day 1

 

 Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Day 2 

Any students wishing to apply to Ontario colleges are reminded that the equal consideration deadline for applications is February 1st. If you plan on applying but haven’t done so already, please see Student Services and make an appointment.

A Pond Hockey Tournament is happening on Rabbit Lake on Family Day Weekend. They need some volunteers to keep time, score keep and be the referee. On Saturday, February 15th, the schedule is from 9 AM until 9 PM with Sunday the 16th starting at 9 AM till around 7 PM.

Contact kaa.khacoordinator@gmail.com for more information.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Day 3

 

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Day 4

Reminder to grade 9-12 student to hand in your textbooks to the Library ASAP.

Any students wishing to apply to Ontario colleges are reminded that the equal consideration deadline for applications is February 1st. If you plan on applying but haven’t done so already, please see Student Services and make an appointment.

Grad photos will be taking place on February 13th. Please sign up in the office.

A Pond Hockey Tournament is happening on Rabbit Lake on Family Day Weekend. They need some volunteers to keep time, score keep and be the referee. On Saturday, February 15th, the schedule is from 9 AM until 9 PM with Sunday the 16th starting at 9 AM till around 7 PM.

Contact kaa.khacoordinator@gmail.com for more information.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Day 5

 PD Day

Week 21 February 3rd to February 7th Daily Announcements

Monday February 3, 2020

 

Day 1

 

Reminder to grade 9-12 student to hand in your textbooks to the Library ASAP.

 

Grad photos will be taking place on February 13th. Please sign up in the office.

 

Grade 7&8 Lunch music practice has been moved from Thursday at lunch to Friday's lunch from 12:35 - 1:25.

 

A Pond Hockey Tournament is happening on Rabbit Lake on Family Day Weekend. They need some volunteers to keep time, score keep and be the referee. On Saturday, February 15th, the schedule is from 9 AM until 9 PM with Sunday the 16th starting at 9 AM till around 7 PM.

 

Contact kaa.khacoordinator@gmail.com for more information.

 

 

 

 Tuesday, February 4, 2020

 

Day 2 

 

Grad photos will be taking place on Thursday, February 13th. Please sign up in the office.

 

Grade 7&8 Lunch music practice has been moved from Thursday at lunch to Friday's lunch from 12:35 - 1:25.

 

There will be an upcoming Science field trip for Grade 9 to 12 students to go see Bill Nye the Science Guy live in Winnipeg on March 3rd!  If you are interested in seeing Bill Nye, please come to room 203 Thursday at 11:45 for a short meeting.

 

A Pond Hockey Tournament is happening on Rabbit Lake on Family Day Weekend. They need some volunteers to keep time, score keep and be the referee. On Saturday, February 15th, the schedule is from 9 AM until 9 PM with Sunday the 16th starting at 9 AM till around 7 PM.

 

Contact kaa.khacoordinator@gmail.com for more information.

 

 

 

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

 

Day 3

 

Grad photos will be taking place on Thursday, February 13th. Please sign up in the office.

 

Grade 7&8 Lunch music practice has been moved from Thursday at lunch to Friday's lunch from 12:35 - 1:25.

 

It’s karaoke day! Come to the music room today at lunch for a chance to sing like a star.  Doors open at 11:35. Everyone is welcome!!

 

The next coffee house is coming up on February 13th, that’s next Thursday. The sign-up sheet is up, so be brave and come and add your name! If you need someone to play for you, come and see Mrs. McIntosh in the music room, and we will work something out.

 

New semester, new chance to join in during lunch hour on Wednesdays for trivia in room 305.  Everyone’s welcome, including teachers, EA’s, etc.

 

REACH for the TOP practice today at lunch.

 

A reminder for all high school boys interested in playing soccer. Tryouts begin this Sunday, 7:00pm at the sportsplex. Speak with Mr. Greenwood or Mr. Lynch for more details.

 

There will be an upcoming Science field trip for Grade 9 to 12 students to go see Bill Nye the Science Guy live in Winnipeg on March 3rd!  If you are interested in seeing Bill Nye, please come to room 203 Thursday at 11:45 for a short meeting.

