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
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Dave Tresoor, Vice-Principal
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Daily Announcements
Daily Announcements

 Monday, November 18, 2019

Day 1

 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Day 2 

 

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Day 3

 

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Day 4

 

Friday, November 22, 2019

Day 5

 

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

Friday September 20th 

Today is the start of the Global Strike for Climate Change.  Please join millions of people around the world in a peaceful protest to bring awareness about the serious issue of climate change.  You are invited to come to Kenora city hall on Main Street today from 3-6 where you can find activities and information about this issue and this strike. 

Thanks to all who signed up for coffeehouse. So far, we don’t have enough names to go ahead with it, but if you still wish to sign up, the list will remain up until 3:30 today.

College Information Program (CIP) for this fall will be hosted at St. Thomas Aquinas High School on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am. This opportunity is primarily for grade Gr. 11 & 12 students. You will have the opportunity to visit between 18-20 colleges across Ontario and ask questions about their programs, course requirements, housing, and more. If you’re interested in attending, please sign up in Student Services. If you require transportation, please see Mrs. Fregeau in Student Services. Attendance will be taken at the event to excuse you from class.

Week 4 September 23rd to September 27th Announcements

Monday September 23rd 

 

College Information Program (CIP) for this fall will be hosted at St. Thomas Aquinas High School on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am. This opportunity is primarily for grade Gr. 11 & 12 students. You will have the opportunity to visit between 18-20 colleges across Ontario and ask questions about their programs, course requirements, housing, and more. If you’re interested in attending, please sign up in Student Services. If you require transportation, please see Mrs. Fregeau in Student Services. Attendance will be taken at the event to excuse you from class.

 

Grade 7/8 girls and boys volleyball practice is cancelled this Tuesday due to high school court sports. Be ready to practice Thursday after school from 3:30-4:45.

 

The Coffee house has been postponed until more people decide to sign up. The next potential date will be mid-October. The list will go up again in two weeks. Start planning your performance now!!

 

Would all new members of Good Fortune please see Mrs. McIntosh in the second half of lunch today.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Day 2

Don’t forget about the College Information Program (CIP) hosted at St. Thomas Aquinas High School today from 9:00 am – 10:30 am. If you require transportation, please see Mrs. Fregeau in Student Services. Attendance will be taken at the event to excuse you from class.

Grade 7/8 girls and boys volleyball practice is cancelled today due to high school court sports. Be ready to practice Thursday after school from 3:30-4:45.

If you are looking to earn some easy community hours you could be a scorekeeper this weekend as Beaver Brae plays host to the senior boys volleyball tournament. Please see Mr. McDonald this week to sign up for scorekeeping on Friday and Saturday.

Today our court sport teams play host to the Dryden Eagles in volleyball and basketball action. Games start today in the small and main gym at 5:00 and 6:30. Come out and support your Broncos.

Students who would like tickets to see “Those Guys” this Saturday night, can get tickets at a subsidized “Those Guys” fan club rate of just $5 a ticket!!! See Mrs. Mac if you would like a ticket at this excellent price!

Any students interested in peer tutoring, particularly in math and science, are asked to see Ms. Quistberg or Ms. Fregeau in Student Services. We need tutors for all grades, but particularly for senior students.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Day 3

 In court sport action yesterday, our Broncos hosted the Dryden Eagles in volleyball and basketball. On the volleyball court the senior boys made it two victories in a row with a convincing win over the visiting Eagles. Improved passing which lead to some spectacular hitting lead your seniors to the victory. The junior boys volleyball team had a tougher time in losing in straight sets. The junior team is a work in progress but showed signs of understanding the team concepts necessary to be successful. 

Next up for the Broncos is a road game in Sioux Lookout on Thursday. 

 If you are looking to earn some easy community hours you could be a scorekeeper this weekend as Beaver Brae plays host to the senior boys volleyball tournament. Please see Mr. McDonald this week to sign up for scorekeeping on Friday and Saturday.

 Students who would like tickets to see “Those Guys” this Saturday night, can get tickets at a subsidized “Those Guys” fan club rate of just $5 a ticket!!! See Mrs. Mac if you would like a ticket at this excellent price!

 Today at lunch in the music room, there will be extra help and an opportunity to do any make-up tests. Practice rooms will also be available for focused practicing.

Any students interested in peer tutoring, particularly in math and science, are asked to see Ms. Quistberg or Ms. Fregeau in Student Services. We need tutors for all grades, but particularly for senior students.

 REACH for the TOP is Beaver Brae’s trivia contest club. Come and have some fun at lunch hour on Wednesdays in room 305 — Everyone is welcome to take a turn at the buzzers. Bring your lunch and let’s have some fun!

 Andrea from Kenora Sexual Assault Centre will be providing a short presentation today in the Four Directions room at lunch.  Pizza will be provided.

Beaver Brae is inviting all students and staff in grades 9-12 to participate in a walk to Cecilia Jeffrey Residential School Memorial Park together on Tuesday, October 1 at 12:45pm and returning to BBSS at 2:45pm.  Please have your permission form signed and returned to your Period D teacher by Friday, September 27th. 

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Day 4

Attention all grade 7&8 Cross Country Runners. A reminder that you have a practice today at 12:30. Please meet in RM318. Also, your first Cross Country Meet is tomorrow and permission forms are due.

Attention high school students interested in Cross Country Running. There are Cross Country Meets on October 3rd in Kenora, and October 10th in Dryden. If you are interested, please speak to Mr. Milko. 

If you are looking to earn some easy community hours you could be a scorekeeper this weekend as Beaver Brae plays host to the senior boys volleyball tournament. Please see Mr. McDonald this week to sign up for scorekeeping on Friday and Saturday. 

 Students who would like tickets to see “Those Guys” this Saturday night, can get tickets at a subsidized “Those Guys” fan club rate of just $5 a ticket!!! See Mrs. Mac if you would like a ticket at this excellent price! 

 Any students interested in peer tutoring, particularly in math and science, are asked to see Ms. Quistberg or Ms. Fregeau in Student Services. We need tutors for all grades, but particularly for senior students. 

 Beaver Brae is inviting all students and staff in grades 9-12 to participate in a walk to Cecilia Jeffrey Residential School Memorial Park together on Tuesday, October 1 at 12:45pm and returning to BBSS at 2:45pm.  Please have your permission form signed and returned to your Period D teacher by Friday, September 27th. 

 Thursday, September 26th, a representative from the University of Winnipeg will be at BBSS to give a presentation to any interested grade 11 or 12 students from 9:00am-10:00am in the 4D room. Attendance will be taken to excuse you from class.

 Planning on going to university but unsure of where to apply or for what program? On Thursday, October 3rd from 2-3pm, over 20 Ontario Universities will posted in the big gym so you can find out more information. You will be able to ask representatives questions, such as programs and program requirements, student housing, scholarships, costs, possible campus tours, and more. Any interested students are asked to sign up in Student Services.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Day 5

PD Day is on Monday!

Congratulations to the senior girls basketball team for notching their first league victory of the season yesterday against Sioux North! The team shrugged off a slow offensive start and overcame a fourth quarter deficit to earn a 22-15 victory. Everyone contributed to the win, and the Broncos were led by a gutsy performance from Starr Schott and clutch jumpers from Shayna Hensrud down the stretch. Good job, girls!

Yesterday, the Jr Girls Basketball team had their first win of the season against Sioux North. With tenacious defense from Anna Johnson, Daisy Wagenaar, Tessa Penner, and Brandi Lentz, the team was able to shut down Sioux's offense. The team secured their win by offensively playing as a team and pushing for fast breaks. All players should be proud... and also consider Sunday night's shooting practice. 7PM with Mr. Belrose.

Attention high school students interested in Cross Country Running. There are Cross Country Meets on October 3rd in Kenora, and October 10th in Dryden. If you are interested, please speak to Mr. Milko.

If you are looking to earn some easy community hours you could be a scorekeeper this weekend as Beaver Brae plays host to the senior boys volleyball tournament. Please see Mr. McDonald this week to sign up for scorekeeping on Friday and Saturday.

Students who would like tickets to see “Those Guys” this Saturday night, can get tickets at a subsidized “Those Guys” fan club rate of just $5 a ticket!!! See Mrs. Mac if you would like a ticket at this excellent price!

Any students interested in peer tutoring, particularly in math and science, are asked to see Ms. Quistberg or Ms. Fregeau in Student Services. We need tutors for all grades, but particularly for senior students.

Beaver Brae is inviting all students and staff in grades 9-12 to participate in a walk to Cecilia Jeffrey Residential School Memorial Park together on Tuesday, October 1 at 12:45pm and returning to BBSS at 2:45pm.  Please have your permission form signed and returned to your Period D teacher by today.

Planning on going to university but unsure of where to apply or for what program? On Thursday, October 3rd from 2-3pm, over 20 Ontario Universities will posted in the big gym so you can find out more information. You will be able to ask representatives questions, such as programs and program requirements, student housing, scholarships, costs, possible campus tours, and more. Any interested students are asked to sign up in Student Services.

Any students or staff who are interested in attending the Manidoo Community Harvest on Wednesday, October 2 at 10am are encouraged to speak with Jessi in the Four Directions room.  There will be knowledge keepers sharing teachings about the four sacred medicines.  Participants will receive a small bundle of sage and tobacco seeds. 

Would all members of Good Fortune, current and past, Passagio from last year, and Mac Attack, please come to the music room at 11:10 this morning, as Jake on the Lake will present a cheque to the music program.

Reminder to students that archery practice is cancelled today.

Any student who is interested in being the videographer for the Midget Thistles team for all home games, please see Ms. Lindstrom in the office today.

Week 5 September 30th to October 4th Announcements 

Week 6 October 7th to October 11th Announcements 

Monday, October 7, 2019

Day 1

Any students that are interested in gaining volunteer hours and helping Lake of the Woods Indoor Soccer by coaching young kids are encouraged to see Mrs. Edwards in the library.

Students are invited to attend the Wauzhushk Onigum Nation Fall Harvest on Wednesday, October 9 from 9:30am – 2:30pm. Please see Gyles or Jessi in the Four Directions room for a permission form that MUST be signed and returned by Tuesday for those who would like to attend. 

Outdoors Club is postponed this Monday and will resume again Monday Oct. 14th.

A representative from the University of Manitoba will visiting BBSS on Tuesday October 15 at 10:15am in the 4D room. Sign up in Student Services if you’re interested.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Day 2 

Grade 7-8 mountain bike practice during lunch today.  Meet in the shop at 12:30 and come turn some pedals in preparation for this week’s race. 

Grade 7/8 girls and boys volleyball practice will be cancelled today due to court sports. We will have practice again on Thursday at 3:30. 

Any students that are interested in gaining volunteer hours and helping Lake of the Woods Indoor Soccer by coaching young kids are encouraged to see Mrs. Edwards in the library.

If you are interested in mental health issues and would like to help raise awareness of them at BB, please come to Student Services this Wednesday October 9th at 11:30am. There will be a Jack Chapter meeting to discuss this year’s plan of action. New members are always welcome.  

Students are invited to attend the Wauzhushk Onigum Nation Fall Harvest on Wednesday, October 9 from 9:30am – 2:30pm. Please see Gyles or Jessi in the Four Directions room for a permission form that MUST be signed and returned by today for those who would like to attend. 

A representative from the University of Manitoba will visiting BBSS on Tuesday October 15 at 10:15am in the 4D room. Sign up in Student Services if you’re interested.

Any students interested in attending a mental health youth forum next week are asked to see Ms. Quistberg, Ms. Kivisto or Ms. Fregeau to sign up. The event takes place on Thursday October 17th in Dryden. Meals and transportation will be provided.