 

A Pond Hockey Tournament is happening on Rabbit Lake on Family Day Weekend. They need some volunteers to keep time, score keep and be the referee. On Saturday, February 15th, the schedule is from 9 AM until 9 PM with Sunday the 16th starting at 9 AM till around 7 PM.

 

Contact kaa.khacoordinator@gmail.com for more information.

 

Thursday, February 6 2020

 

Day 4

 

Grad photos will be taking place on Thursday, February 13th. Please sign up in the office.

 

The junior boys basketball team fought back against a double digit deficit twice in yesterday’s game against Dryden before ultimately losing 39-36. Timely steals and clutch outside shooting gave the guys a chance to force overtime. The boys did well and hope to peak for the playoffs. Players are encouraged to attend shooting practice today at 3:30. 

 

Grade 7&8 Lunch music practice is on Friday from 12:35 - 1:25.

 

 The next coffee house is coming up on February 13th, that’s next Thursday. The sign-up sheet is up, so be brave and come and add your name! If you need someone to play for you, come and see Mrs. McIntosh in the music room, and we will work something out.

 

 New semester, new chance to join in during lunch hour on Wednesdays for trivia in room 305.  Everyone’s welcome, including teachers, EA’s and others.

 

A reminder for all high school boys interested in playing soccer. Tryouts begin this Sunday, 7:00pm at the sportsplex. Speak with Mr. Greenwood or Mr. Lynch for more details.

 

There will be an upcoming Science field trip for Grade 9 to 12 students to go see Bill Nye the Science Guy live in Winnipeg on March 3rd!  If you are interested in seeing Bill Nye, please come to room 203 Thursday at 11:45 for a short meeting.

 

A Pond Hockey Tournament is happening on Rabbit Lake on Family Day Weekend. They need some volunteers to keep time, score keep and be the referee. On Saturday, February 15th, the schedule is from 9 AM until 9 PM with Sunday the 16th starting at 9 AM till around 7 PM.

 

Contact kaa.khacoordinator@gmail.com for more information.

 

Friday, February 7, 2020

 

Day 5

 

Grad photos will be taking place on Thursday, February 13th. Please sign up in the office.

 

Grade 7&8 Lunch music practice is today from 12:35 - 1:25.

 

The next coffee house is coming up on February 13th, that’s next Thursday. The sign-up sheet is up, so be brave and come and add your name! If you need someone to play for you, come and see Mrs. McIntosh in the music room, and we will work something out.

 

A reminder for all high school boys interested in playing soccer. Tryouts begin this Sunday, 7:00pm at the sportsplex. Speak with Mr. Greenwood or Mr. Lynch for more details.

 

There will be an upcoming Science field trip for Grade 9 to 12 students to go see Bill Nye the Science Guy live in Winnipeg on March 3rd!  If you are interested in seeing Bill Nye, please come to room 203 Thursday at 11:45 for a short meeting.

 

A Pond Hockey Tournament is happening on Rabbit Lake on Family Day Weekend. They need some volunteers to keep time, score keep and be the referee. On Saturday, February 15th, the schedule is from 9 AM until 9 PM with Sunday the 16th starting at 9 AM till around 7 PM.

Contact kaa.khacoordinator@gmail.com for more information.

 Week 22 February 10th to February 14th Daily Announcements

 Monday February 10, 2020

Day 1

"Dodgeball club is back with the final match up of the 2019-2020 tournament!  This Wednesday the undefeated team the Eric's will face off against team NAC2O.  This should be an exciting match to watch.  Come to the large gym at the start of lunch ready to dodge, duck, dip and dive!"

First semester art students are encouraged to pick up their art work this week. Remaining work will be discarded or recycled. Stop by during lunch hours.

Grad photos will be taking place on Thursday, February 13th and possibly Friday the 14th if needed. Please sign up in the office.

This is the last day to add your name to the coffee house list! We need at least 4 more names to run the show.

The next coffee house is coming up on Thursday. The sign-up sheet is up, so be brave and come and add your name! If you need someone to play for you, come and see Mrs. McIntosh in the music room, and we will work something ou

A Pond Hockey Tournament is happening on Rabbit Lake on Family Day Weekend. They need some volunteers to keep time, score keep and be the referee. On Saturday, February 15th, the schedule is from 9 AM until 9 PM with Sunday the 16th starting at 9 AM till around 7 PM.