Get ready to Karaoke!! Wednesday at lunch come to the music room to belt out your favorite tune or just sit back and enjoy. Come early to sign up; doors open at 11:35. This is open to grades 7 through 12. Grades 7 and 8 please see Mrs. McIntosh or your home room teacher to sign up.

The list is back up for the Coffee House on October 24th. Don’t be shy! Sign your name and see Mrs. McIntosh for accompaniment if you need it.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

 

Day 3

 

Photo packages are ready for pickup in the Library, orders are due on Friday. They can be ordered any time but you will save the $10 shipping fee if you order by Friday.

 

REACH for the TOP trivia game practice at lunchtime today in room 305— All are welcome! 

 

Reminder to all those in grades 8-12 interested in going on the 2021 trip to Greece, there is a parent/guardian meeting tonight at 6:00 in the library. 

 

Any students that are interested in gaining volunteer hours and helping Lake of the Woods Indoor Soccer by coaching young kids are encouraged to see Mrs. Edwards in the library.

 

If you are interested in mental health and would like to help raise awareness at BB, please come to Student Services today at 11:30am. There will be a Jack Chapter meeting to discuss this year’s plan of action. New members are always welcome.

 

A representative from the University of Manitoba will visiting BBSS on Tuesday October 15 at 10:15am in the 4D room. Sign up in Student Services if you’re interested.

 

Any students interested in attending a mental health youth forum next week are asked to see Ms. Quistberg, Ms. Kivisto or Ms. Fregeau to sign up. The event takes place on Thursday October 17th in Dryden. Meals and transportation will be provided. 

 

Today is Karaoke day!  Doors open at 11:35 if you want to sing, or just watch. Check it out!! Grade 7 and 8s, you can sing too!! Just see Mrs McIntosh, or your homeroom teacher to sign up, and then come to the music room at 11:35.

 

The Coffee House list is starting to fill. Sign up today to avoid disappointment.

 

Thursday, October 10, 2019

 

Day 4

 

 ATTENTION Mountain bike racers

 

Today’s race has been CANCELLED due to the WET TRACK CONDITIONS.

 

 There will be a meeting for those interested in Sr. Boys Basketball this season, please meet in the Library at lunch today.

 

 Photo packages are ready for pickup in the Library, orders are due on Friday. They can be ordered any time but you will save the $10 shipping fee if you order by Friday.

 

 Any students that are interested in gaining volunteer hours and helping Lake of the Woods Indoor Soccer by coaching young kids are encouraged to see Mrs. Edwards in the library.

 

 A representative from the University of Manitoba will visiting BBSS on Tuesday October 15 at 10:15am in the 4D room. Sign up in Student Services if you’re interested.

 

Any students interested in attending a mental health youth forum next week are asked to see Ms. Quistberg, Ms. Kivisto or Ms. Fregeau to sign up. The event takes place on Thursday October 17th in Dryden. Meals and transportation will be provided.

 

The Coffee House list is starting to fill. Sign up today to avoid disappointment.

 

Friday, October 11, 2019

 

Day 5

 

Last night, the Jr. Girls Basketball team played against Dryden and although they were defeated 36-30, it was an excellent game. We were a smaller team of 8 players and able to play aggressive full-court defense all game. Top scorers were Georgia Fortner and Megan Belrose. The team should be proud of their development and get ready for a more competitive season over the next 4 weeks!

 

Photo packages are ready for pickup in the Library, orders are due on Friday. They can be ordered any time but you will save the $10 shipping fee if you order by today.

 

Any students that are interested in gaining volunteer hours and helping Lake of the Woods Indoor Soccer by coaching young kids are encouraged to see Mrs. Edwards in the library.

 

It is “FORD” able Friday - and the Hair club is cutting hair today!

 

If you are interested in getting your haircut, either as a model or as a client, come book a haircut with a Hair Club Member in the Cosmetology Room today at lunch. 

 

A representative from the University of Manitoba and Red River College will be visiting BBSS on Tuesday October 15 at 10:15am in the 4D room. Sign up in Student Services if you’re interested.

 

Any students interested in attending a mental health youth forum next week are asked to see Ms. Quistberg, Ms. Kivisto or Ms. Fregeau to sign up. The event takes place on Thursday October 17th in Dryden. Meals and transportation will be provided.

 

The Coffee House list is starting to fill. Sign up today to avoid disappointment.

 

All those interested in Bronco Cheerleading, practices will be starting October 16.

 

Grade 9-12 will practice in the Main Gym 11:30-12:30pm

 

Grade 7-8 will practice in the Main Gym 12:30-1:30pm

 

Please come dressed in shorts and a t-shirt within indoor running shoes.

 

Outdoors club will be meeting today, come to room 202 at the start of lunch ready to go outside.

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

Monday, October 14, 2019

Day 1

Thanksgiving Day

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Day 2 

Photo packages are ready for pickup in the Library.

A representative from the University of Manitoba will be visiting BBSS on Tuesday October 15 at 10:15am in the 4D room. Sign up in Student Services if you’re interested.

Any students interested in attending a mental health youth forum this week are asked to see Ms. Quistberg, Ms. Kivisto or Ms. Fregeau to sign up. The event takes place on Thursday October 17th in Dryden. Meals and transportation will be provided.

The Coffee House list is starting to fill. Sign up today to avoid disappointment.

All those interested in Bronco Cheerleading

Practices will be starting October 16

Grade 9-12 will practice in the Main Gym 11:30-12:30pm

Grade 7-8 will practice in the Main Gym 12:30-1:30pm

Please come dressed in shorts and a t-shirt within indoor running shoes.

There will be a brief meeting for all high school students interested in competing on the Beaver Brae Wrestling team this year. The meeting will be at 12:00 in room 322. If you have any questions please speak to Mr. Lynch.

There will be a meeting today at lunch for all grade 8 students interested in participating in the Cardboard Boat Race in Dryden next week. Please see Mr. Kraynyk and Mr. Dean in 324 at 12:30.