Contact kaa.khacoordinator@gmail.com for more information.

This Friday is Valentine’s Day and the grade 12 hospitality students will be selling gourmet heart cookies to gift to your friends, family or that special someone in your life. OR .......if you are not a fan of Valentine’s Day you can buy one of our limited “ love sucks” cookies for yourself! All cookies are gift wrapped and sell for $2.00. We will be open for sales for all grades during both lunch breaks on Friday at the top of the atrium. Bring your toonies!

The senior Cosmetology students are holding a Valentine’s Day draw for a LASH LIFT and DYE.

Tickets for the draw can be purchased at the top of the atrium every day this week at lunch.

The cost for the draw is a tooney for one ticket or $5 for 3 tickets. The draw will be held on Valentine’s Day at lunch.

 Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Day 2 

Dodgeball club is back with the final match up of the 2019-2020 tournament!  This Wednesday the undefeated team the Eric's will face off against team NAC2O.  This should be an exciting match to watch.  Come to the large gym at the start of lunch ready to dodge, duck, dip and dive!

Sherrie will be visiting the Four Directions room tomorrow at 11:30 to discuss WNHAC’s Youth Well Survey.  Any students in grades 9 -12 are invited to attend. 

The senior Cosmetology students are holding a Valentine’s Day draw for a LASH LIFT and TINT, which is a lash perm and a lash dye. Tickets for the draw can be purchased at the top of the atrium every day this week at lunch.

The cost for the draw is a tooney for one ticket or $5 for 3 tickets. The draw will be held on Valentine’s Day at lunch. The service can be performed anytime next week by Ms Gander or by the Cosmetology students.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Day 3 

Dodgeball club is back with the final match up of the 2019 – 2020 tournament! Today, the undefeated team, the Eric’s will face off against team NAC20. This should be an exciting match to watch. Come to the large gym at the start of lunch ready to dodge, duck, dip and dive!

This Friday is Valentine’s Day and the grade 12 hospitality students will be selling gourmet heart cookie to gift to your friends, family or that special someone in your life. OR….. if you are not a fan of Valentine’s Day you can buy one of our limited “love sucks” cookies for yourself! All cookies are gift-wrapped and sell for $2.00. We will be open for sales for all grades during both lunch breaks on Friday at the top of the atrium. Bring your toonies!

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Day 4

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and the grade 12 hospitality students will be selling gourmet heart cookies to gift to your friends, family or that special someone in your life.   OR .......if you are not a fan of Valentine’s Day, you can buy one of our limited “ love sucks” cookies for yourself!   All cookies are gift wrapped and sell for $2.00.   We will be open for sales for all grades during both lunch breaks on Friday at the top of the atrium. Bring your toonies!

Congratulations to Team NAC2O for winning the 2019-2020 Beaver Brae Dodgeball Tournament!  They played a strong and fast tournament defeating 10 teams.  Stay tuned for their next challenge facing a battle-hardened team of Beaver Brae's teachers!"

The Library will be closed all day today and Friday including lunch hour because Grad Photos are being taken

Hey students!

Looking for a summer job?

Have you considered working for the Ontario Government?

Each year the Ontario Public Service targets up to 5,000 summer students to work in locations across Ontario in areas such as:

- Ontario Parks                                         - Environment

- Science                                                   - Administration

- Business and Finance                              - Research and Laboratories

- Communications                                      - Customer Service

Earn while you learn!  All jobs were posted this Monday, February 10. Closing dates will be between February 28 and April 3.  Apply early to have a chance to apply to the job types that interest you. You can learn more at: Ontario.ca/summerstudents

Friday, February 14, 2020

Day 5

Today is Valentine’s Day and the grade 12 hospitality students will be selling gourmet Heart cookies to gift to your friends, family or that special someone in your life.   OR .......if you are not a fan of Valentine’s Day, you can buy one of our limited “love sucks” cookies for yourself!   All cookies are gift wrapped and sell for $2.00.   We will be open for sales for all grades during both lunch breaks today at the top of the atrium.   Bring your toonies!

Congratulations to Team NAC2O for winning the 2019-2020 Beaver Brae Dodgeball Tournament!  They played a strong and fast tournament defeating 10 teams.  Stay tuned for their next challenge facing a battle-hardened team of Beaver Brae's teachers!"

The Library will be closed all day today including lunch hour because Grad Photos are being taken.

Are you looking for a summer job?  Have you considered working for the Ontario Government?   Each year the Ontario Public Service targets up to 5,000 summer students to work in locations across Ontario in areas such as: Ontario Parks, Environment, Science, Administration, Business and Finance, Research and Laboratories, Communications and Customer Service. You can earn while you learn!   Jobs have just been posted, and closing dates will be between February 28 and April 3.  Apply early to have a chance to apply to the job types that interest you. Learn more at: Ontario.ca/summerstudents

Are you interested in learning more about mindfulness and meditation? Would you like to know how expressive art can help build your self-compassion skills?   If so, you should join the “Making Friends with Yourself” program.  Space is limited, and the workshops are only available to students in grades 9-12.  Please see Student Services if you’d like more information on how to sign up.

Congratulations to the junior boys’ basketball team on securing a spot in the NorWOSSA playoffs! The team played well at both ends of the court yesterday as they defeated Sioux North 47-32. Congratulations especially go out to the team’s second year players for their contributions, including Frankie Banning, Austin Blake, Jordan Keuter, Carter McLeod, Marcus Morriseau, Hunter Neniska, and AJ White. Well done guys!

There will be a short meeting for the students who brought in required consent form and fees to attend the Bill Nye Live in Winnipeg event.   Please meet in Room 203 at 11:30 on Tuesday. 

 Week 23 February 17th to February 21st Daily Announcements

Monday February 17, 2020

Day 1

Family Day

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Day 2 

Report Cards for Grades 9 – 12 are available for pick up at the Main office.

Are you short of volunteer hours? If so, please see Mrs. Straight in room 218 to sign up if you are interested in helping out with the Kenora Atom Hockey Tournament this Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Congratulations to members of Good Fortune and Passaggio who performed in a concert on the weekend, raising money for the ‘Week of action against Poverty’. They were excellent musical ambassadors for Beaver Brae.

With sincere regret, Mrs. McIntosh is cancelling Passaggio rehearsal this week, due to the Thunder Bay Orchestra concert. Rehearsal will resume next week, with renewed motivation!

Are you looking for a summer job?  Have you considered working for the Ontario Government?   Each year the Ontario Public Service targets up to 5,000 summer students to work in locations across Ontario in areas such as: Ontario Parks, Environment, Science, Administration, Business and Finance, Research and Laboratories, Communications and Customer Service. You can earn while you learn!   Jobs have just been posted, and closing dates will be between February 28 and April 3.  Apply early to have a chance to apply to the job types that interest you. Learn more at: Ontario.ca/summerstudents

Are you interested in learning more about mindfulness and meditation? Would you like to know how expressive art can help build your self-compassion skills?   If so, you should join the “Making Friends with Yourself” program.  Space is limited, and the workshops are only available to students in grades 9-12.  Please see Student Services if you’d like more information on how to sign up.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Day 3 

The Boys Hockey team had a great outing last night in their last NorWossa game vs. The Sioux North Warriors winning 5-2. The boys played a solid game with goals coming from CJ Motlong scoring twice, Ethan Alcock, Liam Van de Wetering and Eric McNicholl all getting on the board. Kevin Holmstrom had an excellent game in the net. It was a great way to end the year.

Any students who need help with homework/assignments etc. there is peer tutoring in the Library Monday through Thursday’s from 3:30-5pm, this is a free service to all students.

 REACH for the TOP students there will be a practice at lunch in room 305.

Reminder to all girls in Grade 9-12 interested in trying out for the girls Varsity soccer team. Tryouts start this Sunday February 23 from 7-8:30pm at the indoor sportsplex. Please let Mr. Sparkman or Mr. Mejia know if you are unable to attend.

Students in grades 9-12 are invited to the Four Directions room at 11:30 on Thursday, February 20th for a presentation about Human Trafficking, in collaboration with Kenora Sexual Assault Centre and Ontario Provincial Police. 