On Wednesday, October 16, students and staff are invited to the Four Directions room for lunch and a viewing of Gord Downie’s Secret Path.  https://secretpath.ca/#Film  Inspired by Chanie Wenjack’s story and Gord’s call to build a better Canada, the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund aims to build cultural understanding and create a path toward reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Secret Path Week is a national movement commemorating the legacies of Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack, and takes place annually from October 17-22. This is a special week as October 17th and 22nd respectively mark the dates that Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack joined the spirit world.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Day 3

Photo packages are ready for pickup in the Library.

The Coffee House list is starting to fill. Sign up today to avoid disappointment.

Let’s get the Spirit Club up and running! Anyone interested in helping organize dances and other events for our 7 and 8 students come to Room 316 Thursday at 12:30. Looking forward to seeing you there! Ms. McCoy

All those interested in Bronco Cheerleading

Practices will be starting today

Grade 9-12 will practice in the Main Gym 11:30-12:30pm

Grade 7-8 will practice in the Main Gym 12:30-1:30pm

Please come dressed in shorts and a t-shirt within indoor running shoes.

Today students and staff are invited to the Four Directions room for lunch and a viewing of Gord Downie’s Secret Path.  https://secretpath.ca/#Film  Inspired by Chanie Wenjack’s story and Gord’s call to build a better Canada, the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund aims to build cultural understanding and create a path toward reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Secret Path Week is a national movement commemorating the legacies of Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack, and takes place annually from October 17-22. This is a special week as October 17th and 22nd respectively mark the dates that Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack joined the spirit world.

There will be a Grad Meeting next Tuesday, October 22nd, from 11:10am to 11:30am, you will be called out of class then.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Day 4

Reminder of the Parent/teacher night tonight from 4-6:30.

 

Photo packages are ready for pickup in the Library.

 

Due to the lockdown yesterday, Coffee House practice times weren’t able to happen. Please come today to the music room for practice sessions, from 11:30 to 12:20. 

 

Rehearsal for Peter and the Starcatchers is cancelled after school today, and the next rehearsal will be from 1-4 on Sunday.

 

Huge shout out to Chef Pitre’s culinary classes for raising $300 for the cat shelter from the sale of their pumpkin pies this weekend. Way to go Broncos!

 

Cardboard boat builders reminded of meeting at 12:30 in room 324.

 

Let’s get the Spirit Club up and running! Anyone interested in helping organize dances and other events for our 7 and 8 students come to Room 316 today at 12:30. Looking forward to seeing you there! Ms. McCoy

 

There will be a Grad Meeting next Tuesday, October 22nd, from 11:10am to 11:30am, you will be called out of class then.

 

Are you in grade 11 and have plans to apply to Confederation College next year? Then you should visit Student Services to apply to Confederation Bound: Early Acceptance Program. Students will be required to meet admission requirements to the program they are interested in. Note there are a few programs offered at Confederation that are excluded from the early application process. Students have until February 21, 2020 to apply. Successful applicants will receive $1000.00 bursury. Visit Student Services for more information.

 

This is a reminder to those interested in the Greece trip. Remember to sign up before the end of the day on Friday to have your name entered into the draw for a $50 I- tunes card. Also, a reminder to sign up ASAP to receive the $400 bonus and to lock in your spot for this fantastic experience before it fills up.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Day 5

Don’t forget Monday is a PD Day, enjoy your long weekend.

Photo packages are ready for pickup in the Library.

Outdoors club will be meeting today, come to room 202 at the start of lunch ready to go outside.

The Hair Club is happening today! If you would like to learn how to cut hair- or get your hair, cut or trimmed, come to room 206 at lunch.

Attention all 7/8 football players please be at the field for 10 am on Saturday as we will be doing individual photos before the game.

Do you need community hours?

If anyone is interested in volunteering for the election on Monday, October 21 (PD Day), please come to the office ASAP as you could volunteer for the entire day!

There will be a Grad Meeting next Tuesday, October 22nd, from 11:10am to 11:30am, you will be called out of class then.

Are you in grade 11 and have plans to apply to Confederation College next year? Then you should visit Student Services to apply to Confederation Bound: Early Acceptance Program. Students will be required to meet admission requirements to the program they are interested in. Note there are a few programs offered at Confederation that are excluded from the early application process. Students have until February 21, 2020 to apply. Successful applicants will receive $1000.00 bursury. Visit Student Services for more information.

This is a reminder to those interested in the Greece trip. Remember to sign up before the end of the day today to have your name entered into the draw for a $50 I- tunes card. Also, a reminder to sign up ASAP to receive the $400 bonus and to lock in your spot for this fantastic experience before it fills up.

Week 8 October 21st to October 25th Daily Announcements

Monday, October 21, 2019

Day 1

PD Day

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

 Day 2 

 Photo packages are ready for pickup in the Library.  Picture retakes are on Friday Oct 25th.

 There will be a Grad Meeting today from 11:10am to 11:30am, you will be called out of class then.

 The Hair Club has room for more students who are interested in learning how to cut hair. Come to the Cosmetology room today or Friday if you are interested. 

 Here are some important Music announcements: CJT and Mac Attack are cancelled today, to allow for extra Coffee House practicing. Coffee house participants, please check in with Mrs. McIntosh today at lunch.

 Speaking of Coffee House,………… it’s finally happening! On Thursday at 11:30, in the cafe! So pick up some food, have a seat and enjoy the show!

 Also, tomorrow is KARAOKE DAY! This is open to everyone, including grade 7 and 8 students. Please see your homeroom teacher, or Mrs McIntosh, to sign up to attend.

 Are you in grade 11 and have plans to apply to Confederation College next year? Then you should visit Student Services to apply to Confederation Bound: Early Acceptance Program. Students will be required to meet admission requirements to the program they are interested in. Note there are a few programs offered at Confederation that are excluded from the early application process. Students have until February 21, 2020 to apply. Successful applicants will receive $1000.00 bursary. Visit Student Services for more information.