Outdoors Club is coming out of hibernation!  If you are interested in joining Outdoors Club, please come to a short meeting Thursday at the start of lunch in room 202.

Are you short of volunteer hours? If so, please see Mrs. Straight in room 218 to sign up if you are interested in helping out with the Kenora Atom Hockey Tournament this Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

With sincere regret, Mrs. McIntosh is cancelling Passaggio rehearsal this week, due to the Thunder Bay Orchestra concert. Rehearsal will resume next week, with renewed motivation!

There is an important singing meeting today at lunch for the Peter and the Starcatcher cast!! Please come to the music room to hear the new recorded accompaniment and listen for cues.

Soloists especially! need to come.

Are you looking for a summer job?  Have you considered working for the Ontario Government?   Each year the Ontario Public Servi

Week 24 February 24th to February 28th Daily Announcements

Monday February 24, 2020

Day 1

All 7E students meet in the atrium for physical education. We will be heading outside.

Wednesday and Thursday last week Shayna Hensrud represented Beaver Brae at the OFSAA Provincial Nordic Ski Championships in Huntsville, ON. Shayna finished her race with a time of 22:48.6 placing her 15th overall out of the 158 total racers competing in her category. Congratulations Shayna.

 

Beaver Brae Wrestling competed at the NWOSSA championships on Thursday in Thunder Bay. Competing against the region’s best and vying for OFSAA spots, Luc Boucha, Chase Birch, and Jordan Kenny all won their respective divisions. Sean Allan, in his first NWOSSA championship placed second, while Shane Lemke narrowly qualified for OFSAA by just a point. Titus White went 2 and 2 on the day finishing in fifth but representing himself and Beaver Brae well. Congratulations to all athletes and best of luck to Chase, Luc, Jordan and Sean competing at OFSAA next week.

 

Would you like to see the final dress rehearsal of “Peter and the Starcatcher” on Wednesday afternoon?  Do you have $3 to buy a ticket to that event?  Come to room 310 during your lunch today (Monday) or tomorrow (Tuesday) to get yourself on that list.  Only 100 seats will be sold for this show and are available for any student from grades 7 through 12.

 

Report Cards for Grades 9 – 12 are available for pick up at the Main office.

Students in Grades 11 and 12 who would like to participate in prom planning are invited to the Four Directions room on Tuesday at 11:30.

Four Directions is hosting Grad Cap Beading with Natalie of Northstarr Designs, on Thursday at 11:30 for Grade 12 students.

Please see Gyles or Jessi in Four Directions if you’re interested in visiting the Youth Wellness Hub on Wednesday for lunch and a tour. 

Any students who need help with homework/assignments etc. there is peer tutoring in the Library Monday through Thursday’s from 3:30-5pm, this is a free service to all students.

Badminton tryouts will begin next week March 2nd through 6th. More details regarding practice times will be coming later this week. Please see Mr. McDonald if you are interested in participating on the Broncos badminton team this year.

The Special Olympics National Winter Games Torch Run Team will be at Beaver Brae this morning during period one in the main gym.

All staff and their students are invited to come to the gym and cheer on the Special Olympic athletes as they run the Torch into the gym.  Meet the athletes, learn about the Special Olympics and be a part of this exciting event.

Teachers, please let Ms. Laffin know if you will be attending the event with your students.

The City of Kenora is running a Day Camp over March Break (March 16th – 20th). They are looking to hire grade 11 and 12 students to help run the program and assist recreation staff with daily activities. If you are interested, please see Student Services for more information. 

Are you looking for a summer job?  Have you considered working for the Ontario Government?   Each year the Ontario Public Service targets up to 5,000 summer students to work in locations across Ontario in areas such as: Ontario Parks, Environment, Science, Administration, Business and Finance, Research and Laboratories, Communications and Customer Service. You can earn while you learn!   Jobs have just been posted, and closing dates will be between February 28 and April 3.  Apply early to have a chance to apply to the job types that interest you. Learn more at: Ontario.ca/summerstudents

Are you interested in learning more about mindfulness and meditation? Would you like to know how expressive art can help build your self-compassion skills?   If so, you should join the “Making Friends with Yourself” program.  Space is limited, and the workshops are only available to students in grades 9-12.  Please see Student Services if you’d like more information on how to sign up.