 Wednesday, October 23, 2019

 Day 3

 Photo packages are ready for pickup in the Library.  Picture retakes are on Friday Oct 25th.

 Join us for lunch in Four Directions today, to welcome Morgan Carey, our new on-site Crisis Counsellor from Kenora Chiefs Advisory.

 A reminder to all entrepreneurship students that you will be participating in The Amazing Race for small business week today from 12:30 – 3:00 in the library. Please be on time!

REACH practice is taking place at lunchtime in room 305—All are welcome.

The Spirit Club will be meeting briefly on Thursday at 12:30 in Room 316 to finalize details/posters for the Halloween dance.

The Hair Club has room for more students who are interested in learning how to cut hair. Come to the Cosmetology room Friday if you are interested. 

 It’s Karaoke day!!! Doors open in the music room today at 11:35. Who will dare to sing today????

 Set aside some time at lunch tomorrow, to come and hear some local talent, at the first Coffee House of the year! Come to the caf to grab some food and enjoy performances from some of Beaver Brae’s finest! Show will start at 11:40.

 A reminder to all semester one co-op students that we have an in-class session this Friday October 26.  Please remember to let your placements know that you will be in class that day.

 Are you in grade 11 and have plans to apply to Confederation College next year? Then you should visit Student Services to apply to Confederation Bound: Early Acceptance Program. Students will be required to meet admission requirements to the program they are interested in. Note there are a few programs offered at Confederation that are excluded from the early application process. Students have until February 21, 2020 to apply. Successful applicants will receive $1000.00 bursary. Visit Student Services for more information.

 Thursday, October 24, 2019

Day 4

 The Library will be closed all day today, including the lunch hour.  The Health Unit will be in the library giving immunizations.

 Picture retakes are tomorrow, Oct 25th.

 The Spirit Club will be meeting briefly today at 12:30 in Room 316 to finalize details/posters for the Halloween dance.

 The Hair Club has room for more students who are interested in learning how to cut hair. Come to the Cosmetology room Friday if you are interested. 

 The Coffee House day has finally arrived! Come to the café today to hear great Beaver Brae talent, while you have your lunch. We should be starting at approximately 11:40. See you there!

 A reminder to all semester one co-op students that we have an in-class session Friday October 25.  Please remember to let your placements know that you will be in class that day.

 Do you enjoy the visual arts and being creative? The Douglas Family Art Centre had their grand opening last Sunday and they are looking for student volunteers to help with 3 different opportunities. They are:

 1.        Programming Assistants- helping with set-up, clean-up, maintaining order during art classes, and assembling program booklets

 2.       Reception and Boutique- greeting visitors and providing them with a brief overview of current exhibitions and upcoming events and programs

3.       Special Events- set-up and take-down for special events

For more information visit Student Services or contact Shelby Smith at 467-2201. 

 Are you in grade 11 and have plans to apply to Confederation College next year? Then you should visit Student Services to apply to Confederation Bound: Early Acceptance Program. Students will be required to meet admission requirements to the program they are interested in. Note there are a few programs offered at Confederation that are excluded from the early application process. Students have until February 21, 2020 to apply. Successful applicants will receive $1000.00 bursary. Visit Student Services for more information.

 Any graduating students who have taken an active role in community involvement are encouraged to apply for the TD Scholarship. For more information, or to pick up an application, please see Student Services.

 Our senior boys volleyball team continued their undefeated NorWossa season with a 2 sets to 0 victory over Sioux North yesterday.  This brings their record to 7 wins with no losses and assures them a first-place finish in regular season play and a bye to the NorWOSSA Championship final in November. Congratulations senior boys.

 Friday, October 25, 2019

 Day 5

 The Library will be closed this morning.   The Library will be open during the lunch hour.  The Health Unit will be in the library giving immunizations

 Picture retakes are today!

 The Hair Club has room for more students who are interested in learning how to cut hair. Come to the Cosmetology room today if you are interested. 

 The Pep Rally is happening on Tuesday.

 Today there will be popcorn for sale. Bring $5 for a Tye-Dye T-Shirt, Socks or Wrist & show your Bronco Pride.

 Do you enjoy the visual arts and being creative? The Douglas Family Art Centre had their grand opening last Sunday and they are looking for student volunteers to help with 3 different opportunities. They are:

 1.        Programming Assistants- helping with set-up, clean-up, maintaining order during art classes, and assembling program booklets

 2.       Reception and Boutique- greeting visitors and providing them with a brief overview of current exhibitions and upcoming events and programs

 3.       Special Events- set-up and take-down for special events

For more information visit Student Services or contact Shelby Smith at 467-2201.

 Are you in grade 11 and have plans to apply to Confederation College next year? Then you should visit Student Services to apply to Confederation Bound: Early Acceptance Program. Students will be required to meet admission requirements to the program they are interested in. Note there are a few programs offered at Confederation that are excluded from the early application process. Students have until February 21, 2020 to apply. Successful applicants will receive $1000.00 bursary. Visit Student Services for more information.

 Any graduating students who have taken an active role in community involvement are encouraged to apply for the TD Scholarship. For more information, or to pick up an application, please see Student Services.

 Week 9 October 28th to November 1st Daily Announcements

 Monday, October 28, 2019

Day 1

The Pep Rally is happening on Tuesday.

Today there will be popcorn for sale. Bring $5 for a Tye-Dye T-Shirt, Socks or $3 for a wrist band & show your Bronco Pride.

The Sexual Health nurse is here in Student Services at lunch time today. 

Outdoors club is happening today after school.  Come to room 202 dressed to be outside where we will learn fire building and bush craft skills. 

The Entrepreneurship students will be hosting some fun activities on Halloween in the cafeteria from 11:30 – 1:30. Students will be visiting classes with a sign-up sheet for the pumpkin carving contest. Enter your class or enter as an individual.

WNHAC’s “Our Health Counts” team members will be here on Wednesday October 30th to deliver an information session about improving health services in the Kenora area. Are you an FNMI youth in grades 9-12 who would like to learn more and to have your voice heard? If so, please come and join us for a Lunch & Learn in the Four Directions room from 11:30 to 12:30! Hope to see you there!

Do you enjoy the visual arts and being creative? The Douglas Family Art Centre had their grand opening last Sunday and they are looking for student volunteers to help with 3 different opportunities. They are:

1.        Programming Assistants- helping with set-up, clean-up, maintaining order during art classes, and assembling program booklets

2.       Reception and Boutique- greeting visitors and providing them with a brief overview of current exhibitions and upcoming events and programs

3.       Special Events- set-up and take-down for special events

For more information visit Student Services or contact Shelby Smith at 467-2201.

Any graduating students who have taken an active role in community involvement are encouraged to apply for the TD Scholarship. For more information, or to pick up an application, please see Student Services.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Day 2 

The Pep Rally is happening today at 12:30!

Grade 7/8 girls’ volleyball will practice Tuesday after school from 3:30-4:30.

Attention all Grade 7/8 boys’ volleyball players, you have a practice today from 330 to 430 in the small gym.

Grade 9 students are reminded to bring their Take Our Kids to Work permission forms to the main office by this Thursday if wanting to participate in the career exploration opportunity. See Mrs. Edwards in the Student Success office found in the library for more information.

The Entrepreneurship students will be hosting fun activities on Halloween in the cafeteria from 11:30 – 1:30. We have 21 entries for the pumpkin carving contest, gory make up, hot chocolate, as well as various fun activities, competitions and games.

WNHAC’s “Our Health Counts” team members will be here on Wednesday October 30th to deliver an information session about improving health services in the Kenora area. Are you an FNMI youth in grades 9-12 who would like to learn more and to have your voice heard? If so, please come and join us for a Lunch & Learn in the Four Directions room from 11:30 to 12:30! Hope to see you there!

Do you enjoy the visual arts and being creative? The Douglas Family Art Centre had their grand opening last Sunday and they are looking for student volunteers to help with 3 different opportunities. They are:

1.        Programming Assistants- helping with set-up, clean-up, maintaining order during art classes, and assembling program booklets

2.       Reception and Boutique- greeting visitors and providing them with a brief overview of current exhibitions and upcoming events and programs

3.       Special Events- set-up and take-down for special events

For more information visit Student Services or contact Shelby Smith at 467-2201.

 Any graduating students who have taken an active role in community involvement are encouraged to apply for the TD Scholarship. For more information, or to pick up an application, please see Student Services.

Calling all volunteers! Do you still need your hours??

Charity vendor sale this weekend, Saturday Nov. 2nd at Seven Generations. Hours will be 8am-3pm. Duties will include: helping vendors with bringing in their supplies, helping to run the table at the door (greeting guests, collecting money and selling tickets for door prize) Helping vendors after sale.

See Mrs. Cadger-Epp in student services for more information.

All graduating students will have the opportunity to come up with their own grad quote for the yearbook. It will appear under your photograph. A table will be set up at the pep-rally today so you can fill out a form. If your absent today, you can fill out a form in Student Services. Quotes will only be accepted until Friday, November 1.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Day 3

Grade 9 students are reminded to bring their Take Our Kids to Work permission forms to the main office by tomorrow if wanting to participate in the career exploration opportunity. See Mrs. Edwards in the Student Success office found in the library for more information.

Come one, come all, to another round of trivia game practice called “REACH for the TOP”!  All are welcome to bring their lunch and join us in room 305 today.

The Entrepreneurship students will be hosting fun activities on Halloween in the cafeteria from 11:30 – 1:30. We have 21 entries for the pumpkin carving contest, gory make up, hot chocolate, as well as various fun activities, competitions and games.

WNHAC’s “Our Health Counts” team members will be here today to deliver an information session about improving health services in the Kenora area. Are you an FNMI youth in grades 9-12 who would like to learn more and to have your voice heard? If so, please come and join us for a Lunch & Learn in the Four Directions room from 11:30 to 12:30! Hope to see you there!

Visit the Four Directions room at lunch on Thursday, October 31 for Spooky Food Art with Melissa from Kenora Chiefs Advisory.

Four Directions will be hosting lunch on Friday, November 1 for students who are willing to participate in conversations regarding a student survey. 

Grade eleven and twelve students enrolled in the SHSM Health and Wellness program are invited to attend a Health Fair at Seven Generations on November 13th at 1pm.  There is a sign up sheet and consent form in the main office.  Please consider and sign up as soon as possible.  This is great opportunity to learn more about health and wellness options in our city and counts as a component of the SHSM program.  Please see Mrs. Wagenaar for more information.

Do you enjoy the visual arts and being creative? The Douglas Family Art Centre had their grand opening last Sunday and they are looking for student volunteers to help with 3 different opportunities. They are:

1.        Programming Assistants- helping with set-up, clean-up, maintaining order during art classes, and assembling program booklets

2.       Reception and Boutique- greeting visitors and providing them with a brief overview of current exhibitions and upcoming events and programs

3.       Special Events- set-up and take-down for special events

For more information visit Student Services or contact Shelby Smith at 467-2201.

Any graduating students who have taken an active role in community involvement are encouraged to apply for the TD Scholarship. For more information, or to pick up an application, please see Student Services.

Calling all volunteers! Do you still need your hours??

Charity vendor sale this weekend, Saturday Nov. 2nd at Seven Generations. Hours will be 8am-3pm. Duties will include: helping vendors with bringing in their supplies, helping to run the table at the door (greeting guests, collecting money and selling tickets for door prize) Helping vendors after sale.

See Mrs. Cadger-Epp in student services for more information.

Interested potential grads can visit Student Services to fill out a form to have a quotation appear under their photo in the yearbook. Grads have until this Friday, November 1 to do so.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Day 4

Grade 9 students are reminded to bring their Take Our Kids to Work permission forms to the main office by today if wanting to participate in the career exploration opportunity. See Mrs. Edwards in the Student Success office found in the library for more information.