 

 Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Day 2 

The junior boys basketball team grabbed an early lead against Fort Frances in their NORWOSSA semifinal game yesterday but could not hold on, losing 46-39. The team improved all year and fought hard, but ultimately came up short. Thanks to all the guys for their effort this season! Players are reminded of tomorrow’s team meeting and practice.

Report Cards for Grades 9 – 12 are still available for pick up at the Main office.

Would you like to see the final dress rehearsal of “Peter and the Starcatcher” tomorrow afternoon?  Do you have $3 to buy a ticket to that event?  Come to room 310 during your lunch today (Tuesday) to get yourself on that list.  Only 100 seats will be sold for this show and are available for any student from grades 7 through 12.  Grade 7 and 8 students please go to the office to buy your tickets.  There will NOT be tickets on sale tomorrow.  Get your ticket today!

Students in Grades 11 and 12 who would like to participate in prom planning are invited to the Four Directions room today at 11:30.

This Wednesday is the day of reckoning for team NAC2O as they face the teachers in an exciting dodgeball match!  Come to the large gym at the start of lunch to watch and play!

Four Directions is hosting Grad Cap Beading with Natalie of Northstarr Designs, on Thursday at 11:30 for Grade 12 students.

Please see Gyles or Jessi in Four Directions if you’re interested in visiting the Youth Wellness Hub on Wednesday for lunch and a tour. 

Any students who need help with homework/assignments etc. there is peer tutoring in the Library Monday through Thursday’s from 3:30-5pm, this is a free service to all students.

Badminton tryouts will begin next week March 2nd through 6th. More details regarding practice times will be coming later this week. Please see Mr. McDonald if you are interested in participating on the Broncos badminton team this year.

The City of Kenora is running a Day Camp over March Break (March 16th – 20th). They are looking to hire grade 11 and 12 students to help run the program and assist recreation staff with daily activities. If you are interested, please see Student Services for more information. 

Any students interested in the Stewardship Youth Ranger program this summer are invited to a presentation next Friday March 6th. A representative will be on site to answer any questions and provide more information. Lunch will be provided. See student services to sign up.

Are you looking for a summer job?  Have you considered working for the Ontario Government?   Each year the Ontario Public Service targets up to 5,000 summer students to work in locations across Ontario in areas such as: Ontario Parks, Environment, Science, Administration, Business and Finance, Research and Laboratories, Communications and Customer Service. You can earn while you learn!   Jobs have just been posted, and closing dates will be between February 28 and April 3.  Apply early to have a chance to apply to the job types that interest you. Learn more at: Ontario.ca/summerstudents

Are you interested in learning more about mindfulness and meditation? Would you like to know how expressive art can help build your self-compassion skills?   If so, you should join the “Making Friends with Yourself” program.  Space is limited, and the workshops are only available to students in grades 9-12.  Please see Student Services if you’d like more information on how to sign up.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Day 3 

Report Cards for Grades 9 – 12 are still available for pick up at the Main office.

Today is the day of reckoning for team NAC2O as they face the teachers in an exciting dodgeball match!  Come to the large gym at the start of lunch to watch and play!

Four Directions is hosting Grad Cap Beading with Natalie of Northstarr Designs, on Thursday at 11:30 for Grade 12 students.

Any students who need help with homework/assignments etc. there is peer tutoring in the Library Monday through Thursday’s from 3:30-5pm, this is a free service to all students.

Attention all high school badminton players. Tryouts for the junior and senior badminton teams will begin next week. Junior tryouts will be at 3:30 on Monday and Thursday while senior tryouts will be held at 5:00 on Monday and Thursday.

Please see Mr. McDonald for further information.

The City of Kenora is running a Day Camp over March Break (March 16th – 20th). They are looking to hire grade 11 and 12 students to help run the program and assist recreation staff with daily activities. If you are interested, please see Student Services for more information. 

Any students interested in the Stewardship Youth Ranger program this summer are invited to a presentation next Friday March 6th. A representative will be on site to answer any questions and provide more information. Lunch will be provided. See student services to sign up.

Are you looking for a summer job?  Have you considered working for the Ontario Government?   Each year the Ontario Public Service targets up to 5,000 summer students to work in locations across Ontario in areas such as: Ontario Parks, Environment, Science, Administration, Business and Finance, Research and Laboratories, Communications and Customer Service. You can earn while you learn!   Jobs have just been posted, and closing dates will be between February 28 and April 3.  Apply early to have a chance to apply to the job types that interest you. Learn more at: Ontario.ca/summerstudents

Are you interested in learning more about mindfulness and meditation? Would you like to know how expressive art can help build your self-compassion skills?   If so, you should join the “Making Friends with Yourself” program.  Space is limited, and the workshops are only available to students in grades 9-12.  Please see Student Services if you’d like more information on how to sign up.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Day 4

Four Directions is hosting Grad Cap Beading with Natalie of Northstarr Designs, today at 11:30 for Grade 12 students.

Passaggio rehearsal will happen today at the usual time in the music room. That’s 11:30 today in the music room for Passaggio.

Attention all high school badminton players. Tryouts for the junior and senior badminton teams will begin next week. Junior tryouts will be at 3:30 on Monday and Thursday while senior tryouts will be held at 5:00 on Monday and Thursday.

Please see Mr. McDonald for further information.

The City of Kenora is running a Day Camp over March Break (March 16th – 20th). They are looking to hire grade 11 and 12 students to help run the program and assist recreation staff with daily activities. If you are interested, please see Student Services for more information. 

Any students interested in the Stewardship Youth Ranger program this summer are invited to a presentation next Friday March 6th. A representative will be on site to answer any questions and provide more information. Lunch will be provided. See student services to sign up.

Are you looking for a summer job?  Have you considered working for the Ontario Government?   Each year the Ontario Public Service targets up to 5,000 summer students to work in locations across Ontario in areas such as: Ontario Parks, Environment, Science, Administration, Business and Finance, Research and Laboratories, Communications and Customer Service. You can earn while you learn!   Jobs have just been posted, and closing dates will be between February 28 and April 3.  Apply early to have a chance to apply to the job types that interest you. Learn more at: Ontario.ca/summerstudents

Are you interested in learning more about mindfulness and meditation? Would you like to know how expressive art can help build your self-compassion skills?   If so, you should join the “Making Friends with Yourself” program.  Space is limited, and the workshops are only available to students in grades 9-12.  Please see Student Services if you’d like more information on how to sign up.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Day 5

 School Closed due to Strike

Week 25 March 2nd to March 6th Daily Announcements

Monday March 2, 2020

Day 1

Attention all high school badminton players. Junior tryouts will be at 3:30 today and Thursday while senior tryouts will be held at 5:00 today and Thursday.  Please see Mr. McDonald for further information.

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) will be here to do a presentation for anyone interested in attending medical school or working in the health field.  The presentation will be on March 3rd at 11:30 in room 201.  Pizza lunch will be provided.  Please see Mr. Sparkman for more details.

The City of Kenora is running a Day Camp over March Break (March 16th – 20th). They are looking to hire grade 11 and 12 students to help run the program and assist recreation staff with daily activities. If you are interested, please see Student Services for more information. 

Any students interested in helping decorate for Safe Grad can earn volunteer hours for doing so. The next decorating dates are March 4th at 7:00pm and March 7th at 1:00pm. For more information or to get involved, contact Jodi Jenner at: jodi.jenner@bell.net

Any students interested in the Stewardship Youth Ranger program this summer are invited to a presentation this Friday March 6th. A representative will be on site to answer any questions and provide more information. Lunch will be provided. See student services to sign up.

 Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Day 2 

There will be a prom meeting in Mme. Bennett’s room (309) today at lunch for students in grades 11 & 12 who are interested in planning.

For the first time EVER,……………..Lunchtime Karaoke for Grade 7 and 8!!

This will happen today, in the music room from 12:30 to 1:30. It is open to ALL grade 7 and 8 students. Bring your lunch and take in some of the amazing talent we have in our Intermediate students! Or come to actually BE the singer!!! Arrive on time to reserve one of only 10 spots.