The Entrepreneurship students will be hosting fun activities today in the cafeteria from 11:30 – 1:30. We have 21 entries for the pumpkin carving contest, gory make up, hot chocolate, as well as various fun activities, competitions and games.

Visit the Four Directions room at lunch today for Spooky Food Art with Melissa from Kenora Chiefs Advisory.

Four Directions will be hosting lunch on Friday, November 1 for students who are willing to participate in conversations regarding a student survey. 

Grade eleven and twelve students enrolled in the SHSM Health and Wellness program are invited to attend a Health Fair at Seven Generations on November 13th at 1pm.  There is a sign-up sheet and consent form in the main office.  Please consider and sign up as soon as possible.  This is great opportunity to learn more about health and wellness options in our city and counts as a component of the SHSM program.  Please see Mrs. Wagenaar for more information.

 

Do you enjoy the visual arts and being creative? The Douglas Family Art Centre had their grand opening last Sunday and they are looking for student volunteers to help with 3 different opportunities. They are:

1.        Programming Assistants- helping with set-up, clean-up, maintaining order during art classes, and assembling program booklets

2.       Reception and Boutique- greeting visitors and providing them with a brief overview of current exhibitions and upcoming events and programs

3.       Special Events- set-up and take-down for special events

For more information visit Student Services or contact Shelby Smith at 467-2201.

Week 10 November 4th to November 8th Daily Announcements

Monday, November 4, 2019

Day 1

Attention all high school girls basketball and boys volleyball players. Please hand in your remaining Bronco Cards and money collected to Mr. McDonald today. Mr. McDonald will be in his office in the main gym all day and at lunch.

Attention all grade 9&10 boys: if you are interested in trying out for the junior boys’ basketball team this year, be sure to attend a short but very important meeting on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5 at 11:35 in room 302.

Students in grade 9-12 interested in helping with an artistic painting project are encouraged to see Mrs. Harper in room 253 today at 11:40. Volunteer hours can be earned by helping out.

Attention Grade 7 and 8 Boys Volleyball players. There will be a brief meeting in RM318 at the beginning of lunch regarding the volleyball tournament tomorrow.

Grade eleven and twelve students enrolled in the SHSM Health and Wellness program are invited to attend a Health Fair at Seven Generations on November 13th at 1pm.  There is a sign-up sheet and consent form in the main office.  Please consider and sign up as soon as possible.  This is great opportunity to learn more about health and wellness options in our city and counts as a component of the SHSM program.  Please see Mrs. Wagenaar for more information.

Twice as Nice-the used clothing store downtown is looking for volunteers for Saturdays from 10-4pm if you need community hours this would be an easy way.  Call 467-2337 for more information.

Do you enjoy the visual arts and being creative? The Douglas Family Art Centre had their grand opening last Sunday and they are looking for student volunteers to help with 3 different opportunities. They are:

1.        Programming Assistants- helping with set-up, clean-up, maintaining order during art classes, and assembling program booklets

2.       Reception and Boutique- greeting visitors and providing them with a brief overview of current exhibitions and upcoming events and programs

3.       Special Events- set-up and take-down for special events

For more information visit Student Services or contact Shelby Smith at 467-2201.

There will be a presentation for anyone interested in finding out more about the accounting profession. Tomorrow at 10:15 in room 206.

The Bronco girl’s Hockey team will be selling popcorn at lunch in the atrium until 1:00.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Day 2 

The library is closed today during the lunch hour and Period 3 – 11:30- 1:55pm

All varsity football players are to meet with Coach Penner today in the atrium at 11:30 for a very important meeting regarding the upcoming football banquet.

Attention all grade 9&10 boys: if you are interested in trying out for the junior boys’ basketball team this year, be sure to attend a short but very important meeting on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5 at 11:35 in room 302.

Any girls interested in trying out for the junior girls volleyball team, are asked to meet with Mme Bennett at 11:30 am today in room 309.  If you are unable to make it, please stop by and let Mme Bennett know.

Students in grade 9-12 interested in helping with an artistic painting project are encouraged to see Mrs. Harper in room 253 today at 11:40. Volunteer hours can be earned by helping out.

Dodge Ball Club will be starting up this week and running weekly!  If you are in grade 9 to 12 and you are interested in playing dodge ball, come to the large gym at the start of lunch this Wednesday.

Grade eleven and twelve students enrolled in the SHSM Health and Wellness program are invited to attend a Health Fair at Seven Generations on November 13th at 1pm.  There is a sign-up sheet and consent form in the main office.  Please consider and sign up as soon as possible.  This is great opportunity to learn more about health and wellness options in our city and counts as a component of the SHSM program.  Please see Mrs. Wagenaar for more information.

Twice as Nice-the used clothing store downtown is looking for volunteers for Saturdays from 10-4pm if you need community hours this would be an easy way.  Call 467-2337 for more information.

There will be a presentation for anyone interested in finding out more about the accounting profession today at 10:15 in room 206.

The NorWOSSA court sport championships are being held in Dryden this Friday Nov. 8th. We have 20 empty seats available on the team bus for Bronco fans to attend the Championships on Friday and cheer on your Broncos. For

Week 12 November 11th to Nov. 15th Announcements

Monday, November 11, 2019

Day 1

Remembrance Day

Congratulations go out to our senior boys volleyball as they were crowned NorWOSSA Champions on Friday for the third straight year. Earning a bye to the final the Broncos took on Fort Frances where they dominated play winning in three straight sets. The senior boys are now off to Thunder Bay this weekend for the NWOSSAA Championships where the winner will then advance to the OFSAA Championships. Congratulations senior boys and good luck in Thunder Bay. 

The Photo retake proofs have arrived and are in the library, along with the photos ordered from the first round of photographs.