Also, tomorrow, Wednesday March 4th, there will be Karaoke for Secondary students!!

Attention all high school badminton players. Junior tryouts will be at 3:30 on Thursday while senior tryouts will be held at 5:00 on Thursday.  Please see Mr. McDonald for further information.

Dodgeball club is starting up Round 2, "the grudge match"

Find 7 of your friends and sign up today with Mr. Doner, Mr. Harrietha or on Google Classroom.  Go Sports!

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) will be here to do a presentation for anyone interested in attending medical school or working in the health field.  The presentation will be today at 11:30 in room 201.  Pizza lunch will be provided.  Please see Mr. Sparkman for more details.

The City of Kenora is running a Day Camp over March Break (March 16th – 20th). They are looking to hire grade 11 and 12 students to help run the program and assist recreation staff with daily activities. If you are interested, please see Student Services for more information. 

Any students interested in helping decorate for Safe Grad can earn volunteer hours for doing so. The next decorating dates are March 4th at 7:00pm and March 7th at 1:00pm. For more information or to get involved, contact Jodi Jenner at: jodi.jenner@bell.net

Any students interested in the Stewardship Youth Ranger program this summer are invited to a presentation this Friday March 6th. A representative will be on site to answer any questions and provide more information. Lunch will be provided. See student services to sign up.

Any Treaty 3 students interested in applying for awards, there is one open right now. The Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong student achievers award program. Open to Treaty 3 students in grade 9-12. Come to student services to apply. Deadline for applications is April 3rd.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Day 3 

 

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Day 4

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital Foundation is looking for teams in the Novice and Open Divisions for their 3 on 3 Hockey for Health tournament. To register visit lwdhf.com or email ascheibler@lwdh.on.ca.

First semester art students can now pick up their ceramic creations in the art room. Please see Mrs. Harper at lunch.

Attention all high school badminton players. Junior tryouts will be at 3:30 on today while senior tryouts will be held at 5:00 today.  Please see Mr. McDonald for further information. 

Please talk to Gyles or Jessi in Four Directions if you are in Grades 11 or 12 and interested in visiting Kenora’s Confederation College on Tuesday, March 10 at 11:30.  Space is limited. 

Have you ever wondered why that glass of milk or cheese pizza doesn’t sit well in your belly?  KCA’s Melissa will be in Four Directions on Monday, March 9th at 11:30 with information and tasty lactose free food samples. 

The City of Kenora is running a Day Camp over March Break (March 16th – 20th). They are looking to hire grade 11 and 12 students to help run the program and assist recreation staff with daily activities. If you are interested, please see Student Services for more information. 

Any students interested in helping decorate for Safe Grad can earn volunteer hours for doing so. The next decorating date is Saturday March 7th at 1:00pm. For more information or to get involved, contact Jodi Jenner at: jodi.jenner@bell.net

Any students interested in the Stewardship Youth Ranger program this summer are invited to a presentation this Friday March 6th. A representative will be on site to answer any questions and provide more information. Lunch will be provided. See student services to sign up.

Any Treaty 3 students interested in applying for awards, there is one open right now. The Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong student achievers award program. Open to Treaty 3 students in grade 9-12. Come to student services to apply. Deadline for applications is April 3rd.

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is pleased to announce the launch of the Post-Secondary Education Support Program. MNO citizens can now apply to receive funding from the MNO Post-Secondary Education Program effective February 20, 2020. The MNO is now offering post-secondary education funding to help Métis students access high quality education so that they can reachtheir highest potential.To apply:  http://www.metisnation.org/programs-and-services/education-training/post-secondary-education-support-program/ or contact Liz liz.boucha@shaw.ca 807-464-2660 The deadline is March 13 at 12am

Friday, March 6, 2020

Day 5 

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital Foundation is looking for teams in the Novice and Open Divisions for their 3 on 3 Hockey for Health tournament. To register visit lwdhf.com or email ascheibler@lwdh.on.ca.

Please talk to Gyles or Jessi in Four Directions if you are in Grades 11 or 12 and interested in visiting Kenora’s Confederation College on Tuesday, March 10 at 11:30. 

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