The Google Classroom is up and running for grade 10, 11 and 12 students writing the literacy test this school year. Check your K12 e-mail in order to access the new classroom called ‘OSSLT – 2020 Writers’. Please see Mrs. Edwards in the Student Success office or in Student Services if you have any questions. 

Grade eleven and twelve students enrolled in the SHSM Health and Wellness program are invited to attend a Health Fair at Seven Generations on November 13th at 1pm.  There is a sign-up sheet and consent form in the main office.  Please consider and sign up as soon as possible.  This is great opportunity to learn more about health and wellness options in our city and counts as a component of the SHSM program.  Please see Mrs. Wagenaar for more information.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Day 2 

The Library will be closed from 10:15-12:30 today for OSSLT practice testing.

Anyone high school student interested in curling this year is invited to attend a very short meeting with Mr. McDonald at lunch on Wednesday in the main gym at 11:45. If you cannot attend the meeting please see Mr. McDonald to express your interest.

All high school students interested in participating on the Nordic Ski team are invited to a very brief meeting with Mr. McDonald on Wednesday Nov. 13th at 12:15 in the main gym.

Thank you to everyone who submitted a team for Dodgeball club!  Starting this Wednesday, The Kokum’s will face the Internationals during the first half and the Little Bears will face We the Nations second half of lunch.  Come to the large gym at the start of lunch on Wednesday ready to dodge, duck, dip and dive!

The Google Classroom is up and running for grade 10, 11 and 12 students writing the literacy test this school year. Check your K12 e-mail in order to access the new classroom called ‘OSSLT – 2020 Writers’. Please see Mrs. Edwards in the Student Success office or in Student Services if you have any questions. 

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Day 3

A reminder to the SHSM students that signed up for the Health Fair that it is happening today.  Please meet Mrs. Wagenaar in the atrium at 12:45.

There is an upcoming luncheon for all grade eleven and grade twelve students enrolled in the SHSM Health and Wellness program and the SHSM Business programs.  It is on Wednesday November 22 in Room 203 at 11:30. There will be important information shared about the program.  See Mrs. Wagenaar for more information.

Anyone high school student interested in curling this year is invited to attend a very short meeting with Mr. McDonald at lunch today in the main gym at 11:45.

If you cannot attend the meeting please see Mr. McDonald to express your interest.

All high school students interested in participating on the Nordic Ski team are invited to a very brief meeting with Mr. McDonald today at 12:15 in the main gym.

Spirit Club will me meeting in Room 316 on Thursday from 12:30 to 1 pm to make posters for our upcoming theme day. Please bring your lunch.

Attention all guys who are interested in playing senior boys basketball this winter: you are invited to a workout in the big gym on Thursday, November 14 from 4:45-5:45. More information about the team will be given to you at that time.

Thank you to everyone who submitted a team for Dodgeball club!  Starting today, The Kokum’s will face the Internationals during the first half and the Little Bears will face We the Nations second half of lunch.  Come to the large gym at the start of lunch today and get ready to dodge, duck, dip and dive!

The Google Classroom is up and running for grade 10, 11 and 12 students writing the literacy test this school year. Check your K12 e-mail in order to access the new classroom called ‘OSSLT – 2020 Writers’. Please see Mrs. Edwards in the Student Success office or in Student Services if you have any questions. 

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Day 4

There is an upcoming luncheon for all grade eleven and grade twelve students enrolled in the SHSM Health and Wellness program and the SHSM Business programs.  It is on Wednesday November 20 in Room 203 at 11:30. There will be important information shared about the program.  See Mrs. Wagenaar for more information.

Spirit Club will me meeting in Room 316 today from 12:30 to 1 pm to make posters for our upcoming theme day. Please bring your lunch.

The coding and robotics club will have its first meeting today at lunch in room 251. Everyone welcome!

Attention all guys who are interested in playing senior boys basketball this winter: you are invited to a workout in the big gym today from 4:45-5:45. More information about the team will be given to you at that time.

Attention grade 7-12 students, are you interested in refereeing or scorekeeping in the Grade 4-6 volleyball tournament on Tuesday November 19th? If so, please speak to Mr. Milko.

Rehearsals are cancelled for today for Peter and the Starcatcher’s.

This Wednesday the Kookums and the Little Bears both took victories in their matches to advance in the Dodgeball Tournament.  On Friday Team 9 will face The Average Joe's during the first half and Team 6 will face The Little Bears in the second half of lunch.  Come to the large gym at the start of lunch on Friday ready to dodge, duck, dip and dive!

Any students who are interested in or have co-op on their timetable for second semester need to complete an application ASAP.  Applications can be found in the mailbox of room 250 or in student services.  If you have any questions, please see Ms. England or Mr. Sparkman in the tech hall room 250.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Day 5

Reminder for all students who want to attend the bronco boys hockey buyout on Wednesday. Please return your permission form ASAP. The cost is 5 dollars and a canned good.

Attention all JV and Varsity football players. If you have not yet received your team photos, please drop by student services to pick them up.

There is an upcoming luncheon for all grade eleven and grade twelve students enrolled in the SHSM Health and Wellness program and the SHSM Business programs.  It is on Wednesday November 20 in Room 203 at 11:30. There will be important information shared about the program.  See Mrs. Wagenaar for more information.

Attention grade 7-12 students, are you interested in refereeing or scorekeeping in the Grade 4-6 volleyball tournament on Tuesday November 19th? If so, please speak to Mr. Milko.

This Wednesday the Kookums and the Little Bears both took victories in their matches to advance in the Dodgeball Tournament.  Today Team 9 will face The Average Joe's during the first half and Team 6 will face The Little Bears in the second half of lunch.  Come to the large gym at the start of lunch on Friday ready to dodge, duck, dip and dive!

Any students who are interested in or have co-op on their timetable for second semester need to complete an application ASAP.  Applications can be found in the mailbox of room 250 or in student services.  If you have any questions, please see Ms. England or Mr. Sparkman in the tech hall room 250.

 

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